Looking for a seasonal ski industry job? Resorts and ski shops throughout the area are currently hiring.
Ski Chalet, a local ski retail chain, is currently hiring skiers and snowboarders for both full-time and part-time positions at its five area stores. Applicants should contact the manager at the store they wish to work in.
Many ski resorts will be holding job fairs in the upcoming weeks. Pennsylvania’s Liberty Mountain Resort will be holding a job fair on Thursday, November 18, 2005 from 6-9 p.m., and again on Saturday, November 20 from 9 a.m. to noon.
If you are interested in working on a mountain, contact the resort and be prepared for an interview. Most resorts offer jobs in lift operations, grooming and snowmaking, food service, and customer service. Additionally, there are often job opportunities for ski instructors and ski patrollers, although some positions are volunteer. Employees of resorts are usually treated to perks such as free skiing.
The North Carolina Ski Areas Association is selling a $695 season pass that is valid for skiing or boarding at any North Carolina ski resort any day of the season. North Carolina ski areas include Sugar Mountain Resort, Cataloochee Ski Area, Hawksnest Golf and Ski Resort, Sapphire Valley Ski Area, Ski Beech, Appalachian Ski Mountain, and Wolf Laurel Slopes.
100 Gold Cards are sold each season, and about 40 cards remain to be sold as of November 13, 2004. Interested? Visit www.goskinc.com/goldcard or call Jane Daniels at 828-898-4521 ext. 227 from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
M. Scott Smith is the founder and Editor of DCSki. Scott loves outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, kayaking, skiing, and mountain biking. He is an avid photographer and writer.