We’re Hiring – Now Taking Applications
Swiss Valley has several job opportunities for those looking for employment. Seasonal jobs include Food & Beverage, Bartenders and Servers, Ski & Board Shop Retail and Technician, Chairlift Operations, Equipment Rental Tech, Snowmaking, Ski & Snowboard Instructors, and Ticket Sales.
Food & Beverage- Our food and beverage team helps support our dining operations in a number of ways.These team members do a variety of tasks including bussing tables, cash register operations, washing dishes, food preparation, stocking inventory items and cleaning the dining spaces. This position starts at $10.50 per hour.
Bartenders and Servers- Servers must be +17 years old and Bartenders must be +18 years old. These team members must be positive, energetic and able to multitask. This is an hourly position and will include tips.
Ski & Board Shop Retail and Technician- Our pro-shop team is located in our lower lodge. In addition to providing exceptional guest service, other responsibilities include having the knowledge of snow sports equipment and merchandise, answering guest questions and some employees are asked to tune and tech equipment. Training is provided. This position starts at $10.50 per hour.
Chairlift Operations- Our chairlift operators are the “faces” and “personalities” that our guests come to love. These employees operate our chairlift and rope tows during the winter, and interact with guests as they get on and off of lifts. Many guests come to know the chairlift operators and enjoy their interactions with them. We have openings for full-time seasonal and part-time seasonal in this department. Training is provided. This position starts at $12 per hour with chances for weekly bonuses based on weekly hours worked.
Equipment Rental Tech- The rental equipment team is located inside our rental building next to our main lodge. This technical role ensure our guests are fitted properly with equipment for their day of skiing or snowboarding. In addition to providing exceptional guest service, other responsibilities include verifying rental information, apparel rental, boot fitting, ski and snowboard setups, rental fleet testing and maintenance, light cleaning and other duties as assigned. This position starts at $ 11.50 per hour.
Snowmaking- Our snowmaking team help create the foundation of our seasonal sport. Training is provided. This position starts at $13.50 per hour although there is a night shift premium of an additional $2 per hour. Most snowmaking hours will be night shift, these team members will move into our lift department once our snowmaking is complete.
Ticket Sales- Our ski area ticket sales team is located inside our main lodge. This fast-paced role is perfect for those who are positive, outgoing and energetic. In addition to providing exceptional guest services, other responsibilities including selling tickets, answering guest questions in person and over the phone and other duties as assigned. Ticket sellers must be detail oriented, tech savvy and be comfortable engaging with customers.This position starts at $11.50 per hour.
You may print out an employment application or request one by calling 269-244-5635. If you would like to deliver your application to our office please call to verify staff availability.
Management Positions are also available and may include the possibility of full-time year-round employment with our Make-It-Happen team.
Were hiring Instructors too!
Snowsports instructor applications are being accepted at this time as well.
Starting wage for instructors is $14/per lesson – instructors receive an Unlimited Season Pass, and hourly wage goes up to $15 upon completion of 3 instructor clinics. If instructor has PSIA or AASI certifications, pay rate increases.
Looking to add fun friendly skiers and snowboarders to our team of instructors that want to further their snow sport skills, get paid to help other people lean & enjoy the sport we all already love, and to ski and snowboard for free in their spare time. No teaching experience needed. We teach you how to teach! All you need is Black Snow Pants, a Friendly smile and a Can-do Attitude!
Those interested can directly email Sarah for questions SnowSports@SkiSwissValley.com
We will be reaching out to our 2021/2022 Ski Season Employees in early October 2022. Those who would like to return for the upcoming season, watch for your Swiss Valley Return to Work form and be sure to follow the instructions so we know you are interested in being a 2022/2023 Ski Season Employee.
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