For people who enjoy skiing or snowboarding, a seasonal job at a ski resort sounds perfect. These seasonal jobs provide a number of useful benefits for those who ski and snowboard, including but not limited to free ski passes, free lessons, and discounts on equipment, retail, and food. Premier ski resorts provide the unique opportunity to work and play at the same time.
Premier ski resorts in the United States are located nationwide; they span from west coast to east coast. In the west, there are many in California – two of them are Heavenly Mountain Resort and Lake Squaw, and Mount Bachelor Ski Resort in Oregon is also popular. Not surprisingly, there are a number of premier ski resorts in Colorado – Vail Mountain Resort and Telluride Ski Resort are just two of them. In Wyoming there is Grand Targhee Resort, and in Vermont, Stowe Mountain Resort. In Alaska, the Alyeska Resort is located near Anchorage.
Heavenly Mountain Resort
Heavenly Mountain is located in South Lake Tahoe, California, and because of this location, people may enjoy the contrasting views of Lake Tahoe and Nevada’s desert. A number of activities are available at Heavenly Mountain, such as skiing, tubing, ice skating, and snowboarding.
As for employment, both seasonal and year-round positions are available. Applicants can either apply online at Jobs.VailResorts.com or in person at the Human Resources office. Employees at Heavenly Mountain get free ski passes, and free ski and snowboard lessons. They also get a number of resort discounts, including discounts on food, ski and snowboard rentals, and work-related equipment. A full list of benefits is available on the website. A job search can be done to find all open positions at Heavenly Mountain Resort.
Telluride Ski Resort
Telluride Ski Resort, located in two Colorado towns, is a very popular ski resort in the United States. As the resort is situated in Telluride and Mountain Village, there are many lodging options for guests. The mountain is suitable for people of all experience levels, creating a good environment for the ski and snowboard school.
Employment at the Telluride Ski Resort comes with a number of benefits. These benefits partly consist of free ski passes, free skiing, and discounts on food and drinks. An electronic form must be filled out in order to apply. Culture is very important to Telluride Ski Resort, as Telluride is a small town of a few thousand people. The current job openings can also be found on the website.
Grand Targhee Resort
Grand Targhee Resort can be found in Alta, Wyoming, and in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest. Activities, lessons, and lodgings are offered, and complimentary services and amenities are provided for all guests. The winter season begins in November and lasts until April at Grand Targhee.
With regard to employment, applicants who can work from November through April are given primary considerations. Employees can also work year-round, and are given specific benefits if they do so. Benefits that are provided to all employees include free ski passes, discounts on ski and snowboard lessons, and discounts on food and retail. To apply for a position at Grand Targhee Resort, one should look through the open positions and apply online after clicking for more information.