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2018-2019 Employment Opportunities

Interested in working at 49° North this winter?  Come to our Job Fair on Saturday, October 27, from 8:30am to 1:30pm at the Calispell Creek Lodge.  Please complete our Employment Application and bring it with you to the Job Fair.  Resumes are also welcome!  Sign up and interview for as many positions as you would like.  We would be happy to mail you an Employment Application.   

The benefits of working here are awe-inspiring; the scenic views from Chewelah Peak, the excellent snow for skiing and riding, and a work atmosphere that is friendly, family-oriented and professional. We are flexible when it comes to scheduling.  Even if you are only available a few days a week, we are always in need of extra help on Weekends and Holidays!  All employees are eligible for a discounted season pass, as well as other discounts on the mountain. 49° North employees are also eligible to take advantage of Ski Exchange Programs, which allow ski area employees to ski or ride for free or a greatly reduced rate at participating areas. This is a mountain environment, so keep in mind that conditions can range from blizzard to warm sunshine.

If you have any questions, please email or call Heather at (509) 935-6649 x601.

Available Positions
*must be 18 to apply
**must be 21 to apply

*Alpine Shop 
Previous cash handling and barista experience preferred. Ring up and assist customers at the retail / espresso cash register, in an efficient manner. Stock supplies as needed and keep an accurate daily cash count. Good customer service skills are a must.

**Bartender 
Valid Washington State Health Card and WSLCB Class 12 Mixologist permit required. Serve guests mixed drinks, food, and beer in the Boomtown Bar. Experienced bartender preferred. Stock supplies as needed and keep an accurate daily cash count. Good customer service skills are a must.

*Cafeteria Cashier 
Previous cash handling and customer service experience preferred. Ring up and assist customers at the cafeteria cash register, in an efficient manner. Stock supplies as needed and keep an accurate daily cash count. Good customer service skills are a must.

*Groomer Operator
Valid Driver's License required. Shifts are 4pm-midnight and/or midnight-8am. Must be reliable, flexible, and a team player. Groomer operators will work 8 hour shifts grooming snow and preparing the mountain for skiing and snowboarding operations. They may also be called upon to plow parking areas and other areas as needed. Willingness to work during any Holiday period is a plus. Prior grooming or heavy equipment experience is also a plus.

*Lift Maintenance Crew
Perform preventative and routine maintenance, pre-operational checks, and operational monitoring on ropeway systems.  Valid Driver's License required. Must be reliable, flexible, and a team player. Prior Lift Maintenance or heavy equipment experience is also a plus.

*Lift Operator 
Must complete and pass the Lift Operator training course after being selected for possible hiring. Assist guest with loading and unloading from chair lifts. Maintain ramps and keep chairs clean. Good customer service skills are a must.

Lodge Attendant 
Previous experience preferred. Must have reliable transportation. Keep the lodge environment clean and stock supplies as needed.

Parking Attendant 
Must be alert to all potentially dangerous situations. Must be available on Weekends. Direct the flow of vehicles and pedestrians to ensure safe and orderly parking and foot traffic. Shift start as early as 6:30am and can run until noon. Willingness to work during any Holiday period is a plus. Good customer service skills are a must.

Prep and Line Cook 
Valid Washington State Health Card required. Previous cooking experience preferred. Prepare food and serve guests in the Quick Turn Cafe. Stock supplies as needed and keep an accurate daily cash count. 

*Rental Shop
Completion and passing all binding technician exams. Sell ski and snowboard rentals, assist guests with rental equipment sizing, selection, adjustment, and repair. Previous cash handling and customer service experience preferred. 

*Season Pass 
Cash handling and computer service experience preferred. 10-Key experience preferred. Assist customers with purchasing and receiving season pass(es). Work quickly in a fast paced environment.  Stock supplies as needed and keep an accurate daily cash count. Answer customers questions with the most up to date information about 49° North. Good customer service skills and the ability to maintain good communication/relations with multiple departments are a must.

Ski and Snowboard School Administrator
Fast paced, multi-tasking work environment. Cash handling and computer experience preferred. Assist customers in completing of forms and the purchasing of Ski School products including lessons, lift tickets, rental equipment, etc.  Stock supplies as needed and keep an accurate daily cash count. Answer customer questions with the most up to date information about 49° North.  Good customer service skills and the ability to maintain good communication/relations with multiple departments are a must.

Ski, Snowboard, & Telemark Instructors: 
We are adding to our Ski & Snowboard School staff this season and we are looking for instructors for all ability levels. Teach a little or a lot, whatever works with your main job and your lifestyle, there are many opportunities available. We are looking for fast, friendly, and flexible people that are looking to share their passion for snow sports with guests of all ages. If you have experience or a desire to teach, call or email: Rick Brown, Director of Skiing & Snowboarding at rbrown@ski49n.com or 509-935-6649 x631.

Ski & Snowboard School Trainers & Supervisors
We are expanding our Ski & Snowboard School Supervisory and Training staff this season. We are looking for professionals with experience or a desire to move into the supervising and training of other snow sports professionals. A minimum of 5 seasons of teaching experience and PSIA/AASI Level II certification is required. Staff management and/or staff training experience is a plus. For additional info or to submit your resume, call or email: Rick Brown, Director of Skiing & Snowboarding at rbrown@ski49n.com or 509-935-6649 x631.

*Snow Plow Operator
Plow roadways and parking areas as needed, prior to the arrival of other employees/guests.  Shifts may start as early as 2:30am.  Valid Driver's License required. Must be reliable, flexible, and a team player. Prior heavy equipment experience is a plus.

*Terrain Par Hand Crew 
Must have an understanding of terrain features, their design and use. Construction and maintenance of terrain features, coordination with grooming department and supervisors, maintenance of the terrain park shack- supplies, tools, garbage removal, and security, set-up and tear-down of audio equipment each day, daily record keeping of work and conditions, opening and closing of park and features. For additional info or to submit your resume, call or email: Rick Brown, Director of Skiing & Snowboarding at rbrown@ski49n.com or 509-935-6649 x631.

Ticket Checker 
Ability to ski and/or snowboard is preferred. Scan season passes and check tickets and determine whether or not guests have the appropriate tickets to ride the lift and report any occurrences.

Ticket Office Sales Staff
Previous cash handling and computer service experience preferred. Assist customers with purchasing daily lift tickets. Stock supplies as needed and keep an accurate daily cash count. Answer customers questions with the most up to date information about 49° North. Good customer service skills are a must.

*Vehicle Mechanic
Perform preventative, routine maintenance, and repairs on vehicles, on-snow vehicles, off road vehicles and auxiliary power units. Tasks will include gas and diesel engine repair and re-building, as well as hydrostatic drive repair and maintenance.  Valid Driver's License required. Must be reliable, flexible, and a team player. Prior Vehicle Maintenance or heavy equipment experience is required.

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