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2014-2015 Employment Opportunities

We are always looking for quality people to be part of our friendly, helpful team. Interested in working at 49° North this winter? Come to our Job Fair on Saturday, November 1, from 9am to 1:30pm at the Calispell Creek Lodge. We will be hiring for a range of positions. Bring your resume and interview for as many positions as you would like. 

We ask all potential employees to attend our Job Fair. Come to the Job Fair prepared to complete an Employment Application. You can also complete your application ahead of time and bring it with you. You can print off these forms by following the blue link or we would be happy to mail you the forms upon your request. If you have any questions, please email or call Heather at (509) 935-6649 x604.

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. 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.

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

*Alpine Shop 
Part Time Position(s) Available
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 
Part Time Positions Available
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 
Part Time and Full Time Position Available
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.

*Grooming 
Part Time Positions Available, 10-15 hours / week
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 Operator 
Full Time and Part Time Positions Available
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 
Part Time, Evening Positions Available
Previous experience preferred. Must have reliable transportation. Keep the lodge environment clean and stock supplies as needed.

Parking Attendant 
Part Time Positions Available
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 
Full Time and Part Time Positions Available
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
Part Time Positions Available
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 
Part Time Position Available
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
Full Time Position Available
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: 
Multiple Positions Available
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.

*Terrain Park Hand Crew 
Positions Available
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 
Part Time Positions Available
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
Part Time Positions Available
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.

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