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  • Part time coaches for the Forty Nine Degrees North Alpine Ski Team (FAST): The FAST program’s primary focus is making skiing fun while building skills, confidence, independence, and responsibility. FAST offers everything from holiday camp programs to season long training programs for youth athletes working toward elite racing. The majority of our athletes compete in local Youth Ski League (YSL) races, but we also offer U14 and U16 programs. We are hiring coaches at all levels, but with a focus on working with kids under 12. Racing and/or coaching experience preferred, but not required. PSIA or USSA teaching/coaching certifications are a plus. Benefits include discounted Season Pass and employee discounts, including food, retail shop, and rental/tuning shop services. Exchange benefits for free/discounted tickets at other resorts are also available. Work schedule is primarily weekends and holidays. Must be able to pass a background check. To apply, please contact Rick Brown, Director of Skier and Rider Services, at rbrown@ski49n.com
  • FAST Head Coach, with the potential to move into a Program Director role. In addition to regular coaching duties, this position would include organizing training programs, training and supervising coaches, communicating to athletes and parents, coordinating staffing for events both home and away, and communicating with Mountain Operations for training spaces, grooming needs, etc. USSA Level 200 certification or PSIA Level II certification with prior race experience preferred. Schedule is primarily weekends with occasional organizational/administrative work mid-week. Must be able to pass a background check. To apply, please contact Rick Brown, Director of Skier and Rider Services, at rbrown@ski49n.com 
  • Brush cutters and General Laborers: Experience is preferred, but not required. Must be reliable and safety conscience. Ski Industry experience a bonus, but we will train. We are looking for individuals who work well in a team environment, with the ability to take direction. This is great opportunity to move into year round positions in the ski industry. Pay dependent upon experience. Please complete and return the employment application below.

Please complete our Employment Application and return it by email, fax, or mail.  Resumes are also welcome!  We would be happy to mail you an Employment Application.  

49 Degrees North
PO Box 166 
Chewelah, WA 99109
(509)935-4218 fax

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.

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