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Employment at Wolf Creek Ski Area

Now accepting applications for the 2022-23 Ski Season

Thanks for Your Interest in Employment!

Wolf Creek Ski Area is seeking full-time, part-time & holiday positions in many departments.
Full-time positions are scheduled for a minimum of 3 days a week while part-time positions must commit to all holiday periods.
All positions require positive contact with guests, being able to balance both team and individual responsibilities and meet the physical demand of standing throughout the workday. All positions offer skiing privileges and competitive wages starting at $18/hour.

Available Positions

Vehicle Maintenance

Experienced mechanic needed for snowcats, heavy equipment, diesel engines, trucks and buses. Full or part-time positions available. Prior work experience as a mechanic is a plus; pay based on experience. Ability to properly diagnose, troubleshoot and repair diesel and gas engines and hydropstatics systems. Job includes lifting and carrying of heavy objects, as well as working during winter storms. Full qualifications, responsibilities and duties at this link.
Application

Ski School Instructor

Full & part-time, seasonal positions available. Job duties include teaching guests in a group setting, customer service and other duties assigned by supervisor and management.
Application

Lift Operators

Full & part-time, seasonal positions available. Duties include assisting guests in loading, riding and unloading chairlifts, daily set up and routine maintenance of lift areas and snow removal.
Application

Food & Beverage

Full & part-time positions available. Managers, assistant managers, line/grill cooks, bakers and baristas.
Application

Ski/Snowboard Rental Tech

Full & part-time, seasonal positions available. Job duties include proper selection of equipment, fitting ski/snowboard equipment and adjusting bindings.
Application

Base Operations

Full & part-time, seasonal positions available.  Duties involved in the daily operations of the base area include basic maintenance, parking guests and snow removal.
Application

Shuttle Bus Drivers

Part-time and holiday, seasonal positions available. Experienced driver looking to make extra money during peak dates/holidays. A Commercial Drivers License is not required, however pay is commensurate with professional experience and licensing.
Application

Treasure Sports Associates

Part-time and holiday, seasonal 23 hours weekly. Must have prior experience in POS system. Friendly, hard working, flexible, organized with good communication skills.
Application

Ticket Office Cashier

Full and part-time, seasonal positions available. Job duties include assessing guests requirements/needs, operating a point-of-sale system, selling tickets, customer service, cashiering in restaurants and balance daily transactions.
Application

Professional Ski Patroller

Minimum qualifications include strong skiing ability. Snow science background, explosives experience, avalanche safety training is a plus. Pay based on experience. Requires current CPR and EMT certification.
Application

Snow Reporter/Guest Services

Full or part-time desk position, from 6am to 3pm; must have interactive web experience, command of Microsoft office, and strong organizational & communication skills.
Application

Snow Removal

Full and part-time seasonal positions available. Duties include but are not limited to operating heavy equipment to clear snow from parking lots, working in winter storm conditions, having a positive attitude and ability to work effectively in a team setting. Heavy equipment experience and mechanical knowledge is a plus with pay based on experience. Work shifts generally include midnight to mid-morning hours.
Application

Snow Cat Groomer

Full and part-time, seasonal positions available. Duties include but are not limited to operating snow cat machines, grooming and trail maintenance, working in adverse conditions, having a positive attitude and ability to work effectively in a team setting. Heavy equipment experience and mechanical knowledge is a plus with pay based on experience. Work shifts generally include midnight to mid-morning hours.
Application

Janitorial Maintenance

Full and part-time, seasonal positions available. Job duties include cleaning restaurant facilities, restrooms and vacuuming.
Application

Freelance Photographer & videographer

Specialize in action shots to explore the ski area and capture scenes, skiers and terrain during weekdays, weekends and holidays. Ability to be available on short notice required. You will need your own suitable equipment (camera and lenses) and be proficient with Lightroom and/or Photoshop. Strong skier or snowboarder preferred.
Application

FAQs

Employee Perks & Benefits
Employee Season Pass – after two weeks of satisfactory work
25% discount on food and non-alcoholic beverages while in uniform
25% discount on select soft good in retail shop (Treasure Sports)

Full-time employees receive one complimentary lift ticket for friend or family after February 1st of first season
Application Information
Applications are the primary means of recruiting staff and are accepted for all departments, all season long.  When positions become available the department supervisor selects candidates from the applications on file.
When completing the application please list department preferences numerically (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.)

DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION 

Submit applications to:
Wolf Creek Ski Area
P.O. Box 2800
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

Or

WolfCreekSki@WolfCreekSki.com
Housing & Transportation
Prospective employees are responsible for securing their own housing and reliable transportation.  Housing is located at the base of Wolf Creek Pass in either Pagosa Springs (23 mi. to the West) or South Fork (18 mi. to the East).

International Applicants
Wolf Creek Ski Area currently cannot sponsor any work visas for foreign applicants.  If you are already authorized to work in the U.S. and feel you can secure your own housing and transportation, please apply via our application process.

Contact & Hours

General Contact Info

Address
WOLF CREEK SKI AREA
P.O. BOX 2800
PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO 81147
Email
WolfCreekSki@WolfCreekSki.com
Phone
(970) 264-5639
Snow Report
1-800-SKI-WOLF
Ski Patrol Dispatch - FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY
(970) 264-4325
Social Media

HOURS OF OPERATION

Normally lifts are open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; however there are periods of time when this schedule does not apply. The public may see lifts opening at 9:00 a.m. early season or during a big storm cycle.
Please check the conditions page to confirm lift hours
RAVEN LIFT
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
ALL OTHER LIFTS
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
TICKET OFFICE
8:15 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
HALF-DAY TICKETS
12:30 P.M.
RENTAL SHOPS
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
TREASURE SPORTS
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
NOEL SPORTS
9:00 A.M - 4:00 P.M.
BASE AREA EATERIES
8:30 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
CONTINENTAL ESPRESSO BAR
8:30 A.M - 3:15 P.M.
ON-MOUNTAIN EATERIES
11:00 A.M - 3:15 P.M.
PATHFINDER BAR
11:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
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