Winter Employment

Winter operations begin in early December with hiring typically starting in late-October or early-November. Winter positions are either part-time or full-time seasonally and include perks such as free skiing & riding!

With the exception of a Ski & Snowboard Instructor or National Ski Patroller, all positions may be applied for at any time. See applicable sections below for information on Instructor & Patroller positions.

We are a winter operations facility, which means  All applicants must be comfortable commuting in winter conditions as we operate during inclement weather including snowstorms unless extreme cases force us to close.

Now accepting applications for the 2022/2023 Season!

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Snow Sports School

Instructor & Apprentice Instructor  - Not accepting instructor applications at this time. Thank you for your interest! Please check out our other positions. 

 

 

CHECK OUT OUR HIGHLIGHTED POSITIONS!

SNOWMAKING
YAWGOO VALLEY SKI AREA

BASIC EXPECTATIONS

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently as part of a team or independently.
  • Must be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time. *shifts are overnight
  • Must be able to regularly lift/move supplies, upwards of 75lbs.
  • Work in a loud, active, and below-freezing work environment.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanical skills.

Duties include:

  • Acquires acute safety practices pertaining to the above mentioned and other related equipment.
  • Making snow and maintaining snowmaking equipment.
  • Ability to work overnight in outdoor environment.
  • Maintain a clean work area and contributing to an overall clean facility.
  • Operates snowmaking equipment as directed by the Snowmaking Operations Plan or Management.
  • Familiarity with operating instructions of all snowmaking equipment. This includes, but is not limited to, compressors, pumps, snowmaking guns and snowmaking hoses.
  • Operates snowmobiles, Gator, or other equipment as outlined in Employee Operations Handbook.
  • Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and task, as well as PPE (hearing protection, eye protection, helmets, etc.)

FOOD SERVICE - COOK
YAWGOO VALLEY SKI AREA

BASIC EXPECTATIONS

  • Requirements:
    • Must be at least 17 years of age.
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
    • Ability to work quickly and efficiently as part of a team or independently.
    • Must be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
    • Work in an active, work kitchen environment.

    Duties Include:

    • Prep, prepare and deliver food
    • Operate grill and fryers
    • Stocking and inventory monitoring
    • Cleaning work space regularly
    • Trash pickup

SNOW TUBING PARK - ATTENDANT
YAWGOO VALLEY SKI AREA

BASIC EXPECTATIONS

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced  environment.
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently as part of a team or independently.
  • Must be able to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to regularly lift/move supplies, upwards of 50lbs.
  • Work in an active, and outdoor winter conditions.

Duties include:

  • Assist guest with safety procedures.
  • Assist guests getting started down the hill, as well as in and out of the tubes
  • Monitory and enforce safety policies.
  • Wear appropriate clothing for the weather and task.

National Ski Patrol

Patroller Candidates

National Ski Patrol members have a strong desire to help others, learn emergency care techniques, improve their skiing and snowboarding skills, and enhance the safety and enjoyment of snow sports for all. First on. Last off.

Rental Shop

TECHNICIAN

Assist guests to complete their purchase as well as answer questions about the gear or products. Ski & Snowboard experience a plus!

Ages 18+

LIFT OPERATIONS

ATTENDANT

Attend chair lifts, snow removal related to lifts or as assigned, customer service. Ages 18+, friendly, works well with others and independently, working in outdoor winter conditions.

Required: Ages 18+

RETAIL SHOP

SALES CLERK

Fit customers with skis, snowboards, and boots, maintaining clean gear and work area. Ages 18+, friendly & patient personality, attention to detail, customer service skills, able to handle fast-paced environment, prior knowledge of snow sports equipment is ideal.

FOOD SERVICE

Cook

Prep, prepare and serve food, customer service, stocking, cleanup, trash pickup, operate grill & fryers, etc.

Required: Ages 17+

FOOD SERVICE

Cashier

Operate register, open and/or close food service areas, maintain, stock, and clean food service areas, provide customer service. Friendly & patient personality, accurate math skills, customer service skills, able to handle fast-paced environment.

Ages 17+

FOOD SERVICE

Bartender/Bar-back

Serve guests food and beverage, maintain, stock, clean bar and upstairs area, cleaning, trash removal. Friendly & patient personality, accurate math skills, customer service skills, able to handle fast-paced environment, able to carry alcohol cases, trays, etc.,

Required: 18+ with alcohol server training (State of RI requirement).

TICKET OFFICE

Cashier/Customer Service

Sell tickets, season passes, gift cards, book/register guests for lessons, handle cash, provide great customer service, light cleaning. Friendly & patient personality, accurate math skills, customer service skills, attention to detail, able to handle fast-paced environment, knowledge of our products/services.

Required: Ages 17+

SNOW TUBING PARK

- TICKET CASHIER

- ATTENDANT

Assist guests with directions and safety, in/out of tubes, helping guests get started downhill. Friendly & patient personality, works well with others, responsible and reliable, must able to work in outdoor winter conditions, able to handle fast-paced environment

Required: Ages 17+

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