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UPDATED:  October 12, 2015

Thank you for your interest in Eldora Mountain.

We are now hiring! Here are the current job posting for the upcoming 2015-16 winter season. 

Please check the "Other Positions" job page for additional opportunities.



Eldora Mountain Resort is looking for hardworking individuals who have a passion for the outdoors and an adventure lifestyle to join our elite Snowmaking Team. Our Snowmakers work on the mountain, around the clock in all weather conditions to produce the highest quality snow-surfaces for our guests.

Tasks of this position include: operation of snow guns, keeping equipment clear of snow and moving equipment from trail to trail. Applicants must have the ability to safely lift, drag and/or pull over 75 lbs on a regular basis. Valid driver's license required to operate snowmobiles. 

Eldora Mountain Resort is located in the mountains just 30 minutes west of Boulder, Colorado known for great biking, hiking and rock climbing. Enjoy the best of both Colorado worlds.


This position is an entry level cooking position requiring a positive work ethic.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: understanding the importance of standards, speed and quality; practicing good personal hygiene, safe food handling and culinary skills and performing basic cooking tasks for the cafeteria.  Must have the flexibility to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.

Guest Services-Cashier:

Our guests value our service and ensuring their satisfaction is our goal.  As a Cashier you will be responsible for providing friendly service to guests while handling purchases, accepting payment and making change.  In addition, your responsibilities include: moving guests through the cash register area in a quick and efficient manner; accurate handling and counting of cash; maintaining cleanliness of cashier area; and resolving and assisting guests with any quests.

Cashiers must also have the flexibility of rotating posts to other cashiering departments as assigned.  Must have flexibility to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.

Lift Operator/Ticket Scanner:

The responsibilities include: executing the efficient and courteous loading and unloading of skiers and riders is essential to this position.  The position also requires shoveling and maintaining appropriate levels of snow throughout the entire lift station area.  It is also of great importance to interact with guests to ensure a positive experience, promote safety in the workplace and maintain clean and neat work stations.  Must be willing to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.   Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.

Base Operations/Parking Crew:

This position is an excellent avenue for getting to learn about the resort’s day to day operations.  Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:  guiding guests to their appropriate parking spots; cleaning common areas (tables, floor and restrooms); keeping outdoor walkways and entrances clear of snow by shoveling or using a snow blower; driving a bus to shuttle resort guests (commercial driver license not necessary).  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.

Plow Driver:

Having a clean, snow free parking lot is key for our guests’ first impression.  We are seeking experienced heavy equipment operators to accomplish this.  Ideal candidates will have experience safely operating 936 loader (or similar) and a dump style truck with a blade attachment.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays, as well as late nights/early mornings in adverse conditions during ski season.

Snowsports Instructor:

Ski Instructors (Non-certified or PSIA certified) – If you have the knack for skiing and have the ability to teach your skills to others, WE WANT YOU as a ski instructor!  Our instructors provide quality ski lessons with a focus on safety and fun manner in both group and private lessons to children and adults of varying ability levels.  You must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season and be an intermediate to advanced skier.  

Nordic Instructor:

Nordic Instructors (Nordic & Telemark, Non-certified & PSIA certified) – Instructors ensure the best possible experience for our guests.  Responsibilities include instructing group and private lessons of varying ages and abilities; guide snowshoe tours; assist with rental gear.  Part-time positions only.  Must have the flexibility and ability to work weekends and holidays during the ski season.

 Lift Mechanic:

Eldora Mountain Resort is seeking an experienced mechanic with a positive attitude to join our team. The preferred candidate will have 3 years of lift maintenance experience and basic knowledge of low voltage electrical systems. Position is responsible for assisting with daily repair and preventative maintenance on a variety of lifts (Riblet, Yan, Hall, CTEC). Candidate must have a clean driving record and be able to work safely at heights and in all types of weather conditions. Fabrication and welding skills are a plus. Candidate must be a self-starter with a commitment to safety and passion for the ski industry. Position is full-time year-round with benefits.

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