General Resorts

Looking for a job at Colorado resorts?

Having talked to a lot of recent graduates its amazing the number of students that retreat to the mountains after college. Instead of getting a “real” job a lot of people decide the culture, snow, and life experience is better in the mountains.

I don’t blame them.

If you’re looking for a job in the mountains here’s a quick taste of what’s available.

Winter Park

Whether you are an experienced instructor or you are new to professional skiing and riding instruction, then we want to give you the opportunity to teach, learn, and train with us.


Dozens of positions available including:

  • Accountant
  • Bellperson
  • Lift Operator
  • Life Maintenance
  • Host/Hostess

You should be able to find a good fit at the Vail resort job listing.

Copper Mountain

With less job postings online, Copper still offers a variety of positions to be filled at the large resort:

  • Payroll Clerk
  • Kitchen Foreman
  • Retail Clerk
  • Advanced Ski Instructor

Drop by Copper Mountain’s website and search all of Copper’s open jobs.


The town of Breckenridge, Colorado and Summit County have put together a useful online tool to help you find a job in the various towns including:

  • Breckenridge
  • Dillon
  • Frisco
  • Keystone
  • Silverthorne

It’s not a complete listing but it’ll give you a good idea of things to do off the slopes. Click here to search employment opportunities in Breckenridge.

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