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We Want You!

At this time, we are in most need of Ski and Snowboard Instructors. Please consider joining our Snowsports School team. Teaching is personally rewarding and offers many employee perks…including a Free Season Pass, hourly wage, great tips, and employee discounts. Want more information? Email us at skischool@skisundown.com.

Available Positions

Ski & Snowboard Instructors

We need applicants that are responsible, patient, enthusiastic, and have strong communication skills. They must also be at least an intermediate level skier or snowboarder. Teaching snowsports involves working weekends and holidays. A minimum weekly commitment of one weekend day and at least one day after school (3:15pm – 6:30pm) or one evening (6:15pm – 8:00pm) for the entire season is required. Training is provided for all qualified applicants.

Minimum Age:

16 years

Wage range:

Minimum Wage and up.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Snowsports School Director
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email skischool@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your form electronically.


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Learn about our Junior Instructor Development Program

Snowmakers

We need hardy, dependable and rugged individuals in our snowmaking department. These candidates must enjoy working outdoors through the night in all types of weather. Not for the faint of heart. Full-time only. Shifts are 8:00am – 8:00pm or 8:00pm – 8:00am.

Minimum age:

18 years

Wage range:

$13.00 to $16.00.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Facilities Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Groomers

We need hardy, dependable and rugged individuals in our grooming department. Applicants must have previous heavy equipment or grooming experience with references. Hours are 10:00pm – 8:00am.

Minimum age:

21 years

Wage range:

$13.00 to $16.00.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Ski Sundown
Attn. Facilities Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Welcome Center Representatives

We need customer service and detail oriented individuals who are outgoing, personable, flexible and have the ability to communicate clearly with our diverse guests, both in person and over the telephone. Main duties will involve lift ticket, rental and lesson sales using a point-of-sale system. Basic computer knowledge required. Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Age:

18 years

Wage range:

Minimum Wage and up.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Business Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Lift Operators & Attendants

We need enthusiastic, energetic and reliable individuals who enjoy the great outdoors, physical work and extensive customer contact. Lift Operations frequently has openings for Operators (18+ years old) and Attendants (16+ years old) throughout the operating season and take applications on a rolling basis. Schedules vary and include nights, weekends and holidays. Comprehensive training program is provided. Duties include (but are not limited to): assisting skiers onto and off the lift, monitoring the lift equipment, and operating outside in variable weather conditions.

Minimum Age:

Lift Operator: 18 years; Lift Attendant: 16 years

Wage Range:

Minimum Wage and up. Operators who are scheduled for 40 hours per week and meet expectations within the first few weeks will receive a higher wage.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Lifts Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.

Filled Positions

Race Coaches

We need coaches with ski racing experience, and a strong knowledge of racing etiquette and culture. Must be available to work on weekends and some evenings. Job includes, but is not limited to, coaching customers, setting up and taking down race courses for practices and running racing events. Work in concert with all departments at Ski Sundown. PSIA/USSA certification and familiarity with timing systems is a plus.

Wage range:

Commensurate with experience.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Race Team Director
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Rental, Tuning & Repair Shop Associates

We need outgoing, personable staff members who are customer service oriented, comfortable dealing with a fast-paced environment, mechanically inclined, and should enjoy being part of a team. Responsibilities include all aspects of fitting equipment to customers’ diverse ages, sizes and abilities. Supervisor positions also available.

Minimum Age:

Rentals Attendant: 16 years; Tuning & Repair Technician; 18 years

Wage range:

Minimum Wage and up.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Rental & Repair Shop Manger
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Loss Prevention Staff

We need enthusiastic, energetic and reliable individuals who enjoy the great outdoors and extensive customer contact. Comprehensive training program is provided. Schedules vary and include nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable working outside in variable weather conditions.

Minimum age:

21 years

Wage range:

Minimum wage and up.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Loss Prevention Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Ski Shop Associates

We need outgoing individuals with good customer service skills who are knowledgeable about skiing accessories and products. Will be responsible for following store procedures related to opening and closing of the Ski Shop and processing sales. Training will be provided. Current shifts available are during the following times: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 8:30pm and Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 7:30am to 8:30pm.

Minimum Age:

18 years

Wage range:

Minimum Wage and up.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Ski Shop Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Food & Beverage Staff

We need excellent staff to prepare and serve food in a food court environment, monitor lodge area and operate point-of-sale system. Looking for outgoing, friendly and customer-service oriented individuals. Must be available to work shifts that include weekends, nights and holidays.

Minimum Age:

16 years

Wage range:

Minimum Wage and up.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Food & Beverage Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Facilities Maintenance Staff

We need applicants that are dependable, flexible and self-motivated. Duties include (but are not limited to): janitorial and general maintenance tasks (including plumbing, electrical and carpentry) on buildings and grounds, and snow removal (manual and with snow plowing/sanding truck). Must be able to use a variety of hand and power tools. Safe work practices are essential. Schedules vary and include nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable working outside in variable weather conditions.

Minimum age:

18 years

Wage range:

$13.00 to $16.00.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Facilities Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Terrain Feature Attendants

We need responsible, enthusiastic individuals who have knowledge of freestyle terrain. Duties include (but are not limited to): assisting in constructing, shaping and maintaining terrain features, installing and maintaining fencing and signage, and educating guests on proper terrain park use and etiquette. Must be expert skier or snowboarder with own equipment. Schedules vary and include nights, weekends and holidays. Must be comfortable working outside in variable weather conditions.

Minimum age:

18 years

Wage range:

Minimum Wage and up.
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Terrain Park Manager
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Photographer/Videographer

The photographer/videographer position is an integral part of the marketing team at Ski Sundown. This individual must be an avid skier/snowboarder, and possess the ability to deliver photos/video that reflect the Ski Sundown experience and enhance our brand. This position offers a strong portfolio-building opportunity and free skiing privileges. Requirements include (but are not limited to): one year of professional training and a strong portfolio, high proficiency in use of professional camera for video/stills, up-to-date knowledge of video/photo editing software (specifically Premiere Pro), and excellent  communication skills and comfort working with the public. Must supply own high-quality mirrorless or DSLR camera and equipment. Drone and Go-Pro is a plus. Must be intermediate to advanced skier or snowboarder. Applicant should be a detail-oriented, organized individual with the ability to meet deadlines and work independently amidst varying and changing priorities. Also, must be available to work a varied schedule to accommodate the seasonal needs of the business, including evenings, holidays, weekends and snow events. Must be comfortable working outside (with equipment) in variable weather conditions that best depict the ski season.

Minimum age:

21 years

Wage range:

$15.00 to $18.00 (depending on experience)
All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked).

How to apply to become part of our seasonal team:

Click on link below, print and complete an application form. You can either choose to mail or email form to the manager listed. The interview process can start as early as September.

Mail to:
Ski Sundown
Attn. Marketing Director
P.O. Box 208
New Hartford, CT 06057

Or email humanresources@skisundown.com for more details, questions or to submit your forms electronically.


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Volunteer Positions

Adaptive Program Volunteer

If you are interested in gaining rewarding experiences working with children and adults with special needs, please consider being a volunteer in Ski Sundown’s Adaptive Program. Our Adaptive Program caters to individuals of all ages with physical, cognitive, or developmental disabilities. For more information, please email strideskisundown@gmail.com or call (during the season) (860) 379-7669 ext. 219.

National Ski Patrol Volunteer

DEDICATION, SERVICE, AND FRIENDSHIP

Ski Sundown Ski Patrol, Inc. has over 100 dedicated volunteers who are members of The National Ski Patrol System, Inc. Members of the Ski Patrol are here to promote ski and snowboard safety. In addition, members must maintain first aid and emergency medical skills, and care for and evacuate injured skiers and snowboarders safely from the ski area. To learn more about being a patroller with the National Ski Patrol System, Inc., watch this video!

MINIMUM AGE:

16 years (by Dec. 31st of this year)

How to apply to become part of Ski Patrol team:

Sundown Ski Patrol, Inc. offers an annual candidate training program run by National Ski Patrol System, Inc. (NSP) certified instructors, to the standards NSP holds across the USA. If you are interested in joining our dynamic group as a Patroller, please email our Membership Director stating your interest. A reply will be sent to you with the pertinent information.


Become a patroller

NSP Mountain Host Volunteer

We need customer service oriented people who are friendly, outgoing, and enjoy working with the public. Duties include:

  • Greeting individual customers and groups.
  • Answering questions and providing clear directions.
  • Assisting other departments as needed.
  • Promoting ski and snowboard safety.

Mountain Hosts must complete the National Ski Patrol Outdoor First Care Course, as well as a basic CPR/AED course. The Outdoor First Care Course comprises basic First Aid information and hands-on application. Intermediate ski or snowboard ability is required.

MINIMUM AGE:

16 years (by Dec. 31st of this year)

How to apply to become part of Mountain Host team:

If you are interested in joining our dynamic group as a Mountain Host, please email our Membership Director stating your interest. A reply will be sent to you with the pertinent information.


Become a mountain host

Employment Forms

Print out and complete all forms listed below. You can either choose to mail them directly to the manager listed in each job description or email them to contact listed.

All positions provide ski privileges (dependent upon number of hours worked). All positions require customer service skills.