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Employment

Be part of Bridger Bowl's staff!

Thanks for your interest in employment at Bridger Bowl. If you are an enthusiastic, dedicated and motivated person who enjoys providing excellent guest service, we encourage you to apply for a position.

Please read the following information, it should help answer most questions about applying for employment at Bridger Bowl.

Application

Departments at Bridger Bowl conduct hiring on a varied schedule, typically in October and November. The openings in each department vary from season to season. Bridger Bowl is fortunate to have a large number of returning employees (65% - 70% of the workforce), therefore we may not always have openings in the listed areas.

A personal face-to-face interview is normally required of all employment candidates. Since we are primarily a winter operation, many department managers begin work for the winter season in October. Employment inquires received during the summer may not receive responses until the department manager returns to work for the winter season.

Resumes may be attached to the online application, but must be a Microsoft Word, PDF or text file.

We do not process resumes sent in for general distribution.

International Applicants

Bridger Bowl does not sponsor international workers under H2B or J-1 Visa.

Operating Season

Scheduled dates of operation for the 2016/17 Ski Season are: December 9th, 2016 through April 2nd, 2017. If conditions permit, the area may open weekends only beginning Thanksgiving weekend and/or extend beyond the April closing date.

Bridger Bowl is primarily a winter operation and is snow dependent. Montana usually enjoys excellent snow conditions, but sometimes it comes late. If we experience low or delayed snowfall, we may not be able to open all or part of the ski area as scheduled. In that event, work may not be available until there is adequate snow to operate.

Summer employment at Bridger Bowl is limited to a small workforce in Mountain Operations and Food Service. Many of the positions in Mountain Operations are held by long term employees and openings are rare. Food Service summer operations are from late June through August. These positions are typically filled by employees from the previous winter.

Employee Housing

There is no employee housing available at the mountain. Most employees live in the nearby towns of Bozeman (16 miles), Belgrade (26 miles) and Livingston (28 miles). Apartment rents average from $600 - $950 for two bedroom units. Lower priced units are difficult to find. For more information on rentals check the Bozeman Daily Chronicle classifieds at www.bozemanchronicle.com.

Transportation

An employee shuttle bus will be available, seven days a week. The bus will pick up at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds at 7:25 a.m. and return to the fairgrounds at 5:15 p.m. daily. There is no public transportation available to the ski area.

Benefits

Skiing Privilges
Full time employees (32 hours per week, full season) may receive a complimentary season pass. Dependents of full time employees may also receive season passes at no cost. Full time employees with no dependents may receive up to 5 free day tickets to be given to friends/family. Part time employees are issued a free day ticket (personal use only) for each 8 hours of work.
Food and Retail Discounts
Free Ski & Snowboard Lessons (Program lessons only)
Free Skiing @ MSAA Member Ski Areas

Appearance Standards

Employees are expected to maintain a high standard of appearance and conduct. The following information represents the minimum dress code requirements for employment. Some departments have additional dress code requirements.

Clothing

Clothing must be clean and in good condition. Pants or wind pants worn when on duty must compliment the uniform jacket or shirt. Hats and headbands must be of a tasteful design and compliment the uniform jacket. Scarves and handkerchiefs are not permitted.

Personal Hygiene

Personal and oral hygiene are essential. Offensive odors are not acceptable. Hair is to be washed. Radical hair styles or colors are not permitted. Well developed and neatly trimmed beards and moustaches are permitted as long as you have it before you begin work for the season. Visible body or facial rings, studs or tattoos must be small and inconspicuous.

Job Openings

The following information is a brief description of work schedules, wages and the time frame when departments accept resumes or applications and conduct hiring. Since we are primarily a winter operation, many department managers begin work for the winter ski season in October.

Employment inquires received during the summer may not receive responses until the department manager returns to work for the winter ski season.

Full time seasonal positions usually begin in December. Holidays and weekends are when we are the busiest and you can expect to be working during these times. Most positions are full time during the operating ski season. Part time positions are very limited.

If you're interested in becoming an Instructor please review our Snowsports Hiring Brochure.

If you have any questions about employment please contact our Human Resources Department.

Department Openings
Facilities
We are hiring for full-time Facilities workers.
Yes
Lift Operations
We are accepting applications for full-time Lift Operators.
Yes
Administration
There are no current openings
No
Food Service
There are no current openings
No
Marketing
There are no current openings
No
Playcare
There are no current openings
No
Ski Shop
There are no current openings
No
Snowsports Office Staff
There are no current openings
No
Snowsports Ski Instructor
There are no current openings
No
Snowsports Snowboard Instructor
There are no current openings
No
Terrain Park
There are no current openings
No
Ticket Office
There are no current openings
No
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