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 2018-19 ski season are Dec 7, 2018 thru Apr 7, 2019. If conditions permit, the area may on 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 coverage 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 early September; 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 rentals range on average from $700-$1000 for two-bedroom units. Lower priced units are difficult to find.

Transportation

An employee shuttle bus will be available seven days a week throughout the ski season. The bus will pick up at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds at 7:25am and return to the fairgrounds around 5:25pm daily.

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 is a list of departments that may be hiring for seasonal help this upcoming winter. Not all departments listed are sure to have available openings. Since we are primarily a winter operation, many department managers begin work for the ski season in October.

Employment inquiries received during the summer months 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 operation ski season. Part-time positions are very limited.

For information regarding becoming a snow sports instructor please review the Snowsports Hiring Brochure.

For any questions about employment please contact the Human Resources Department.

Department
Administration
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Facilities
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Food Service
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Lift Operations
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Marketing
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Parking Lot Attendant
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Playcare
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Ski Shop
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Snowsports Office Staff
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Snowsports Ski Instructor
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Snowsports Snowboard Instructor
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Terrain Park
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
Ticket Office
We will begin hiring for the 2018-19 ski season in Oct & Nov.
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