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Racing at Alta
Position Descriptions
Alf's Restaurant
Alf's Restaurant in Alta, Utah is a mid-mountain cafeteria-style restaurant & day lodge located at the base of the Sugarloaf & Cecret chairlifts. Alf's offers employment, housing, and ski benefits.

Alf's Restaurant will begin hiring for the 2014-2015 season in October. Employment begins in early December and continues through the middle to end of April. We will have positions available for full time live-in and part time live-out cafeteria help. Full time employees are required to live on the mountain.

-Full time live-in
The full time live-in positions are great for people who want to do a lot of skiing this winter. These jobs are 5 days per week and the hours vary, but there is ski time every day. The housing is dorm style and is located near the base of the Sugarloaf Lift halfway up the mountain. The lift is less than fifty yards from the door! Call or e-mail for more details on the work schedule or housing.

-Part time live-out
The part time position is 14 hours per week. These positions are 2 days a week. The hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The work includes, but is not limited to food prep, deli work, bussing tables, snow removal, etc. Ski privileges are included. Housing is not available for these positions.

Please submit an application and we will review it when we begin the hiring process.

To see where Alf's is located, copy and paste these coordinates into Google Earth.

40 34'47.93"N 111 37'10.93"W
Apply Online or contact Spence at 801-799-2295 or

Building Maintenance
Building Maintenance is currently hiring. Duties include; janitorial, snow removal and light repairs. The position is live-in and full-time. Must be a skier.
Apply Online or contact Greg Bell at 801-359-1078 x225 or

Cat Crew Shoveler/Handyman
No Positions Available at this Time

Collins Grill
No Positions Available at this Time

Kitchen Help
Please complete an on-line application. The ski area provides meals for those living in employee housing. Kitchen help must be able to be active in the morning, and have experience cooking dinner (and preferably breakfast). He or she must be very conscious of cleanliness and food safety and perform duties unsupervised. It is required that you live in employee housing with a roommate.

Shift Duties Include
  • Breakfast:
    • Cook to order breakfast for 40 employees
    • Prepare lunch bar
  • Lunch:
    • Prepare hot lunch
  • Dinner:
    • Baking experience preferred
    • Prepare buffet style meals for 40 to 50 employees
  • Prep:
    • Prepare salad bar
    • General Cleanup
  • Receive Deliveries
    • Receive and put away food deliveries
Apply Online or contact Travis Bauer at 801-359-1078 x215 or

Lift Operators
Have fun working outdoors while viewing spectacular scenery. This is a great opportunity to get to know the mountain. Full-time positions with, or without, housing are available. Skiing opportunities are available each day.
Apply Online or contact George Marshall at 801-799-2268 or

Parking Attendant
No Positions Available at this Time

PSIA Certified Ski Instructors
Please contact Scott Mathers before filling out an application. The Alf Engen Ski School is hiring certified professionals to teach alpine and telemark skiing to adults, children and families during the 2014-2015 season.

We are a skilled and dedicated staff of 100 pros teaching in a destination resort setting. Alta skiers are intent on developing their skills and expect exceptional quality and value in their ski school experience. Alta's world famous snow, our unique diversity of terrain and top ski school reputation create the opportunity to teach skiers of all levels, including a high percentage of upper level skiers, both children and adults.

  • Must have the legal ability to work in the USA
  • Minimum commitment from December 1 to mid-April
  • PSIA Level 1, 2 or 3 Certification required
  • Full and part-time Positions
Apply Online or contact Scott Mathers at 801-799-2273 or

Race Crew
No Positions Available at this Time

Season Pass Office/Admin
No Positions Available at this Time

Ski Patrol
No Positions Available at this Time

Ski School Apprentice Instructor
The minimum requirement for employment as an instructor with the Alf Engen Ski School at Alta, is current membership of the Professional Ski Instructors of America, Level 1 Certification as a ski instructor and a minimum of 18 years of age.

Applicants not possessing this credential may be eligible for consideration as an Instructor Apprentice, in either a full-time or part-time capacity. Qualifications for this position include:
  • An aptitude for helping others learn basic skiing skills.
  • A high comfort level working with young children aged 4 through 8.
  • A desire to excel in customer service.
  • Advanced alpine skiing skills required.
  • Tolerance for strenuous physical work in an outdoor winter environment. Shoveling snow, lifting and bending will be necessary.
  • An interest in pursuing further training to become a certified ski instructor.
  • Position is paid hourly.
Individuals employed in this role will work as aides to lead certified instructors during the course of the lesson, as well as perform other duties as needed to facilitate the smooth operation of Alta`s Ski Adventure programs for children.

At this time the Alta Ski Area does not have company housing available for those employed as Instructor Apprentices.
Apply Online or contact Caroline Olson at or

Ski School Sales and Reservations
No Positions Available at this Time

Ski Shop Employees
The Alta Ski Shop is looking for qualified candidates to fill seasonal positions in our Retail & Demo Ski Shops. Ideal candidates should Love skiing as much as we do, have a friendly and positive attitude and enjoy working with our guests. Cashier and/or POS experience helpful, previous ski, rental or outdoor shop experience big plus but not required. Neat well groomed appearance required for all positions. Average skiing ability important as some locations are located in mid mountain lodges requiring skiing to and from work. Most positions are full time 30-40 hours per week with some part time positions available. If you meet the above criteria and are interested in joining a great team of ski experts passionate about our sport please apply on line. Only candidates picking ski shop as their 1st preference will be contacted.
Apply Online or contact John Duncan at or

Skier Services
Skier Services is looking for outgoing, friendly, helpful, and welcoming individuals for the 2014-15 season.This position assists our skiers with the radio frequency ticketing system. The duties include orienting skiers to appropriate use of their ticket as well as monitoring tickets, analyzing any ticket problems and taking appropriate action. This is an outdoor standing position and candidates must have own ski equipment and be comfortable with skiing blue runs in non groomed conditions to get to your assigned work location. Shifts vary each day from 4.5 hours to 7.5 hours and may start as early as 8:15 and end at 4:45. Availability for 5 days per week and all Holidays is preferred. The season is mid November thru the end of April. Employee housing is not available for these positions. submit an online application from this page.
Apply Online or contact Martha Truss at 801-359-1078 x254 or

Snow Cat Operators
Snow cat operators duties include packing new snow, grooming and plowing the ski runs. The schedule for the position is five days a week, two days off. The shifts are swing shift-4:30pm to 12:30am and graveyard shift-12:30am to 8:30 am. The crews rotate shifts at half season. Previous equipment operators experience required.
Apply Online or contact Al or Buck at 801-799-2290 or

Snow Removal
Duties include operation of heavy equipment, removing snow from parking areas and roadways. Also, fabrication skills are helpful in the maintenence shop when not plowing snow.
Apply Online or contact Paul at 801-359-1078 x246 or

Duties include making snow and maintaining snowmaking equipment. This job is a full-time temporary position. Work starts October 25th and runs through approximately December 20th. The work schedule is contingent with the weather. There are three shifts: Day Shift: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Swing Shift: 4:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Graveyard Shift: 12:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. No housing is avalable with this job.
Apply Online or contact Buck or Al at 801-799-2291 or

Ticket Sales
Alta Ticket Sales is now hiring full and part time positions for the upcoming ski season. We are seeking reliable candidates who not only love skiing and being in the mountains but also enjoy providing excellent customer service while serving the public. Applicants should have a positive and friendly attitude with the ability to be organized and detail oriented. All applicants are required to have cashiering and computer skills and a minimum blue level skiing ability. Come join our friendly and fun work environment, which offers breathtaking views, world-class powder, and daily ski privileges. On mountain housing may be available, as well as opportunities for advancement within the department. Please submit an online application and email resumé to
Apply Online or contact Christa Pottenger at 801-799-2277 or

Vehicle Mechanic
We are currently looking for a mechanic to work in our vehicle maintenance dept.

This individual will help in servicing and repairing of pickup trucks, heavy equipment, snow cats, snowmobiles and other types of equipment associated with the ski resort operations.

This is a full time, year round position.

Must have own tools.

Understanding of 12 and 24 volt vehicle electrical systems is recommended. Diesel engine and hydraulic experience is also desired.

Please apply online.
Apply Online or contact Alex at 801-799-2292 or

Watson Shelter
No Positions Available at this Time

Alta Children's Center
No Positions Available at this Time

Alta Environmental Center
No Positions Available at this Time

Ski Adventure Center Coordinator
No Positions Available at this Time