Last updated: 8:00PM 04/18/2019

Available Positions

Available Positions

Winter Seasonal opportunities run from mid-November through April. 

Information Host - Summer

Alta Ski Area is looking for Information Hosts to fill part-time and full-time positions on our summer seasonal team. The Information Host helps provide critical information to visitors at the entrance to the central Wasatch’s iconic Albion Basin.

Alta Ski Area, in partnership with the Forest Service, Salt Lake City Watershed and the Town of Alta plays a critical role in helping maintain Albion Basin as a sustainable summer recreation area and watershed. Information Hosts are responsible for collecting amenity fees, promoting watershed awareness and facilitating a positive experience for guests into the Albion Basin.

Position Summary

Summer Information Hosts are stationed outdoors at the entrance to the summer road and at the base of the Albion parking area. Information Hosts are responsible for interacting with visitors to provide information ensuring that guests entering the Albion Basin have a positive experience with minimal impact to the environment. Positions available starting July 1 through mid-September.

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Alta Environmental Center

Position: 2019 Summer Stewardship Internship - Closes April 21, 2019

This is a temporary seasonal full-time position (40 hours/week), working some weekdays and most weekends. Much of the work will be outdoors in varying weather conditions for extended hours. This position anticipates the work load to be about 20% general maintenance, 20% public outreach, and 60% conservation field work. Click here to see full position description.

Position: Summer GIS InternshipCloses May 1, 2019

This is a great opportunity to learn GIS skills and systems under direct leadership. Alta Ski Area provides a fantastic work environment and is looking for a hard-working individual who is productive and completes tasks efficiently. This temporary part-time summer position entails working with a variety of departments and receiving first hand and hands-on opportunities to learn about Alta’s sensitive alpine ecosystem, sustainability efforts, and general operations. Click here to see full position description.

Position: Outreach & Communications Coordinator - Closes April 30, 2019

If you have a passion for the mountains, skiing and sustainability then this is the job for you. Working within the Alta Environmental Center (AEC) of Alta Ski Area you will work with the Director and assist in the many internal and community sustainability projects and events at Alta. This entry-level position seeks a friendly and outgoing creative person that is seeking to build their strengths, broaden skill sets, and has a passion for sustainability.

The position will require many skill sets from writing and public engagement to working outside and tabling events. We anticipate the position will require about 50% office work, 30% public engagement and events, and 20% project cooperation with other departments. This is a part-time year-round position.

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Vehicle Mechanic

We are currently looking for a mechanic to work in our vehicle maintenance department. This position helps in servicing and repairing of pickup trucks, heavy equipment, snow cats, snowmobiles and other types of equipment associated with the ski area operations. This is a full-time, year-round position. You must have your own tools. Understanding of 12 and 24 volt vehicle electrical systems is recommended. Diesel engine and hydraulic experience is also desired.

Apply Online or contact Alex at 801-799-2292 or

Lift Ticket Attendant

Skier Services is looking for friendly and helpful team members to work at our lift base areas. This position enables you to interact with our skiers and gives you the opportunity to have ski breaks throughout the workday.

Shifts average 6.5 to 7 hours per day.

Job duties include:

  • Monitoring tickets at the RFID gates
  • Helping skiers with ticket issues
  • Directing skiers to our ticket office areas.
  • This is an outdoor position where employees need to be standing at the RFID lift gates.
  • Candidates must be capable of skiing in varied snow conditions to get to your assigned work location. 

Employee housing is not available.

Candidates should expect to work thru the end of April.  

Apply Online or contact Matt at or call 801-359-1078 x254 

Albion Grill - Summer

The Albion Grill is now hiring for the 2019 summer season. Employment begins late June and ends early September. We are hiring a full/part-time line cook and weekend cashier.

Albion Grill is located in the beautiful Albion Basin next to the Sunnyside Lift and Albion Meadows Trailhead. We offer responsibly sourced meats from Wasatch Meats and make all baked goods in-house. We also have an Alta retail store and sell lift tickets for the summer operated Sunnyside Lift. 

Line Cook - This position consists of taking orders, cooking quality food and using great customer service skills. This job will be 24-36 per week. Experience preferred but not necessary. 

Weekend Cashier - We are looking for someone with excellent inter-personal and cashiering skills that can multi-task in a busy atmosphere checking out grill customers and selling lift tickets. This job will be 15-20 hours per week. Experience preferred but not necessary.

Apply Online and or contact

Lift Mechanic

The Lift Department is looking for a Ski Lift Mechanic. Responsibilities include troubleshooting and repairing electrical and mechanical equipment associated with ski lifts. Must be able to think critically and solve problems quickly. He/She will also be responsible for the preventive maintenance of fixed grip and detachable ski lifts. Must be comfortable working at heights and skiing expert terrain. 

This is a year-round full-time position.

5 years experience is optimal but all levels of experience considered. Welding/Fabrication skills a plus.

Benefits include complimentary skiing, family ski discounts, health and life insurance, paid leave and discounts at ski area facilities.  

Please Apply Online and email resume to Chris at

Ski Adventure Center Coordinator 2019-20 Season

The Alf Engen Ski School is now hiring enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our dedicated team in a non-teaching role. The opening is for a full-time position working Monday-Friday and holidays. Ski Adventure Center Coordinators are support personnel who perform a variety of duties that assure the smooth operation of the children’s Ski Adventure Programs. Alta's authentic feel plus the unique combination of a dream destination resort and an expert locals' ski area, create an inspiring and rewarding environment for employment and personal skiing. We endeavor to create excellent value and to cultivate long term relationships with our skiers. Alta's pure mountain experience and amazing snow quality inspire a friendly and welcoming attitude on a hardcore skier's mountain.

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Alta Children's Center

The Alta Children's Center is hiring child care providers for Saturdays and Sundays for the remainder of the 2018-2019 ski season.

Please contact for information on how to apply. Or call 801-742-3042.

Alf's Restaurant

Alf's Restaurant is a mid-mountain cafeteria-style restaurant & day lodge located at the base of the Sugarloaf lift and the new Supreme lift. Alf's offers employment, housing and ski benefits.

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