Available Positions

Available Positions

Winter Seasonal opportunities run from mid-November through April.

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 may be available for full-time employees.

Candidates should expect to work thru the end of April.  

Apply Online or if you have questions contact or call Matt at 801-359-1078 x254 

Lift Operators

Have fun while working outdoors! This position offers a great opportunity to get to know our mountain and be part of the Alta community.

Lift Operators play an essential role in mountain operations. They spend their days outside interacting with our skiers. They maintain areas around lifts and tows in all kinds of weather. Skiing opportunities are available every day.

On-site housing is available but limited.

This is a full-time seasonal position. Shifts are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, five days a week. Applicants must be able to pass the pre-employment physical screening.

Job duties include:

  • Working with all departments and employees on mountain operations
  • Providing outstanding skier interaction
  • Regulating lift lines
  • Operating lifts and tows and monitoring loading and unloading
  • Keeping areas around the lifts and tows maintained
  • Spending long hours outside in inclement weather

Apply Online or contact Shannon or Brock in Lift Operations or call 801-799-2268.

Ski Shop Employees

Working in the Alta Ski Shop is about sharing your passion for skiing and gear with guests from all over the world. Opportunities include:

  • Rental Technicians
  • Retail Salespeople
  • Ski Tuning Technicians
  • Boot fitters
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Parking Crew

Alta is looking for active, friendly and enthusiastic team members to join our parking crew and a become part of Alta’s community. This crew is essential personnel in greeting our guests and overseeing the most visible sustainability initiative in Alta, our carpool parking program. Skiing opportunities are available every day.

  • Full-time and part-time positions are available
  • Applicants must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions 
  • Limited On-mountain housing available

This job will provide valuable opportunities and build your skillsets in:

  • Customer service (training provided)
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Team and independent work settings
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Time management
  • Critical Thinking

 Apply Online or contact Andy at

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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Watson Shelter Café

Watson Shelter is located mid-mountain in Collins Gulch. Come work surrounded by stunning views and an enthusiastic crew. We serve Utah grass-fed beef, organic soups and hand tossed pizza as well as many other local products. We are looking for motivated individuals who care about serving great quality food and love to ski.

Full-time and Part-time positions are available. 

Shifts are four to five hours per day, three to five times per week.

We are hiring line managers, line workers, snow removal and afternoon custodians. 

No housing is available at Watson Shelter Cafe.

Benefits at Watson Shelter are the same as all other Alta Ski Area employee benefits. We offer ski privileges, food discounts and on mountain lockers. 

Thanks for applying. 

Apply Online or if you have questions email Eric at

Collins Grill

In the style of a European on-mountain bistro, Collins Grill is an unpretentious, full-service restaurant located on the 3rd level of Watson Shelter. White table cloths, cozy slippers and incredible mountain views are a few unique features for this ski-in/ski-out gem. Open for lunch, a few signature dishes consist of hearty rabbit stew, braised organic lamb shanks and poached egg arugula salads. We offer daily specials and a rotating menu. 

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Albion Grill - Winter Season

The Albion Grill is a full-service cafeteria located at the Albion Base Area, next to the Sunnyside Lift and Alf Engen Ski School. We are looking for motivated individuals to join our team and experience an Alta winter. Our cafeteria offers a "cook to order" breakfast line and many different lunch offerings such as a popular deli line, grill menu, as well as homemade soups and chili. The Albion Grill prides itself on serving locally sourced items and house-made bakery items.

We have open positions for grill cooks, deli-line workers, cashiers and dishwashers. There are part-time as well as full-time opportunities. Part-time shifts will generally be from 7am to 2pm or 11am to 6pm. Benefits for Albion Grill employees will be the same as other Alta Ski Area employee benefits as well as on-site employee ski lockers and discounted employee meals. 

Company housing may be available for full-time employees.

Winter employment begins in mid- November and continues through the end of April. 

Apply Online or contact Josh at if you have further questions.

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.

Apply Online. If you would like to send a resume or have further questions, please email

Ski School Ticket Sales

Be part of the world famous Alf Engen Ski School by joining the Ski School Sales Office and Reservations Team. Alf Engen Ski School is now hiring staff to help connect our skiers with quality ski instruction. We are seeking enthusiastic skiers who can provide outstanding customer service, while creating a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Candidates should be detail oriented and effective in verbal communication. Come join the Alf Engen Ski School to work and play in a unique mountain environment, with panoramic alpine views, crisp mountain air and ample ski privileges. Full and part-time positions available. Intermediate skiing ability is preferred.

At this time Alta Ski Area does not have company housing available for this position.

Apply Online or contact Ski School at 801-799-2271 or if you have questions, please email

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

Ski School Apprentice

The Alf Engen Ski School is hiring motivated and hard-working individuals to work as aides to the certified instructors. Gain professional experience with the option to pursue PSIA level 1 certification. 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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PSIA Certified Ski Instructor


The Alf Engen Ski School is hiring Certified Ski Pros to teach alpine skiing to adults, children and families for the 2019-20 season.

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Race Crew

Part-time seasonal position. Starting mid-December through early April.

Shifts are three days a week - Recreational Racing on Fridays and Saturdays and Town Race Series on Tuesdays.

Duties include course setting, course maintenance, time keeping and result calculation. Strong skiing ability required. Racing and/or coaching experience helpful.

Apply online or email for more information.

Building Maintenance

We are looking for a self-motivated full-time seasonal skier from early November to early May to help maintain our facilities.

This is a five-day split shift with a daily break in the morning or afternoon.

Applicant must be an intermediate skier to fulfill job duties around the mountain. Responsibilities include: snow removal, cleaning restrooms and offices, upkeep of the dormitory facility and assisting BM technicians when necessary.

Limited housing is available for this position.
 Apply Online or contact Dan at 801-359-1078 x225 or if you have questions contact 

Snowcat Operators

Snowcat Operators maintain our machine groomed runs at Alta.

This is a full-time position. Shifts are 4:30pm12:30 am or 12:30am8:30am. Both shifts are five days a week. The crews rotate shifts mid-season.

Job duties include:

  • Packing new snow
  • Grooming and plowing ski runs
  • Previous equipment operator's experience needed
  • On-site housing may be available.

Apply Online or if you have questions please contact or Buck at 801.799.2291

Snow Removal

Alta is looking for someone to join our full-time seasonal snow removal and shop fabrication team. Heavy equipment experience, fabrication skills and tool use is preferred but not required. Job duties include operation of heavy equipment and snow removal from parking areas and roadways.

On site housing is available. 

 Apply Online or if you have questions please contact or Paul at 801-359-1078 ext. 246.


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