Ski Resort Management Jobs

Find information on different types of ski resort management roles.

The logistics of running a travel operation in a winter resort can be extremely complex, often with important functions surrounding the client experience, staffing and supplier relations. With that in mind seasonal workers with management skills and experience are highly sought after.

Due to the nature of the ski industry there is a significant turnover of staff each winter, which means positions become available often. On this page you will find information surrounding management roles in ski resorts as well as recently listed jobs. Contact us about advertising options or press post a job to list your role. 

Roles available

Each business and resort is different, so naturally there are many different management jobs available. Typically with any role that involves an element of managing staff it is expected that you have the necessary experience and skillset to fulfill the position. You can expect a degree of responsibility, to be working to tight deadlines, under pressure and are usually expected to:

  • Drive and look after resort based vehicles.
  • Enforce procedures & standards
  • Organise lift passes, equipment hire and resort transfers
  • Ensure a high quality guest experience 
  • Deal with complaints and disciplinary matters
  • Manage staff
  • Liaise with suppliers and partners
  • Regular interaction with guests
  • Organise après activities 

As with any management role in small to medium sized businesses, the requirements are likely to change in relation to external factors. This means you will need to be prepared to help out in any area if and when required. 

Pay in management roles

Factors that can determine the pay rate include, the area that you are working in, the amount of experience you bring to the role and the level of responsibility needed for the position. As you would expect a managerial position is going to pay significantly more than your average low skilled seasonal job.

Desired skills

Qualities that will be looked upon favourably by employers for a managerial role include:

  • Good leader/manager with proven track record
  • Calm under pressure
  • Highly organised
  • Personable
  • Punctual
  • Eye for detail