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Showdown Montana is always looking for energetic people to join our team! Please send us an application if you are interested in working at Showdown Montana for the 2015-16 Ski and Ride Season. Here are some specific positoins we are looking to fill:
Snow sports instruction is an opportunity to work outdoors and teach others to enjoy the sport you love. Instructors must have an outgoing, fun and warm personality and willingness to work with students of all abilities, ages 3 to 99. Instructors are asked to assist with other tasks around the mountain, including program set up, event coordination and judging, learning area set up, snow shoveling, and terrain park maintenance. Own equipment preferred, but season-long lease of rental equipment possible. Advanced skiing/riding skills not required – we hire the smile and train the feet. Hours in this department are dependent on retail sales, but as a full time employee you are expected to be here every day of operation and will sign off on whether you would rather gain hours through keep busy projects or have the opportunity to go ski or ride. Hours range from 2 to 6, more during holiday’s and weekends. As part time employee, you are expected to be here on the days you are scheduled and will receive hours only after full time employees have been served. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. We do offer junior instructing opportunities for individuals 14, 15, and 16 years of age. Beginning wage is $8.50, but as program instructor wage is negotiable.
This position requires passing a background check. This position is strenuous insofar that you deal with a variety of children. Supervisor is responsible for documenting parent check in and check out times, responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitized daycare, and willing to work with a variety of children and ages. Supervisor requests help from day care attendant through Guest Services. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $9.00.
Day Care Attendant
Must be 16 years of age and a background check is required. The position is part time, weekends and holidays. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $8.50.
Bar staff, cocktail waitresses, cashiers, bussers, short-order cooks, prep cooks, servers, dishwashers, and espresso baristas staff must be willing to work hard in a fast-paced, multi-task environment. This department interacts with every single guest at some point during the day and team members must project a clean, helpful and professional appearance at all times. Experience desired, but may not take precedence over cleanliness and a smile. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $8.50.
A safety oriented position, lift operators work with guests of all ages and abilities, loading and unloading lifts. At all times, lift operators must be aware of their surroundings and very capable of working and communicating with ski patrol and snow school staff. Lift operators are required to check tickets, passes, and confidently discover scamming and report to lift supervisor. In addition, lift operators perform other tasks including snow removal processes, load and unload ramp maintenance, and incident documentation. Physical labor and ability to endure cold temperatures are crucial characteristics of any lift operator. Lift Operators must be 18 years of age. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $8.50, negotiable.
Rental Shop Technician
Technicians are responsible for setting boards, skis, fitting boots, and sometimes working POS programs. POS requires basic computer knowledge including how to use credit card processing. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $8.50.
Rental Shop Cashier
Cashier must be 18 years of age and the main job is to aid guests in completion of rental and lesson package forms. Cashier is primarily responsible for guest relations and the knowledge of information. Must be willing to handle money in a fast-paced environment, use radio communication, and perform other miscellaneous clerical duties. Cashier works directly with Snow School Staff. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $8.50.
Mountain Ticket Office
Ticket king or queen handles ticket sales, guest relations and information, money handling in a fast-paced environment, radio communication, and miscellaneous clerical duties. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $8.50, negotiable.
Learning Desk Clerk and Marketing
The learning desk clerk is responsible for sale and registration of programs participants, lessons, and equipment rentals. Deep level of knowledge about programs, equipment, staff, and mountain environment is required. Position includes guest relations, clerical duties, money handling, light bookkeeping, and radio communications. Position works very closely with Snow Sports School Supervisors, Rental Staff, and Ski Patrol. Must possess the exceptional ability to maintain focus and attention to detail in one of the most fast-paced, demanding and complex positions at Showdown Montana. Extensive training is necessary in order to establish a consistency. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is negotiable.
Parking Lot Attendant and Guest shuttle
Attendant must be 16 years of age. Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays – Attendant is responsible for greeting guests and for effectively structuring parking lot. Attendant is responsible at times for safely shuttling guests with Kubota and trailer. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $8.50.
Enthusiastic individuals, with big smiles willing to help any and all departments as needed during our busiest times. Be on-call for holiday help, event support staff and filling-in when our team is short-handed. This is an ideal position for students on college or high school break, nothing like working at a ski area to freshen your mind for the next semester. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning wage is $8.50.
Clean and maintain base lodge on a nightly basis. Custodial staff must be self-motivated and capable of handling physical demands. Tasks include sweep, mop, vacuum, swamp bathroom’s, stock bathroom paper goods, set tables and chairs, dispose of garbage, and any other necessary task to make lodge as presentable as possible. Wage is on daily rate and is negotiable.
Pro Ski Patrol
Normally, three paid pro patroller positions available and we require previous experience as an NSP pro patroller or proof of necessary certifications; Outdoor Emergency Care and Wilderness 1st Responder. Volunteer candidate positions are available through the Great Falls National Ski Patrol. Pro patrollers work Wednesday through Friday as well as all weekday holiday days. Wage is negotiable.
Guest Services Supervisor
This position is all knowing and is integral to the day to day operations to Showdown Montana. This position handles all pass sales, PE sales, and online sales. This position is the main connection between maintenance, lifts, snow school, grooming, and mountain operations. This position must learn a number of entities of operation and have the ability to discuss it with the guests, especially over the phone. End of day tasks include recapping all point of sale transactions and prepping for follow up letters. You may be asked to perform tasks outside of your specific job description. Beginning Wage is negotiable.
Mail or Email your Application to:
PO Box 92
Neihart, MT 59465
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