Looking for a job, eh? Well, if you want to work at Cooper, you have to meet a few important requirements, namely, you have to be (1) epic; (2) awesome; (3) friendly; (4) fun; (5) hard working; (6) willing to take on any task you’re needed for, no matter how menial. If that’s you, then check out our job openings below and fill out an application!
When you come to work for Cooper, you’re not just getting a job, you’re joining a family. That’s one of the many advantages of a ski resort of our size: we all get to know each other, we’re not just cogs in a wheel! We’re all in it for the same reason: because we LOVE the authentic skiing/riding experience of The Heart of Skiing in the Heart of the Rockies, and we want to share it with others. We go out of our way each and every day to provide the best skiing and the best service in the business, all at a price that is accessible to families and average hard-working people.
As part of the Cooper work family, you get all kinds of epic benefits, including free skiing at tons of the great Colorado ski resorts. Plus, you get your free season pass to Cooper, so you get to enjoy the best snow in the state combined with our pretension-free, condo-free, liftline-free atmosphere whenever you want!
What are you waiting for??? Find a position that suits your aptitudes, and join the Cooper family!
J-1 Visa Applicants:
J-1 visa applicants must be able to meet our winter seasonal commitment date of December 10, 2016 to March 31, 2017. Some department requirements may vary slightly. Cooper Hill Ski Area, Inc. is not a sponsoring agency for J-1 visas. We recommend contacting a J-1 visa sponsoring agency if you wish to obtain a J-1 visa. Furthermore, we do not have employee housing of any kind.
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Cooper Hill Ski Area, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. All applicants are reminded that Cooper Hill Ski Area, Inc. adheres to Federal Immigration Law requiring all employees to prove their identity and eligibility to work in the United States within 3 days of employment. Such proof may be satisfied by the presentation of a U.S. Passport, or the combination of a Driver’s License and Social Security Card. Certain other documents are also acceptable by law – please contact the HR Department for a complete list.
2016 Winter Season Job Fair: Saturday, October 22nd, 9am – 12pm at the Cooper Base Lodge – Come see the mountain, meet the management, and interview for jobs!
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Lift Ops Attendant
The Lift Operations Attendant's primary duty is to care for operations at the loading stations of the lifts at Cooper, including passenger loading, ramp/maze maintenance, and ticket checking.
Duties and Responsibilities
Aid guests in the lift-loading process via explanation and “bumping” chairs
Maintain surface of loading area and maze throughout the day
Monitor lift throughout day to ensure proper function and be vigilant for potential problems or issues
Use scanner to check lift ticket/season pass of all passengers prior to loading
Notify Lift Ops Manager or Supervisor if possible problem is detected, or there is an incident of any kind
Give direction to guests through maze during busy periods
Perform morning pre-operational setup of assigned lift, including snow removal, ramp maintenance, maze setup, etc.
Complete all morning pre-operational checks
Ensure all shut-down procedures are followed, no passengers left on lift, and that lift is ready to operate next day
Maintain cleanliness of lift return terminal shack and any other work areas
Any other tasks assigned
Must be 18+ years old
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Knowledge of all Cooper lift policies for employees and guests
Good work ethic, dependability, and excellent customer service & communication skills
Professional and positive attitude
The Lift Operations Attendant position is based both inside and outside, and is exposed to temperature extremes (above 85 degrees and below 20 degrees), sun and wind exposure, inclement weather (rain, snow, ice) and high altitudes (10,500+ feet).
Must be able to walk on even/uneven/slippery terrain, climb/descend even/uneven/slippery terrain, climb/descend stairs, stand and/or sit for long periods of time, bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, lift objects which may be heavy, etc.