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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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The Bartender provides an excellent guest drinking experience in Katie O’Rourke’s Irish Pub. This position is responsible for serving alcoholic beverages in accordance with customers’ needs and expectations, as well as with federal, state, and local laws.
Duties and Responsibilities
Check identification of customers in order to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol
Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons
Interact politely and in a fun manner with guests
Collect money for drinks served
Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, in order to prepare cocktails and other drinks
Serve snacks or food items to customers seated at the bar
Attempt to limit problems related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, and asking loud and/or obnoxious customers to leave (call for help if issues cannot be resolved)
Clean bars, work areas, tables, glasses, utensils, and bar equipment
Any other tasks assigned
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Must be 21+ years old with current and valid Driver’s License
Previous bar experience preferred
Must be TIPS certified
Ability to take direction and perform duties efficiently
Ability to communicate clearly and politely with guests and employees alike
Ability to work well in a team environment
A professional, positive, and enthusiastic attitude
Good interpersonal skills
The Bartender position is based primarily inside, but may also be outside 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, and lift objects that may be heavy.