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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Ski Patroller I
Job Title: Ski Patroller I Type: Hourly Seasonal Reports to: Ski Patrol Director
The ski patroller’s primary duty is to provide safety, first aid, and rescue services for the patrons of Cooper. All first aid services shall be provided in a manner consistent with the contents of the National Ski Patrol’s Outdoor Emergency Care Course. These services shall be applied according to Lake County EMS Protocols. A Patroller must be capable of skiing to any location within the boundaries of the lift serviced area to provide service to a patron, and must also be capable of safely handling a loaded toboggan on any trail or location.
Duties and responsibilities
Provide safety, first aid, and rescue services for the patrons/employees of Cooper
Responsible for cleanup and snow shoveling in designated areas, boundary maintenance, hazard marking and mitigation, and general hill maintenance and clean-up
May operate snowmobiles
May participate in incident documentation
Must attend and participate in annual training refresher courses required to maintain OEC, CPR, toboggan handling, and lift evacuation certification
Any other tasks assigned
High School Diploma or GED preferred
Must be 18+ with current and valid Colorado Driver’s License
Able to demonstrate proficient skiing ability; i.e. PSIA Level 8 Advanced Skier; comfortable on all terrain and in all conditions
NSP Outdoor Emergency Care Technician and/or NREMT Basic Emergency Care Technician
Provider Level CPR/AED (AHA preferred)
The Ski Patroller I position is based primarily 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 that may be heavy, and ski at an advanced level.
*”Patroller” as used in this document means in NSP terms: Alpine or Nordic
Patroller. i.e. Alpine, AT or Telemark Skier - No snowboards or cross country “skinny skis”.