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Great Bear Lodge


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Come Work With Us This Winter

Looking for a COOL job? Apply online now! 

Benefits to working at Great Bear include:

  • $25 season passes for employee, spouses, and children at home under the age of 18
  • Flexible hours (must be available to work holidays and weekends)
  • Great, fun winter environment!
  • Free ski and snowboard equipment rentals for employees
  • Employees earn an ambassador pass for every 30 hours worked to redeem for themselves or give to family and friends (voucher valid for a lift ticket and equipment rental)

PLUS, earn up to a $750 bonus! 

Great Bear employees are eligible for a retention bonus payable at the end of the season based on the number of hours worked. If you work 250+ hours, you get a $750 bonus, 150-249 hours a $550 bonus, 100-149 hours a $450 bonus, 50-99 hours a $350, less than 50 hours a $200 bonus (not applicable to volunteer ski patrollers).

Also, Great Bear employees can earn a referral bonus of $100 if you refer someone to work at Great Bear! Payable at the end of the season. To be eligible, both employees must finish the season in good standing.

Positions available include:

Must be at least 16 years old

  • Food Service: Prepare and serve quality food and beverage items while delivering an excellent guest experience. Starting wage $10.75/hr.

  • Lift Operator: Operate both aerial and surface uphill transportation lifts, prioritizing guest safety. Team members may be stationed in an outdoor winter environment. Starting wage $10.25/hr.
  • Guest Services: Sell lift tickets, equipment rental, snow sports lessons and retail items with efficiency and accuracy while delivering an excellent guest experience. Starting wage $10.25/hr.
  • Rental Shop Technician: Distribute boots, skis and snowboards, and adjust bindings to individual specifications while delivering an excellent guest experience. Starting wage $10.25/hr.
  • Terrain Park Crew: Assist with designing, building, and maintaining the takeoffs, landings, and manmade features of the Terrain Park. Team members will be in an outdoor winter environment. Starting wage $10.25/hr.
  • Ski or Snowboard Instructor: Help improve guests’ skills on the snow by teaching ski and snowboard lessons in a friendly and encouraging manner. Must be able to ski or snowboard with moderate proficiency. No teaching experience required. Wage based on lessons taught.


Must be at least 18 years old

  • Overnight Snowmaking: Make snow and perform any maintenance tasks as needed. Shift typically runs 9:30 p.m. – 6 a.m. Starting wage $12/hr.
  • Maintenance: Make snow, prepare area for opening, and perform various area maintenance tasks. Starting wage $11.25/hr.
  • Physical Requirements for Maintenance & Snowmaking include the ability to lift 50 pounds regularly, move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces, to work in extreme weather and to operate a snowmobile.
  • Volunteer Ski Patrol: Patrollers work to promote ski safety, enforce area policies (where applicable), and help any injured guests. Training is available for applicants to get NSP certified who do not have a medical license.

Apply online now! 

Season typically runs mid-December to mid-March.

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