Over 3000 people are employed by Australian Ski Resorts each year. Most staff are employed on a short term basis between the months of June to September depending on the snow conditions. If you travelling from outside the local area to work, most resorts will organise staff accommodation for the duration of your employment.

There are many different positions available including:

  • Ski hire technicians
  • Lift attendants
  • Resort maintenance
  • Snow groomers
  • Snow makers
  • Ticket sellers
  • Snow sports instructors
  • Ski Patroller
  • Child carers
  • Guest services
  • Travel consultants
  • Retail shop attendants
  • Waiters
  • Kitchen hands
  • Chefs
  • Cleaners

For more specific information on employment at a particular resort, visit their respective sites:

For more information on patrolling or instructing, visit the Australian Ski Patrol Association (ASPA) and the Australian Professional Snowsport Instructors (APSI).