Working at Monarch

Join the Monarch family! Monarch Mountain is one of the smaller ski/ride areas in Colorado, and we focus on great customer service and providing an excellent, friendly experience on and off the snow.

Employee Benefits

Employee benefits include ski breaks when possible, employee and family Monarch season passes, complimentary Monarch lift tickets for friends and family, free or discounted skiing and riding at other areas, discounts on lessons, equipment rentals, food, retail products, and childcare, free employee shuttle to/from Salida & Poncha Springs, and access to employee events and activities, not to mention camaraderie and getting on some of the best snow in Colorado!

How to Apply

To apply, please download and complete this PDF Application or this Excel Application, attach your resume if you have one, and email to, or mail to

Monarch Mountain/Employment
#1 Powder Place
Monarch, CO 81227

You can also drop off your application at our administrative offices on the mountain.

If you are interested in any of the positions below, please submit your application to and indicate which position you are applying for in your email.

Ticket Sales

Ticket Sales Clerk: Performs lift ticket sales, and the accounting and reporting of those sales. Min. 18 yrs. of age; customer service and payment processing experience.

Season Pass Coordinator: Responsible for sales and issuance of season passes as well as customer service, phone, lost and found, clerical and data input duties as required. Min. 18 yrs. of age; customer service, computer, and payment processing experience.


Reservationist: Assists guests in defining, booking and payment of reservations for tickets, equipment rentals, childcare and lessons. Min. 18 yrs. of age; customer service, general office, payment processing, computer & phone experience.


Group Sales Host: Provides guest orientation and assistance for groups, and ensures that all details of the groups’ trips are addressed. Must be personable, customer service and detail oriented, and at least 18 years of age.

Lift Operations

Lift Attendant: Advise, control, and assist the loading and unloading of passengers and equipment on and off lifts. Min. 18 yrs. of age and in good physical condition.

Ticket Scanner/Checker: Maintain guest approach to the lift through the maze, and ensure and check that everyone has a ticket/pass before loading. Min. 16 yrs. of age.

Lift Operator: Ensure assigned lift station staff and machinery are operating efficiently. Min. 18 yrs. of age; Lift Attendant experience.

Base Area Services

Guest Service Staff: Direct and assist guests; attend the parking lot; provide event assistance; snow removal for foot traffic…etc. Min. 19 yrs. of age; valid Co. driver's license; vehicle insurable; intermediate skier/snowboarder.

Ski & Ride School

Instructor: Deliver lessons as assigned ensuring the enjoyment of guest(s) at all times and in all weather conditions. Min. 16 yrs. of age; able to ski and/or board; have own equipment.

Instructor Apprentice: Aid Instructors with lessons, and perform other duties as directed. Min. 14 yrs. of age; able to ski and/or board; have own equipment.

Ski Patrol

Ski Patroller: Knowledgeably manages the first aid, evacuation, and transportation of sick/injured guests; recognizes liability situations on the mountain and takes the appropriate actions to help mitigate; maintains mountain infrastructure; provides skier education.  Current certification in WFR, EMT or OEC required; current CPR certification required; a valid Colorado driver’s license and a good, company-insurable driving record required; high school diploma or GED required; college degree preferred.

Children's Center

Child Care Attendant: Ensure a clean, fun and creative children's environment; serve lunch; supervise activities; dress/undress children for outdoor activities; provide assistance in the bathroom; assist with check in/out process. Min. 18 yrs. of age; pediatric first aid; background check.

Food & Beverage

Server: Provide service to restaurant guests by taking and serving orders, processing payment, and ensuring guest comfort and satisfaction. Min. 21 yrs. of age; previous wait staff experience.

F&B Staff: Cook, food prep, stock, dishwasher, cashier, cleaning...etc.  Min. 18 yrs of age.

Retail Sales

Sales Clerk: Assist customers with questions and product selection, process payments, and assist in merchandise inventory, tagging and display. Min. 14 yrs. of age; computer & cash handling skills.

Rental Shop

Technician: Properly fit guest in boots and poles, perform basic equipment tuning, process payments and maintain a clean and organized environment. Min. 18 yrs. of age; tool handling skills.

Property Maintenance

Building Custodian: Keep building interiors clean, orderly and well-stocked, direct guests as necessary. Min. 19 yrs. of age.

Slope Maintenance

Terrain Park Groomer: Works with team to build, assess, open, close, and test features in the Terrain Parks.  Graveyard shift.  Must be highly safety conscience, able to ski/ride the terrain park, operate heavy equipment, be insurable and at least 18 yrs of age.

Vehicle Maintenance

Vehicle Maintenance Mechanic:  Maintain Monarch’s fleet of vehicles.  Experience in heavy machine maintenance and repairs required.  Knowledgeable in welding, electronic and electrical components; at least 21 years old, with a valid Colorado license and acceptable driving record.