Employment | Great Divide Montana

Fun Winter Work!

(Great Divide is looking for employees in all aspects of our winter operations.  Ski area jobs begin around Thanksgiving and continue through early April. All positions require an official background check.

Benefits of employment include:

  • Great Divide Season Pass for you and your family (with limitations) 
  • Free lift tickets to other Montana Ski Areas
  • Great Equipment Deals
  • Discounted Lessons

Not to mention the comradery that comes with being a part of the Great Divide Winter Family!

See position descriptions and apply below!

For additional information or questions, contact:

Call Travis or Betsy at 406-449-3746 

or email them!



Grooming, Snowmaking, and Maintenance Technicians


  • Maintain and operate machinery involved in the operation of the ski slopes and trails, parking lots and roadways.
  • Make snow.
  • Groom trails.
  • Maintain chairlift machinery.
  • Plow/sand roads & lots.
  • Fix and maintain machinery for all functions of the resort.
  • Requires experience with machinery, hand and power tools, operating equipment, etc.
  • Previous experience as an equipment operator, welding, electronics, mechanics, plumbing, and electrical is helpful.
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions.
  • A great deal of night work is required.
  • Must be able to work at heights.
  • Independent thinking and sound judgment are required.
Full-time, year-round positions are available.
Pay Range: $15 – $21/hour.
  • Operates the lifts in a safe manner providing the best possible experience for the guests.
  • Assists guests on and off lifts; instructs guests in the proper use of lifts.
  • Maintain safe load and unload areas
  • Assist with ticket checking, crowd control, litter control, and other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in various winter (often extreme) weather conditions.
  • Previous outdoor winter work experience is helpful.
  • Ability to ski or snowboard is very helpful, but not necessary.
  • Must be able to upload and download on lifts without using skis or snowboard.
  • Comprehensive training program provided.
Must work weekends. Weekday shifts available as well.
Pay Range: $12 – $15/hour.
Ski & Snowboard Instructors
Here at Great Divide we teach nearly 8,000 lessons each season!  We need a group of fun, friendly and caring people who want to share the joy of skiing and snowboarding with the community, especially children.


  • Candidates must be able to ski and/or snowboard at least at an intermediate level.
  • Good communication skills, patience, desire to work with kids and adults.
  • Previous teaching experience and/or PSIA/AASI certification is helpful, but not required.
  • New Instructors must attend and complete training program before being assigned to teach lessons for compensation.
  • Education and Certification programs available
Full time and Part time positions available.
Pay Range: $12 – $15/hour.
  • Assist guests with equipment needs.
  • Fit boots, select proper ski/snowboard, adjust bindings.
  • Calculate and collect fees.
  • Tune and repair inventory.
  • Utilize hand tools and power tools.
  • Help guests with various equipment needs, problems, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Inside work with ample skiing/riding opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Full time and Part time positions available.
Pay Range: $12 – $16/hour
  • Generally Customer’s First Point of Contact
  • Handles Ticket Sales and Equipment Rental Sales
  • Answers Phone Calls
  • Assist with Lesson Bookings
  • Answers questions and communicates to all other areas of the mountain
  • Strong Customer Service Skill Required
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Independent thinking and sound judgement required
Pay Range: $12 – $16/hour
  • Most likely to be cross-trained in many different positions including cashier, busser, short-order cook, prep cook, and bartended
  • Willing to work in fast-paced, multi-tasked environment
  • Must have a clean, professional appearance
  • Experience in food service preferred but will train the right attitude
Pay Range: $10-12/hour not including tips