Snowsports – Support Crew and Day Attendants (Winter 2024) At Hotham Alpine Resort

Snowsports – Support Crew and Day Attendants

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an Experience of a Lifetime to our guests and our employees. You’re brave, ambitious and passionate and we want you on our team. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

The perks start with a free lift pass, but as a Vail Resorts Australia employee, that’s just the beginning. Think free group lessons with our qualified snowsports instructors, discounts at our food, rental and retail outlets, employee recognition programs, staff events, training, wellness programs and more!

As a Snowsports Support Crew or Day Attendant team member you will play a key role in the success of our Children programs. Foster the best environment for kids to experience their beginnings on snow every day. Be pivotal in developing to a lifelong enthusiasm for Snowsports. Share your passion, make lifelong friendships and experience Australian snowsports at its best.

In a typical day in this role, you might:

  • Provide valuable on-snow and indoor support to our Snowsports team and deliver outstanding guest service.
  • Assist with daily operations such as setting up lesson meeting areas, coordinating the check-in and check-out procedures and supervising children.
  • Actively participate as a member of a diverse team and provide support to your team and other departments where needed.
  • Navigate an active an exhilarating workplace and participate in professional development opportunities.

To be considered for this role, you should have:

  • A friendly personality, patience, and truly enjoy working with children.
  • Experience working with children (i.e. babysitting, day care, community sports or supporting children) (desirable).
  • Excellent guest service and communication skills, including conversational in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written).
  • Practised Intermediate or more higher skiing ability to be able to assist on-snow operations (desirable) – Please see our Snowsports ability description below.
  • Current first aid certification (desirable)

As part of our team, you will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate our core Values – Have Fun, Be Inclusive, Be Safe, Do Good, Serve Others, Drive Value and Do Right
  • Provide an experience that creates a desire for our guests to return
  • Be punctual, reliable and show up for work with an enthusiastic attitude and embrace all parts of your job
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with fellow workmates, showing respect to your peers and supervisors

Offers for these positions will begin to be sent out from late February.

Employment start dates will vary depending on the role and snow conditions, but most roles start in June and finish in late September.

Snowsports Ability Description

Beginner –  A skier/snowboarder learning for the first time, starting to link turns or beginning to navigate easy intermediate terrain (not quite parallel turns for skiers).

Intermediate –  A skier/snowboarder who is confident and able to navigate intermediate terrain consistently linking turns (parallel turns for skiers).

Advanced Intermediate – A skier/snowboarder who athletically rides steep intermediate and advance terrain, with dynamic carved turns in a variety of turns shapes.

Advanced – An experienced skier/snowboarder who conquers any challenge on the mountain, with the ability to ride all types of advance terrain with ease,  including black runs, off-piste, icey and bumpy conditions.

Additional Information

Our Snowsports team are employed based on either unlimited or limited availability. You will be able to let us know in your application which option best suits you.

Unlimited availability applicants must be able to commit to working up to 6 days per week for the duration of the winter season. Limited availability applicants must be able to commit to working for the school holidays and specified weekends on arrangement with the Snowsports school.

Staff accommodation may be available for successful applicants with unlimited availability. You will be asked to indicate in your application whether you require accommodation. If you are offered a position, we will be in touch to confirm and provide further information. Successful applicants with limited availability will not be eligible for staff accommodation.

At Vail Resorts Australia one of our core values is Be Inclusive.

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. If you require assistance to apply, interview or otherwise participate in the employee selection process, please contact us at [email protected]

Join our team and experience the outdoors like never before. Your adventure starts now.


March 2024