Jobs for 2017-2018 Season

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We are always looking for volunteer help – it’s critical to making Whaleback economically sustainable. Please contact us with your ideas and abilities for helping us out. We are especially interested in Mountain Ambassadors to assist guests / perform miscellaneous functions.


All positions are at 160 Whaleback Mountain Road, Enfield, NH 03748

NOTE:  All Whaleback Mountain employees may be required to perform alternate functions from time to time, both within and outside of their assigned department, particularly during peak traffic periods. 

Snowmakers - Day and Night shifts 11/27/2017 to 2/1/2018

Job Summary:  Utilizes the snowmaking equipment to produce and distribute snow on mountain trails in all weather conditions. This position is a 12 hour shift and required heavy lifting.

Essential Functions:   

  • Start up and shut down snowmaking system
  • Operate UTV/snowmobiles to reach snowmaking destinations and facilitate snowmaking process
  • Place snow guns and hoses appropriately on the mountain as directed by the Lead Snowmaker and/or the Mountain Manager
  • Operate high voltage equipment and high pressure air and water systems utilizing appropriate safety precautions

 Pay rate: Base pay is $10/hr, increasing commensurate with experience


Ski and Snowboard InstructorsWeekday and Weekend shifts 12/16/2017 to 3/25/2018

Job Summary:  Seeking fundamentally strong skiers/snowboarders with good people skills. Instruct skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities how to improve their ski/riding skills, while providing a fun and effective learning environment. Right candidate will be trained if they have never instructed before.

Essential Functions: 

  • Instructs groups and /or individuals in a fun lesson format
  • Teaches proper technique appropriate to the ability level of those being instructed
  • Promotes safety and gives students the knowledge to remain safe when they leave lessons to ski/ride on their own
  • Participates in clinics and free-skiing to constantly improve personal skiing skills
  • Greet guests and direct guests to proper lesson locations
  • Must successfully complete instructor training

Pay Rate: Base pay is $10/hr, increasing commensurate with experience


Food ServiceWeekday and Weekend shifts 12/16/2017 to 3/25/2018

Job Summary:  Performs various general food service duties in the cafe to maintain a sufficient quantity of fresh food for guests.

Essential Functions: 

  • Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner food
  • Cook and replenish food as necessary
  •  Brew and restock coffee, coffee supplies, other beverages
  • Restock utensils and condiments
  • Clean tables to keep it neat and orderly
  • Prep for the next day by replenishing supplies and restocking food for morning shift
  • Work the register as needed, taking guest payments for food and lift tickets during slow periods

Pay Rate: Base pay is $10/hr, increasing commensurate with experience


Customer Service/Ski School Assistant - 12/16/2017 to 3/25/2018. All hours of operation

Job Summary:  Assist customers in the lodge and over the phone

 Essential Functions: 

  • Greet customers and resolve issues/questions - escalating as required
  • Answering the phone, return customer calls
  • Selling of tickets, season passes and printing of season passes
  • Working with Ski School to schedule lessons and check in students during vacation week and after school programs
  • Light clean up of lodge during slow periods

Pay Rate: Base pay is $10/hr, increasing commensurate with experience.


Lift Operators - Day and Night shifts 12/16/2017 to 3/25/2018

Job Summary:  Assists passengers in the safe loading and unloading of Whaleback Mountain’s four ski lifts.

 Essential Functions: 

  • Assist all passengers in the safe loading and unloading of the ski lift
  • Stall chairs to ensure the comfort and safety of passengers loading the lift
  • Slow or stop the lift as necessary to ensure passenger safety
  • Maintain load and unload ramps and areas around all lift stations by shoveling and/or raking snow
  • Ensure all chairs are clear of snow or ice before loading passengers
  • Identify potential hazards and report them immediately
  • Be familiar with all policies, procedures and rules regarding operating and riding a ski lift and ensure that these are followed by staff and customers
  • Implement emergency procedures, including contacting Ski Patrol
  • Perform daily pre-operation inspections and post-operation shutdown procedures
  • Check to ensure every skier or snowboarder has a valid day ticket or season pass each time before boarding the lift
  • Maintain cleanliness of lift shacks and work area, remove trash when necessary
  • Other lift operations duties as assigned

Pay Rate: Base pay is $10/hr, increasing commensurate with experience


Rental ShopWeekday and Weekend shifts 12/16/2017 to 3/25/2018

Job Summary:  To outfit customers with appropriate ski or snowboard rental equipment, perform tune-ups and minor repairs to ski & snowboard equipment, and run cash register to sell all rental, repair and retail products. 

Essential Functions:  

  • Provide excellent customer service to every person who enters the Retail Shop
  • Sell equipment rentals, retail items, etc
  • Assist guests in selecting appropriate ski or snowboard rental equipment
  • Measure guests' height, weight and shoe size
  • Adjust skis, snowboards, bindings and helmets to appropriate settings for rental
  • Distribute equipment to guests
  • Tune up and perform minor repairs to rental and guests' equipment
  • Assist in the overall cleanliness and functionality of the Rental & Retail shop 

 Pay Rate: Base pay is $10/hr, increasing commensurate with experience