Jobs for 2019-2020 Season

Apply by one of three methods:

  • Complete an online application.

  • Download and print application, complete and return or drop off at Whaleback Mountain, 160 Whaleback Mountain Road, Enfield, NH 03748 or send to

  • Email cover letter and resume to

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. 

Mountain operations manager

Job Summary:

Whaleback Mountain, a small 501(c)(3) non-profit ski area located in the heart of the Upper Valley region in Enfield, NH is seeking a Mountain Operations Manager to oversee all aspects of outside operations. Responsibilities include: managing operations and maintenance of lifts, snowmaking, grooming, ski patrol, slope lighting, and overall maintenance. The Mountain Manager is responsible for assisting the General Manager with budgeting and keeping expenses in line with budget.

This is a full-time seasonal position with a chance of extended season or year-round employment for the right candidate.

Email for more information or with a cover letter and resume.

Lift Operators - Day and Night shifts December 2019- March, 2020

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

Ski and Snowboard InstructorsWeekday and Weekend shifts December 2019- March, 2020

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 December 2019- March, 2020

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