Boyne Resorts

Professional Ski Patroller

Job Locations US-MT-Big Sky
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/21/2021 4:54 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Big Sky Resort
Position Type
Seasonal Full-Time
Mountain Operations
Targeted Job Start Date


Professional Ski Patrollers are responsible for providing safety and emergency services to Big Sky Resort guests. They are the first ones on the mountain and the last ones off each day. Duties include: morning trail checks, avalanche mitigation, patrolling assigned areas, mountain maintenance, rescuing injured skiers, providing first aid, performing search and rescue, and closing the mountain at the end of the day. Patrollers are given the privilege and great responsibility of managing the mountain (including lots of skiing!) and keeping all guests and employees safe while they are on terrain.



  • Ability to ski/walk/sit for hours each day
  • Ability to work long hours (shifts generally run 10 hours/day, 4 days/week)
  • Ability to hike with skis and a pack
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to carry up to 40 lbs


**Due to the high volume of inquiries, please do not submit an application unless you have the below credentials**

  • Expert skiing and mountaineering skills
  • Medical skills: National EMT Basic, Montana EMT Registration, CPR Certification

All full time seasonal employment at Big Sky Resort includes:

  • FREE All Access Ski Pass and eligibility for Montana Ski Area Association (ski other Montana hills and Boyne properties for free)
  • Discounted skiing for friends and family
  • Discounted ski/snowboard lessons/rentals and F&B/retail discounts at all Boyne outlets
  • Eligibility for affordable employee housing and lodging discounts for friends and family
  • Discounted Lone Mountain Ranch Cross Country Ski Trail Pass
  • FREE Basecamp activities including zip line course



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