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We consider the employees of Granite Peak (the “Company”) to be one of our most valuable resources. It is through our shared appreciation of our employees and guests that we accomplish great things and continue to be the premier ski destination in Wisconsin.

Delivering the best experience possible to our guests is our highest priority at Granite Peak. We do this by exceeding guest expectations. It takes a shared commitment from every department to make the ski area run efficiently and enable us to provide the best customer service to our guests.

Mission Statement
To meet and exceed customer expectations, consistent with the economic realities of the ski business, through empowering staff, encouraging leadership and rewarding excellence.

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Granite Peak is an Equal Opportunity Employer and promotes a drug-free workplace

Job Descriptions:
Snow Makers
Position Overview: Snowmakers must be very interested in working outside in extreme, challenging and ever changing winter weather conditions. Snowmakers spend the majority of their 12 hour shifts outdoors. Hours of shifts may vary depending upon weather, temperatures and other naturally occurring factors. When the snowmaking season has ended, your job may shift to other departments at Granite Peak Ski Area. $12.00 per hour
Requirements:

  • Must be able to fulfill 12 hour day shifts or night shifts in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and pull a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be extremely safety conscious and pay very close attention to detail while working with heavy equipment and machinery on different types of snow surfaces
  • Minimum age is 18

Lift Operations
Position Overview: Lift operators are on the front line and are constantly in direct contact with guests during their entire shift. Operators are responsible for greeting and safely loading and unloading each guest. Operators must be able to multi task while paying close attention to detail while loading and unloading skiers and snowboarders with different ability levels. Lift operators must be interested in working outside in all weather conditions. $8.25 per hour
Requirements:

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Snow shoveling is required
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Minimum age is 18

Rental Shop Technician
Position Overview: Rental shop is a fun, fast paced environment in which staff is in direct contact with guests throughout an entire shift. Rental Shop Technicians are responsible for fitting and adjusting skis, snowboards, bindings and boots. Employees must work as a team to provide each guest with a friendly, fast and easy experience to get them through the rental shop and out on the slopes as quickly as possible. $8.00 per hour
Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be able to work as a team
  • Must be fast paced and detail oriented
  • Must be able to be stand for entire shift
  • Must enjoy working with people
  • Minumum age is 16

Food Services
Position Overview: Food service positions include cashier, cooking, bussing and general cleaning in the Historic Chalet Kitchen, Sundance Chalet Kitchen, 10th Mountain Outdoor Grill and Stone’s Throw Away Café. Employees are responsible for keeping the food service areas clean and presentable. Job tasks include preparing hot and cold food and beverage and serving a wide variety of items in cafeteria style environment, clearing and cleaning tables and keeping the chalets neat and organized. Applicants must be helpful, enthusiastic, patient and extremely accurate with financial exchanges. $8.00 per hour
Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be able to work as a team
  • Must be fast paced and detail oriented
  • Must be able to be stand for entire shift
  • Must enjoy working with people
  • Minumum age is 16

Ticket Checkers
Position Overview: Ticket Checkers ensure that all guests have a valid lift ticket or season pass and help those who may not in a friendly and timely manner. Ticket checkers are also responsible for organizing guests into efficient lines to create an uninterrupted flow of loading chairs, while at the same time providing them with information and directions to enhance their skiing or snowboarding experience. $8.25 per hour
Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must enjoy working with people
  • Must be fast paced and detail oriented
  • Must be able to stand for entire shift
  • Minumum age is 18

Alpine Learning Center/Instructor
Position Overview: Passion for snow sports is a must for all employees of the Alpine Learning Center. Beginning and experienced instructors are encouraged to apply. Instructors teach alpine skiing and/or snowboarding to Granite Peak Ski Area guests of all ages and ability levels in a private or group setting. Instructors must be patient, friendly and courteous at all times. Granite Peak Ski Area offers lessons during all hours of operations therefore length of shifts and lessons vary from day to day. Instructors must be available nights, weekends and holidays. $9.00 per hour

Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Must enjoy working with people
  • Must be fast paced and detail oriented
  • Must be patient, friendly, and courteous
  • Minimum age 16

Gift Shop
Position Overview: The Granite Peak Ski & Sport shop carries merchandise such as jackets, snow pants, hats, gloves, facemasks, helmets and goggles as well as gift items and take home Granite Peak apparel. Employees are responsible for helping find the perfect product to suit each guests needs and make their day the best it can be. Other responsibilities include assisting guests, completing register transactions, displaying and organizing merchandise, and keeping the shop clean and presentable. $8.00 per hour
Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be detail oriented, organized and self-motivated
  • Minimum age is 18

Ticket Sales
Position Overview: Ticket sales staff work one-on-one with the customer selling lift tickets and rental equipment products to best suit the individual or family’s needs during their vacation at Granite Peak . Staff also will give direction and answer any questions guests may have as well as providing literature and trail maps. Applicants must be helpful, enthusiastic, patient and extremely accurate with financial exchanges. $8.00 per hour
Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Minimum age is 16

Terrain Park Crew
Position Overview: Our terrain park crew is responsible for hand raking all take offs, lips and landings to provide our guests with the best riding conditions possible. The crew will be continuously moving and adding features to the Parks. Crew members must have experience riding in the park and must be dedicated to keeping our Terrain Parks fresh and innovative. $8.25 per hour
Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Snow raking and shoveling is required
  • Must be extremely safety conscious and pay very close attention to detail
  • Minimum age is 16

Bartender
Position Overview: Bartenders serve guests in a friendly, helpful and timely manner. We look for bartenders with great communication skills that are very personable. Previous experience is preferred but not required. Applicants must be helpful, enthusiastic, patient and extremely accurate with financial exchanges. Other responsibilities include directing guests, clearing and cleaning tables and keeping the bar area neat and organized. $6.50 per hour
Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Minumum age is 21

Cocktail Waiter/Waitress
Position Overview: Cocktail waiters/waitresses will provide prompt and professional beverage and appetizer service. Must be friendly and have strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Previous experience is preferred but not required. Other responsibilities include directing guests, clearing and cleaning tables and keeping the chalet neat and organized. Applicants must be helpful, enthusiastic, patient and extremely accurate with financial exchanges. $6.50 per hour
Requirements

  • Must be friendly, helpful and patient and exhibit great customer service
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Minimum age is 18