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Cascade Mountain is in the FUN business! We are interested in hiring exceptional people who are: hardworking, friendly, enthusiastic, excited about winter sports, and LOVE serving our guests. Smiles are essential!

We offer our employees:

-A season pass

-Use of our rental equipment

-Ski and Board lessons

-Food discounts

-Sports shop discounts

 

All applicants between the ages of 14 and 17: Please print the Parental Consent Form and return it along with your completed application. NO APPLICATION will be accepted from a minor without a signed parental consent form! 

 

New Applicants: For anyone who has not worked here before, or has not worked here for more than two years. Click to download the Website Employment Application, complete and return to Cascade Mountain.

 

Past Employees: For anyone who has worked here one of the last two seasons. This does not automatically qualify you for re-employment; you will still need to be interviewed by your supervisor and receive a job offer. Click to download the Website Employment Re-Applicationcomplete and return this form to Cascade Mountain Human Resources.

 

If you have any questions, please contact HR@cascademountain.com

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Applications are being accepted for the following positions:

TICKET SELLER

Essential Job Functions:

- Cashier experience preferred

- Able to be on your feet for the entire shift

- Some positions available for ages 14 and 15

Position Overview: Ticket sellers are among the first employees a guest talks to, so this position requires friendly and helpful people with the ability to handle money in a fast paced environment. A ticket seller’s primary responsibility will be to knowledgeably and accurately sell tickets and packages. You must become familiar with all products for sale. You will need to familiarize yourself with all aspects of Cascade Mountain and be able to answer questions and provide information about all departments. You may be cross-trained in other office duties. Some data entry is required. Uniform and dress code required.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

OFFICE STAFF

Essential Job Functions:

- Knowledge of phone etiquette required

- Experience on a multi-line switchboard preferred

- Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment

- Minimum age is 18

Position Overview: As an office employee, you will be trained to answer calls at the switchboard, fielding calls and answering general information questions. You are also responsible for handling the office window: greeting employees, guests, vendors and visitors; answering questions; and announcing visitors by phone or two-way radio communication. Good customer service skills are necessary. You must possess a pleasant and professional manner and work well with others. Office staff will be responsible for daily mailings. Some data entry will be required and attention to detail is essential. You will be answering email so you will need to become knowledgeable about all aspects of Cascade Mountain. You may be cross-trained in ticket sales or other areas. Uniform and dress code required.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

IT Support (Tier 1)

Position Overview: Tier 1 IT Support will be the first point of contact for Cascade staff members who have problems or questions with IT equipment, and must be able to assist when necessary. IT Support will also work closely with the IT Manager and Office Manager, and assist with higher-level maintenance and upgrade projects. We are looking for a person who has great problem solving skills and a desire to expand their knowledge as they become more familiar with what makes Cascade run on a daily basis.

The specific duties of IT Support include but are not limited to:

  • Basic troubleshooting of Windows environment computers and peripherals.
  • Basic troubleshooting of network components.
  • Basic troubleshooting of other IT equipment (digital signage, ticket scanners, etc).
  • Basic configuration of the point of sale software environment.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Basic computer and networking skills required.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for the entire shift.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions. 
  • Must be able to work 60 or more hours per week seasonally, including weekends and holidays.
  • Minimum age is 18. 
  • Uniform and dress code required. Uniform jacket provided. 

Individuals that have prior experience with Siriusware software or Windows Server environments are preferred, but this is absolutely not a requirement.

Wage: Dependent upon experience, starting at $17. Full-time employment to be considered based on performance.

LIFT OPERATOR

Essential Job Functions:
- Working outside, frequently in extreme weather conditions
- Physically holding chairs while guests load and unload chairlifts
- Physically swinging loaded chairs
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
- Snow shoveling required
- May be on your feet for the entire shift
- Minimum age is 18

Position Overview: Lift operators are in constant contact with our guests and must be friendly and helpful when greeting and assisting them. You will be outside, sometimes for your entire shift, in all types of weather. You must be agile on soft and hard packed snow surfaces and able to walk safely down the slopes. You may be performing lift maintenance or de-icing towers and clearing snow. You may be assigned to work the Magic Carpet lift in the Tube Park. Uniform and dress code required. Uniform jacket provided.

Wage: $15-$16/hour starting

Groomer and Equipment Operator

Role and Responsibilities:

The overall goal of the Groomer and Equipment Operator shall be to ensure quality and safe skiable terrain. Communicate with manager and team to provide the best value to our customers. To ensure that assets within the grooming fleet are maintained and kept in clean and good working order. To assist in equipment operation and maintenance resort wide all year round. To ensure that assets within the equipment fleet are maintained and kept in clean and good working order. To help wherever necessary in aid of the common goal to exceed customers expectations and to maintain a safe and orgainized work environment.

  The specific duties of Snowmaker Manager shall include but not be limited to:    

  • Grooming and maintenance of all skiable terrain
  • Ongoing training of groomer equipement operation
  • Entering grooming records in orderly fashion
  • Maintain and facilitate equipment cleanliness
  • Assistance in preventative maintenance of grooming and equipment fleet (i.e. greasing, daily checklists, etc.
  • Communicate directly through work orders with fleet mechanics and manager
  • Facilitate slope maintenance at manager's discretion (i.e. tree trimming, padding, etc.)
  • Communicate with grooming manager, snowmaking manager, terrain park manager, lifts operations manager, risk manager, and mountain manager as to all skiable terrain concerns and plans of action
  • Off-season duties include but are not limited to assisting with equipment operation, snowmaking and slope maintenance
  • Will not be limited to specific duties within this description and assist wherever grooming manager sees fit

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of 5 years of grooming and/or heavy equipment operating experience. A minimum of 2 years laborer experience or equivalent experience. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Must be able to safely climb in, out, and around all equipment. Must have valid driver's license.

Preferred Skills: 

Heavy equipment operation. General heavy equipment maintenance. Hand and power tool experience.

Wage: $18-$22/hour Experience Dependant

SNOWMAKER

Essential Job Functions:
- 12 hour day or night shifts in extreme weather conditions
- Must be able to frequently lift and pull a minimum of 50 pounds
- Must be able to pull heavy hoses or other equipment on hard packed or soft snow and icy surfaces
- Must be safety conscious and aware of changing conditions - Must be able to work long and irregular hours
- Minimum age is 18

Position Overview: Snowmakers need to be genuinely interested in working outside in challenging and changing weather conditions. You will be involved in the operation of snowmaking equipment whenever weather permits to meet the needs as determined by the Director of Mountain Operations. When possible and needed, you might be working seven days per week, and at other times, you may be working in another area or called off. Day shift snowmakers may be assigned to direct traffic in the parking lot on weekends and holidays when not needed for daytime snowmaking and may be kept busy doing other duties. Uniform pants and jacket provided by Cascade Mountain, warm and waterproof boots and gloves are essential. Dress code required.

Wage: $18-$19/hour starting

COOK

Essential Job Functions:

- Experience preferred

- Able to be on your feet for the entire shift

- Flexibility and willingness to perform various duties

- Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds

- Minimum age requirement is 16

Position Overview: Positions include: grill and fry cooks for fast food operations; prep cooks; outdoor food stands. Some supervisory positions are available to qualified applicants. Uniform and dress code required.

Wage: Dependent upon experience. $15-$16/hour starting. Non-tipped position.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE CASHIER & COUNTER PERSON

Essential Job Functions:

- Able to be on your feet for entire shift

- Flexibility and willingness to perform various duties

- Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds

- Some positions available for ages 14 and 15

Position Overview: CASHIER: Cashiers ensure an accurate accounting of all transactions, collections and disbursements. Cashiers itemize and ring food and beverage items into register, collect payment from all food service guests and make accurate change for the transaction assuring that everyone pays correct price for all food. Other responsibilities may include greeting guests and taking and serving food and beverage orders. Uniform and dress code required.

COUNTER PERSON: Counter persons perform a variety of duties relating to cafeteria style service including greeting and serving guests, cold food preparation, stocking counters, condiments and food items, and maintaining a clean working area at all times. You are also responsible for cleaning tables in the dining area as customers come and go. Uniform and dress code required.

Wage: $15-$16/hour starting

COFFEE SHOP BARISTA

Essential Job Functions:

- Will be on your feet for the entire shift

- Ability to work at a very fast pace

- Must be able to work independently

Position Overview: Baristas will be working in the Coffee Shop. You are responsible for the setup, cleanup, maintenance and operation of the coffee shop. You take orders from patrons and prepare coffee and coffee drinks in accordance with standard recipes. Some food items are also sold in the Coffee Shop. Baristas need to become familiar with the recipes and techniques used in preparation of these beverages. You ring orders into the cash register, collect payment and make change. Baristas also wash and sterilize glassware and stock all supplies. You must have schedule flexibility. Uniform and dress code required.

Wage: $15-$16/hour starting

BARTENDER

Essential Job Functions: 

- Experience preferred

- Able to be on your feet for the entire shift

- Ability to work at a very fast pace

- Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds

- Must have current Bartender/Server training certificate

- Minimum age requirement is 21

Position Overview: Bartenders are responsible for the setup, cleanup, maintenance and operation of the bar. You take orders from patrons and prepare and serve drinks in accordance with standard recipes. Bartenders mix cocktails and serve wine and bottled or draft beer. You ring drink orders into the cash register, collect payment and make change; check ID’s of guests to determine age. Bartenders also wash and sterilize glassware, prepare garnishes for drinks and stock all bar supplies. You must have schedule flexibility. Uniform and dress code required.

Wage: $12/hour plus tips

GUEST SERVICES STAFF

Essential Job Functions:
- Will be on your feet for the entire shift
- Will be working in all weather for long periods of time and frequently in extreme weather conditions
- Will need to learn proper radio etiquette
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds
- Some positions available for ages 14 and 15.

You may be greeting people at the walkway, operating the Ski Corral and checking tickets and controlling lift lines at the base of the slopes. These positions are frequently interchangeable and you may find yourself rotating from one to another.

Position Overview: Greeters are usually the first employee a guest meets and the last ones they see upon departure and you must be friendly and willing to dispense information and answer questions. Eye contact is very important. You are to be in position at the top of the walkway and acknowledge each guest with a smile and a greeting upon arrival and a smile and friendly farewell upon departure. You will be responsible for overseeing the safety conditions of the walkways, outside stairs and to a certain extent the parking lot. This may involve snow shoveling and/or notifying management of potentially dangerous conditions in the parking lot, walkways or stairs. You may be asked to help our guests search for lost or stolen equipment. If you are operating the Ski Corral you will be responsible for accepting skis and snowboards from, and returning them to, the guests. Accuracy is vital to ensure that the correct checked equipment is returned to the proper individual. You will need to be extremely courteous and able to work at a fast pace. You will also have to be able to answer questions and give directions to the guests. Ticket checking requires a friendly and courteous personality to physically check tickets that the guests are wearing. You will also be directing and controlling the lift lines by instructing guests where to wait, how and when to load and answering their questions and concerns. Uniform and dress code required. Uniform jacket provided.

Wage: $15-$16/hour starting

Guest Services Supervisor

Role and Responsibilities:

Oversight and facilitation of Guest Services staff. A top priority of the Guest Services department is to make sure that our customers have a great day from arrival to departure. The Guest Services Supervisor must be able to motivate staff and lead by example. Scheduling, supervision, and job coaching for the department will be your responsibility.

The specific duties of the Guest Services Staff include but are not limited to:

-Greeting guests upon arrival

-Providing information and direction to guests

-Checking lift tickets

-Directing lift lines

-Operating ski corral

-Shoveling and salting walkways

-Cleaning

The specific duties of the Guest Services Supervisor include but are not limited to:

-Supervision and scheduling guest services staff

-Coaching and training guest services staff

-Delegating tasks

-Rotating staff

-Overseeing safety conditions of walkways

Qualifications and Requirements:

Must be able to be on your feet for the entire shift. Must be able to lift 40 pounds. Must be willing to work in all weather conditions for long periods of time. Must be able to work roughly 70 hours per week, including weekends and holidays. Minimum age is 18. 

Uniform and dress code required. Uniform jacket provided. 

Wage: $17-$18/hour starting

TERRAIN PARK STAFF

Roles and Responsibilities:

Terrain Park Staff members are mature individuals responsible for the maintenance and patrolling of the terrain parks. You will have constant interaction with the guests and must be friendly and helpful when assisting them.

The specific duties of the Terrain Park Staff shall include but not be limited to:

-Need to be aware of hazards and responsible for notifying management and/or night grooming crew of areas needing attention

-Maintenance of the terrain parks to include inspection of the rails and jumps both regarding safety and to protecting skis and snowboards from damage

-Must work park events including set up and tear down

-Will be involved in accident investigation/documentation including: pictures, measurements of features, witness statements, and assisting Ski Patrol when requested

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Able to shovel snow. Friendly and outgoing personality. Safety conscious. Minimum age requirement is 18. Uniform and dress code required. Uniform jackets are checked in and out daily.

Preferred Skills:

Strong skiing and/or snowboarding skills required.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

SNOW SPORTS SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR

ADULT LESSON STAFF

Essential Job Functions:
- Good skiing and/or snowboarding ability required
- Outside work frequently in extreme weather conditions
- Teaching skills for all levels and ages necessary
- Commitment to improving skills and teaching techniques through practice and clinics
- Some clinics mandatory
- Excellent customer services skills necessary
- Minimum age requirement is 16

Position Overview: Beginning as well as experienced instructors are encouraged to apply. There will be a required Instructor Training Clinic for all new instructors – usually the first three weekends in December. Lift tickets will be provided for all training days.

Instructors work in high visibility positions and are expected to be particularly friendly, courteous and patient at all times. Instructors may be teaching at any level from beginner to racer. You may be asked to work at times other than your regularly scheduled shifts, and will be expected to do so as much as possible. You may also be asked to help out in the Cascade Kids program if needed. You may be assigned desk time. Uniform and dress code required. Uniform jackets are available for purchase upon successful completion of the training clinic.

CASCADE KIDS STAFF

Essential Job Functions:
- Must love children; babysitting experience preferred
- Good skiing and/or snowboarding ability required
- Outside work frequently in extreme weather conditions
- Ability to teach children basic skills necessary
- Commitment to improving skills and teaching techniques through practice and clinics
- Some clinics mandatory
- Excellent customer services skills necessary
- Some positions available for ages 14 and 15

Position Overview: There will be a required Instructor Training Clinic for all new instructors – usually the first three weekends in December. Lift tickets will be provided for all training days.

Cascade Kids Instructors will be working with children ages 4 – 10, must enjoy working and playing with kids and possess a lot of patience. Kids Instructors are under the direct supervision of the Snow Sports School Director and will be required to attend many of the same meetings and clinics as full instructors. This position provides a good opportunity to advance to full instructor status. Some instructors may be asked to help teach other classes. Uniform and dress code required. Uniform jackets are available for purchase upon successful completion of the training clinic.

Hourly wages while teaching lessons or leading clinics are:
$14.25 Not PSIA/AASI Certified
$15.25 PSIA or AASI Level 1 Certified
$17.25 PSIA or AASI Level 2 Certified
$18.25 PSIA or AASI Level 3 Certified

SNOW SPORTS SCHOOL DESK

Essential Job Functions:

- Computer proficiency preferred

- Able to be on your feet for the entire shift

Position Overview:

Snow Sports School Desk employees will handle checking in of students, answer phone calls and in person questions regarding lessons, and assist the Snow Sports School Manager in daily tasks. Friendly and courteous service is a must. Skiing or snowboarding experience is recommended, but not required.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

RENTAL ATTENDANT

Roles and Responsibilities:

Rental attendants will be distributing to and collecting ski/snowboard equipment from the guests.

The specific duties of a Rental Attendant shall include but not be limited to:

-Some positions require the ability to set bindings according to manufacturer's specifications

-Assist guests with boot fittings

-Give instructions on the equipment and its use

-Courteously assist the guests through the process of renting equipment and the proper use of it

-Physically active, mature individual individuals are encouraged to apply

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Rental attendants must be outgoing people who can communicate easily with the guests. Must be able to be on your feet for entire shift.

Able to handle a fast-paced job. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. Binding certification required (training provided).

Minimum age requirement is 16. Uniform and dress code required.

Preferred Skills:

Experience recognized but not required.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

TUBE TOWN ATTENDANT

Role and Responsibilities:

Tube Town Attendants are in contestant contact with our guest and must possess friendly and helpful personalities.  Attendants will perform all opening, operating and closing procedures at the Tubing Park. They will assist customers and maintain the starting area, tubing lanes and run-out.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to pull loaded snow tubes across the snow
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Dependable
  • Ability to work outdoors at times in extreme weather conditions
  • Snow shoveling is required.
  • Able to be on your feet for the entire shift.
  • Minimum age requirement is 16.
  • Uniform and dress code required-Uniform jacket provided.

 

The specific duties of a Tube Town Attendants shall include but not be limited to:

  • Daily set-up and clean-up of tube park including fencing, tube return, and garbage.
  • Tube park lane maintenance
  • Basic cleaning of inside tables, floors and restrooms.
  • Greeting guests and providing instruction
  • Assisting guest in loading and unloading tubes

 

Preferred Skills:

Experience recognized but not required. 

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

TUBE TOWN CASHIER

Essential Job Functions:

- Cashier experience preferred

- Able to be on your feet for the entire shift

Position Overview: Tube Town cashiers will assist guests in picking up tickets, checking in for their tubing sessions, and purchasing items from the retail and food locations. Friendly and helpful customer service is required.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

JANITORIAL STAFF

Essential Job Functions:

- Able to be on your feet for the entire shift

- Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds on a frequent basis

- Ability to work independently

- Some positions available for ages 14 and 15

Position Overview: Janitorial staff is responsible for ensuring clean and sanitary conditions of overall area. Your duties include but are not limited to: cleaning, disinfecting and stocking restrooms, mopping and vacuuming all floors, removal of trash and recyclables from common areas, and clearing cafeteria tables. There may be minimal sweeping and trash removal required outside. Uniform and dress code required.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

SPORTS SHOP SALES CLERK

Roles and Responsibilities:

Sport Shop Sales Clerks are responsible for all aspects of selling goods to our guests.

The specific duties of a Sports Shop Sales Clerk shall include but not be limited to:

-Ring up sales, making correct change

-Organizing and arranging displays of the merchandise

-Receive cash at the beginning of the work shift, counting it to verify accuracy

-Balance till at the end of the shift

-Assist guests to find the merchandise they are looking for

-Answer any questions guests have about the items for sale- and about Cascade Mountain

-May be asked to assist with or conduct an inventory of the merchandise

Requirements:

Sales Clerks are responsible for the security of the Cascade Sports Shop. Accuracy and honesty are essential. Must be able to be on your feet for entire shift. Able to handle a fast-paced job. Able to work independently. Minimum age requirement is 16. Uniform and dress code required.

Preferred Skills:

Cashier experience required. Retail experience helpful.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

WAREHOUSE ATTENDANT

Essential Job Functions:

- Warehouse or parts room organization experience preferred

- Able to be on your feet for the entire shift

- Ability to maintain a fast pace

- Requires constant heavy lifting, minimum of 50 pounds, sometimes above shoulder level

- Minimum age requirement is 18

Position Overview: A warehouse attendant is responsible for the receipt and storage of all food items and equipment received, counting all boxes upon delivery before signing for them. The inventory and security of the stored items is under the supervision of this individual. You ensure an orderly flow of supplies so that all items are on hand when needed. Warehouse personnel maintain recyclable areas and keep an orderly and clean storeroom, coolers, and freezers. You ensure proper rotation of products, inform appropriate personnel about special delivery items (UPS, FedEx, etc.) and maintain a Delivery Log. You are also responsible for delivery of most items to various departments. Uniform and dress code required.

Wage: $14-$15/hour starting

MECHANIC

Essential Job Functions:

  • Experience in heavy equipment operation, maintenance and repair
  • Diesel and gas engine repair and troubleshooting experience
  • Efficiency in troubleshooting of electrical ac & dc, electronics and hydraulics
  • Attention to detail is mandatory
  • Must be able to lift and pull a minimum of 50 pounds
  •  Minimum age requirement is 18

Job Overview:

Mechanics service and preventative maintenance of all heavy equipment, snowplowing equipment, snowmaking production equipment, small engine, chair and surface lifts systems and snow grooming vehicles and implements. Experience in working in harsh weather conditions useful as hours may be long and weather unpredictable. Job duties include the operation of all equipment in all areas of Cascade Mountain.

Wage: Dependent upon experience and job performance

LIFT MAINTENANCE PROFESSIONAL

Job Overview:

In search of an adventurous individual for a full-time year-round position with Cascade Mountain in South Central Wisconsin. Great attitude and any level of experience required. We are willing to train and invest in the future education of the right person. Competitive wages and benefits including but not limited to insurance, paid vacation, 401K and more.  About 130 skiable acre resort and 450’ vertical with 11 different lifts ranging from rope tow to detachable quads. Wage range dependent on experience. Please call or email with any inquiries. Small, dedicated crew of about 24 full-time year-round associates that like to work hard and motivate each other within our privately owned resort. We have built an amazing team and would like to add to our family of industry professionals.

Wage: Dependent upon experience and job performance