Echo Mountain

Idaho Springs, CO

$21 – $23/hr. – Seasonal Full-time, Part-time

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Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

    • EMT or OEC Certification Required
    • Perform trail checks, including but not limited to, unmarked obstacles, downed rope closures, bamboo, fence lines, etc.
    • Perform general on-mountain safety work, including but not limited to, maintaining tower pads, bamboo, rope, race closures, traffic control, removing debris, marking hazards, ushering snowcat, etc.
    • Carry out instructions from supervisory Patrol and Mountain Operations staff
    • Complete all required training
    • Perform end of day mountain sweeps
    • Perform accurate and appropriate incident reporting
    • Participate in ski or ride education programs
    • Adhere to all Echo Mountain and Patrol policies and procedures at all times
    • Report any unsafe conditions regarding equipment, work area or company property
    • Supervising and promoting guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions
    • Assisting injured guests on the mountain and administering first aid
    • Transporting injured guests off the mountain using a toboggan or supporting airlift operations
    • Transporting supplies and heavy equipment to areas of need, on skis or snowboard
    • Ensure the management / GM is immediately informed on all unusual conditions, incidents, or system malfunctions
    • Enforcement of the Responsibility Code and Resort Policies
    • Chairlift guest evacuation
    • Ability to safely operate authorized vehicles
    • Other duties as assigned

Environment & Physical Requirements:

    • Ski or snowboard at an advanced level with good judgement, control and confidence (subject to approval by Echo Mtn Leadership)
    • Subject to working in a crowded, fast paced environment with long periods of walking, standing, and skiing or snowboarding
    • Can work indoors and outdoors with adverse weather conditions in a high alpine, wintery environment
    • Can perform the following activities constantly: walking, using hands to finger/feel, reaching with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
    • Speaking & Hearing: Ability to speak and hear adequately to perform job functions in adverse weather conditions and while wearing appropriate attire and protection 
    • Vision: Ability to see up close, at a distance, peripherally, and accurately determine depth; ability to adjust focus
    • Regularly work in adverse conditions and required to use protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces
    • Frequently lift, push, carry or pull up to 100 pounds

Wage: $20 – $23/hr., Dependent on Experience; Eligible for End of Season Bonus

Qualified applicants must be able to complete a background check.  Echo Mountain is a drug free workplace.

We hire the most highly qualified people available and provide a competitive benefits package which includes:

    • Season Pass for you AND your immediate family/significant other
    • Free & Discounted Lift Tickets @ resorts across CO
    • 50% off Food & Beverage
    • 50% off Rentals
    • 50% off Merchandise
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Flexible Scheduling
    • Discounts with local and industry businesses
    • Bonus Opportunities In-season and End of Season

Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for all team members. We are an equal opportunity employer as defined by federal, state or local laws.



    • EMT or OEC Field Experience

      Previous Ski Patrol Experience at a mountain resort




    • Minimum High School or GED



    • EMT or OEC Field Experience
    • Previous Ski Patrol Experience at a mountain resort

Licenses & Certifications


    • Outdoor Emergency Care

    • Emergency Medical Tech


    • CPR

    • Tower climbing

    • Snowmobile certified

    • Bloodborne pathogens

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Are you passionate about adventure and hospitality? Echo Mountain, nestled in the heart of nature, is the perfect place for you! We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals to join our team. Whether you’re skilled in hospitality, love the outdoors, or are a thrill-seeker at heart, Echo Mountain welcomes your talent and energy. Join us in creating memorable experiences for our guests and become a part of our vibrant family. Explore our current opportunities and embark on a fulfilling journey with Echo Mountain today!

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