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Mount Hotham Resort Management Board

8 April, 2018

Would you like to Share an Amazing Alpine Experience and work in one of Australia’s premier Alpine destinations?

Mount Hotham Alpine Resort is one of Victoria’s premier alpine recreation destinations.  It holds the unique position of being the highest alpine village in Australia and the reputation of being the Resort for “serious” skiers and boarders.  

The Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board is a State Government Statutory Authority responsible for the overall operation of the Mount Hotham Resort. 

The services provided by the Board include intra-village bus transport, ski patrol, traffic & parking management, snow clearing, cross-country ski trail grooming, Crown lease administration, utilities & infrastructure (potable water supply, sewerage, garbage collection, drainage, and roads), local council services and community & public facilities.

During the winter months Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board employs willing, flexible and able staff to assist in the running of our winter operations.  The positions available with Resort Management for the 2018 season are:

  • Garbage Collectors (Heavy Rigid Licence required)
  • Guest Service staff (Car Licence) 


Garbage Collector
The Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board (RMB) under the Alpine Resorts (Management) Act 1997 is responsible for the collection and disposal of garbage from Mount Hotham Alpine Resort.

The Board maintains a fleet of garbage collection vehicles, including over-snow vehicles, dedicated to the function of garbage collection and operates and maintains a 1.988 hectare land fill site for disposal of waste from the resort.

Staff employed in this area will be responsible for the collection and disposal of all recycled and domestic waste throughout the Resort.  All vehicles must be operated and staffed with individuals who are safety conscious and display excellent communication skills. All duties will be outside therefore you will be exposed to inclement weather and must be confident in driving in these conditions.  You will be provided with uniform and protective equipment. 

Successful candidates will work from 5.00am to 3.00pm.  Most days the collection can be completed in an 8 hour shift or less, although during peak season times the collection may require a full 10 hour shift.

Candidate Requirements

  • Current Victorian Heavy Rigid licence, or interstate equivalent (mandatory);
  • Ability to undertake physical repetitive work in inclement weather;
  • Proven experience in the customer service industry;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Safety conscious and aware;
  • Flexible availability and skills.


Guest Services
This position is the first face to face contact that our guests will have with anyone on Hotham. Staff in these positions represent the mountain and Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board.  Located in the village, Guest service staff are responsible for assisting guests with purchasing resort entry permits and providing visitor information.

Staff in these positions represent the mountain and the Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board.  Customer service is of the highest priority for all resort staff, and everyone is expected to wear a smile to work.

Candidate Requirements

  • Proven experience in the Customer Service industry;
  • Friendly, open, helpful personalities;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Ability to handle pressure effectively;
  • Highest regard for personal appearance and presentation;
  • Car licence;
  • Work autonomously.


Please download and complete an application form, provide a copy of your resume including a photo of yourself and attach copies of relevant documents as required and return it to the address below. 

Download ApplicatioN FORM  


By Mail: Human Resources
Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management PO Box 188 Bright, Victoria 3741

By Email: Human Resources at

By Fax: Human Resources at (03) 5759 3693

All applicants will receive a receipt of application. Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview in due course. Interviews will be held at Mount Hotham.


Please note that the winter season officially starts on Saturday 9th June and concludes on Sunday 7th October 2018 (training will take place prior to the commencement of the season).  Snow operations employees are hired specifically for the declared snow season. They are appointed for the delivery of services to the snow season program and the term of their appointment is linked to resort labour requirements which in turn is linked to snow fall, snow depth, weather conditions and visitor numbers.   

Mount Hotham Alpine Resort Management Board is committed to providing equal opportunity employment opportunities to candidates and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, national origin citizenship, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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