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Hotham Skiing Company Jobs

Applications for Winter Positions are Now Open!


Get ready for the ultimate winter adventure and to immerse yourself in an awesome alpine community with full-time, part-time, and casual jobs at Hotham!

Explore some of the most exciting job opportunities in Australia, with unique seasonal work opportunities for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Whether you're into snowsports, looking for fun jobs near Melbourne, or seeking a path in other Vail Resorts job opportunities - the possibilities are endless.

With amazing staff benefits and a huge range of roles available from ski and snowboard instructors and lift operators to restaurant, kitchen staff and more, Hotham is the ski resort you won't want to miss out on. So, what are you waiting for? Work at Mt Hotham this 2024 season and make lifelong memories with us! 

Find out more below and apply today.

At Hotham, it is important to us that our staff enjoy their experience just as much as our guests. As well as creating friendships for life and working amongst a dynamic, fun environment, employees of Mt. Hotham Skiing Company also enjoy the following benefits:

  • FREE skiing & boarding at Hotham, Falls Creek and Perisher including night skiing & boarding
  • Free group lessons with our qualified ski and snowboard instructors.  
  • 40% off in our retail outlets.
  • Great discounts in our rental outlets.
  • Employee reward and recognition programs.
  • Employee wellbeing program.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Exclusive staff events and celebrations throughout the season.
  • Employment opportunities outside the winter season through partnership programs with international resorts including Whistler Blackcomb, Vail, Breckenridge, Park City and others.

We offer a huge range of snow jobs with a focus on delivering an Experience of a Lifetime for employees, so they can, in turn, provide exceptional experiences for our guests.

Available positions during the snow season are broken down into four main categories. You can explore some examples of the types of snow jobs available below.  Fixed Term and Permanent positions also become available from time to time and can be viewed on Hotham jobs platform.


Hotham Snow Jobs

Resort Services
Snowsports School

Mt Hotham Skiing Company (MHSC) is the largest operator at Hotham Alpine Resort and seeks motivated, innovative and dynamic individuals each year to join our team working at Hotham, at the top of the Victorian Alps.

Owned by Vail Resorts, the company is responsible for the ski field operations including snow grooming, snowmaking, lifts, snowsports school, hospitality, tickets, guest services, retail, equipment hire, property, maintenance, events, marketing, Hotham Airport and more.

We operate year-round with a permanent workforce of around 50 employees. During our winter season (June to October) we hire a huge range of snow jobs and our numbers grow to a whopping 500!

While previous snow experience is desirable it is not essential for many positions. Our huge variety of snow jobs means we've got a role for you. Whether you're an experienced instructor or groomer operator, want to deliver great customer service in a guest services, hospitality, retail or hire operation role, or if you've always wanted to be a lift operator - come join our team!


Is there staff accommodation available?

MHSC employees who request staff accommodation will be housed in Hotham Staff Accommodation, basing you on snow or in nearby village Dinner Plain. Most of our staff accommodation is in two to four-share rooms and you will have the option to request one other MHSC employee that you would like to share with. We will provide further information on how to request staff accommodation once you have signed an offer of employment.
How do I get to Hotham?

Hotham is a 4.5 hour drive from Melbourne. You can fly into either Melbourne or Albury and arrange a bus transfer to Hotham through Alpine Snowball Express or HothamBus.

There is a day bus service which operates between Hotham and Dinner Plain. No bookings are necessary, and the service is free to Hotham staff.

The Mount Hotham Resort Management Board provides a free internal village bus service to visitors and staff. You can catch it at any of the “Village Bus” bus stop signs which are located near most car parks, major lifts and accommodation.

You can check out our tips about getting to Hotham here!

Resort Entry & Parking

Resort Entry Permits are required for all cars stopping in a Victorian Alpine Resort during the designated snow season.

It is a legal requirement for all vehicles, including 4WDs, entering the resort to carry correctly fitting diamond pattern snow chains during the designated winter season. Chains can be hired or purchased from Rays Ski Shop in Myrtleford, Hoys in Harrietville and Omeo Ski Hire & Service Station in Omeo.

Further information regarding pricing for staff season car permits and staff parking arrangements will be provided to successful applicants during onboarding.

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Chefs play a significant role in catering for our many dining areas and providing our guests with the fuel they need for a day of adventure. From bistros to fine dining restaurants, you will be responsible for collaborating, preparing, and delivering dishes that meet the highest quality standards. Candidates require a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery.


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