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Mt Hotham Skiing Company Employment

Make a snow change and work at Hotham!

Applications for Winter Positions are Now Open!

Love the place you work and play! Work at Hotham and you can ski and ride for FREE! Make the mountain your winter playground while having an experience of a lifetime.

With an awesome range of roles available, from snowsports instructors and lift operators, to restaurant, kitchen staff and more, we’ve got the perfect snow job for you.

Find out more below and apply today.

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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.  
  • Great discounts in our retail and 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.

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Hotham Snow Jobs

Operations
Hospitality
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, day spas, 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!

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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 Dinner Plain. An advantage of living on-mountain is the handy access to the slopes for work or play! Whilst Dinner Plain is a village conveniently located approximately 12km down the road.

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 receive an offer of employment.
 
How do I get to Hotham?

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.

Staff season car permits are available for approximately $100. These passes are limited. The staff car park is called car park 12 and is situated about 10 minutes out of the resort and can be accessed via a free bus service.

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