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Jobs at Arapahoe Basin

Colorado Ski Area Jobs - Arapahoe Basin

Arapahoe Basin offers big-mountain challenges and life-changing experiences for our employees and guests, alike. Whether you are here for a season or a lifetime, A-Basin is a place where dedicated and hard-working employees have a chance to shine!

A-Basin pays a MINIMUM of $20/hour for all non-tipped positions.

We are not your typical big-box resort and that is what makes the vibe here so awesome. 

Arapahoe Basin team members are...

  • ENTHUSIASTIC about mountain life and winter sports.
  • EXCITED to be part of a close-knit team.
  • DEDICATED to providing memorable skiing and riding experiences worth repeating.
  • TEAM PLAYERS ready to “jump in” whenever and wherever needed. We work in an environment where no one is above lending a hand.

At A-Basin, we know you by name and support our employees with great benefits and a great environment in which to work. Our culture is unique and laid-back while still professional and guest-focused. We value team players who are dedicated, energetic, and who strive to give each of our guests a day worth repeating.

The number-one reason our employees continue to work here is their incredible coworkers. If you are looking for a challenging and fulfilling role, in one of the most beautiful places on earth, Arapahoe Basin is the place for you.

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Open Jobs at Arapahoe Basin

Arapahoe Basin is currently hiring for Winter 23/24 and Year-Round roles. Housing is available for certain positions (not all) and is on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

Arapahoe Basin offers winter seasonal, summer seasonal, and year-round employment. While most of our positions are winter seasonal, we strive to offer options for continued employment. Click the name of any position to learn more and apply!​

Year-Round Opportunities​

​Winter 23/24 IS going to be Legendary

 A-Basin is already planning for the 2023-24 winter season! Apply now and join us in the longest ski season in Colorado. Start dates for most of these positions will begin when we open for the ski season in October/December. 

Food and Beverage Openings

Lift Operations Openings


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At A-Basin we value big mountain challenges, work-life balance, financial stability, and community. Our legendary benefits and perks support our employees in achieving these goals. To view our full list of benefits, please click here

To Take On Big Mountain Challenges, You Need to Feel Your Best
  • All Full-Time Employees (Seasonal and YR) are eligible for Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance.
    • Affordable tax-free premiums
    • Low copays and deductibles
    • Free wellness checks with our medical insurance
    • Stay-on-snow Program – 3 free physical therapy sessions
    • No long travel times, in-county/network providers will help you.
  • Every employee is eligible for our Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
  • See all benefits here
Financial Stability Creates More Freedom to Play

  • Paid Time-Off for all Full-Time employees (Seasonal and YR); time paid out at end-of-season
  • Sick & Bereavement pay for all employees.
  • Personalized financial resources and planning offered through Worklife Partners.
  • On-Demand Pay – Paycheck Advancements
  • End-of-season bonus paid out to eligible hourly employees
  • 401k matching
  • See all benefits here
Your Vibe Attracts Your Tribe, Find Your Community Here
  • Employee housing offered on a first-come-first-serve basis for CERTAIN positions
  • Legendary employee events and parties
    • Party Bus to a Rockies Game
    • Monthly Movie Nights
    • Last Tracks – Ride after we close to the public!
    • SO much more!
  • Affinity groups: A-Babes is our all-female group that organizes events
  • Countless local events and volunteer opportunities throughout the county
  • A-Basin Sustainability Missions –free recycling and compost for employees
  • See all benefits here
Industry Discounts; Because You Shouldn’t Pay Full Price
  • Unlimited skiing/riding at 20 Colorado ski areas and resorts + Arapahoe Basin
  • Free, Transferrable A-Basin Lift Tickets that you earn
  • Friends and Family discounts on lift tickets and activities
  • Outdoor gear discounts through Pro-Deals
  • Free access to Winter activities for Winter & Year-Round Employees
  • Free access to Summer activities for Summer & Year-Round Employees
  • Ski area discounts on Food & Beverage, Retail, and Rentals
  • See all benefits here

               SEE ALL JOBS & APPLY Now

​Contact us about working at Arapahoe Basin

Read through our employment pages to learn more about the A-Basin experience. If you have further questions, please contact A-Basin Human Resources: 970.513.5795 or

Equal Opportunity Employer

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area is an EOE/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

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