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

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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're looking for a challenging and fulfilling role, in one of the most beautiful places on earth, A-Basin is the place for you.

We believe Arapahoe Basin succeeds when our guests have a day worth repeating. We also believe A-Basin succeeds when our employees feel valued, have equitable access to opportunities for personal development, and feel a sense of daily accomplishment. We foster these goals through fun, inclusion, open communication, and teamwork.



Our People
AMBER DAVIS - After working in tech, I realized I didn’t want to solely be behind a computer. I switched to snowboard instructing and have always felt comfortable at the basin to be myself through every phase of my ever-evolving life.
Our People
CELIA CAMARENA - Just working here has taught me the value of embracing my unique identity. I have been heard as a women, a person and most of all a respectable peer.
Our People
HELENA ROBINOWITZ - I love working at A-Basin because of the community, authenticity, and legendary terrain. Both as a lift op and the sustainability coordinator I learn something new everyday!


We are a supportive, welcoming community and offer extensive benefits to our employees. You also get to work in one of the most beautiful places on earth! Every year, we are one of the top-ranked employers in Summit County with more than 20 staff.

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance are available through Cigna for ALL full-time employees (including seasonal) beginning on the 1st of the month following the hire date. Supplemental Accident and Critical Illness Insurance through VOYA is available to employees working over 15 hours/week beginning on the 1st of the month after the date of hire. Flexible Spending Account through Rocky Mountain Reserve available to full-time employees​.

401(k) plan for eligible employees.

Available on a first-come, first-served basis for certain roles.

"Take 5’s" are $5 vouchers given for a job well done End-of-season bonus for all seasonal employees (end-of-year bonus for all year-round employees) On-demand pay "A-Mazing" employee parties are thrown for employees to celebrate their exceptional work; winners receive $100 Other fun events include a big end-of-season party, after-hours skiing (LastTrax), Colorado Rockies games, financial planning classes, raffles to win prizes like hot springs trips, Karaoke nights, yoga classes, and more! Financial assistance and mental health resources through WorkLife Partnership for all employees Sick pay and bereavement pay for all employees Resources available for employee participation in affinity groups

On-the-job training and learning opportunities Base Area & Rental Shop employees can work four, 10-hour days Food & Beverage: receive a "shift meal" (FREE meal) each day worked; opportunities for advancement Lift Operations employees receive a one-hour break each day that can be used to ski or ride Guest Services & Snow Sports employees can receive training pay increase

Food and beverage discounts Rental and tuning discounts (during the winter season) Retail discounts Free ski or snowboard lessons (winter, year-round employees) Discounted membership fee at Silverthorne Rec Center Access to gear deals via ExpertVoice.com and OutdoorProlink.com

Free Arapahoe Basin season pass for you AND your dependents. A-Basin has one of the longest ski seasons in North America! Real Deal Voucher Program: unlimited, free lift ticket vouchers for Aspen/Buttermilk/Highlands/Snowmass, Ski Cooper, Copper, Echo, Eldora, Granby Ranch, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Purgatory, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Winter Park (50% off for dependents) Free, shared transferrable ski pass (Gold Coin) to all Colorado mountains in the Real Deal Voucher Program to all full-time employees Shared transferrable ski pass (Summit Medallion) to all Summit County mountains: A-Basin, Copper, Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek Free, transferrable A-Basin comp lift tickets earned for every 120 hours worked

Free A-Basin season pass for dependents, which includes unlimited, free skiing/riding at Loveland Unlimited discounted A-Basin lift tickets Free, transferrable A-Basin comp lift tickets earned for every 120 hours worked Free, shared transferrable ski pass (Gold Coin) to all Colorado mountains in the Real Deal Voucher Program to all full-time employees

Unlimited access to scenic chair lift rides, hiking/mountain biking trials, disc golf, and more! Discounts on the A-Basin Via Ferrata and Aerial Adventure Park Earn a discount toward an A-Basin winter season pass (if not working in winter) Free, transferrable A-Basin comp lift tickets earned for every 120 hours worked

A-Basin is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment for everyone. The goal of A-Basin's DEI Committee is to advance A-Basin's culture through policy change, advocacy, and meaningful community partnerships.

A-Basin has an extensive recycling and composting program that employees can utilize. Please reference our Sustainability page to learn more.

Participate in mountain and highway clean-up days during the summer.

All full-time new hires will become eligible for PTO after completing 60 days of employment. Once a new hire has completed 60 days of employment, they receive a bank of 2 times their monthly accrual rate and become eligible for PTO accrual.
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Arapahoe Basin succeeds when our guests and employees are invited and welcomed for who they are, diversity is respected, and everyone experiences belonging. Inclusion is accomplished by cultivating an internal and external culture of openness, empathy, and celebrating differences.