Ski Patroller

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Deer Valley Resort
  • Post Date: July 28, 2023
  • Applications 6
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Job Overview

Classic, consistent quality from a winning team!
Deer Valley Resort is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, in the historic mining town of Park City which has evolved into an exciting and diverse mountain ski town. Our staff consists of locals, transplants, seasonal workers from all 50 states and international students from around the globe. We are a diverse workforce where everyone feels welcome, appreciated, and valued. No matter if you are 14 or 84 years, there is a place for you in the Deer Valley family! (Last year over 1,100 staff members celebrated their fifth season or more at Deer Valley).

  • $20 per hour minimum starting wage for non-tipped position
  • Ski perks (vary based on employment status) may include Deer Valley season pass, free skiing or riding at other Alterra Resorts and select local Utah resorts
  • Friends and family ski discounts, free staff ski lessons and discounted rentals (winter staff only)
  • Subsidized meals at Employee Dining Rooms offered for staff while on shift
  • Subsidized housing options available for seasonal full-time staff
  • Discounts for staff members at restaurants, shops, and service providers in Park City
  • Healthcare options, vision and dental benefits are available for staff members
  • 401k plan with company match


PURPOSE OF POSITION: To constantly monitor and evaluate Deer Valley Resort’s ski terrain with an emphasis on safety. To respond to guests medical needs in a professional manner. To be available for other on mountain emergencies i.e. avalanches, lift evacuation etc.


Full-Time Employment Only



  • Administer first aid in a professional and timely manner
  • Perform lift evacuations as needed
  • Perform skier safety education including speed control
  • Enforcing the responsibility code
  • Conducting snow surveys and snow stability tests
  • Use of explosives in snow stability tests
  • Mountain set up, tear down and maintenance
  • Placement and maintenance of mountain signs, rope lines and padding
  • Placement and maintenance of snow fences
  • Maintain ski runs by side slipping and/or shoveling
  • Crowd control at lift mazes, day lodges and race venues
  • Pick up trash on the mountain
  • Retrieve items dropped from the lift
  • Assist guests looking for lost equipment
  • Maintain clean Ski Patrol workspaces including emptying trash, vacuuming and cleaning windows



  • Current OEC or EMT certification
  • Current CPR certification
  • Advanced skiing ability – able to transport a guest in a toboggan down any Deer Valley area in any snow condition
  • Ability to work effectively with other Ski Patrollers and all other Deer Valley Resort employees
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude toward Deer Valley and its core values
  • Good physical conditioning with ability to consistently lift 50lbs.
  • Ability to write legibly and to professionally complete all Ski Patrol forms
  • Ability to learn basic knowledge of snow physics and explosives
  • Ability to operate a snowmobile



  • First year / no experience, or limited experience
  • CPR + OEC certified
  • Completed OEC Refresher
  • Completes training check-off sheet
  • Advanced skiing ability
  • Attends CME hours 2+
  • Positive attitude, supportive of company policies and procedures



  • 11/13/2023 – 04/19/2024



  • $22.00 per hour
Job Detail
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