Ever thought about a career in the ski industry? There are tons of great jobs whether you want something permanent or just for the winter! Its tough to find a job doing something you love, but working in the ski industry is about as close as it gets.

No Experience? No Problem!
If you are interested in working at a Ski Area in Alberta and enjoy working with the public, there will be a spot for you. There are full time and part time positions with flexible hours in many departments. Most resorts will provide training and certification courses for potential employees so don’t worry if you don’t have experience. Below are just a few examples of some of the positions available in the Alberta ski industry:

• Ski and Snowboard Instructor (See bottom of page for more information)
• Ski patroller
• Lift Operators and Lift Maintenance
• Food and Beverage
• Ski and Board Rental Technician
Snowmaking and Snow Grooming
• Supervisory, Accounting and Management

If you are looking for an employer that appreciates your talents and an opportunity to start a career in the Ski and Snowboard Industry, Alberta is the place to be!

See below for available job opportunities at your Alberta Ski Areas:

Canada West Ski Areas Association (Jobs at Ski Areas across Western Canada)

WinSport (Calgary)

Sunshine Village (Banff)

Lake Louise Ski Resort

Mt. Norquay (Banff)

Marmot Basin (Jasper)

Nakiska (Kananaskis)

Castle Mountain (Pincher Creek)

Canyon Ski Area (Red Deer)

Vista Ridge (Fort McMurray)

Edmonton Ski Club

Snow Valley (Edmonton)

Rabbit Hill (Edmonton)

Sunridge Ski Area (Edmonton)

Kinosoo Ridge (Cold Lake)

Fairview Ski Area

Eastlink Park (Whitecourt)

Interested in becoming a ski or snowboard instructor?
The Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance has all the information you need to become an instructor. Check out their website for information on and link for registration for the level 1 CSIA Certification as well as videos, course materials, modules, professional development program, events and contact