Copper Mountain Ski Resort

Copper Mountain - Can You See Yourself Here?

Distinguish yourself from the competition, because it isn't just any old mountain job. Our employees are passionate about living great experiences every day. Copper is known for its dynamic work atmosphere – we work where we play! Join our team at a mountain ranked #1 among locals and also above industry standard in employee engagement. 

Copper Mountain Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. We offer competitive benefits, employee housing, and a unique work atmosphere. Our job opportunities are located at Copper Mountain Resort in Summit County, Colorado. 90 miles west of Denver, we are situated in the heart of Colorado’s playground. All candidates must fill out an application to be considered for employment.

The Infamous Derby



Can you see yourself here?

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P.S. Did we mention, we love to have fun! One of the favorite events among our playmakers includes “The Derby!” Duct tape, cardboard, and crazy outfits make this a fantastic end of the year celebration among our staff.



Our Jobs

  • Food and Beverage
  • Maintenance
  • Office/Administrative
  • Transportation
  • Lift Operations
  • Base Operations
  • Ski and Ride Instructors
  • Call Center
  • Guest Services
  • Rental/Retail
  • Lodging and Athletic Club
  • Woodward Copper, and many more!

Room and Board

Copper offers affordable dormitory style housing during the season right at the base of the mountain – just a few steps away from your work! From the minute you enter the building, you will find yourself living an experience with 400 of your friends. Throughout the season, a number of events are held for residents ranging from dance parties to ski trips at other resorts throughout Colorado. Double occupancy and limited single occupancy rooms are available. Upon securing employment at Copper, please contact your supervisor to discuss availability and consideration for employee housing. Copper employees receive a 20%-50% discount at nearly all food and beverage locations at the resort as well as a $5 lunch special in the housing cafeteria for our staff during the winter.

Employee Perks

​Winter Seasonal, Summer Seasonal, and Year Round Staff:

  • Season pass to Copper Mountain Resort.
  • $10 dependent passes to Copper Mountain Resort.
  • Ski Exchanges- Ski FREE all season at Arapahoe Basin, Aspen, Snowmass, Buttermilk, Highlands, Crested Butte, Durango, Eldora, Loveland, Powderhorn, Ski Cooper, Sunlight, Telluride, Winter Park, Steamboat, Monarch, Ski Grandby Ranch, and Sol Vista. Dependents receive a 50% discount. 
  • Complimentary tickets for friends and family (amount of tickets depends on longevity at Copper).
  • Discounts on Food, Rental/Retail, Lodging, Gas, and much more!
  • FREE Ski Lessons

Unlimited Ski Privileges at our sister resorts for full time employees:
  1. Killington, Vermont 
  2. Mt. Bachelor, Oregon 
  3. Boreal, California 
  4. Las Vegas Ski Resort, Nevada 
  5. Pico Mt., Vermont 
  6. Gorgoza Park, Utah 
  7. Soda Springs, California

Visit our website for more benefit info.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Copper Mountain Resort is located 90 miles (121 kilometers) west of Denver and 20 miles (32 kilometers) east of Vail off Interstate 70 at exit 195, easily accessible from both the Denver International Airport and Eagle County Airport. Summit Express provides transportation between Denver International Airport and Copper. The Summit Stage bus service also offers free transportation to various locations around Summit County.

How to Apply

Copper Mountain Resort has something to offer for all job seekers. Whether you want to spend a winter season working and playing in the mountains or hoping to start a career in the ski resort industry; we got you covered. Feel free to check out all of our current job opportunities and see if anything fits what you're looking for.

Please apply online at our employment website:

If you have general employment questions, please contact Recruitment at (970) 968 2318 x 10144 or email us at

It’s not just any opportunity…’s a Coppertunity.


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Season: Summer, Winter, and Year Round

Housing: Dorms

Staff Size: Summer Season: 550 Winter Season: 1700

Age Requirement: 18

Location: Colorado