Copper Mountain Ski Resort

Copper Mountain - Raised on Colorado

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.

Can you see yourself here? Apply now!

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.

The Employee Experience

Employee Experience is actually the name of our Human Resources department here at Copper Mountain Resort - Why you might ask? Because we want to make sure you have the best season with us! If you enjoy your time here and recommend Copper to family and friends, then it’s a win-win all around!!!

We expect you to have loads of fun and create memories that last a lifetime! How? You can ski/ride at up to 16 different resorts for FREE, chow down on the multiple FREE dinners we offer throughout the season, enjoy the various celebrations including the Holiday Celebration, East Village Celebration, Cardboard Derby, etc…

Ideal Candidate

We’re looking for Passionate individuals! If you are excited to be here and work for us, then it creates a great guest experience. We have multiple departments with various positions from entry level all the way up to manager status. Check out our openings online and review the Basic Requirements along with the Preferred Experience & Special Skills. If a position interests you, then please apply online and we’ll review your application!

Room and Board

Copper offers affordable 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, Echo, Eldora, Loveland, Powderhorn, Ski Cooper, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Winter Park, 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/Ride 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.

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  3. What do I do in my spare time?

Great question! There is always something going on in the mountains to do on your days off or spare time. First, check out the Copper Mountain Events Calendar - http://www.coppercolorado.com/winter/events_and_activities/calendar/@@index.html. Some event, festival, and/or party is always livening up our village. In addition, we are constantly planning different celebrations for our employees including: Cardboard Derby, Duff-Off, FREE dinners, Holiday Celebration, and much more! Finally, get out there and enjoy the mountain! FREE skiing/riding, hiking, snow shoeing, cross country, and much more!

Our Jobs

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

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: www.coppercolorado.com/jobs

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

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