Crystal Mountain - Ski Resort Jobs in Washington

WARNING: Working & playing at Crystal may cause perma-grin!


Work and play this winter at the biggest and best ski area in the Northwest!


Smiling staffHere at Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, Washington State’s premier ski area, we strive to hire enthusiastic and personable employees to join us for a winter of fun at one of the best places on earth. With over 2,600 acres of in bounds terrain, a vertical drop of 3,100 feet and an average of 350” of snow during winter, our employees have plenty of opportunities to take advantage of. Stop thinking “what if” and make the choice to experience a winter you will never forget! Crystal Mountain panorama by Don SvelaWinter season typically runs from mid-November to mid-April.

Our Jobs

Culinary Services, Lift Operators, Ski/Snowboard Instructors, Ticket Services, Rental/Demo Crew, Ski Patrol, Grooming and Parking/Shuttles.Apres Ski at the Summit

Ideal Candidate

Crystal Mountain has employment opportunities available for friendly, guest service oriented individuals.  We are looking for hard working, enthusiastic team players dedicated to helping us deliver exceptional service to our guests.The gondola and Mount Rainier

Room and Board

On mountain employee housing is limited and assigned to employees based on department and job.  All housed employees must be 21 years or older.  We offer dormitory style housing (1-4 people per room).  A deposit of $300 is required.  You will be required to sign a housing agreement before moving in.  The housing fee will be deducted from employee's paycheck.
Base at Crystal Mountain

Employee Perks

  • Great skiing and/or riding!
  • $5 season pass for full-time employees.
  • Free skiing at all other Washington Ski Resorts through an exchange program.
  • Free ski and/or snowboard group lessons.
  • Discounts on food, equipment rental, lessons and retail items.
  • Free skiing at our sister resorts.

Skiing at Crystal Mountain

Getting Here and Getting Around

The nearest airport to Crystal Mountain is SeaTac Airport, which is 70 miles away.  You are on your own for getting to our location.

Driving Directions from cities within Washington -

From Seattle:  Drive south on I5, take exit 142A to Auburn, follow Hwy 164 to Enumclaw and Hwy 410 east for 33 miles, turn left onto Crystal Mountain Boulevard and drive 6 miles to the resort.  Hwy 410 is closed east of Crystal Mountain during the winter.

From Bellevue:  Drive south on I405 to Hwy 169.  Follow Hwy 169 through Maple Valley into Enumclaw.  Turn left on Hwy 164 (Griffin Ave) and follow through town to Hwy 410.  Follow Hwy 410 east 33 miles to the turn off to Crystal Mountain Boulevard.

From Tacoma:  Travel east on Hwy 512, or north on I5 to Hwy 167 to Hwy 410.  Thirty three miles past Enumclaw turn left onto Crystal Mountain Boulevard.

Trail Map of Crystal Mountain

For Fun

  • Ski, ride, snowshoe, ride the gondola!
  • Enjoy scenic views of Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Adams and Mt. Baker on clear days from the top of the mountain.
  • Make new friends, learn a new sport and become a part of the Crystal Mountain family.

Smiling on the chair

How to Apply

Please complete our on-line application at CrystalMountainResort.com.

Job Line
(360) 663-2265

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Season: Spring and Winter

Housing: Dorms

Staff Size: 600-700 during winter operations

Location: Washington