Big Sky Resort

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Creating transformational experiences for our guests and elevating you to your next chapter.

At Big Sky Resort, we strive to create exceptional experiences for our guests. It takes a dedicated, talented team to pull this off at an elite ski resort, and we're always looking for good folks to help us take our game to the next level. At the fastest growing ski resort in North America, employees benefit from perks like ski passes, lift tickets, discounts and access to employee housing.

Big Sky Resort is located in the Township of Big Sky, a small unincorporated town located in Southwest Montana with a permanent population of about 3,000 people. Big Sky is about half way between West Yellowstone and Bozeman. Bozeman, a mid-size college town, which has major shopping centers, restaurants, and a great downtown area is approximately 50 miles from Big Sky Resort.

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About Big Sky Resort

Surrounded by the beauty of the Greater Yellowstone Region, wide-open spaces meet dramatic peaks in Big Sky, Montana. Find new strength in the perfect turn on a bluebird day or find renewal in the joy of spending time with loved ones. This is the experience you’ll have here at Big Sky Resort—leaving you with a new perspective and lifelong memories.

Winter - Explore the mountain via the most technologically advanced lift network in North America. Ramcharger 8 and Swift Current 6 boast speed and comfort with heated seats and weatherproof bubbles. Take your day to new heights on our crown jewel, the new Lone Peak Tram, whether you ski from the top or come for the views. An average of 400 inches of snow falls on Big Sky Resort annually. Consistent storms refresh the slopes through the winter. Upper Rocky Mountain snow is cold, dry, and fluffy, providing the goods for days.

Summer - Big Sky Resort is the quintessential summer basecamp to the wonders of Yellowstone National Park and beyond. Home to wide-open spaces, blue-ribbon trout rivers, endless miles of trails, and fascinating mountain vistas, a retreat to natural spaces and mountain adventures await in Big Sky. With Lone Peak as the backdrop, Big Sky Resort is a summer adventure hub with lift-serviced mountain biking trails, meandering and scenic hiking, world-class golf, and so much more. When the sun sets late in the evening, explore the heart of it all in Big Sky's Mountain Village, with shopping, dining, spa treatments. Read more about our summer experience.

Big Sky Golf Course  

The Big Sky Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 72 course at 6,300 feet above sea level, offering spectacular views of Lone Peak. The golf course, which winds along the wildlife-rich banks of the West Fork of the Gallatin River, was designed by the late great Arnold Palmer. Don’t miss an al fresco meal at the Bunker Deck & Grill before or after heading out on the course. 

50+ miles of flowy forests + awe-inspiring vistas  

Big Sky Resort offers 50+ miles of hiking and biking trails right out of Mountain Village, with connections into the backcountry and beyond. Big Sky’s lift-serviced downhill mountain biking has trails for all levels and abilities - from gutsy tech trails to flowy, mellow cruisers. Experience Swift Current terrain better than ever with all-new bike carriers on America's fastest 6-person chairlift. This summer, Swift Current 6, Ramcharger 8, and the Explorer lift operate for biking and scenic rides daily 10am-5pm, from June 8 to September 15.  


Big Sky Resort is home to the Yellowstone Conference Center, one of the largest convention centers in Montana, and can host up to 750 guests in different venue spaces. Our professional event staff manages these functions with impeccable attention to detail, providing distinctive food and beverage offerings, state-of-the-art AV services and an intention to surprise and delight.


Big Sky Resort operates a variety of hotels, vacation rentals, restaurants, and bars - so guests have lots of choices on where to stay, eat and drink. Our employees welcome guests from around the country for their special trip to Big Sky and shine in many roles -- both front and back of house. 


Big Sky Resort's opening and closing dates follow. Employees may be expected to arrive earlier for training and stay later for cleaning and closing the resort.

Winter 2023/2024 - November 23rd - April 28th
Summer 2024 June 8th - September 15th

The Employee Experience

Big Sky Resort offers Seasonal employment as well as Full-Time Year-Round opportunities. 

Winter season:1900 employees on staff. 

Summer season: 800-900 employees on staff. 

Full-Time Year-Round employees are eligible for Health Insurance, Vision, Dental and Paid Time Off.

Full time Seasonal employees: Receive two Wellness Days right from the start and the longer you commit your seasons to Big Sky Resort the more benefits we want to provide to you including; PTO, Wellness Stipend, and Medical Benefits.

Ideal Candidate

A fun and rewarding work experience in one of the most naturally beautiful areas of the country awaits you. 

Our ideal candidate is a friendly and adventurous individual that is ready to learn, grow, and share what they know. Many of our positions provide guest service at an entry-level. While previous guest service experience is not required, we do ask our candidates to be dedicated to enriching and transforming experience for our guests, seek to learn new skills, and be motivated to perform at their best on a consistent basis. 

Being mindful of our core principles, here at Big Sky Resort; We provide leadership, We are the catalyst for change and reimagination, and we provide experiences and not products. 

Get ready to strap on your ski boots or hiking shoes, learn some new skills, and join the fastest growing ski resort in North America. 

Room and Board

Big Sky Resort is proud to offer employee housing to full time seasonal and year-round employees. Think of it as a 'landing pad' before you find your own accommodations in the surrounding areas. Housing is offered only in Big Sky during the summer season, and in both Big Sky and Bozeman during the winter season.

Living in employee housing offers a great opportunity to meet new people with shared interests from all over the United States and beyond.  Big Sky employee housing accommodations are designed for two or three people --  so expect to have a roommate in a dormitory-style building. All rooms include a private bathroom, XL twin size beds, a microwave, refrigerator, television, and wireless internet.  

Cost per person is $15.00 to $20.00 per day with a $150.00 deposit. Rent is automatically deducted from paychecks. 

All housing options are located within walking distance or free transportation to Big Sky Resort --  either within Big Sky or from Bozeman to Big Sky. 

Employee Perks

When you join the Big Sky Resort team, you not only get to be part of the fastest growing ski resort in the country, you also get to benefit from lots of awesome perks -- like ski passes, lift tickets, discounts on gear, meals and more, plus access to  employee housing. You also get the benefit of a service-oriented and very friendly Human Resources Department to help you through your transition. 


  • Employee Ski Pass to The Biggest Skiing in America 
  • Free Ski Days at Montana Ski Areas and at Grand Targhee 
    • Enjoy up to 2 free days at all Montana Ski Areas
    • Enjoy up to 5 free days at Grand Targhee
  • 50% off Lift Tickets to all Mountain Collective resorts including:
    • Alta/Snowbird, Aspen Snowmass, Banff Sunshine, Coronet Peak + the Remarkables, Jackson Hole, Lake Louise, Mammoth, Mt. Bueller, Niseko United, Revelstoke, Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows, Sugarbush, Taos, Thredbo, Valle Nevado. 
  • Employee Ski / Snowboard Lessons - Free during ski season select dates, 50% off during busy times with a ski/snowboard instructor from our world class Mountain Sports team. 
  • Employee Ski/Snowboard Gear Rentals - 50% off guest prices 
  • Free Basecamp Activities including snowshoe tours and the Enchanted Forest
  • Retail and Ski Shop Discounts 
  • Discounts on Meals and at Restaurants 
  • Spa Treatment and Salon Discounts at Solace Spa & Salon
  • Hotel Rooms for you and your family at special rates 
  • And much more!


  • Free Mountain Bike Season Pass for lift-accessed mountain biking on 40+ miles of trails. 
  • Mountain Bike Rental discounts 
  • Discounts on Golf at Big Sky Golf Course, an award-winning scenic 18 hole, par 72 course
  • Free Basecamp Activities including zipline tours, archery, scenic lift rides, bungee trampoline, climbing wall and giant swing in the summer.
  • Restaurant discounts 
  • Health Club passes
  • Retail Discounts
  • Spa Treatment and Salon Discounts at Solace Spa & Salon
  • Hotel Rooms for you and your family at special rates 
  • And much more!

*This is a comprehensive list and benefits can be subject to change. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

It's easy to get to Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana, located midway between Bozeman and West Yellowstone, off US Highway 191.  


Getting to Big Sky from your home destination has never been easier.  There are now Non-stop, direct flights into Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) from 17 US Cities. Airlines include Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Jetblue, and United. 


Once you arrive, you will need to arrange transportation from the airport to Big Sky Resort. 

There is a $5.00 bus that travels from Bozeman to Big Sky Resort (Skyline Bus Service: Once you arrive at and are employed by Big Sky Resort we will be able to give you a complimentary Skyline Bus pass. Additional shuttle options are also available. 


Please note that at this time, rideshare apps are not a reliable mode of transportation in the Big Sky area due to a lack of drivers.


If you are driving, set your GPS for Big Sky Resort or the Huntley Lodge in the Big Sky Resort Mountain Village. You will enjoy a scenic 50 min drive up Gallatin Canyon, and cell service is not guaranteed. Coordinates are N45º 17'08.28" W111º 24'01.78"


First tome to Big Sky? Orient yourself to where everything is located with this interactive map. 

For Fun

Inside all of us, there lives a slightly larger version of ourselves.

On our best days, we can catch a glimpse of it. 

For some, it's about going higher, farther, or longer.

For others, it's about getting outside and trying something new, or raising their children under a giant blue sky.

But for everyone, it's about firing on all cylinders, and for that moment, feeling invincible and on top of the world.

Big Sky is a perfect place to unleash that big version of yourself.

A wide-open canvas for painting the biggest adventures, on and off the mountain.

On the snow, on the terrain, on the peak, in the Gallatin, at Yellowstone, and all the places in-between.

This is where the big you comes out to play.

This is where you come to live big. 

Apply now and be a part of it. 

How to Apply

Current job applications are located on our website.

All candidates must complete an online application to be considered for employment. 

Contact Big Sky Resort