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 start your summer in the mountains today

Summer season: May 23 - October 20, 2019

Winter season: November 21, 2019 - April 5, 2020

  • $15 per hour PLUS $1.00 per hour end of season bonus!
  • four day work weeks allows plenty of time to explore the Telluride region, San Juan Mountains and neighboring national parks
  • some furnished employee housing available

Apply now

 

 

  • Gondola Mechanic

    Gondola Maintenance
    Mountain Village, Colorado

    Benefits

    • SEASON SKI PASS (winter only)
    • Four-day work weeks
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Health, dental, vision, life insurance
    • 401(K) match
    • Colorado PERA pension plan
    • Commuter shuttles for $2 a ride to/from Montrose, Norwood, and Cortez.

    Position Requirements

    • Employees get to work at 10,000 feet in elevation
    • Valid driver's license
    • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds
    • DOT drug testing
    • Minimum of one year of equipment maintenance; previous lift experience preferred.
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  • Summer and Winter Gondola Operators/Drivers

    Gondola Operations
    Mountain Village, Colorado
    $15.00 / hour

    LOCATION: Mountain Village, Colorado 

    EXPERIENCE: No experience required

    START DATE: Job starts immediately!  

    At the base of the Telluride Ski Resort, the FREE gondola links the Town of Mountain Village with historic Telluride providing the only FREE public transportation system of its kind.

    Summer Season 2019: May 13, 2019 - October 20th, 2019

    Winter Season: November 21, 2019  - April 5, 2020

    Our friendly front-line employees are responsible for loading passengers safely while sharing their knowledge and passion about the gondola, local recreational opportunities, and fabulous restaurants that Mountain Village/Telluride has to offer. Many of our seasonal employees work a season and then they are off to their next adventure, however, many stay on for multiple season or even go on to become full-time year-round employees.  We offer a generous benefits package for both seasonal and full-time year-round employees.  Regardless of what your plans are, as soon as you arrive you are welcomed by the team, the community and feel as if you are surrounded by good friends. 

    • Pay is $15/hr plus $1.00 per hour bonus upon completion of the season.
    • Four day work weeks 
    • Commuter shuttles may be available for $2 a ride to/from Montrose, Norwood, and Cortez.
    • Free public transportation
    • Season Ski Pass (winter season only)
    • Furnished employee housing is available

    Job requirements: 

    • Employees must be able to work in all weather conditions at 10,000 feet and stand for long periods of time
    • Valid driver's license
    • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
    • DOT drug testing
    • Full job description

    Gondola Facts:

    • The 13-minute (3 miles) gondola ride connects the two towns of Mountain Village and Telluride
    • The gondola cabins can transport 900 people per hour between two towns.  It would take 18 fifty passenger buses to drive the 8-mile trip resulting in more people on the road and more pollutants in the air.
    • Every 2nd cabin allows pets; there are wheelchair accessible cabins in addition to summer bike racks and winter ski/snowboard racks
    • A gondola cabins travel about 11 mph at full speed
    • The longest section of the gondola has a vertical rise of 1,778 feet and is over 5,750 feet long.
    • The highest station is Station St. Sophia at an elevation of 10,500 feet above sea level.

    Housing information:

    • Employee housing IS available- the Living situation is a fully furnished shared 1 bedroom Village Court Apartment. Summer 2019 Employee Housing is currently available.
      • Employees are paired with a member of the same-sex (couples or friends may be paired together space permitting)
      • Rent is automatically payroll deducted bi-weekly ($279.75 summer season per pay period per person during winter season only rent is $290.00)
      • Unit is fully furnished - kitchen includes full sized appliances and dishwasher
      • All bills paid - cable tv included (the internet is the employee's responsibility)
      • $500 deposit $50 Admin Fee and parking permit fee required. (Parking permit subject to availability.)  
      • Everything you need is within walking distance or a gondola ride away, so there is no need to bring a vehicle. Onsite parking is limited and first come first serve. 
      • Must be employed as a full-time seasonal employee to live in Employee Housing 
    • Contact HR@mtnvillage.org for additional information 

     Other Housing Options

    • Village Court Apartments in Mountain Village: a five-minute walk from the gondola, chairlift, grocery store, Nordic skiing/ biking/ hiking trails. Offers studio, one, two, and three bedroom rentals. Minimal dog rental units are available. 
    • Big Billie's (summer season only) in Mountain Village: For more information, contact bigbillies@telski.com 970-728-7470. 
    • Telluride Daily Planet: The classifieds are a great place to look for house/apartment rentals as well as "roommates wanted".
    • The San Miguel Regional Housing Authority provides assistance in finding affordable housing to fit your needs. 

    Contact: HR@mtnvillage.org with any questions.

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  • Groundskeeper- full time, seasonal

    Plaza Services
    Mountain Village, Colorado
    $15.00 / hour

     

    Job requirements: 

    • Plant and lawn care
    • Grounds-keeping and public plaza upkeep
    • Set up/ tear down of summer concert series, market on the plaza and special events
    • Employees get to work at 9,500 feet and can endure snow almost any month of the year.
    • Valid driver's license and pre-employment drug testing required
    • Full job description

    Benefits

    • Pay is $15/hr plus $1.00 per hour bonus upon completion of the season.
    • Four day work weeks 
    • Commuter shuttles may be available for $2 a ride to/from Montrose, Norwood, and Cortez.
    • Season Ski Pass (winter season only)
    • Furnished employee housing is available

    Housing information:

    • Employee housing IS available- the Living situation is a fully furnished shared 1 bedroom Village Court Apartment. Summer 2019 Employee Housing is currently available.
      • Employees are paired with a member of the same-sex (couples or friends may be paired together space permitting)
      • Rent is automatically payroll deducted bi-weekly ($279.75 summer season per pay period per person during winter season only rent is $290.00)
      • Unit is fully furnished - kitchen includes full sized appliances and dishwasher
      • All bills paid - cable tv included (the internet is the employee's responsibility)
      • $500 deposit $50 Admin Fee and parking permit fee required. (Parking permit subject to availability.)  
      • Everything you need is within walking distance or a gondola ride away, so there is no need to bring a vehicle. Onsite parking is limited and first come first serve. 
      • Must be employed as a full-time seasonal employee to live in Employee Housing 
    • Contact ladamson@mtnvillage.org for additional information 

     Other Housing Options

    • Village Court Apartments in Mountain Village: a five-minute walk from the gondola, chairlift, grocery store, Nordic skiing/ biking/ hiking trails. Offers studio, one, two, and three bedroom rentals. Minimal dog rental units are available. 
    • Big Billie's (summer season only) in Mountain Village: For more information, contact bigbillies@telski.com 970-728-7470. 
    • Telluride Daily Planet: The classifieds are a great place to look for house/apartment rentals as well as "roommates wanted".
    • The San Miguel Regional Housing Authority provides assistance in finding affordable housing to fit your needs. 

    Contact: HR@mtnvillage.org with any questions.

    View Job Description

How to Apply

Apply online. 

If you have any questions or need additional information please contact Chuck Tomlinson, HR Coordinator at HR@mtnvillage.org or at 970.369.6409.

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