Summer jobs in the mountains

Most people don't tend to give much thought to what happens when the snow melts. They just assume the ski resorts shut up shop and wait for the season to begin again at the end of the year. In fact, most resorts entertain a steady stream of new arrivals, this time people who are looking to enjoy summer activities in the mountains, from genteel walks to lungs out mountain biking adventures. There are plenty of summer jobs available during the summer. See our pick of the best and find out the benefits of working a summer job in the mountains below.


Some resorts at high altitude can offer glacier skiing, even during the summer months. For those resorts who wave goodbye to every last patch of snow, the visitor numbers may fall significantly and the sleepier resorts may all but close up. But this certainly is not the case for every resort. The more popular places are geared up to take advantage of the lack of snow by marketing themselves to summer visitors, who come to enjoy a whole host of outdoor pursuits, from fishing to paragliding.

So what are the advantages of working a summer season in a ski resort? If you are flexible enough to work both summer and winter, you can effectively join both seasons together and get year round employment. Technically you are still a season worker, but with the advantage of year round employment. You are also in the perfect place to enjoy some incredible holiday time! Most employers are looking for workers who are adaptable and are willing to all muck in together to get the work done. If you are working for a larger employer, there are also opportunities to transfer to other jobs and locations. If you relish the change to live and work in some of the world's most breathtaking mountain environments, make sure you apply for the jobs on this page. Se look forward to hearing from you.