Mount Hotham Alpine Resort

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Mount Hotham Alpine Resort

Ready. Set. Let the FUN in the SNOW begin!

Applications for 2019 snow season at Hotham are now open click here to apply!


If you have a passion for all things snow, like to have fun and would like to create magical snow memories that will last a lifetime, then come and work for the best ski resort in Australia! 

A job with Mount Hotham Skiing Company isn't like a job anywhere else. With jobs that range from lift attendants to ski and snowboard instructors, we don't trade in suits, handshakes or breifcases. We trade in fun, smiles and lots of snow and most importantly in making magical snow memories for our guests and staff. But there are no tricks behind our magic. Instead there are people like you. Passionate, dedicated people who are committed to making sure our guest experiences are the best they can be.

So whether you are bumping chair lifts, shovelling snow or fitting skis, you'll be sure to find the perfect job to suit you!

Discover your next career move at Mount Hotham Skiing Company.

Click here to apply online today!

Love your work. Work your snow magic!


Get a taste of what it's like bringing the FUN TO LIFE by taking a look through our photo gallery below. 

Hotham Gallery Link



To help us make magical snow memories for our guests all applicants will need to be available for the entire winter season: June through to early October with most positions commencing in early June, depending on snow conditions. The official 2019 winter season runs from 8 June – 1 October.


Group Interviews

If you are shortlisted for a lift, rental, retail, ticket or property department seasonal position, you will be asked to attend a group interview. Once you have applied, your application will be reviewed and we will contact you via email with group interview details.


Group interviews will be held early April in the following cities:

Adelaide - Monday 1st April to Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Melbourne - Thursday 4th April to Saturday 6th April 2019

Hobart - Sunday 7th April 2019 


This year we will be coming to Tasmania for the first time and are very excited to be able to meet you in person in Hobart!


*Our preference is for you to attend a group interview so we get to meet you and you get to meet us in person! However, for special circumstances we can interview via Skype or phone. 


Ski and Ride School Skills Clinic

We have a number of full-time and part-time instructor positions available for the upcoming season.


If you wish to apply to become a new ski or snowboard instructor and in order to assess all applicants as fairly as possible, you will need to attend the Hotham Ski and Ride School 2 day Skills Clinic, on both skis and snowboard, commencing 15th June 2019. The cost of this clinic is $280 which includes all lift tickets, and 12 hours instruction over the two days.


Please Note: the Skills Clinic will run regardless of snow conditions, in the event that no snow is available an indoor program will come into effect.


The Hotham Ski and Ride School will conduct an APSI (Australian Professional Snowsport Instructors) Level 1 Instructors Course (free to Hotham candidates) commencing Monday 17th June for 3 days with an exam conducted on Thursday the 20th June.


Successful candidates from the 2 day Skills Clinic will be required to successfully pass all components of the APSI level 1 Certificate prior to starting work. APSI membership, teaching manual and exam fees are at a cost to the candidate.


You MUST complete this certification or hold a current certification to be employed with the MHSC. (Note: Those who already have a ski or snowboard qualification will not be required to attend this 4 day course/exam).


Applications for the skills clinic will be open from Monday 21st January.


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Our winter seasonal positions on offer are casual positions. Most roles will offer approximately 38 hours per week but given that work is frequently weather dependant there is no guarantee in the number of hours.


As new seasonal worker you might be working less hours at the start of the season however, this is a great time to do lots of company supported training, getting to know your job, making friends and exploring the mountain. Once school holidays commence at the end of June, workloads start to increase and by August we hit peak season. Please be aware that this is only a guide, as each department staff requirements over the season differs.


It is important to be aware that hours you work can fluctuate and you should prepare yourself accordingly eg savings to tie you over in the quiet times.


Click here to find and apply for current openings!  


Hotham does have some subsidised staff accommodation available both on mountain at Hotham and in Dinner Plain (Dinner Plain is a village located approximately 12kms down the road from Hotham). Please note we are not able to offer accommodation to all employees. We encourage everyone to try and source their own accommodation and to compare prices.


Employees living in our subsidised staff accommodation will be required to pay a $280 bond up front to secure a bed after which, accommodation expenses can be deducted from weekly wages. You will be required to pay rent even if your work hours are limited, so keep this in mind while budgeting.


All staff will be required to wear a uniform. Uniforms are appropriate to the conditions and provide protection against the elements where applicable. Outdoor uniforms and indoor uniforms are on loan for the season. These items require the payment of a $210 bond.


Certain uniform items can be purchased and will differ depending on the department you work in. These are yours to keep and have been subsidised by MHSC.


As a convenience for our staff any uniform purchases and bonds can be deducted from weekly wages.



Working for Hotham also come comes with some pretty sweet perks!


  • Staff season lift pass for Hotham and Falls Creek (must be available to work 38 hours per week to be eligible for a free pass).
  • Unlimited free group ski and snowboarding lessons to help improve your riding skills.
  • Discounts in our retail and rentals stores.
  • Staff BBQs and events.
  • Health and wellbeing program including free exercise classes.
  • Merlin Magic Passes providing free entry into Merlin Entertainments attractions around the world such as Madame Tussauds, LEGOLANDS and SEA LIFE aquariums.
  • Returning staff receive loyalty vouchers, free one day lift passes that can be given to family or friends.