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Employment at Welch Village
Now hiring for the 2019/20 Season!

Tired of those long Minnesota Winters? Cabin fever got you down? Interested in working with a great group of people and making memories that last a lifetime? How about FREE skiing or snowboarding all season at Welch Village? If any of this sounds interesting, Welch Village is the place for you. 

Just some of the available positions this winter...
  • Lift Operations ($12-13.50 per hour starting wage) 
  • Ski and Snowboard Instructors(Please attend Hiring Clinic & Information Day Dec. 7th or 8th: see above for more details)
  • Janitorial Service ($13 per hour starting wage) 
  • Line Cooks ($13-$14 per hour starting wage) 
  • Guest Services
  • Rental Shop & Equipment Tuning Center.

Ski & Snowboard Instructor Hiring Clinic & Information Event - Saturday, Dec. 7th OR Sunday, Dec. 8th
If you are interested in becoming one of our ski or snowboard instructors, you are required to attend ONE of our Hiring Clinics & Information Days.  You have two choices: Saturday, December 7th or Sunday, December 8th.  Each day, the clinic runs from 9:30am - 3:30pm. Please check-in at the Skilink Learning Center front desk starting at 9am.  We potentially hire instructors starting at age 14.  Instructors who are 14-15 year old assist with our kids lesson programs on weekends and during holiday periods. 
All instructor candidates are required to bring their own ski and snowboard gear.  Most of the day will be spent on the snow with our ski and snowboard trainers.  Lift tickets will be provided.  Previous skiing/snowboarding teaching experience is not required.  We will train you to do that!  We do require an intermediate or above ability level in skiing and snowboarding. 

Hiring Clinic Schedule: 
9:00 - 9:30am:  Check-in at the Skilink Learning Center
9:30 - 10:00: Introductions and general information about being part of the Welch Village Ski & Ride School
10:00-noon:  Candidates grouped into smaller groups with our ski & ride trainers and then spend the morning skiing, riding, and teaching. 
Noon-1pm:  Lunch on your own
1:00-2:30pm: More time on the snow with trainers skiing & teaching
2:30 - 3:30:  General orientation on Welch Village & SkiLink Dept. policies.
Questions? - Please attend the hiring clinic on Dec. 7th or 8th and all of your questions will be answered.  Thank you

Employee Benefits

Welch Village employees are eligible to earn a free season pass, rental discounts, food service discounts, ski shop discounts and free skiing for family and friends (certain restrictions apply).  

Any age requirements? 

Age requirements vary throughout each department. If you are 14 or 15, you may work in food service or in the SkiLink Learning Center as ski or snowboard instructors for one of our kids programs. You must be at least 16 to work in lift operations, rental shop, retail shop, & ticket sales. All other departments require workers to be at least 18 years old.

General policies: 

Welch Village is, of course, a seasonal business and thus open seven days a week. Our season is only four months long. Therefore, you MUST be willing to work weekends, evenings, and holidays, since these are the busiest times.  Hours vary between departments. 

What about paperwork?

Employees must complete a W-4 Form, Employment Verification Form (I-9), and sign the Welch Village Ski  and Snowboard Area, Inc. drug and alcohol policy. These forms must be complete by your first day of employment. 

REQUIRED RELEASE FORM FOR SKIING/SNOWBOARDING SEASON PASS: All employees of Welch Village whom are planning to utilize the season pass benefits must sign, or have a legal parent/guardian sign (if under 18) the release form located as follows: EMPLOYEE RELEASE - CLICK HERE!

If you have any questions regarding employment opportunities at Welch Village please email us at info@welchvillage.com or give us a call at 651-258-4567.

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