Work at Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Mountain is located in Mammoth Lakes in the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in California, about 5 hours north of Los Angeles and has 300 days of sunshine annually. With a top elevation of 11,053 feet Mammoth holds the title of being the tallest mountain in California which allows visitors some amazing skiing and snowboarding!
In winter Mammoth offers a range of activities, not just skiing and snowboarding. These include snowcat tours, snowmobiling, tubing, cross country skiing and more. Employees of Mammoth Mountain are offered a FREE ski pass, FREE transport around the town (this includes to and from work), as well as discounts on food & beverage, retail, rentals and other facilities throughout the township.

Fast Facts

  • Season: November – June (depends on conditions)
  • Terrain: 15% expert, 20% advanced, 40% intermediate, 25% beginner
  • Snowfall: +10 meters
  • State: California
  • Accommodation: Yes, works on a first in, first served basis
  • Min Age: +18 yrs
  • Interview Locations: Skype

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Staff Accommodation

Full-time seasonal employees of the Mammoth Mountain are offered affordable accommodation while they are working on the mountain. Accommodation works on a first in, first served basis so be sure to start your application ASAP.

  • Staff housing is available on a first in first serve basis. Employee housing is conveniently located in multiple facilities centrally located in the town of Mammoth Lakes, CA.
  • Housing costs range from USD$14-$22 per night.
  • Every location is full furnished with kitchens including pots, pans, dishes, glasses and cutlery. You will need to supply your own linens, towels and cleaning supplies.
  • There is a minimum deposit of USD$50 when submitting your application and a further USD$300 that is paid on your arrival.

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Jobs at Mammoth Mountain

All roles work on a first in, first served basis, so if you are interested in a specific role be sure to get your application started ASAP.
Start dates range from early November and the employment contract can be anywhere from 5-6 months.
Wages typically start at USD$10/hour.

Types of jobs you can get at Mammoth Mountain:

  • Bell Person
  • Cook
  • Front Office Representative
  • Housekeeper
  • Lift Operator
  • On-Mountain Cashier
  • Rental Adjuster & Cashier
  • Retail Hardgoods
  • Specialist
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Server, Ski or Snowboard Instructor
  • Ticket Cashier

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Staff Benefits

Staff benefits for Mammoth Mountain include:

  • FREE Ski Pass to Mammoth Mountain, Bear Mountain, June Mountain, Snow Summit
  • Affordable staff accommodation (depending on availablity)
  • Free Transport around town
  • Discounts on food & beverage
  • Discounts on retail, rentals & other facilities throughout the township
  • Limited daily lift privileges for friends and family
  • Ride breaks – depending on department

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