Berkshire East Mountain Resort Employment Opportunities
Come join a group of people that enjoy their jobs as much as all the activities Berkshire East Mountain Resort has to offer. Our employees work where they play! If being part of a great team sounds appealing to you, please check our current employment listings to find the perfect position for you. Please note all positions are part-time and/or seasonal and do not include benefits. Also, some positions may require a Cori background check which must be conducted prior to being hired.
Spring & Summer Positions
We are now accepting applications for zipline and bike park positions. We anticipate the need to hire multiple staff as we gear up for our spring & summer mountain activities. All positions are part-time and do not include benefits. Hours may be up to 32 hours per week and may include weekends, late afternoons, early evenings and holidays Applications are being accepted through April 15 or until all positions have been filled. Applicants must be 18+ years old. Cori background checks may be required.
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Zip line guides: Responsible for guiding and providing instruction to guests that zip line at Berkshire East Canopy Tours. Guides may also cross-train to work in the Aerial Adventure Park. We are looking for staff who are people friendly, courteous, outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic. You must be good with children, patient, and able to provide clear instruction to guests. Applicants must be at least age 18, be comfortable working at heights, be physically fit, and must meet our weight requirements for zip line tours. You will be working outside in all types of weather and must be agile on rough terrain. Applicants are required to have a flexible schedule as hours vary. Guides must be available weekends, holidays, and some early evenings. You will be required to pass a Cori background check and guide training before being hired. Guides will also be required to have First Aid & CPR training which we will provide. Guide training is expected to be in early April for a a spring -time start date. A second guide training session is expected to be held in mid-June for a summer-time start date. Applications are being accepted now for either guide training session.
Bike Mechanic: Looking for a reliable, hardworking team player with good mechanical skills. Will be responsible for the general upkeep, repair, cleaning and maintenance of our mountain bike rental fleet as well as performing repair work on our guest’s bikes. Must have prior proven experience working in a bike repair shop.
Mountain Bike Guide: Responsible for guiding and providing bike instruction to guests at Thunder Mountain Bike Park. All guides will be required to complete either a level 1 or a level 1 and 2 guide course. Responsibilities include interacting with guests, providing orientation to bike park and bike instruction. Requirements include competent riding ability on all trails you guide, CPR and First Aid, good customer service skills, and strong communication skills. Must be available for all training courses. CORI background checks required.
Bike Trail Crew: Responsible for the general upkeep of our bike trails. Duties may include shoveling, grass mowing, haying, seeding, raking, mulching, weeding, planting, pruning, edging, watering, fertilizing, applying pesticides, and removal of trash and debris. Must be able to safely operate hand tools, power mowers, weed trimmers, sweepers, leaf blowers, and other small power equipment. Person must be reliable and hardworking with the ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. Must be able to follow directions and also be able to work unsupervised. ATV driving experience preferred.
Raft Guides: Berkshire Whitewater is looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join our team as whitewater raft guides for our 2017 season. Applicants must be age 18+ and comfortable working in moving water, be customer service oriented and good with children. Duties include but are not limited to; preparation of gear prior to trip, positive interaction with guests, guiding of whitewater rafts, cleaning, proper maintenance of gear, driving company vehicles, & food preparation. Employment is contingent on passing CORI background check and successful completion of our guide training program. Guides will also be required to have First Aid & CPR. Applicants are required to have a flexible schedule as hours vary. Guides must be available weekends, holidays, and some early evenings. Employment start dates will be based on experience, but applicants should expect to begin work around the start of May.
All winter positions are either seasonal positions or part-time positions and do not include benefits. Winter positions are weather dependent and normally start in early December and end in late March. Winter employees are encouraged to apply for continued employment at the resort for our spring and summertime activities.
Cleaner: Cleans bathrooms, empties trash & recyclables, vacuums, mops and uses floor cleaning machinery. Responsible for other cleaning projects as needed. This is a physically demanding position. Responsible for ensuring clean and sanitary conditions in all areas of the lodges. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Hours may be late nights and/or early mornings (when the lodges are closed. All applicants must be at least 18 years old.
Berkshire East Mountain Resort
Human Resources Department
66 Thunder Mountain Road
Charlemont, MA 01339
413.339.6617 Ext 304
Berkshire East Mountain Resort is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.