Employment Opportunities

 

Please check back here often as we will be posting additional summer positions over the next few weeks. 

 

Age Requirements

It is our business practice to offer employment to youths age 16 and over, (not younger).  Summer youth staff can apply for jobs including  adventure park monitor, and some food service positions.  Winter positions available for youths age 16 -age 17 include;  snowsports instructors, dishwashers, bussers, Children’s Center staff, and a limited number of rental shop attendants. Opportunities also exist for customer service staff and food cashiers if the youth applicant has prior sales and cashiering experience.  Work permits are required prior to hire for any youths under the age of 18.

 

How to Apply

To apply for a posted position, please click the job description you’d like to apply to.  This will take you to our employment application system to create an applicant profile.  You will be able to view  the detailed  job description and apply for the position.  Be sure to remember your user ID and password as you will be able to log back into the employment site to review the status of your application, update your profile, or to view and  apply for other open positions.

 

Full-time Year Round Jobs

Potential exists to become a full-time year round employee after a period of a good attendance and satisfactory  work performance.

Maintenance Worker: Perform general maintenance and repair at the mountain resort; including grounds, buildings, lifts, and other resort equipment.   

 

Bike Park Jobs

Our bike park is expected to reopen in May and typically runs through early November.   Most positions are part-time (up to 30 hours per week), and include weekend shifts.    Trail Crew positions expected to start in April, (weather dependent).

Bike Mechanic: Service, maintain and repair mountain bikes for our rental fleet and for guests who ride at Thunder Mountain Bike Park.

Lift Attendant: Monitors loading and unloading of guests and related equipment on chair and ground carpet lifts.  Age 18 +

 

Zipline Jobs

We are in need of zipline guides for the upcoming fall season. We will be conducting on-site training for new guides in mid-August.  The ziplines are expected to run through early November.   Weekend and holiday shifts are required.

Zipline Guide:  Provide instruction and guide service for guests that zip line at Berkshire East.

 

Whitewater Rafting Jobs

Our whiteater rafting trips start running the end of March / beginning of April depending upon weather and river conditions.  Our rafting trips run through mid-October with weekends and holidays being our busiest times.

Raft GuideProvide instruction and guidance to guests on whitewater rafting trips.

Raft Guide-  training & other requirements: We  provide river raft guide training prior to being hired.  Intensive 8 Day New Guide Training Program: May 19th-25th 2018 with possible opportunity to start new guide training prior to this.  New guides are required to complete a check-off trip before commercially guiding. Experienced guides will be assessed on an individual basis and required to perform a check off trip for each section of river they intended to commercially guide.   During training we will provide: transport to and from river, some lunches, and all required safety equipment including wetsuits.   Hiring and Training considerations take preference to applicants who have availability through mid September. Weekends and Holidays are required.

 

Other Resort Jobs

We’re ramping up staff for our summer activities!  We are taking applications for spring and summer hires.  These positions are part-time (up to 30 hours per week), and include weekend shifts.

Call Center Rep:  Answer phone and e-mail requests for reservations providing friendly and helpful customer service.  Part-time position: includes late afternoons/early evenings, weekends and holidays.

Cleaner: Clean lodges, empty trash & recyclables, vacuum, mop and use floor cleaning machinery.  Age 18+

Mountain Coaster: Assist riders in loading and unloading coaster cars and provide them with instruction on safety protocols and the proper use of ride. Age 18+

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

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.

To Contact Human Resources

Berkshire East Mountain Resort
Human Resources Department
66 Thunder Mountain Road
Charlemont, MA 01339
413.339.6617 Ext 304
employment@berkshireeast.com

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