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Employment at Welch Village

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. 

We will be hiring for the following positions for the 2017/18 Season: 

  • Snowmaking
  • Lift Operations
  • Ski and Snowboard Instructors*
  • Rental Shop
  • Tune Shop
  • Retail Shop
  • Janitorial Service
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Member Service 
  • Tickets


*New Ski/Snowboard Instructor Hiring Clinics - Saturday Dec. 2nd and Sunday, Dec 3rd! 

Would you like to become one of our ski or snowboard instructors.  Would you like access to a free season pass AND become a better skier or snowboarder at the same time?  Please come to one of our instructor hiring clinics!  Attend either Saturday, Dec. 2nd OR Sunday, Dec 3rd.  Register by sending us an email at skilink@welchvillage.com.  The hiring starts at 9am and we provide you with a lift ticket for the day.  Clinics end around 3pm.  You will spend the day with one of our trainers and learn everything you need to learn about the position including expectations, compensation, benefits & more.  If you have any questions, let us know!  
Email:  skilink@welchvillage.com

Employee Benefits

Welch Village employees are eligible to earn a free season pass, lesson discounts, 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. 


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

Monday-Tuesday
3pm to 9pm
Wednesday-Friday
10am to 9pm
Saturday-Sunday
9am to 9pm

Upcoming Events

  • Warren Miller Film Tour
    Warren Miller Film Tour
    Oct. 27 - 28

    Join us at the State Theatre in Minneapolis for the Warren Miller Film Tour and the premier of this year's film, "Line of Descent". 
    Click Here for details and tickets!