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Mountain Manager (Ski Area)

Hatcher Alpine Xperience Palmer, AK

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $40,000 to $60,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Hatcher Alpine Xperience (HAX) is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that manages Skeetawk; a new alpine recreation facility in Hatcher Pass (Palmer) Alaska. HAX is seeking a versatile, creative and experienced Mountain Manager. The Mountain Manager ensures the organization meets industry standards and best practices for ski areas and provides management of on-mountain activities.

Duties and responsibilities include oversight of, planning for and executing daily operations, general maintenance activities, and development/implementation of the Board of Director’s long-term plan for Skeetawk.  The Mountain Manager is expected to develop and implement maintenance programs to ensure equipment maintenance requirements are identified, documented and implemented to industry standards.

The Mountain Manager works with employees, contractors, and volunteers with direct responsibility for hiring, training, and supervising mountain operations staff. The applicant has a critical eye for detail and promotes a high-quality guest experience. The applicant is a team builder willing to “get into the trenches” and work across departments to meet visitor and employee requirements. Leading by example is the applicant’s mantra.

The applicant works advises the BOD on ski area operations to provide assistance for long-term vision and planning.  Attendance at board meetings and Skeetawk functions is mandatory as the applicants’ input is a valued piece of the Boards decision making process.  Various Board committees may require technical or other input which is expected by the applicant to ensure committee success.

The applicant understands and manages industry standard insurance requirements relevant to current risk. The applicant manages the day-to-day insurance portfolio interfacing with the insurance company representative. Insurance audits are conducted by insurance company underwriters regularly and are the responsibility of the applicant as well.

Reports to: Board of Directors Executive Committee (a specific committee member is assigned as a single point of contact.)

Hatcher Alpine Xperience

Why Work Here?
Execute a vision you help create. Be an integral part of the growth of the newest ski area in North America, in Alaska!


13500 Skeetawk Circle Palmer

Palmer, AK
99645 USA



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