Join Crystal Mountain Ski Patrol Next Winter!

A Day in the Life of Ski Patrol

Written by: Emma Brice


Are you interested in becoming a ski patroller? Next season could be your year to take your skills and passion for skiing to the next level by joining the pro patrol team. Check out the upcoming hiring clinic during the first weekend of April!


Crystal Mountain Ski Patrol is looking for exceptional individuals to join the team as full-time patrollers for the 2023-2024 winter season. There will be two hiring clinics held Friday, April 7th, or Sunday, April 9th. Spend each day practicing skills and drills with your peers, exploring the mountain, and learning how to effectively keep the terrain safe. Ski patrol is a seasonal position that typically starts in November and lasts through mid-April.

As a Pro Patroller you get to join our hard-working team and fill an important role in keeping guests safe. Working here at the biggest ski resort in Washington comes with big perks alongside the big mountain views and legendary terrain! You and your spouse/dependents will receive a free season pass, steep discounts on food & retail, friends & family discounts, and more.

What is the required experience level?

  • To be considered for this opportunity, you must:
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have an EMT, OEC or WFR certification
  • AIARE Recreational Level 1 avalanche certification
  • Strong work ethic
  • Advanced alpine skiing skills
  • Prior experience climbing or traveling on avalanche terrain is a plus

How can I sign up for the hiring clinic?

To be considered for this opportunity, please send your resume and a brief cover letter indicating your interest and experience level to Brent at Or fill out this formQuestions? Find more information here.

This is just one of the many ways you can become involved with the Crystal Crew next season. We are always looking for rad people who are eager for adventure and have a passion for learning. You can find more information on how to join the team and ski for free next season here!

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