Employment Opportunities

Crested Butte Nordic is a nonprofit in Crested Butte, Colorado that grooms trails for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, rents equipment, hosts nordic ski programs for youth and adults, and hosts events, included The Alley Loop Nordic Marathon and the Grand Traverse Ski, Run, & Mountain Bike. We hire a diverse crew of staff each winter with a focus on customer service, professionalism, and passion for the outdoors.

Join us in growing one of Crested Butte’s premier non-profit organizations!

Current Openings

  • Front Desk Staff

    The front desk staff are daily representatives of the mission of CB Nordic. They provide a high level of customer service and are the people that customers interact with on a daily basis. Key duties include sales of passes and merchandise, rental reservation fulfillment, and providing information to the public about CB Nordic.

    This position runs from November to April. Full and part time positions are available. Hourly rate starts at $17. Benefits include CB Nordic season pass, free rentals, in-store discounts, free clinics, positive team atmosphere, opportunity to develop and progress in a variety of skills, office dogs, and holiday bonus.

    To learn more about this position or to apply, please contact brittany@cbnordic.org.

  • Front Desk Night Shift

    Front desk night shift personnel work independently after the Nordic Center’s operations have closed for the day. The ice rink remains open for hockey games and public ice skating, and this staff member acts as reception for the ice rink during these evening hours. Key duties include sales of merchandise, ice-skate rental fulfillment, and light janitorial duties.

    This position runs from December to March. Typical shift is 6-11 pm. Hourly rate starts at $15. Benefits include CB Nordic season pass, free rentals, in-store discounts, free clinics, low-key atmosphere, and holiday bonus.

    To learn more about this position or to apply, please contact brittany@cbnordic.org.

  • Ski School Lesson Instructor

    Have fun on the snow working for the best XC ski school in the country! CB Nordic is looking for enthusiastic people to teach lessons during the Winter. Fun-loving attitude is a must, skiing ability a bonus. We offer 75-minute lessons 4 times daily through the winter allowing you a flexible schedule in a great environment. Ongoing training and CPR/First Aid Certification will be provided with opportunities to pursue PSIA Certification.

    This position runs from November through March. All positions are part-time with compensation of $40+ per lesson taught based on experience, plus gratuities. Benefits include CB Nordic season pass, free rentals, in-store discounts, free clinics, positive team atmosphere, opportunity to develop and progress in a variety of skills, and office dogs.

    To learn more about this position or to apply, please contact skischool@cbnordic.org.

  • Ski School Tour Guide

    Have fun on the snow working for the best XC ski school in the country! CB Nordic is looking for enthusiastic people to guide ski and/or snowshoe tours during the Winter. Fun-loving attitude is a must, skiing ability and backcountry experience a bonus but not required. We offer 2.5-hour tours twice daily through the winter allowing you a flexible schedule in a great environment. Comprehensive training and CPR/First Aid Certification will be provided with opportunities for ongoing education.

    This position runs from November through March. All positions are part-time with compensation of $80+ per tour led based on experience, plus gratuities. Benefits include CB Nordic season pass, free rentals, in-store discounts, free clinics, positive team atmosphere, opportunity to develop and progress in a variety of skills, and office dogs.

    To learn more about this position or to apply, please contact skischool@cbnordic.org.

  • Nordic Team Coach

    Join a team of fun-loving, enthusiastic coaches who enjoy skiing with kids outside in the winter. The Crested Butte Nordic Team serves athletes ages 3 to 18 for a winter season of cross country skiing, team building, and fun. We are looking for coaches for groups of eight kids, anywhere from one day/week to four days/week. We offer coaches’ training, US Ski and Snowboard Coach Licenses, and program syllabi, as well as resources and clinics throughout the year to help you be the best coach you can be. Our program offerings range from competitive groups to backcountry/winter skills groups, and all things in between.

    This position runs from November/December through March, day(s) of the week depending on what program(s) you coach, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. All positions are part-time with compensation of $50+ per session to start, with the opportunity to make more. Benefits include CB Nordic season pass, free rentals, in-store discounts, free clinics, positive team atmosphere, opportunity to develop and progress in a variety of skills, and many office dogs for cuddling.

    To learn more about this position or to apply, please contact molly@cbnordic.org.

New positions will be posted here as they become available.