• Forest Service Technician Love the forest? If so, there is a job for you in the forest service technician field. Being a forest service technician is a great way to spend your days outdoors in the forest. The good news is that there are positions in this field available and for an entry level position you don’t need a college degree or a lot of experience. To become a forest service technician you need some basic skills and ...
  • Lift Operator According to the National Ski Areas Association, there are nearly 500 ski resorts in the country. Each one of these ski resorts employs people to help provide a great customer service. There are a variety of positions available at ski resorts for the person who would like a job in the industry. One of these positions is that of a lift operator. Lift Operator Duties If you have ever been to a ski resort you likely have ...
  • Mountain Guide For those who have been mountain climbing recreationally and enjoy it they at some point consider becoming a mountain guide. After all, we need people who are professional mountain guides who can take the lead and guide people on their mountain expedition. But just liking the mountains or mountain climbing is not enough to land a job as a mountain guide. The good news, however, is that if you have the passion for the mountains ...
  • Park Ranger If you have ever strolled the grounds at a county or state park there is a good chance you have come across a park ranger. They are the people who work at these parks, helping to keep them running smoothly and protecting the natural resources. Park rangers play an important role in helping to keep parks beautiful and cared for, as well as helping to give those who visit them a great experience. If you ...
  • Ski Instructor Do you love to ski? Are you good at being able to explain to others how to get started doing it themselves? If so, becoming a ski instructor may just be the perfect position for you! Being a ski instructor can be a rewarding career that lets you work in an area where your passion lies. There are also some perks to the job that make it even that much more enticing. Job Duties As you may ...
  • Ski Patrol According to the National Ski Areas Association, there are around 40 deaths per year on the ski slopes of the country. Some of those deaths are from skiing, while the rest are from snowboarding. In addition to that, there are another 40 people per year who are seriously injured (e.g., paralysis). These numbers are low in comparison to some of the other events that people engage in, as well as for how many people engage ...
  • Ski Shop Worker Love to ski but don’t want to spend an 8-hour shift outdoors on the slopes? Consider becoming a ski shop worker! There are positions available in ski shops that will keep you busy talking skiing, give you some great perks, but will help you stay warm throughout your shift! What They Do Most of the positions within ski shops are going to be retail in nature. They need someone that can handle cash, provide customer service, and ...
  • Trail Crew Are you someone who enjoys hiking, backpacking, and camping? Have you ever thought about having a job that lets you work all day out on the trails? Believe it or not, they do exist. One job you may want to consider is being part of the trail crew. Trail crew positions are rewarding, let you spend your time out in nature, and give you skills that you would have a difficult time gaining elsewhere. What They ...
  • Whitewater Raft Guide What could be more thrilling than rushing down the river in a raft full of people? The excitement can only be topped by it being you guiding that expedition. If you are someone who loves the adrenaline rush that result from whitewater rafting, and you are have a lot of experience doing it, you may want to consider becoming a whitewater raft guide. It’s actually easier than you may think, making it that much more ...