Spring is in the mountain air, prime time to get up in to the mountains and settled in by the start of summer. Are there career opportunities in these mountain towns?
There is often this feeling that living in one of these incredible mountain areas is something people just do in the “meantime”. I find that a number of people who are intrigued by the idea of living this lifestyle can’t completely wrap their heads around how this can be done year-round. It’s true, these areas have smaller job markets, but nonetheless, if you keep your eyes open and focused on the goal, a lifetime in the mountains can be a real possibility for you.
Here are a few highlighted job opportunities available right now in some of your favorite mountain towns …
Director of Aquatics and Programming / Head Coach in the Adirondacks
Organization with nearly 10,000 members that serves over 20,000 people from its location in the Southern Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, between picturesque Lake George and historic Saratoga Springs.
Finance and Administration Director in Aspen, Colorado
Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA required, Minimum of seven years experience in nonprofit administration and two years fund accounting experience, Experience with Financial Edge is desirable, Ability to communicate and work effectively with staff, trustees, and volunteers.
Executive Director in Missoula, Montana
Full-time EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Missoula with strong leadership and management skills. The program serves 354 children and 80+ staff in Missoula, Granite, Mineral, Powell, and Sanders Counties. Responsible for managing a non-profit, grant funded program with multiple funding sources.
Store Manager in Vail, Colorado.
The Store Manager is responsible for training and development of staff; hiring and terminations; in-store promotions; selling; operations; community outreach; and other various functions required to manager a boutique business.
Looking for a seasonal job … Spend the summer in New England as a Summer Wilderness Instructor
The White Mountain School’s Summer Adventure Program is unique among summer outdoor programs because of the incredible community experiences we facilitate. This is rewarded with an industry high: 70% annual instructor return rate and close to a 60% student return rate. White Mountain focuses exclusively on creating the very best wilderness adventure programs for teenagers, ages 13-16.
For more information about these new career opportunities in the mountains, search Mountain Jobs