Trail Crew Member

Summer Operations
Anchorage, Alaska

Hiking and Biking, Slope Maintenance Trail Crew 


Main Duties: 

  • Assists in the design, construction, and maintenance of all the hiking and biking trails on resort property. 
  • Ensures that all trails are maintained per Hiking & Biking supervisor and Mountain Managements instructions.  
  • Build and or maintain wood features 
  • Maintain erosion control on trails and mountain roads 
  • Prepare ski trails for winter operation, which includes but not limited to  
  • Cutting and removal of brush 
  • Mountain infrastructure repair 
  • Tree thinning 
  • Must work well with all other resort departments. Must be respectful of all guests and employees of Alyeska Resort. 
  • Other duties as assigned 


Why Alyeska? 

Alaska is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard, and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests. 

Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Whether you are a seasoned hospitality or ski resort professional or just starting out with an avid interest in ski area management or travel tourism, we invite you to review current career opportunities and check back often as we are always seeking great talent. 


Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including: 

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees
    • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal)
    • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents 
    • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan 
    • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels 
    • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and fitness center/pool 


Skills/Requirements:To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Advanced to expert level mountain biker 
  • High school education or equivalent 
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License 
  • Ability to operate ATV and pickup truck on mountain roads.  
  • Ability to use various hand tools. Pulaski, pick, shovel, rake, handsaw, hammer etc… 
  • Ability to run small gas/pneumatic/electric powered tools. Chainsaw, brush cutter, compactor, power wheelbarrow, rotor-hammer etc 
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions 


Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Physical demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  The employee must be able to operate hand and foot controls on vehicles.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employee may be required to pass a functional capacity test developed for this job. 


  • Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment can be loud.  Physical terrain in the work environment can be uneven with poor traction; there is ice and snow outside, and wet floors indoors. 


Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only, and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available. 


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