Deer Valley Resort is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, just 36 miles east of Salt Lake City, in the historic mining town of Park City which has become an exciting and diverse mountain ski town. The resort offers a wide variety of winter positions to match your talents. Whether you recently graduated, are retired or are looking for a change, we have something for you!
Deer Valley Resort is honored to be voted #1 in the categories of Access, Service, On-mountain Food, Lodging and Dining by the readers of SKI Magazine in 2016.
Find a great job at a resort that's not only one of the best in the world, it feels a lot like home (last year over 1,000 staff members celebrated their fifth season or more at Deer Valley). We have many indoor and outdoor opportunities — with great perks and benefits — in Food & Beverage, Mountain Operations, Lodging Operations and Skier Services.
Future Ski Instructors!
Winter 2016 - 2017 ski instructor positions will be posted in May and we will be accepting applications at that time.
October 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2012 - Park City, UT - Park City Department of Workforce Services office, located at 1960 Sidewinder Dr., Suite 103, from 11 a.m. -1 p.m., recruiters will be on-site to interview for winter positions.
October 4, 2012 – Heber City, UT - Department of Workforce Services sponsored Job Fair, located at the Utah Valley University (UVU) Wasatch Campus, located at 311 N. College Way, from 4 - 7 p.m.
October 9, 2012 - Park City, UT - Park City Chamber of Commerce Job Fair, located at the Yarrow Resort Hotel and Conference Center, located at 1800 Park Avenue, from 2 to 6 p.m.
Deer Valley Resort utilizes the U.S. government system, E-Verify, to verify an individual's eligibility for work in the United States. This Internet-based system is an immediate, consistent and nondiscriminatory method that is widely used across the country.
Deer Valley Resort is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. Should you require an accommodation to apply at Deer Valley Resort, please contact us.
The founder of Deer Valley Resort, Edgar Stern wanted to combine his love of skiing with the service, food and amenities of a five star hotel. Stern was known as a visionary. “He built Deer Valley as a first-class resort when nothing was happening in Utah. Everybody thought he was crazy,” said Deer Valley’s President/General Manager Bob Wheaton. “He stuck with high quality and high service even through hard times. Sometimes the chips were down, but his vision never wavered.”
Our staff, known for being welcoming, knowledgeable, attentive and approachable, pride themselves on the exceptional customer service they provide. The Deer Valley three-circle business model teaches employees to find the balance between taking care of the guest, the company and each other. They are encouraged to emulate a professional and friendly attitude at all times.
There are no recruiting events at this time. Please contact Human Resources for more information about recruiting at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following is a list of previous internships, including both on-mountain and indoor positions. There are many possibilities to fulfill your internship within Deer Valley Resort.
Popular Majors for Internships:
We will work to place you in a paid position which will give you practical experience for future career opportunities. Students can work in various positions such as Skier Services Sales Agents, Accounting Clerks, Front Desk Clerks, Bell Staff, Lift Operators, Maintenance Technicians, Race Hill Crew, Ski Instructors, Restaurant positions and children's Programs, to name a few.
Deer Valley Resort does not offer summer academic internship opportunities. Thank you for your interest.
For further information on Academic Internships, please contact Lisa Angotti, Senior Recruiting and Internship Coordinator at 800-475-4562, 435-615-6137 or via email at email@example.com.
Deer Valley Resort's Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Externships are designed around the concept that has made our resort one of the best in the country: classic, consistent quality from a winning team.
Each externship is designed to help you take your skills to the next level - from the classroom to the professional kitchen. You will have the opportunity to work in various locations around the resort and become exposed to a diverse culinary experience, while building confidence along the way.
During its 35 year history, Deer Valley Resort has recieved countless awards and accolades, of which we are very proud. The Mariposa restaurant and Seafood Buffet both received prestigious Zagat Restaurant Guide awards, including number one ranking since Zagat began rating Salt Lake in 1999. The Mariposa also consistently receives the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Deer Valley Resort's Silver Lake Executive Chef, Clark Norris, was the first Utah chef invited to the prestigious James Beard House and was the inaugural recipient of Salt Lake Magazine's annual Best Chef Award in 2006. Salt Lake Magazine also honored Deer Valley Resort's Director of Food and Beverage, Julie Wilson, with the Liftime Achievement Award in 2008. Deer Valley® is consistently ranked #1 by the readers of SKI Magazine for on-mountain dining, grooming and guest service. With 13 unique restaurants at Deer Valley Resort, you will find everything from causual dining to gourmet fare.
For more information on Culinary Arts Externships, please contact:
For more information on Baking and Pastry Externships, please contact:
Snow Park Executive Pastry Chef
International applicants are a large part of Deer Valley's winter seasonal workforce.
The Summer Work and Travel Program allows students to spend up to four months working for Deer Valley Resort during their vacation. Deer Valley is looking for enthusiastic applicants who have a passion for working at a ski resort. First-year J-1 students must go through either CCUSA or CIEE Sponsor Agencies to be considered for employment at Deer Valley Resort. Returning J-1 students may apply independently but are still required to go through an approved Sponsor, listed below. Deer Valley Resort will be working with the following J-1 Sponsors to complete our hiring for the 2016 - 2017 ski season. Please visit the sponsor websites for more information on how you can interview with Deer Valley Resort.
Deer Valley hires a number of International Interns in our Culinary and Baking Program, Hospitality Management Program, and our Restaurant Management Program. Interested applicants must go through our sponsor agencies, Janus International, CETUSA or CIEE. This program differs from the Summer Work and Travel Program in that the applicants can work in the United States on a six or 12-month visa. You must be able to work with us from the beginning of December through the second week in April.
Please visit j1visa.state.gov for more information on J-1 Visa programs.
Spend a year working and traveling in the United States on the 12-month Working Holiday J-1 visa through CCUSA's Summer Work and Travel program. This is a one-time only visa, and is offered by the U.S. Government for a limited period. If you are eligible, now is the time to take advantage of this opportunity. You can only work on this visa while you are a full-time student or recent graduate, so don't miss your chance!
Spend a winter working with us at Deer Valley Resort and find a summer resort to finish your adventure!
Deer Valley Resort will not be participating in the H-2B visa program for the 2015 - 2016 and 2016 - 2017 ski seasons. We will continue to evaluate the status of the program for future seasons.
Deer Valley is a ski only resort. Guests on alpine, telemark or mono ski equipment with feet placed side by side and facing forward are allowed. Snowboards and carving boards are restricted from use.
Reasonable accommodations for adaptive ski devices will be made, however the equipment must be in accordance with the resort's ski only policy.
The use of drones is not allowed on Deer Valley Resort property.