There’s a side of Big
Sky, Montana that speaks to those seeking something special. A vast 8,000 acre
landscape where stunning natural beauty and an endless array of alpine
adventures blend together to create a private club and mountain living
experience like no other.
it’s winter or summer, Moonlight Basin is something you won’t soon forget. The
mountain scenery, the direct access to some of the finest skiing at Big Sky
Resort, the hiking, the golf and so much more all add up to the perfect place to
work and enjoy Montana.
Basin is located right in the middle of the best things to see and do in
Montana. You can visit Yellowstone National Park. Explore the national forest
and wilderness lands. Come down to the town of Big Sky and shop, eat, and catch
some music. Bozeman is a short drive and easily accessible by Skyline Bus.
here at Moonlight are responsible for a large array of outdoor related job
duties in a fun mountain setting. Moonlight Outfitter is a position requiring extensive
outdoor facilitation experience and the personality and ability to relate to
and build trust with Moonlight Basin members and guests in a safe and fun
learning environment. Activities guides/hosts will occasionally facilitate
member activities such as Snowshoe tours, Nordic lessons, Fat tire biking as
well as attend to the outdoor skating rink, snow tubing hill, fire pits and
conduct all snow removal and occasional yurt events. Safety and fun within a
unique outdoor experience are the ultimate goals of the Moonlight Outfitters.
REQUIREMENTS: To perform
this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job function
satisfactorily, which may include some
or all of the follwing:
organize, and provide safe, fun, and professional instruction within the guidelines
of the Moonlight Outfitters.
First Aid Preferred
Certification Required-Ask about opportunities if not currently Certified.
to work on time with a professional attitude and appearance.
Meet and greet clients on time with a
professional attitude and appearance.
Facilitate and lead outdoor activities
in group and private settings.
member/guest skills and tailor session appropriately for ability, goals, and
Interact comfortably and seamlessly
with an affluent group of members and their guests.
Determine client’s needs for the tour and
work towards exceeding those expectations.
lessons and guiding with safety as the first priority in a mountain
in booking/ scheduling guided trips and events by gathering basic information.
rental equipment and help with Nordic, fat bike and snowshoe rentals.
members and guests beer, wine, hot drinks and snacks from yurt bar.
all walkways and decking keeping snow and ice cleared using snow shovels, ice
chipper, brushes and gas-powered snow blower.
and operate a small snow blower. Clear ice rink of snow multiple times per day
outdoor/indoor fire pits/stove burning, start fires and split wood/kindling
a snowmobile on occasion.
the tubing hill and assess for safety concerns with changing snow conditions.
yurt area clean inside and out.
out for days’ activities and determine the next day’s schedule with Supervisor
all concerns, questions, and scheduling issues with Director/Supervisor.
in all required training and educational clinics.
and understand all safety policies and guidelines. Ask supervisor/ director for
clarification on any policy you may not understand.
all safety training meetings and clinics. Maintain current knowledge of all
a snowmobile regularly. Assist in Nordic rescue response.
machinery, chain saws, and small engine equipment.
in family downhill ski races at Big Sky resort helping with race timing and
School diploma and/or equivalent education.
guiding or facilitating client-based winter and summer recreational programs in
terrain similar to that found in SW Montana.
combination of education and experience
structure and content of the English language including the meaning and
spelling of words.
good judgment, and self-confidence.
Winter Mountain hazards and ways to minimize risks for yourself and your
with flora and fauna, geography, and geology of SW Montana.
Basin emergency and incident procedures.
to stand, sit, walk, hike, bike, for six to ten hours a day as required.
to use various tools and equipment as required.
outside in all temperatures and conditions six to ten hours a day as
at the waist, twist upper body, kneel, crawl, climb, reach above
shoulders, flex and extend ankle, knee, and hip joints.
and carry up to 50 lbs., push and pull 10-20 lbs.
to work as many as 14 days consecutively during peak periods.
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of this
position and should not serve as an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all the
possible duties, tasks and responsibilities for this specific job. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of this position
might differ from those outlined above and other duties may be assigned as
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