Mountain Village is a great place to live, work and visit.

We are dedicated to providing exceptional facilities, services and opportunities, in partnership with the community, which will enhance the quality of life for our residents, homeowners, employees and guest.

When hired, we offer a generous benefit package depending on your employment status:

Full-Time, Year-Round Positions

Rural Water System Operator

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Performs a variety of semi-skilled functions in the maintenance and repair of the Town's water distribution and treatment system to ensure the safety and quality of the Town's water supply.  Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the routine maintenance, system check, and water sampling.  Qualified applicants will have a Class D Water Plant Operator’s License & Class II Distribution License. Pre-employment drug testing, criminal background check, and a valid driver’s license required.

Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, 401(k), paid time off (PTO), LTD, PERA, EAP, FSA, AFLAC, season ski pass/wellness benefit, and commuter shuttles to/from Montrose, Cortez, and Norwood.

Mechanic- Gondola Maintenance

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The gondola, the first and only free public transportation of its kind in the United States is seeking a full-time, year round, mechanic.   Our gondola maintenance mechanic performs preventive maintenance duties and repairs of gondola equipment and components.

Minimum of one year of equipment maintenance experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Pre-employment drug test background check and a valid driver’s license required.

Benefits include a TELLURIDE SEASON SKI PASS, health, dental, vision, life, paid time off (PTO), 401(K), long term disability,  employee assistance program, flexible spending account (medical/dependent care), AFLAC, PERA, 401(k). Four-day work weeks with set schedule, commuter shuttles available to and from Montrose, Cortez and Norwood.

(EOE/DFW)

Gondola Operator/ Driver

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Join our friendly, front line employees who love to share their knowledge about the gondola, local recreational opportunities, fabulous restaurants, and the region. Operate the gondola and shuttle bus to provide safe and courteous transportation to passengers. Previous gondola/lift experience preferred to be considered for this position. (If you do not meet this requirement, please apply for the Seasonal Gondola Operator position.) Pre-employment drug testing, valid driver’s license, and previous winter driving experience required.  Starting pay is $16.39/hr.

Benefits include a SEASON SKI PASS, health, dental, vision, life, 401(k), paid time off (PTO), PERA,  employee assistance program, flexible spending account, AFLAC, and commuter shuttles to and from Montrose, Norwood, Cortez. (EOE/DFW)

Part-Time, Year-Round Positions

There are currently no openings in this category. Please check back soon!

Seasonal Positions

Groundskeeper

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Join our team in a fun and friendly environment. We are looking for a summer/ Groundskeeper for plant and lawn care, public plaza upkeep, trash and recycling, and assistance with special events.  Season end date is November 9th, 2018. Valid driver's license and pre-employment drug testing required.

Pay is $14 per hour plus $1 per hour bonus if you complete the season. Four-day work weeks with a set schedule. Commuter shuttles available to and from Montrose, Cortez, and Norwood. Great opportunities for advancement. (EOE/DFW)

 

Summer 2018 Gondola Operator/Driver

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Join our friendly, front-line employees who love to share their knowledge about the gondola, local recreational opportunities, fabulous restaurants, and the region. Operate the gondola and shuttle bus to provide safe and courteous transportation to passengers. Pre-employment drug testing, criminal background check, and a valid driver’s license required.

Pay is $14 per hour plus $1 per hour end-of-season bonus if you complete the season. Four-day work weeks with a set schedule. Commuter shuttles may be available to and from Montrose, Cortez and Norwood. Great opportunities for advancement. (EOE/DFW)

Summer 2017 Season: May 25th to October 21st

 

 

Winter 2018-2019 Season Gondola Operator/ Driver

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Now hiring for our 2018-2019 Winter season!

Join our friendly, front-line employees who love to share their knowledge about the gondola, local recreational opportunities, fabulous restaurants, and the region. Operate the gondola and shuttle bus to provide safe and courteous transportation for passengers. Pre-employment/random drug testing, criminal background check, and a valid driver’s license required.

Pay is $14 per hour plus a $1 per hour end-of-season bonus if you complete the season. Four-day work weeks (during winter season some shifts may be 5 days a week, perfect for the avid skier), SEASON SKI PASSES (winter season only), and commuter shuttles may be available to and from Montrose, Cortez, and Norwood. (EOE/DFW)

Winter 2018-2019 Season: November 16th, 2018 to April 7th, 2019.

Gondola Attendant

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Join our friendly, front-line employees who love to share their knowledge about the gondolalocal recreational opportunities, fabulous restaurants, and the region. The Gondola Attendant works specific gondola stations under the direction of a gondola operator and attends to selected parking lots for the Town of Mountain Village.  The attendant will ensure safe, secure and courteous transportation services are provided for all guests.  Pre-employment drug testing and a background check required, applicants must be 16 years or older to apply.  Click on APPLY NOW to see full job description!

Pay is $13 per hour plus $1 per hour end-of-season bonus if you complete the season. (EOE/DFW)

Summer 2017 Season: May 25th to October 21st

Winter 2018/2019 Season: November 16th to April 7th, 2019

Equal Employment Opportunity

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age (40 and over), race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information or any other applicable status protected by state or local law. Mountain Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace (EOE/DFW).

Local housing options and resources

  • Village Court Apartments Located in Mountain Village.
    IMPORTANT: It has come to our attention that fake, scam-like Village Court Apartment postings are being advertised on sites such as Craigslist. For official Village Court Apartment availability, please contact Village Court Apartments directly.
  • Shandoka Apartments
  • Big Billie’s Apartments
  • Telluride Boarding House
  • Telluride Daily Planet
  • “Telluride Sweet Deals” and “Telluride Sweet Rentals, Services and Singles” are Facebook groups that post local housing options.