Becoming a Captain

You Want to be a Trip Captain?

We are thrilled that you are interested in going our Team as a Trip Captain!  For this role, we are looking for Candidates with strong Customer Service and Hospitality skills.  A love for skiing or riding is another trait for success in this position.  Candidates should send an introductory eMail to Recruiting.


Benefits of being an Alpine Express Trip Captain:

  • Free Lift Tickets to Snowbowl.
  • Free Transportation to Snowbowl.
  • Hanging out with some of the best Customers that also love riding Snowbowl.
  • Discounts on food and retail at Snowbowl.


Becoming a Trip Captain:

Training is a multiple day process, you start off by meeting with Alpine Express Leaders to go over cutler and philosophy.  A ride along to see how a Senior Trip Captain runs a trip.  Move into running a Trip yourself with a Senior Captain observing and giving feedback.  Once you successfully receive sign-off from one Leader and one Senior, you'll be free to schedule trips.


Expectations of a Trip Captain:

  • 2 trips per month during the season
  • 2 trips as First Officer per month during the season
  • Attend Captain meetings twice a year


First Officer:

The First Officer is the Right Hand of the Captain, while the Captain is the decision maker, the First Officer is there to support the Captain during the trip.

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