Frequently Asked Questions

No we aren't doing Jedi mind tricks but if you had a question to ask it's more than likely answered below. Here is where you can find frequently asked questions that seem to keep popping up about employment and employee housing.

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Employment F.A.Q.

How do I apply for a job at Copper Mountain Resort?

The job application process is all online. Click on our opportunities link and browse all available jobs or just Click Here! Resumes and cover letters are always a plus. Feel free to stop by Employee Experience to talk to our friendly recruiters to learn more info!


What if I don’t have a resume?

If you don’t have a prepared resume to attach to your online application, please use the resume builder option while completing your application. You will fill in your previous job titles, wage range, duties, dates employed, and supervisor contacts.


What is a cover letter?

A cover letter is an applicant’s opportunity to tell who they are and explain to the employer why they would be a great fit for the desired position. It is not necessary for the cover letter to be excessively long; just a concise overview of your past experience/skill set and how that will apply to the desired position.


When should I apply for Winter jobs?

The best time to apply for winter jobs at Copper Mountain is early fall. This will allow you to apply to multiple positions with the earliest winter start dates.


I worked at Copper last year; do I have to apply again?

Yes. Even though you worked for us last year, you still need to apply again. Make sure to note on your application your previous years of employment at Copper.


Does Copper employ J-1 Visa holders?

At Copper, we do employ J-1 Visa holders. If you intend to visit Copper when you get to the U.S., please be advised that we will require that your visa be valid through at least April 20th. March and early April are a very important months for us and we will need ALL staff to work through this busy time.


When does the winter season start/end?

The winter season opens in November and closes in April. Start and end dates for employment fluctuate around this time frame.


I have submitted my online application; now what?

After you have submitted your online application, it will be reviewed by the recruiting team in a timely manner. If you meet the required qualifications, your application will be forwarded to the relevant hiring manager and she/he will contact the applicants that they would like to interview.


May I contact the hiring manager personally?

Due to our privacy policy, none of our HR representatives are allowed to give out employee contact information.


I don’t have much work experience; does Copper offer entry level, seasonal positions?

Yes, Copper does offer entry level positions for seasonal work. These positions include, but are not limited to the following departments; Lift Operations, Resort Services, Food & Beverage, Base Operations, Parking, Facilities Maintenance, etc. Make sure to stay current with the employment site for all available opportunities.


What can I expect my first winter season to be like?

You’ve landed your dream ski resort job, now what? Hours may vary in the early season due to snow conditions. Be aware that our busiest times during the winter season are weekends and holidays. You will be putting in a lot of hard work during those times to ensure a positive experience for all of our guests. Overwhelmed? Don’t fret, Copper does a great job of rewarding their employees with group trips, BBQs, parties/events, and oh yeah: SKIING!!!


Does the recruiting office have a Twitter account?

Indeed we do! Follow @CopperRecruiter


How do I get in touch with a Copper Recruiter?

There are many ways to get in touch with a Copper Recruiter. First is by phone: 970.968.3060 ext. 1. Second is by email: Third is by Tweeting. Fourth is in person; stop by our Employee Experience Office in the E.D.G.E.


When do Copper’s summer operations begin?

Our winter season ends mid-April. May is what we call "Mud Season," thawing snow and what not. June is when we start to kick off our summer operations.


What kind of summer employment opportunities does Copper offer?

Our biggest operation during the summer season is our golf course. Positions include inside & outside staff, maintenance, and more. Summer is also a busy time for Woodward Copper’s summer camps. Check out our employment website for additional summer Coppertunities


Does Copper Mountain have grooming guidelines?

Well of course we do! Please see our Grooming and Appearance Standards for complete information, but here are some key pointers:

  • Dreadlocks may be allowed if they meet the above standards, but must be less than 1/2 inch in diameter and of uniform size. Dreadlocks must be clean, neat, and well-kept. Individual departments may not allow dreadlocks for safety reasons.
  • Earlobe stretching is permitted, however holes must be filled with a plug/tunnel and must be no more than 1 inch in diameter (roughly size of a quarter)
  • 2 small facial piercings are permitted – no septum rings or bars
  • Facial hair may be allowed as long as clean, groomed lines are visible and hair is neatly groomed and trimmed
  • Beards must be properly groomed and should not be greater than 3 inches in bulk; bulk is the distance that the mass of hair protrudes from the skin and no individual hair may be more than 4 inches


Housing F.A.Q.

Can I get mail delivered to the EDGE?

The EDGE does not accept mail or packages sent via the US Postal Service. To receive USPS mail, residents must open a PO Box. PO Boxes can be obtained in Frisco, Colorado (a short bus ride away from Copper at a full service post office) or in Center Village (mailboxes only). Visit Employee Housing for more information.

Friends and family can send packages directly to the EDGE via UPS and Fed-Ex. The address is:

[Your Name]

0050 Beeler Place

Copper Mountain, CO 80443


How much will employee housing cost me?

  • Double/Couple Rooms = $10.92/day = $327.50/month

 All prices are per person.

How should I pay my rent?

EDGE Employee Housing can accept all major credit cards, cash, and money orders. We recommend making your first payment with a debit or credit card. In doing so, we can refund your security deposit onto the same card when you move-out, by far the fastest, easiest way to get your refund.


Do I have to provide a security deposit?

A security deposit is required to move in. The move in cost is broken down as follows:

  • $150.00 security deposit (refundable at move-out)
  • $50.00 administrative fee (non-refundable)
  • 2 weeks rent (non-refundable)

See full pricing information at our housing website


How big are the rooms and what do the rooms look like?

The rooms are comparable to a dorm room. A double room has two twin beds, one chair, a night stand, and a small closet with hanger space and shelves. There is a private bathroom for each room. Most bathrooms have a bathtub and shower, but some may only have a shower.

Double/couple rooms vary from 151-186SF.


Do I have to have a roommate?

All residents will have roomates at the EDGE. If you have a friend who will be working and living at Copper Mountain this season, please let us know on your housing application and we will do our best to match you up as roommates.


Do I get my own bathroom?

Each room has its own full bathroom. If you have a roommate, you will share a bathroom with your roommate.


Does employee housing provide cleaning supplies?

Cleaning supplies such as bleach spray, glass cleaner, toilet brushes, brooms, and vacuums are all available in the housing office. You will only need your employee ID to check out cleaning supplies. Trash bags, toilet paper, and paper towels are not supplied.


Will I have access to a kitchen?

There are three community kitchens available for resident use.  During the summer, our large, newly renovated Disco Kitchen wiill be open everyday from 5am - midnight. If you want to cook a home-style meal, each kitchen is equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, and refrigerator. A small number of pots, pans, and dishes are available, so we recommend you bring your own.


Are there laundry machines on premises?

There are laundry rooms on 5 floors in the EDGE with multiple washers and dryers per room. The laundry machines are coin operated. Expect to pay $1.75 per load for washing, and $1.50 per load to dry. Detergents are not available for sale in The EDGE, but are available for purchase at McCoy’s Mountain Market in Center Village or in Frisco, CO.


Is internet available?

Wireless internet is available in all units throughout the entire building. Public computers are available in the lobby. Bandwidth is limited, so you may experience difficulty during times of peak use. Should you require your own personal bandwidth, you may purchase it from an outside vendor. Speak with Employee Housing for more information.


What kind of activities does employee housing plan?

During the winter season, resident advisors plan multiple events for residents. Last season, residents could attend ski trips to Monarch and Keystone, a Nuggets game in Denver, weekly yoga and art nights, movie nights, trivia night, waxing lessons, and more! Most events are free, but some that require transportation have a minimal fee.


What does the lobby of the building look like?

The lobby is a casual hang out for residents and guests. It has been renovated with new carpet, furniture, lighting, pool table, 60” flat screen 3-D HDTV, ping pong and foosball. The Human Resources and Employee Housing offices are conveniently located in The EDGE lobby. Note: The lobby is used exclusively for summer camp operations during June and July.


Does my room include a TV?

Each room has a small TV included and is hooked up with basic cable. You are welcome to bring your own TV, but please consider the limited space in each room and your roommate's space. Due to limited storage space and logistic concerns we will not remove the TV that is in your unit if you decide to bring your own.


Should I bring my own mini-fridge or microwave?

A small number of mini-fridges and microwaves are available for rent from Employee Housing for a small seasonal rental fee.


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