employment

We're glad you'd like to join us! The upcoming 2016-2017 winter season is an exciting time to work at Ski Big Bear, located in the Northern Poconos of Pennsylvania. We're sure to have a great time while maintaining our reputation as a top-notch family-oriented recreational area.  At this time applications are being taken for all positions at Ski Big Bear. You must be at least 16 years old to work at Ski Big Bear and some positions require that you be at least 18 years old. 

For those applying to be snow sports school instructors (ski or snowboard), you are required to obtain child abuse clearances before working.

Pennsylvania Act 153 requires three clearances, which must all be current (less than 5 years old), for employees or volunteers who are responsible for the welfare of children, provide care, supervision, guidance or control of children or who have regular and repeated contact with children.  Ski Big Bear requires all Snow Sport School personnel to have these clearances before they can begin employment.  Listed below are the clearances and the websites to register online. You may use the mail-in method, however, results will take much longer.

1. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 33)https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home                                                                                        
(Everyone age 14 and older must obtain this clearance)

2. Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Ck (Act 34)
https://epatch.state.pa.us/ 
(Everyone age 14 and older must obain this clearance)   

3. FBI Criminal Background Check (Act 73)
https://www.pa.cogentid.com 
(Everyone age 18 and older must obtain this clearance.  Also, 14-17 year olds that have not lived in PA for the last 10 consecutive years must obtain this clearance.)

To apply please complete the short pre-application below and then download and save our Employment Application.  You can email completed employment applications to BigBear@Ski-BigBear.com or fax to 570-226-9661 or mail to 192 Karl Hope Blvd., Lackawaxen, PA 18435.  Upon completion of the application, please plan to visit Ski Big Bear on Saturday, November 19, 2016 between 9am and 2:00pm for our annual hiring fair to be interviewed.  

There are also positions available with the Summit Restaurant. the MarketPlace and the Summit Scramble. Please apply online for positions with the Summit, MarketPlace and Scramble at www.masthope.org.