Bogus Basin Seeking 500 Seasonal Employees, Plans Job Fair

Blue Oval With Bogus Basin In The Center

October 14, 2019 (BOISE, ID)– Bogus Basin has announced plans to hire 500 employees over the next 30 days for the 2019-20 winter season. A job fair is planned for Saturday, October 19th from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the nonprofit recreation area’s downtown administrative office, located at 2600 Bogus Basin Road.

A range of full-time, part-time, weekend and holiday-only positions are available, including: ski and snowboard instructors, ski lift operators, ski patrol, mountain coaster operators, food and beverage personnel, chair riders, day care attendants, rental shop employees, auditor, and more.

The starting wage for most positions has increased to $10 an hour for the 2019-20 season. Employees receive free season passes, discounts on food & beverage, lessons, equipment rentals, as well as transportation to the mountain.

“We have opportunities for both first-time job seekers and experienced professionals who are interested in providing our guests with a fun and positive experience,” said Brad Wilson, General Manager.

Job postings are now available for viewing at For more information about employment opportunities at Bogus Basin, contact HR Manager, Lisa Ogilvy, at (208) 332-5124.

About Bogus Basin

Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is the largest nonprofit recreation area in the country. It is a 501(C)(3) organization dedicated to engaging the community to provide accessible, affordable, and fun year-round mountain recreation and education. Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain, and 165 acres for night skiing; eleven lifts and three people-mover carpets; an 800-foot tubing hill, and a 4,251 foot Mountain Coaster. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trails. Environmental education and community outreach programs serve over 20,000 individuals annually, primarily youth. Summer activities include the mountain coaster, mountain biking, events, hiking and chairlift service for hike and bike transport. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit with the Boise National Forest.