Employment at Berkshire East

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Berkshire East is a small family-run mountain resort in Charlemont Massachusetts, one of New England’s premier outdoor destinations. We are dedicated to creating an authentic, exciting, customer focused year-round resort. We are New England’s fastest growing small resort; over the past 12 months we have added a new summit quad lift, North America’s longest mountain coaster, an additional base lodge with restaurant and bar, and there are more excited projects in the works. We frequently are looking for experienced, dedicated and professional individuals in all aspects of operation.

Review the currently available positions below and apply now to join our exciting team. If you have questions please email us at employment@berkshireeast.com

Berkshire East is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Summer Positions at Berkshire East

This summer is going to be our most exciting summer by far. Open positions now include: Weekend Cooks, Ticket Seller, Lift Attendant and Maintenance Worker. Please check back here for updates.

Weekend Cook(s)

We are expanding our weekend kitchen crew this summer and are looking to hire two more cooks. One experienced short order cook (preferably with current ServSafe certification and allergy awareness training), and one assistant prep cook. Applicants must be able to lift/carry up to 50 lbs and able to stand/walk for long periods of time. Looking for individuals who are available daytime hours on both Saturdays and Sundays. These are part-time summer / fall positions and do not include benefits.  All applicants must be at least 18 years old.


Looking for a reliable, hardworking team player with good mechanical skills. Responsibilities include the maintenance and upkeep of the mountain  resort; including ski lifts, mountain coaster, equipment, and upkeep of buildings and grounds. Duties may include repair of vehicles, ATV’s and other power equipment, such as mowers, chain saws, trimmers, etc.  General knowledge of ski resort operations and vehicle maintenance preferred; with skills in operating power tools, heavy equipment, and ATV driving experience. Position is part-time and up to 32 hours. Must be available weekends, late afternoons, early evenings, and holidays.

All summer positions are part-time and do not include benefits. All applicants must be at least 18 years old.

Ticket Seller:

Berkshire East is now hiring a ticket window person for our new bike park and our mountain coaster. Duties include selling lift tickets, bike & gear rentals, bike lessons, and mountain coaster tokens. You must verify that each guest has properly completed our bike park and/or mountain coaster waiver forms. There is direct contact with our guests and you are expected to be friendly and helpful when greeting and assisting them. We need someone who is computer savvy and able to handle various types of sales transactions in a fast paced setting. Prior cashier experience is preferred. You will collect payment from guests and make accurate change for the transactions assuring that everyone pays correct price for products. This is a part-time position, (Fridays & Saturdays only). Please note that our staffing needs do vary in times of poor weather conditions. Position is expected to start July 3 and end around Labor Day.  All applicants must be at least 18 years old.

Lift Attendant:  

Berkshire East is expanding our lift crew as we open our new Thunder Mountain bike park on July 1. Lift attendants will be responsible for monitoring the loading and unloading of guests & mountain bikes on chair and ground carpet lifts.  Guests will include those using our zip-lines and our bike park.  Lift attendants will instruct guests on proper use of lifts and are expected to be friendly and helpful when greeting and assisting them. You will also be responsible for checking lift tickets and/or bike passes for anyone using the lifts. You will be working outside in all types of weather. Duties include setting up fencing and maintaining loading and unloading ramps, and assisting with some ground work. These are part-time positions, up to 32 hours per week, and will run July 1 through October 31. Applicants must be age 18+. Cori background check required.