This is a winter seasonal position (September - March) with full-time or part-time availability as a ski specialist for Pioneer Midwest ski shop. The position has flexible hours with some weekend hours required. Shop hours are 10am-8pm shifts can vary depending on sales and event schedules.


  • Responsibilities include a wide variety of ski-related tasks and services including helping customers fit gear, packing and shipping online orders, and ski service (waxing, binding mounting, pole cutting, etc.).
  • Customer service and communication is required, we strive for customer education on all of their products and skiing questions.
  • Help maintain a clean and organized storefront.
  • Communicate and work with store managers to organize and ensure timely service times on all service work that comes through the shop through our point of sale system.
  • Email and call customers as needed. 

Job Qualifications

  • Communicating effectively and relaying shop updates when not working directly with store managers.
  • Time management and self-starting.
  • Teamwork with other employees.
  • General knowledge of basic tools and equipment (drills, irons, etc.).
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to learn quickly and ability to work with a team. 
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Preferred Experience

  • Cross country ski service knowledge.
  • Experience with tools and power tools.
  • Retail sales experience.
  • General Knowledge of outdoor industry (cross country skiing preferred).


  • Discount on all cross-country ski-related goods and services.
  • Competitive wage with room for growth.
  • Comprehensive training on ski and racing service from world cup technicians.
  • A fun interactive work environment with a fast pace.


  • Achieved a High School Diploma or higher.

How to Apply

Apply via our website at and please send your resume via email to and with a note on why you would like to work with us here at Pioneer Midwest.