Mountain Shop is looking to hire Full Time and Part Time shop techs to tune customer ski and snowboard equipment, and maintain rental equipment.


Do you have a passion for the outdoors and a strong desire to learn, and want a job with room for growth both professionally and personally? Then continue reading to find out if this is the right job for you!

Our tune shop team is an important part of the Mountain Shop, where we strive to foster community connection to the outdoors by offering curated gear and knowledgeable staff to help beginners and experts alike. As Portland’s oldest specialized outdoor retailer, established in 1937, Mountain Shop has solidified itself as a major PNW outdoor community partner by providing the best equipment, services, and knowledge. We pride ourselves in having a diverse staff that spends most of their free time outdoors refining their skills and knowledge to pass on to our customers. Rental staff are responsible for maintaining our connection to customers by providing accurate fittings, offering expert knowledge, and getting customers the right equipment. 

The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented individual who is mechanically inclined with strong problem solving skills. This individual will excel in a fast paced environment working with customers, machines, and hand tools in a variety of applications to provide customers with efficient, quality, tunes and mounts.

No experience is necessary to apply, so long as the applicant is enthusiastic, and willing to learn.


  • Communicate with customers regarding various ski and snowboard types, tunes, mounts, and repair work

  • Develop an effective approach to suggesting appropriate ski and snowboard repairs and tunes based on customer needs.

  • Gain required product knowledge to answer customer and/or equipment-related questions

  • Maintain equipment and ensure a clean, secure and safe work environment

  • Perform daily maintenance and cleaning duties

  • Meet work deadlines

  • Manage custom tunes and other special requests

  • Assist retail floor when necessary

  • Develop knowledge and competency using POS (point-of-sale) software



  • A strong passion for the outdoors (skiing, snowboarding, mountaineering, hiking/trail running, climbing, etc.)

  • Previous tune shop work experience preferred

  • Ski and/or snowboard experience preferred

  • Previous work with machining, carpentry, etc. preferred

  • Reliable & responsible

  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs periodically

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to provide outstanding customer service


  • Unlimited access to rental gear

  • Discounts on all retail items

  • Access to industry pro programs

  • Access to Mt. Hood Meadows shop pass

  • Sick pay

  • Opportunities for growth


  • Pay Type: Hourly

  • $16.00 - 20.00/hr depending on experience

To apply, email your cover letter and resume to jeremyray@mountainshop.net