Housing Options for Prospective Employees
Independent Housing Options include Newspapers/Classifieds - Property Management Companies - Big Sky Apartments - Low Income Housing See Below
Big Sky Resort offers employee housing on a space-available basis. There are two options during our winter season and one during the summer. A damage deposit is required before you can move into housing. Please send your deposit in advance with your signed employment agreement and reservation form to reserve a spot in housing. Housing residents must be at least 18 years of age. You must check with Human Resources about housing availability. Please Do NOT send your housing deposit until you have been offered a position with us.
Benefits of Employee Housing
- Meet People
- Affordable Big Sky Housing
- Payroll Deducted
- Free Wireless Internet
- Access to Skyline Bus
- Minimal Deposit of $300
- Housing Upon Arrival
- Flexible Length of Stay / No Lease
- Easy Short-Term Housing during Housing Search
- Recent Mountain Lodge Renovations!
- For employees with reservations, housing check-in is from 9:00am - 5:00pm, 7 days per week at the MOUNTAIN LODGE. View a Map
- Please do not show up expecting a spot in housing without a reservation. $300 Deposit Required.
- Please send your deposit to: Human Resources Dept., PO Box 160001, Big Sky, MT 59716. Please make the check out to Big Sky Resort. Contact the Housing Coordinator, Phil Gates, for questions at (406) 995-5835 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mountain Lodge is a very "rustic" dorm-style three-story structure housing 70 small rooms. The Mountain Lodge is an old building-originally built in 1973 as an inexpensive hostel for skiers. Each room has an external entrance (exposed to outside weather), sink, mirror, a small bathroom (toilet and shower), and bunk beds. The rooms also have a refrigerator and microwave. Wireless Internet is provided in some rooms. There are no phone connections. The rent for these units is $7.50 per day per employee. A deposit of $300 is required to reserve a space and will be converted to your damage deposit upon check in. Rent is payroll deducted every pay period.
Golden Eagle Lodge
The Golden Eagle Lodge is located near the Community Park on Little Coyote Road in the Meadow Village, about 9 miles from the slopes. Each room has an external entrance (exposed to outside weather), sink, mirror, a small bathroom (toilet and shower), and bunk beds. The rooms also have a refrigerator and microwave. The Skyline Bus provides free transportation to the resort. Wireless Internet is provided in some rooms. There are no phone connections. A $300 deposit is required to reserve a space and will be converted to your damage deposit upon check in. The rent for these units is $7.50 a day per employee. Rent is payroll deducted every pay period. The Golden Eagle is only available during the winter.
Requests for location choice and roommates will be taken by the HR department, however, accommodations in Employee Housing are on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you do not get your first choice for housing, you will be put on a waiting list for the next available space. Request forms are sent when you are hired with your work agreement.
All rooms are equipped with a television, microwave, and refrigerator. You must provide your own twin bedding and towels. You will not be able to purchase bedding in the Big Sky area, so make sure you bring bedding with you or stop in Bozeman before checking into housing. There are no kitchen facilities in employee housing. You may wish to bring a hotplate, DVD, video games etc. There are pay phones and coin laundry facilities located on all premises. Absolutely no pets are allowed in employee housing.
For a listing of housing rules and regulations, please contact the housing coordinator.
Other Housing Options
There are other options for housing in the Big Sky community (not through the Resort). The best ways to find out about seasonal, long term condominium or apartment rentals are through our local papers and property management companies.
Local Property Management Agencies
Big Sky Apartments
The community of Big Sky also has low cost government subsidized housing that may be available through Alliance Property Management called Big Sky Apartments. You must fill out a housing application to be considered for this housing.
You can obtain an application from Alliance Property Management at 406-585-0880.