Ski Patrol - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Breckenridge | Breckenridge, CO, United States

Posted Date 7/20/2020
Description

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

Ski Patrol is responsible for performing guest service functions such as accident handling, administering first aid, trail maintenance, promoting and creating a safe environment for guests and employees, mountain sweeps, lift evacuation and explosives handling.

  • Supervising and promoting guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions
  • Assisting injured guests on the mountain and administering first aid
  • Transporting injured guests off the mountain using a toboggan or supporting air lift operations
  • Performing sweeps at the end of the day to ensure that all guests are safely off the mountain
  • Maintaining trails, such as removing trees that have fallen on runs utilizing a chainsaw or other equipment
  • Transporting and setting up mountain safety equipment
  • Transporting supplies and heavy equipment to areas of need, on skis or snowboard
  • Avalanche control including safely transporting and placing explosives on the mountain and stabilizing snowpack and cornice edges on skis
  • Driving snowmobiles to various areas of the mountain, as needed

Qualified candidates must first pass the patrol ski test

Requirements:

  • High School or Equivalent required
  • Pass Vail Ski Patrol sponsored ski test
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written) required
  • Basic knowledge of computer required
  • Must be at least 21 years of age required
  • Must have excellent guest service skills required
  • Must work well in a team required
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment required
  • Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment required
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions required
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends
  • Previous patrol or experience at a Vail Resorts® mountain resort preferred

If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 221507

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