Retail Supervisor

Vail Resorts | Snowmass, CO, United States

Posted Date 8/24/2022

Come work and play in the mountains! Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans

Summary of Job:

Supervisors fulfills day-to-day work responsibilities for the organization as needed. Extensive professional knowledge in all things fly fishing is paramount. Photography, writing, entomology, guiding experience and fly tying expertise.

Job Specifications:?

  • Outlet:? Taylor Creek - Aspen,CO
  • Starting Wage:? $18 / hour
    • “Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20 per hour.”?
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:? Full Time, Year Round
  • Skill Level: Advanced?

Job Responsibilities:

  • Extensive fishing knowledge in regards to fly tying, guiding, entomology, rods, reels, fly lines, travel gear, optics, waders, insect hatches, destination travel, booking guided trips
  • Keyed employee, responsible for opening, closing, counting banks and sometimes working alone during slow times
  • Assist in maintaining and administering fly fishing operational expectations by following policies and guidelines
  • Assist Store Manager and Assistant Manager to ensure sales are generated while demonstrating a proficiency in freshwater and saltwater fly fishing, maintaining a professional standard of service
  • Maintain and model high retail, merchandising and cleanliness standards
  • Maintain all company paperwork and guided trip bookings to our standards
  • Assist Store Manager with fly fishing classes, fly tying classes, periodic professional guiding, training of new employees, extensive fishing product knowledge and entomology is key
  • Assist Store Manager in communicating company values and goals to the employees as well as the standards Taylor Creek upholds as an industry leader
  • Manage inventory control and meet or exceed inventory goals. Receiving inventory properly with supervision
  • Enforce company cash handling and other Loss Prevention policies and procedures
  • Remain current on new as well as previous fly fishing industry products and trends; demonstrate a deep knowledge of fishing products
  • Communicate ideas and issues with Store Manager. Assist in writing of weekly articles and gathering content for fly shop social media
  • Drive sales through direct communication with store employees to ensure customers are provided with the highest level of customer service and river knowledge, emphasizing courteous and knowledgeable assistance
  • Model customer service for employees and promote sales whenever interacting with guests, many of them have been fishing with Taylor Creek for years
  • Walk the floor regularly to restock, answer questions, etc
  • Extensive knowledge of flies and new rod, reel and line technologies
  • Ensure that all safety standards are being observed at all times, in the store and on the river
  • Demonstrate and enforce company values and ethics

The budgeted range starts at $18 - $20. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

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 466268

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