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Food and Beverage Clean Team Member - Afton Alps - Winter Seasonal - Full and Part Time - MN

Date: Nov 14, 2018

Location: Afton Alps, MN, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.




Summary of Job: The housekeeping team at Afton Alps is responsible for ensuring our guests have a clean and comfortable environment. The team executes this by ensuring all areas of Afton are clean and fully stocked. Assisting with any guest or employee problems to maintain a safe and clean environment. They will be stationed at every chalet, working with the kitchen supervisor and bussers to ensure the chalet, restaurants, and bathrooms are clean and presentable throughout the day, and working with James to ensure buildings are stocked and organized. Support staff would monitor the building, and would walk around with James or other management to talk about what has been done, and what needs to get done.

Essential Job Responsibilities:


  • Ability to provide outstanding guest service.
  • Maintain bathroom cleanliness – clean toilets and urinals, clean floor, wipe down counters, ledges and mirrors, and maintaining stock supplies
  • Responsible for stocking restroom supplies including toilet paper, paper towels, soap, etc.
  • Empty and replenish trash/recycling/compost receptacles, both inside and out, along with wiping down the tops and sides of said receptacles, and ensuring correct waste bags go in the correct unit
  • Cleanliness of restaurants including vacuuming, cleaning, bussing and wiping down tables and chairs, making sure trays are being collected and washed, wiping down windows and door glass with window cleaner as needed, and assisting guests.
  • Maintain overall cleanliness of kitchen, kitchen equipment, and work area.
  • Stock supplies, such as food and/or utensils in serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, and grab n’ go areas.
  • Transfer equipment from storage areas to work stations.
  • Maintaining floor cleanliness, be it sweeping or Hoking during business hours or vacuuming after hours or during slow periods. Pick up trash and wrappers from floor at the end of night and putting up chairs at end of night, taking them down in the morning so Janitor Company can clean overnight.
  • In chalets where there is a locker room, maintaining locker room cleanliness and picking up trash / sweeping and mopping floors as needed, and dusting off the tops of lockers
  • Inspecting and wiping down the walls, looking for dirt, dust, and spider webs
  • Create and maintain a productive and safe work environment, including the completion of all company mandated safety-related training and assessments.
  • Assist other departments, as needed.
  • Adhere to and role model the company’s mission, vision, and values.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be 18 or older with valid driver’s license to drive company vehicles, stick shift knowledge preferable. If no past experience, will train.
  • Good team player, able to work with both management, and kitchen supervisors, to utilize chalet bussers and work with the bussers to maintain building cleanliness.
  • Certified Slip Resistant shoes are required prior to starting work. Shoes must be provided by the employee.
  • Knowledge about common cleaning supplies, and how to use them properly
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be good at self-motivation, and detail oriented, able to seek out tasks and looking for jobs to do during both down time, and peak business hours.
  • Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.  Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends – Required
  • High level of interpersonal skills to ensure: teamwork, high level guest contact, and service.
  • Must demonstrate ability to receive and give direction and act upon it.


Physical Requirements:

  • Weight Lifted - At least 50lbs
  • Lifting Frequency - Frequent
  • Standing Frequency - Frequent
  • Walking Frequency - Frequent
  • Reaching – Often
  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl - Some of the time


  • Serve Others: Own It. Personalize It. Elevate It.

Identifies and take ownership of opportunities to assist the customer; listens and responds to customer needs to personalize the experience; is committed to elevating the customer experience; communicates clearly and effectively; is flexible to adjust plans to meet customers’ changing needs; collaborates with team members and peers; exhibits a service attitude that is engaging with customers.

  • Do Right: Act with Integrity – always do the right thing, knowing it leads to the right outcome.

Follows through on commitments; is honest and trustworthy; understands and complies with company policies and procedures; considers stakeholder interests in decision making; takes ownership of actions and decisions; receptive and responsive to others’ feedback; identifies and communicates ethical concerns.

  • Drive Value: Grow profit through smart and innovative business practices.

Is a positive advocate for the company; is aware of the impact of decisions and actions on company profitability; works efficiently; completes tasks accurately and manages time well; strives for continual improvement and growth; is open to and suggests new ideas; uses company resources appropriately; demonstrates financial discipline.

  • Do Good: Preserve our natural environment and contribute to the success of our local communities.

Has an awareness of the company’s Epic Promise program; considers the environmental and community impact of decisions and actions; takes actions in support of the company’s environmental initiatives; understands the company’s connection with our local communities.

  • Be Safe: Be committed to the safety and wellness of our employees and Guests.

Promotes a culture of health and safety; takes personal accountability for the safety of self and others; understands and communicates safety procedures and expectations; utilizes all relevant safety resources; identifies and appropriately reports risk.

  • Have Fun: Fun is our product – create fun, enjoy your work and share the contagious spirit.

Shares enthusiasm for our products and services; is able to overcome challenges while maintaining a positive attitude; inspires others and integrates fun into the work environment; is approachable and welcoming to customers; promotes an engaging, inclusive atmosphere.


Create incredible experiences for guests at the Midwest’s premier winter destination. In the scenic St. Croix River Valley, this big-time resort with a small town feel has converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders. This truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too. Become part of the Afton Alps family.

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 158530

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis