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Product Sales and Scan Manager - Afton Alps - Full Time - Year Round - Hastings, MN

Date: Mar 27, 2019

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.




The Product Sales/Scan Manager is responsible for the overall quality of the guest and employee experience in product sales, guest service, mountain host and scanning areas. This position has direct oversight of the Afton Alps product sales, scanning, and mountain host departments. They will uphold the highest guest service standards. This is achieved through focus on quality control, financial management, sales generation, teamwork, communication, guest relations, performance development, administrative duties, and self-development. 


Job Qualifications:

  • Five years guest service experience with at least three years in a supervisory role – Required
  • Strong ability to train employees to set service standards.
  • 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.
  • MS office and RPOS proficiency – Required.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form including communicating on the mountain radio.
  • High level of interpersonal skills to ensure: teamwork, high level guest contact, fact finding for appropriate decision making, commitment to guest service and employee relations.
  • Must demonstrate ability to receive and give direction and act upon it.



  • Weight Lifted – At least 25lbs
  • Lifting Frequency – Frequent
  • Standing Frequency – Frequent
  • Walking Frequency – Frequent
  • Reaching – Some of the time
  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Crawl – Some of the time


Competencies: These are the attributes and behaviors that Vail Resorts uses to measure an individual employee’s overall effectiveness in role.

  • Out Front: You are forward-thinking and one step ahead of the needs of the business, our guest's expectations, and their leaders.  You act fast to changing dynamics.  You synthesize multiple viewpoints, including external perspectives, to create well thought-out strategic plans.  You present new ideas by way of detailed analysis and careful planning inclusive of contingency plans.  You continuously prioritize to ensure the focus is on the most important work.
  • Re-Imagine: You are expected to bring new ideas, methods, and approaches to the table. You are courageous in your thoughts, and think for the long term rather than for immediate success. You are a driving force to push the business forward, even if the path sometimes unclear.
  • Develop: You are self-aware and committed to deeply understanding your own strengths and development opportunities. You are comfortable seeking feedback from others on your performance and leadership. You constantly seek to improve your leadership skills.  You hire and retain those who embrace these competencies at the highest level.  You create future leaders and bench strength.  You establish authentic connections with others, based on a high level of candor, in support of their personal and professional growth. You recognize and reward employees for outstanding performance.  You unlock the potential of your team.
  • Drive: As a leader, you exhibit a strong desire to be the best and your results show it.  You are decisive and take the initiative to step-up when and where the business needs you.  You understand how to execute and deliver results.  You empower others to share in the decision-making and work processes.  You hold others accountable to be their best and achieve great results. You make difficult personnel and other decisions when needed. You enroll employees in our shared vision, clarify goals and clearly communicate the roadmap for success.
  • Connect: You create authentic connections with others.  You inspire trust and align stakeholders.  You listen to others to develop a shared understanding.  You build strong relationships across locations and functions.  You recognize interdependencies and take ownership for our mutual success.  You ensure sharing of different ideas and points of view.  You respect the value of others.
  • Passion: You embrace our product culture and mission to the core. You allow your personal passion to inspire others to follow in your footsteps. You ensure alignment of who they are with what they do. You create opportunities for our guests and employees to have an “experience of a lifetime.”


Core ValuesThese are the values by which all Vail Resorts align for decision-making.

  • 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 166892

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis