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Terrain Park Attendant - Afton Alps - Winter Seasonal - Full and Part Time - Hastings, MN

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: St. Louis Park, 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.

 

 

 

Share your passion! The Terrain Park Team is looking for someone who will share contagious enthusiasm for the sport and be able to ignite that passion in both guests and employees. The Terrain Park Attendant is responsible for opening and/or closing of the terrain parks, ensuring all signage is visible, inspecting and maintain features and assessing risk and liability. Maintain the Park. Build your career.

AS A TERRAIN PARK ATTENDANT YOU WILL:

  • Work closely and effectively communicate with the Terrain Park Team Lead and other members of the Terrain Park Team, to maintain the terrain park to the end of season
  • Be responsible for construction, maintenance, and repair of all features; in addition to safety awareness, Terrain Park etiquette and guest relations within the terrain parks
  • Assist in the execution of events.
  • Provide exceptional guest service and work outdoors in all weather conditions.

 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and assist in constructing terrain park features, which includes hand shaping, shoveling, raking, setting up, breaking down, etc.
  • Assist with all daily needs of the Terrain Park department; responsible for opening and/or closing procedures.
  • Inspect all terrain park features through patrolling and testing in compliance with safety guidelines.
  • Assist in preparing park for special events, placing banners, etc.
  • Responsible for maintenance and safety of all terrain park features, signs, promotional items, boundaries, pods and resort ropes.
  • Provide superior service to our customers (internal and external) at all times.  Advise and assist guests by interacting and responding to all guests in a courteous, efficient manner.
  • Contribute feedback on terrain park design, layout, fabrication and maintenance.
  • Responsible for guest relations and education.
  • Assist Ski Patrol with injuries and ensure compliance with all risk management, health and safety protocols
  • Other duties as assigned

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age – Preferred
  • High School graduation or equivalent – Preferred
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.
  • Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends – Required.
  • Must either snowboard or ski with advanced ability as determined by management. Skiing/Riding requirements include the ability to ski/ride 80% of features in the terrain parks – Required.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work well with others.
  • Physical strength and ability to: work outside in rapidly changing winter environment for long periods of time; shovel and rake snow surfaces; walk, kneel, stoop, bend frequently; lift up to 75 lbs. 
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form including communicating on the mountain radio.
  • Previous Terrain Park experience – Preferred.

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to walk up and down parks in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to lift up to, and sometimes more than, 50lbs.
  • Ability to Work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to ski/ride outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to be ready, fit for work.
  • Ability to work with power tools (cordless drills, grinders, etc.
  • Lifting, Standing, Walking, Climbing/Balance Frequency: 2/3 of the time
  • Sitting, Reaching, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling Frequency: 1/3

 

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. 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 161721


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis