Equipment Operator

Date:  Feb 6, 2024

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

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 experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

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, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

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


Job Summary:

The Equipment Operator is to provide day-to-day work direction to team members; enforces policies and procedures; monitors safety; and handles complaints, either back of house or with our guests.


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Arrowhead
  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $22.76 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time / Year Round
  • Skill Level: Entry


Job Responsibilities:

  • Accurate completion of all equipment inspections, pre operation and post operation checklists 
  • Executing operation plans for departments.
  • Achieving guest service goals.
  • Responsible for safety training and tracking.
  • Assist Assistant Manager in initial training of department personnel.
  • Ensures that all safety policies and KPI’s (key performance indicators) are being met.
  • Supervise and assist in planning, coordination, and execution of resort special events.
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance and tracking.
  • Trash/Recycling collection
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED - preferred
  • Valid Driver's License – required
  • Ability to obtain CDL license – preferred
  • Previous experience in a professional role working with heavy equipment
  • Previous guest service/ conflict resolution experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to work well with others is crucial for this position
  • Ability to lift 50lbs and perform physical labor - required
  • Ability to work outside in a high alpine environment - required
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn



The expected pay range is $20.00 - $22.76. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  499621
Reference Date: 01/08/2024 
Job Code Function:  

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