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Sawyer Crew - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Apr 5, 2021

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2021

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

The Sawyer Crew performs daily operations of a working saw crew.  This position will be responsible for daily falling, limbing, topping, and skidding operations.  Each day the crew will meet with the Supervisor to organize a strategy for cutting operations.  The crew will work closely with various types of heavy equipment including but not limited to:  track hoe, de-limber, dozer, log truck and skidder. The individual in this position must be self motivated and have the ability to follow instructions.  This is a strenuous physically demanding position.  Must have a valid driver's license and have the ability to drive vehicles including 4WD trucks (training included). When there is down time in the sawyer position, you may be asked to help other departments such as trail crew and snowmaking complete their tasks. 


  • In-person interview - required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent - required
  • Previous experience running a chainsaw - required
  • Experience working with heavy equipment as well as falling and skidding trees - required
  • At least 21 years of age - required
  • Valid US drivers license - required
  • Acceptable drivers record - required
  • Able to lift and carry 75 lbs - required
  • Able to read, write, speak, understand, and comprehend English - required
  • Team oriented attitude - required
  • Able to stand for long periods of time - required
  • Must have physical dexterity to hike on ski slopes on rough terrain - required

Able to work weekends and holidays – required


The budgeted range starts at $13.25-$19.50.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks and benefits include

  • Free ski passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear, and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Excellent training & professional development 

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

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours)  
  • Free ski passes for dependents


We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you. 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 299310

Nearest Major Market: Denver