Sleigh Host

Date:  Nov 11, 2023

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


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.


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 Specifications:

  • Starting Wage: $20.00 - $21.36 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time and Part Time
  • Skill Ability: Entry


Job Responsibilities:

The Sleigh Host is responsible for warmly greeting and welcoming all guests onto the sleigh. Sleigh Hosts are also responsible for the safety, comfort, and entertainment of the guests as they travel to and from the cabin on the sleigh. During the 10 minute, un-interrupted sleigh ride, this "performer" will share local knowledge, tell age and audience appropriate stories, and star gaze to entertain as guests making their entire Cabin experience a memorable one. The Sleigh Host also will help guests in and out of the sleigh and maintain all equipment (sleigh, ponchos, and blankets). Other duties as assigned. Great Ski Pass Job!


Job Requirements: 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older - required
  • High school diploma or equivalent - required
  • Able to lift and carry up to 60 lbs - required
  • Clear communication skills and passion for guest service 
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, comprehend and understand English fluently - required
  • Must be personable, professional, and team oriented
  • Must have a good attitude, seeking to provide the best guest experience possible
  • Knowledge of the Vail Valley including restaurants, activities, history etc. - highly preferred
  • Must be able to stand and balance up to 8 hours at a time, and on a moving sleigh - required
  • Must be able to work weekends, nights and holidays - required
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions at night (this position is 90% outside including in snow, or freezing temperatures) - required
  • Must be able to shovel large amounts of snow to clear sleigh and loading/unloading gate areas - required
  • End of season commitment - required
  • Theater, drama, or entertainment background – preferred



The expected pay range is $20.00 - $21.36. 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  498550
Reference Date: 10/13/2023 
Job Code Function: Warehouse 

Nearest Major Market: Denver