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Specialist Adventure Center - Full & Part Time - Summer Seasonal - Beaver Creek

Date:  May 14, 2022
Location: 

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

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

 

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Beaver Creek Hiking Center Guide, Beaver Creek Resort Company

Beaver Creek Hiking Center will perpetuate the vision of being the number one luxury family resort in the world. This will be accomplished through offering rarefied experiences to guests through world class and engaging activities and hikes in Beaver Creek resort.

 

The overarching goal of the Beaver Creek Hiking Center is to support and coordinate family friendly activities and attractions as assigned by the Hiking Center Manager to create meaningful and engaging experiences for guests in Beaver Creek.

 

Under the direction of the Hiking Center Manager, the primary duties of the Hiking Guide are as follows:

  • Assist in the planning, set up, and execution of Hiking Center activities on a weekly basis
  • Assist with booking hikes and public relations for the Hiking Center
  • Assist in general office tasks as needed
  • Brand representative - expected to represent high expectations of the company and brand conducting business while interacting with integrity and keeping the best interest of Beaver Creek in mind

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Outstanding work ethic. The Hiking Center Guide must be willing to work odd hours, do manual labor (requires a lot of hands-on work which may include site set-up/take-down, taking supplies to/from storage facilities, etc.) and work through the elements as needed.
  • Ability to prioritize and follow-through. It is important to be able to prioritize projects, ask for direction when needed and follow through on the completion of tasks.
  • Self-motivated/Self-sufficient.  Our department is extremely busy and the Hiking Center Guide will be expected to take on a lot of responsibility and work independently without supervision.
  • Good teamwork skills.  Although the Hiking Center Guide will be expected to work on his/her own for much of the time, he/she will also constantly be interacting with kids, parents, and other members of other departments.
  • Excellent organization skills.  Being detail oriented and very organized is essential to the success of the Hiking Center.  Beaver Creek’s Hiking Center is multifaceted and the Guides must have every aspect planned well in advance.
  • Excellent problem solving skills. The ability to gather the necessary information in order to make decisions is a very important trait for the Hiking Center Guide to have.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel).
  • Positive attitude.

 

Requirements and Qualities

The ideal candidate for this position finds enjoyment and satisfaction in working with guests outdoors. The required skills for this position are:

 

  • Desire to teach and lead guests in adventure experiences.
  • Excellent organization skills. Hiking Center Guide must have every aspect planned well in advance as well as maintain ability to be nimble.
  • Willingness to learn and develop skills as the department develops and grows.
  • Be able to work with structure and process, and assist in developing these processes where none exist.
  • Outstanding work ethic. Candidate must be willing to work odd hours, do manual labor and work through the elements.
  • Self-motivated/Self-sufficient. Candidate will be expected to take on a lot of responsibility without being constantly supervised. 
  • Good teamwork skills.  We are a very tight team and we also must work closely with other departments throughout the resort. Candidate must be willing to be a team player always.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Functional in Adobe and computer based applications are preferred.
  • Positive “can-do” attitude is a must.

The budgeted range starts at $21- $25.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

 

The perks and benefits include

  • Free Summer passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • 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

 

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. 

 

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 430407


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