Competition Services Lead

Date:  Feb 8, 2024

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge 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.

Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until March 15th or until the positions are 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 Competition Services Team Lead is responsible for overseeing the leadership of the Competition Services team throughout a multitude of competitions, events, and activations throughout the year. This role partners with resort operations, resort marketing, and other internal stakeholders to safely lead the team through execution of dynamic events, activations, and competitions. This person will oversee a team of experienced and new members and will be responsible for training to resort and industry safety standards. This person will also oversee aspects of administrative duties in partnership with the Competition Services Manager. These include but are not limited to hiring, payroll, scheduling, and evaluations.


Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $23.76 / hour
  • Shift Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Lead Available


Job  Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with resort operations to plan and execute competitions, events, and activations on mountain.
  • Schedule, train, supervise and evaluate staff
  • Leads with company values and champions safety culture within the team
  •  Ensure the safety and functionality of competition, race, and activation venues.
  •  Supervise the daily operation of all Competition Venues including sales reports, inventory, and staff management.
  • Participate in event planning and execution with Marketing, Group Sales, and Corporate Sales Departments.
  • Assist marketing department with on mountain activations and events as well as photo shoots and brand shoots.
  • Work with our local race clubs and organizations maintain strong relationships and meet the daily race needs as they pertain to training or race events
  • Partners with Ski & Ride School for any competition services needs and events


Job Requirements: 

  • High School diploma
  • 2 years working in SSS or Mountain Operations
  • Valid Drivers license with a clean record
  • Intermediate skills with excel and word
  • Verbal and written command of English
  • Advanced/expert level skier or snowboarder
  • 2 years’ experience operating a snowmobile
  • Experience with all aspects of Mountain Operations on one or both peaks (pk 9 or 8)


The expected pay range is $22.00 - $23.76. 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  499561
Reference Date: 01/02/2024 
Job Code Function: Competition Services