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Security Office - $17 per hour

Date:  Jun 18, 2022

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home.



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


Job Specifications:

  • Skill Level: Intermediate 
  • Starting Wage: $17
  • As of October 2022, all minimum wages will be $20 per hour.
  • Shift Availability: Full time


The Breckenridge Resort Security Officer regularly patrols all resort properties in order to mitigate Security, Fire, and Life Safety situations. The successful candidate will possess excellent judgment, problem-solving, and communication skills and will thrive working individually or as part of a diverse team. Resort Security officers work closely with police, fire, and medical agencies during investigations, prevention efforts, and training.


Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintains a daily log of all activities throughout the shift.
  • Responds to all active fires and alarms in the Breckenridge Resort & Hospitality areas and assists the Red White & Blue Fire Protection District as needed.
  • Responds to all emergency and security situations in the Breckenridge Resort & Hospitality areas and works with appropriate law enforcement agencies to resolve problems.
  • Responds to medical emergencies to assist Ski Patrol or Ambulance services as needed.
  • Performs guest and employee services such as vehicle lockouts, opening doors, and guest assist rides when needed.
  • Performs foot, vehicle, and mountain bike patrols throughout all Breckenridge hospitality and mountain division areas and reports on unsafe conditions, fire hazards, and security issues.
  • Conducts investigations concerning all vehicle accidents, guest injuries, thefts, suspicious incidents, fraudulent pass use, employee misconduct, fires, medical emergencies, etc. on Breckenridge Resort & Hospitality properties.
  • Must be able to accurately investigate, write, and input reports into electronic report writing systems.
  • Coordinates efforts with outside agencies such as Breckenridge Police, Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Summit County Ambulance Service, Red White & Blue Fire Protection District, Breckenridge Police Department, and the Colorado State Patrol.
  • Performs routine maintenance and upkeep of department vehicles and equipment.
  • Works event security when needed and available.
  • Maintains key and access control of One Ski Hill Place, Crystal Peak Lodge, Village at Breckenridge, Mountain Thunder Lodge, River Mountain Lodge, Mountain Administration Building and the Mountain road access gates.
  • Performs pedestrian and vehicle traffic control throughout the resort as needed.
  • Perform call-taking, dispatcher and other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license - required.
  • Must have knowledge of and experience dealing with emergencies.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification or ability to obtain – EMT or higher certification strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work on your feet for up to 10 hours in a high-altitude mountain environment in inclement weather.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • At least 2 years of security experience – preferred.
  • At least 2 years hospitality guest service experience in a resort setting – preferred.
  • Professional writing experience – preferred.
  • Strong communication skills with a variety of staff and guests.
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.



The budgeted range starts at $17 - $22.77.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 

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

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


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 437627