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Mountain Operations Assistant - Full Time - Winter Seasonal - Breckenridge

Date:  Sep 14, 2021

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

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 Mountain Operations Assistant is responsible for maintaining all aspects of our on-mountain kids trails and Ski & Snowboard School facilities. The Mountain Operations Assistant will assist in keeping maintenance logs for each attraction as well as communicate opening and closing times for trails and race hills to the Mountain Operations team and Ski School Children Managers and Supervisors. The successful incumbent must be willing and able to hand-shovel snow in extreme winter weather conditions for extended periods. This position is responsible for cleanliness of on-mountain facilities, including restrooms. Must have a valid driver's license and able to pass a vehicle/snowmobile driving check. 

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Daily grooming of kids trails
  • Maintenance of all padding, fencing and signs on trails and race areas using best practice guidelines
  • Installation and maintenance of Ski & Snowboard School park features
  • Snowmobile support for on-mountain projects, maintenance and guest assistance
  • Snow shoveling entry ways of the learning area and magic carpet belts
  • Ability to safely operate authorized vehicles
  • Keeping accurate maintenance logs for all attractions
  • Responsible for cleanliness of on-mountain facilities including restrooms
  • Must be able to work outdoors in adverse conditions
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to, and sometimes more than, 50lbs - required.
  • Ability to stand outside in all weather conditions, for 8+ hours per day - required.
  • Ability to ski outside in all weather conditions, for 8+ hours per day - required. 
  • Valid U.S. Driver's license - required.
  • Ability to work with power tools (cordless drills, etc.) - required.
  • High school diploma - required.
  • Racecourse operations - preferred.
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License, USSA official’s license - preferred.
  • Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English - required. Intermediate or higher skiing ability - required.
  • Racing Background - preferred
  • Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays - required.
  • Ability to operate a snowmobile (need a valid driver's license) - preferred.

The budgeted range starts at $15.00.  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

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth. 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 345207

Nearest Major Market: Denver