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Security Officer

Date:  Sep 22, 2022

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


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, 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 (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




Job Summary

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.


Job Specifications

  • Starting Wage:  $17 / hour
    • Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20 per hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time

  • Skill Level: Intermediate


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.


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 456294