Security Officer

Date:  Mar 26, 2024

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.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is 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 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:  

  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $25.49 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time, Year Round
  • Skill Level: Advanced  


Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Maintains a daily log of all activities throughout the shift.
  • 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.


Job 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 expected pay range is $22.00 - $25.49. 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  499260
Reference Date: 12/01/2023 
Job Code Function: Security