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Ski & Snowboard School Mountain Operations Assistant - Winter Seasonal - Breckenridge Ski Resor

Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: Breckenridge, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. 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. 


Job Duties:


  • 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




  • High school diploma
  • Guest relations experience, working with equipment and tools
  • Advanced/expert level skier or snowboarder
  • Valid US driver's license with a clean driving record
  • Fluent in English language, both verbal & written
  • Demonstrated self-motivated and hard working with good communication skills
  • Prior experience snow shoveling and basic hand tool usage experience
  • Offers may be contingent upon a post offer background check, motor vehicle check, and reference checks




  • Prior trail maintenance experience

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.

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 162272

Nearest Major Market: Denver