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Team Lead - Ski and Snowboard School Support Team - Full Time - Winter Seasonal - Breckenridge

Date:  Nov 25, 2021

Breckenridge, CO, US

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

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. www.vailresortscareers.com


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



The Team Lead for the Ski and Snowboard School is responsible for ensuring all relevant day-to-day operational support functions are achieved to the standards set by the department. This position will be responsible and accountable for the rental shop operations, indoor facility operations and maintenance, outdoor teaching area appearance and maintenance, indoor programming for small children, the general repair and upkeep of relevant company assets. This position has seven support team members that are direct reports and the team lead will be responsible for scheduling to cover all areas of the support team operation, appropriate performance management, and be accountable to the labor budget that is established.



  • Oversee the support team and discovery guide operations, including scheduling and staffing to balance the needs of the operations, the employees, and the budget, have adequate coverage in each operational area throughout the day.
  • Facilitate training of employees to achieve DIN Certification, be compliant with health safety codes, and internal trainings such as hand tool safety, knife safety, cleaning chemical safety, facility set up and upkeep, and child communication training
  • Appropriate performance management of support team staff including goal-setting, recognition, coaching, disciplinary actions, and performance evaluations.
  • Collaborate with on-snow supervisors and managers to ensure facilities, processes and guest interactions are friendly, welcoming, and efficient
  • In-depth understanding of rental shop processes, including how relevant paperwork is filled out and recorded, how equipment is checked in and out, how to fit and size guests for ski and snowboard equipment, repair and maintenance of rental fleet and be current with appropriate DIN Certification.
  • Achieve consistent appearance and functionality of indoor facilities and outdoor teaching areas by training staff on consistent set up and tear down.
  • Ability to keep and maintain a clean and orderly facility that accommodates high-volume guest flow.
  • Working with small children and training team members to  facilitate appropriate games and activities in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Responsible to keep all relevant assets in good repair including rental fleet, outdoor teaching area tools and materials, and indoor facility infrastucture. Complete building maintenance requests when appropriate.
  • Complete appropriate ordering  process for all necessary supplies for the facility to operate.
  • Assist with ski school classes as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced work environment
  • Current DIN Certification for appropriate bindings
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays and in an outdoor high-alpine environment for extended periods.
  • Offer is contingent upon a post offer background check and reference checks
  • Prior experience with direct reports
  • Intermediate to Advanced Skier/Snowboarder
  • Ability to complete a modified version of Instructor Basic Training to assist ski school classes in times of peak volume.



The budgeted range starts at 16.  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


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 367427

Nearest Major Market: Denver