The perks start with a free ski pass, but as a Vail Resorts employee, that’s just the beginning. You’ll have a competitive set of benefits that you’d expect from an industry leader, along with non-traditional benefits that only a mountain resort company like Vail Resorts can offer.

Discover Your Uncapped Potential

At Vail Resorts we want to create the Experience of a Lifetime. Our continuous investment in our people and infrastructure support this Experience. By being part of our great team, you in turn provide this once in a lifetime experience to our guests. Vail Resorts would not be the premier mountain resorts company in the world without you. We appreciate your hard work and dedication.

Free Employee Ski Passes

As a benefit provided by Vail Resorts, Employees receive a free season pass providing access to skiing and snowboarding at many of the resorts in our family. Full-Time eligible employee dependents receive a free pass while part-time dependents may receive the same access for $40. (Dependent passes not available for Holiday Help Employees). 

No Reservations Required!

We know that access to skiing and riding through employee and dependent passes is an important benefit of working for Vail Resorts. To ensure this benefit employee and dependent passes will be exempt from the guest reservations system allowing you to ski anytime, including weekends. (with the exception of traditional blackout restrictions when there is limited terrain open).

Epic Wellness

To help live your life to the fullest, the benefits offered to you are designed to safeguard the health and happiness of you and your family by encouraging and promoting a healthy lifestyle. 


Do you ever need just a little more help in dealing with life’s challenges? ComPsych EAP is a confidential resource offering valuable advice anytime. You, your family and household members can talk to a licensed professional for help with everyday issues.


As a company we are committed to the health of our employees and offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance.  Year-Round Full-Time employees are eligible 1st of the month after hire, and Seasonal Full-Time employees in specific locations become eligible after working 750 hours (1,500 in Canada).


Eligible employees can begin participating in the 401(k) Retirement Plan on the first of the month following your hire date. You may contribute 2 – 100% of your pay to your 401(k) account, up to the IRS limit. 

Time Off

Year round full time employees are eligible for paid time off (PTO) that is accrued based on the number of regular hours worked each pay period. Salaried employees are eligible for flexible time off (FTO) that is paid time away from work for rest and relaxation, including medical and personal appointments. There are no minimum or maximum limits on FTO unless taking time off for a reason that qualifies for a Leave of Absence. Paid Parental Leave (PPL) is also offered to eligible year-round employees with up to 160 hours. 

Additional Perks & Benefits

Lodging Discounts

Vail Resorts Hospitality offers eligible employees discounted lodging rates at our Rock resort Locations. Discounted lodging rates can be reserved by all active employees on a space available basis. Discount restrictions may apply during our busiest times such as the Christmas/New Year’s and other peak periods.

Food Discounts

Employees will be able to receive up to their 50% discount at Vail resorts owned restaurants (can vary by location and during designated peak times). Employees may also receive 10-25% off at all Vail Resorts owned Starbucks locations with a valid ID.

Retail & Pro Deals

Employees are eligible for discounts from our partners like Helly Hansen, GoPro and more. You will also be able to take advantage of your employee discount at participating retail locations. In addition to these great deals, you will also qualify for pro deals, allowing you to access discounts from top outdoor brands.


These company policies are presented as a matter of summary information only. We reserve the right to modify, revoke, suspend, terminate or change any or all of the information contained on this site and any plans, guidelines or procedures, in whole or in part, at any time, with or without notice. If you have any specific questions, you will be able to get more information from your recruiter and/or the hiring manager after you apply.

Vail Resorts is an EEO Employer – Vets/Disabled.