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Senior Analyst, Internal Investigations (Remote)

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at


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


Job Summary

The Vail Resorts’ Investigations Team is looking for an exceptional Sr. Analyst, Internal Investigations (Investigator) to join our team. The Investigator reports to the Vice President, Associate General Counsel for Labor & Employment and works directly with Legal, Human Resources, and Operations teams to investigate complex and sensitive matters, including violations of Company policies, workplace disputes, equal employment opportunity complaints, and other incidents concerning potential financial, safety, and reputational issues for the Company.


By conducting high-quality independent investigations, you will partner with diverse stakeholders throughout the Company to mitigate risk and achieve high levels of compliance, accuracy, reporting, and issue resolution. You will also analyze data and metrics to proactively identify trends and build better investigative systems. The Investigator role requires an agile and diligent problem solver, who can quickly connect with new people and efficiently learn complex areas of the business. To be considered, you must have a passion for promoting a positive, productive culture that furthers the Company’s Core Values and Mission of "Experience of a Lifetime."


Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct, plan, coordinate, and lead internal investigations, including conducting interviews, analyzing evidence, making site visits (limited and as needed), reviewing personnel records and past practices, creating investigation plans, and making finding of facts
  • Act as a neutral party, while providing a balanced perspective and objective investigative analysis
  • Identify and distill crucial information needed to assess and resolve problems identified during investigations, including through excellent observation, listening, and critical-thinking skills
  • Draft first-class investigation reports, summaries, and other written materials explaining investigation plans and findings for various stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively and effectively with others, maintain confidences, and exercise sound judgment and discretion, especially in dealing with sensitive and complex legal and HR issues and situations
  • Encourage trust and build positive working relationships with employees, guests, the Investigations Team, HR, Legal, and various other Operational teams across the U.S., Canada, and Australia
  • Organize, analyze, and synthesize information, evidence, problems, data, and investigation trends, including through daily tracking and quarterly reports
  • Treat others at all levels of the Company with kindness, respect, and inclusion
  • Other duties as necessary and assigned


Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 4 years of experience conducting sophisticated investigations, with a very strong preference for experience investigating EEO, ADA, ethics, retaliation, and other labor & employment-related issues
  • Solid understanding of applicable labor & employment laws, policies, regulations, and procedures, as well as the ability to effectively interpret complex policies and regulations
  • Excellent investigative skills, including advanced witness interview methods, evidence collection and analysis, keen observation, intake and follow-up techniques, and data analysis
  • Impeccable judgment, demonstrated drive, and a proven ability to perform effectively within established and evolving guidelines – both collaboratively or independently
  • Strong writer with the ability to present clear and logical investigative findings and recommendations
  • Proven track record of balancing competing priorities, complex work streams, and diverse personalities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with an ability to act with tact and diplomacy while dealing with sensitive, pressurized, and confidential issues
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize key insights gleaned from investigation experience, data, and analytics
  • A commitment to growth, passion and enthusiasm, humility, and receptivity to feedback culture


  • Experience working with sophisticated in-house legal departments
  • Experience working with major corporations, either as internal or external investigator
  • Special investigations credentials or advanced training


The budgeted range starts at $80,000 - $92,000 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, 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.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   


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 433308

Nearest Major Market: Denver