Regional Compliance Manager

Date:  Jun 22, 2024

White Haven, PA, US

Company:  Vail Resorts Corporate
Shift Type:  Year Round


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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 Regional Compliance Manager will be responsible for leading Environmental, Operational, and Corporate Compliance efforts for the Vail Resorts Mid-Atlantic operations. This role will work with leadership and employees across regional business units to advance the compliance programs within the Mid-Atlantic region. Responsibilities include management of compliance programs including environmental compliance (air pollution control, hazardous materials management, hazardous and universal waste management, water quality, drinking water, and dam management), and operational compliance monitoring and auditing activities. The Regional Compliance Manager is also expected to represent Vail Resorts and our Mid-Atlantic resorts in environmental compliance matters with local communities and public agencies.


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Jack Frost, PA
  • Expected Pay Range: $66,100 - $82,400 + annual bonus 
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Skill Level: Advanced


Job Responsibilities:

  • Implement environmental compliance program across Mid-Atlantic region. 
  • Responsible for oversight of environmental compliance program for mountain, hospitality, and retail operations. This includes the implementation of enterprise-wide air pollution control, hazardous materials management, hazardous and universal waste management, water quality, drinking water, and dam management programs, training operations groups, and performing inspections and audits. 
  • Act as subject matter expert for one to two compliance areas of the environmental compliance program.
  • Review and analyze environmental compliance documentation issued by federal, state and local regulatory agencies and determine impact on resort operations.
  • Liaise with Environmental Compliance leadership to publish compliance strategies, requirements, process controls, policies, and procedures.
  • Establish/negotiate permit requirements and assist in federal, state and local regulatory inspections and audits.
  • Manage regulations, permits, conditions, and compliance tasks in Vail Resorts compliance management systems.
  • Manage inspections, audits, recordkeeping, and reporting in Vail Resorts compliance management systems.
  • Project manage regional environmental concerns as they arise.
  • Support the broader enterprise compliance team and programs including local implementation of culture and training initiatives, policy management program, and operational compliance monitoring and auditing projects.
  • Liaise with local leadership, mountain, hospitality, and retail operations, and health & safety teams to monitor compliance risks.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including; H&S, Compliance, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement, Finance, Operations, and government agencies as needed.
  • Monitor regulatory environments within region and evaluate potential impact/risk to regional and/or enterprise operations.
  • Conduct site visits at each Mid-Atlantic resort to perform inspections, audits, and training.
  • Partner with enterprise functions to develop and present capital and operational initiatives to senior resort and regional leadership.
  • Be a change champion for Ethics and our Do Right value and all associated programs.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Environmental Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Environmental Management; Environmental, Health and Safety, Risk Management, Planning, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience managing projects in fast-paced, cross-functional environment
  • Experience with Title V air permits, air permit compliance associated with emergency engines – preferred
  • Self-starter; demonstrated ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent learning agility and ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment and evolving team dynamic
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage upwards
  • Proficient in identifying and resolving issues independently – solid sense of accountability and sound personal judgement
  • Ability to work with Sr. Level management and executives
  • Competent ski and/or snowboard abilities – required
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Ability to travel required
  • Hands-on, technical experience with environmental programs and policies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, specifically SharePoint/MS Teams
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, Smartsheets, or other database management software


The expected pay range is $66,100 - $82,400 + annual bonus. 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  501573
Reference Date: 05/22/2024 
Job Code Function: Compliance