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Adventure Center Lead - Full Time - Summer Seasonal - Crested Butte

Date:  May 12, 2022

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

Crested Butte is the untamed destination at the end of the road. We are confident in who we are and what we seek; pure, wild nature.  We take bold risks to pursue our passions and demonstrate our untamed, intrepid grit in our everyday actions. Our dedication to our mountains, community, coworkers and guests set us apart and bring us together. Come join us at the end of the road.


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




  • Responsible for assisting Manager and Assistant Manager in overseeing the department
  • Assist with interviewing and training the personnel
  • Assist Lift Operations Manager with maintenance
  • Responsible for the collection, collation, filing and accuracy of daily paperwork
  • Responsible for ensuring that staff provide a high level of service
  • Responsible for ensuring that staff are in proper uniform at all times
  • Responsible for keeping decks, rails and walkways clear of ice and snow



  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to lead a team and work side by side with that team
  • Strong communication and good judgment in handling guest service issues
  • Ability to coordinate and set work schedules
  • Strong judgment skills in relation to operations
  • Ability to delegate tasks
  • Basic mechanical skills


Physical Demands:

  • Ability to communicate by phone and radio
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (heavy lifting)
  • Operate some equipment including a snowmobile and all-terrain vehicles
  • Extended periods of standing, sitting, bending, overhead reaching
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather conditions for long periods of time
  • Ability to access all areas of the mountain by foot, snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights
  • Ability to communicate by phone



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License


The budgeted range starts at $18.75.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks include a free Summer 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.  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 435079

Nearest Major Market: Colorado