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Assistant Store Manager, Mountain Outfitters, Crested Butte

Date:  Jul 20, 2021

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round (10-month)

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.


Job Summary:
Three retail locations located in the base area of Crested Butte, is looking for a dedicated individual to join their team. Looking for an Assistant Store Manager that is a high performing leader and delivers Epic customer service to every guest. Basic job duties will include, assisting Store Manager in leading staff of about 12-15 employees, handle daily sales, rentals, operational and merchandising functions of the store to attain maximum profitability, efficiency, and a best-in-class guest experience. Responsibilities will also include accurately and efficiently processing store sales through the use of a cash register. Generate sales by establishing professional and personalized rapport with customers and delivering outstanding guest service.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Fullfill manager-on-duty responsibilities when scheduled
  • Assist in maintaining and coordinating operational expectations by following company policies and guidelines
  • Maintain and model high retail, merchandising and cleanliness standards as set forth by the Store and Regional Manager
  • Assist Store Manager to ensure sales are generated while demonstrating and maintaining an enthusiastic and professional standard of guest service
  • Maintain all company paperwork according to policies and standards
  • Assist Store Manager in monitoring and controlling daily operational budgets, including payroll
  • Assist Store Manager in recruiting and maintaining a quality core staff
  • Assist in on boarding and training of new employees in POS, product knowledge, guest service, and sales
  • Assist Store Manager in conveying company values and goals to the employees
  • Lead inventory control and meet or exceed inventory goals
  • Enforce company cash handling and other Loss Prevention policies and procedures
  • Remain current on new industry products and trends; demonstrate knowledge of products
  • Be upbeat, motivated and possess the ability to multi task
  • Communicate ideas or issues with the store manager

Job Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • 1 year of retail experience required, snowsports retail experience
  • 1 year of management experience
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; stores are open 7 days a week and hours vary depending upon location, season, and type of store


  • Familiarity with rental and retail POS systems


The budgeted range starts at $14.00-$19.00.  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.  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 326907

Nearest Major Market: Colorado