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Mountain Adventures Counselor - FT & PT - Summer Seasonal

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Crested Butte, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Job Summary:

Positions require the ability to work effectively with children 7-14 years old by creating a safe, fun and educational environment. Counselors will be responsible for a group of 6-12 children each day. Counselors must have the ability to teach and guide students in the specific activity that they are leading. Camp activities include: Rafting, Fly-Fishing, Rock Climbing, Swimming, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Paddle Boarding, Disc Golf, Archery, Hiking, Zip Lining and Ropes Course. While counselors do not need to be experts in all of these fields they should be willing to learn and have a passion for the outdoors and an ability to spread passion through engagement.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Must have ability to drive Company Vehicles safely with children on board and a clean driving record.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with parents regarding daily activities and feedback regarding their child’s performance.
  • Attends mandatory training to promote a safe working environment and assure proper procedures for all activities the counselor will lead.
  • Assists with daily set up and take down for all camp activities.
  • Actively communicates and works with all departments to ensure the highest level of Guest Service to the guests of CBMR.
  • Work together with all other staff to ensure each child has a safe and positive experience with the program.
  • Helps to supervise children during check in process and assists with after camp activities.
  • Required to maintain all equipment being used as well as maintaining a day to day inventory of this equipment.
  • Is able to assess each child’s ability level in each activity and develop a plan for success. For example selecting the right routes on bike trails or climbing areas for each camper.
  • Supports and promotes Crested Butte Mountain Resort.



Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs.
  • Must have at least 450 documented hours working with children.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Previous work experience required.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

There’s nothing like ski town life in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. You’ll get to live and play in the heart of paradise—and work with some of the friendliest coworkers in the Gunnison Valley. In fact, our guests repeatedly tell us that it’s the welcoming smiles, upbeat attitudes, and friendly vibe that bring them back to Crested Butte (in addition to the great skiing, of course).

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 168149

Nearest Major Market: Colorado