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Mountain Laborer - Summer Seasonal

Date: May 6, 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.

Crested Butte Mountain Resort is looking for individuals to work with local IT & Mountain Operations teams as Mountain Laborers to install Epic Mix and Epic Time equipment in the base area and on Crested Butte Mountain this summer.  This will be a twelve to sixteen week project and will provide the opportunity to work approximately 40 hours, weekly.   The scope of work includes assisting with trenching, conduit and cable installation, assembly and installation of steel gantries, using tools including, but not limited to grinders, drills, metal saws, screw drivers, wrenches, levels, tape measures, shovels, picks and more.  You will be working around heavy equipment at times--high visibility shirts and hardhats provided.  Looking for individuals who are safety minded, team players who enjoy physical labor in an outdoor environment.  For the right person, this is a great opportunity to be part of a unique installation and construction team, and has the potential to lead into ongoing employment opportunities within the Mountain Operations department.



  • Valid driver's license preferred.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions.
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to learn. 
  • Ability to properly and safely use, or learn to safely use in a precise manner, grinders, drills, metal saws, screw drivers, wrenches, levels, tape measures, shovels and picks.  Previous experience in using such equipment preferred.
  • Hiking and/or outdoor work experience preferred.
  • Ability to perform physical activities including climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, digging, watching, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
  • Ability to perform heavy work (defined as exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects).
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing weather environment.


Join the CBMR team as a Mountain Laborer and get great recreational benefits and summer resort discounts across all of Vail Resorts!

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 167808

Nearest Major Market: Colorado