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Mountain Sports Team and Competition Services Manager

Date:  Aug 5, 2022

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

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 program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!


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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours) 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 



Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Not Available
  • Outlet: Child Specialty - Ski School & Competition Services, Crested Butte
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Year Round / Full Time 
  • The budgeted range starts at $56,000 - $67,400 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Job Summary:

Ensure the successful operation of Crested Butte Mountain Sports Team and Competition Service department


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for hiring, training, and scheduling of coaches.
  • Continuous growth and development of programs and development pipeline.
  • Maintaining great working culture amongst staff: safety, team focus, continuing education, mentoring.
  • Great problem solving skills with the resources available.
  • Oversee athletes’ development and pathways.
  • Working with local non-profit to bolster partnership.  
  • Develop and manage a high performing, professional and safety conscience staff.
  • Lead Mountain Sports Team through all program registration, training, competitions to ensure a safe & successful season.
  • Work with USSA, IFSA, USASA for coach certification and events.
  • Ensure venues are safe, secure and homologated where required.
  • Promote a safe, productive and enjoyable work environment.
  • Build, maintain and develop a strong team of individuals committed to external and internal customer service.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with National Governing Bodies (NGB) such as: USSA/RMD, IFSA/RMFS.
  • Defining the competition schedule for athletes in the programs, with coach assistance.
  • Managing staff travel, vehicles and expenses.
  • Frequent communication with participant families.
  • Scheduling and executing events for the season.
  • Organizing and assembling Race Organizing Committees to host high level events.
  • Attending NGB (USSA, RMSRO, IFSA, RMFS) meetings and active involvement. I.e. board member, advisory member.
  • Ensuring that certain staff are holding and maintain required certifications for USSA & IFSA.
  • Hiring and obtaining event officials in which roles are not able to be filled internally.
  • Maintain a working relationship with CB Community School and meeting with staff as required.
  • Managing Competition Services department and utilizing this staff across multiple roles to enhance staff utilization.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience coaching or teaching or competition involvement
  • 2 years employee management
  • Valid driver’s license, USSA coach, IFSA coach, 1st aid CPR
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Teams, PeopleSoft, Coupa, Concur
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, Spanish is helpful
  • Must be able Ski or Snowboard at Level 7 or better
  • Preferred Skills:  Coaching, Alpine race course setting, IFSA comprehension, high level of safety


The budgeted range starts at $56,000 - $67,400 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 459167

Nearest Major Market: Colorado