Team Lead Child Care Attendant - Rock Climbing

Date:  May 16, 2024

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

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 experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.


Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until June 15th or until the positions are filled (whichever is first).


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, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

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


Job Summary:

Are you an experienced climber with a passion for sharing your skills and knowledge with others? Join us as a Certified Climbing Lead Instructor and spend your days in the magnificent Gunnison Valley while inspiring campers aged 7-14 to conquer new heights. Help create unforgettable memories that will ignite a lifelong love for climbing in our campers!


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet:  Camp CB
  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $24.26 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Part Time (climbing shifts are 3 days a week, with additional non-climbing shifts available)
  • Skill Level: Advanced  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Instruct campers aged 7-14 on climbing techniques and safety procedures.
  • Assist in training other camp staff members in climbing instruction and safety protocols.
  • Independently establish and maintain a safe climbing area, ensuring all equipment is properly set up and secured.
  • Efficiently set multiple top rope routes, prioritizing safety and variety in difficulty.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and camp policies on a daily basis, prioritizing the well-being of campers and staff.
  • Stay updated on the latest developments and best practices in climbing instruction and safety.
  • Maintain personal toolkits, first aid packs, and any resort-owned climbing gear in excellent condition.
  • Keep detailed records of climbing activities in the camp climbing log for review and future planning.
  • Other duties as assigned


​​​​​​​Job Requirements:​​​​​​​

  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical climbing, verified by completion of an SPI course, climbing school, or a minimum of ten hours of instruction.
  • Minimum age requirement of 20 years old.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Previous experience in climbing instruction, demonstrating proficiency in teaching and guiding climbers of various skill levels.
  • Expert-level climbing ability, with the capability to demonstrate advanced techniques and safely navigate challenging routes.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds, as necessary for equipment handling and setup.


The expected pay range is $22.00 - $24.26. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  500970
Reference Date: 03/19/2024 
Job Code Function:  

Nearest Major Market: Colorado