Ticket Checker

Date:  Nov 30, 2023

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


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.


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

As a Ticket Checker, you will play an essential role in creating an experience of a lifetime for our guests. Our team works primarily in the lift mazes by greeting guests by name and validating their access every time. We play a unique role at our resorts by providing a fun, welcoming atmosphere for our guests while ensuring our products' integrity. 


Job Specifications  

  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $21.35 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Part Time. Flexible as well as consistent scheduling is available, with the understanding that weekends & holidays are our busiest times 

  • Skill Level: Entry Level 


Job Responsibilities 

  • Deliver premium guest service by providing information and assistance with a smile 

  • Validating tickets - ensure our guests have their own valid product before loading our lifts 

  • Work cooperatively with other teams to ensure lift lines are safely managed and lifts are loaded efficiently 

  • Maintain and secure departmental equipment - scan devices, radios, etc 

  • Escalate issues to leadership as they arise, from safety to products 

  • Be an ambassador for My Epic; provide insightful advice and friendly My Epic support to guests in need, and be knowledgeable of where guests can go for additional support.

  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements 

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English 

  • Willingness to work 15+ hours/week Part Time

  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of inclement weather, standing and moving for entire shift on potentially slippery or uneven surfaces. 

  • Adherence to safety standards and procedures. Be Safe is our number one value! 


A Ticket Checker Resort Associate is a flexible employee who often works across multiple departments and in various roles to support the one resort mentality which could include one of the following: 

  • Mountain Activities 

  • Retail Rental operations 

  • Food and Beverage Support 

  • Ticket sales or scanning 

  • Lift Operations 

  • Base Area Operations 


Additional requirements for hires under age 18:

  • Submission of a Parental Consent Form upon hire, along with other applicable documents required by state law; such as a work permit, physician's note, and/or proof of birthdate

The expected pay range is $20.00 - $21.35. 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  495943
Reference Date: 07/07/2023 
Job Code Function: Product Sales/Scanning 

Nearest Major Market: Colorado

Job Segment: Entry Level