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Activities Maintenance

Date:  Sep 20, 2022

Heavenly, CA, US

Company:  Heavenly Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


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, 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 (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




The Activities Mechanic is responsible for performing all routine maintenance procedures with direction from the activity maintenance supervisor and senior mechanics.  They are also responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of the assigned activities while interacting professionally with activities operations staff.  Candidate must be able to follow company safety policies and procedures.


Job Specifications: 

  • Starting Wage: $17 per hour
  • Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20/hour.” 
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Entry


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist with the maintenance programs for activities within the Adventure Peak area
  • Assist in ensuring all required Manufacturer, State, and Federal regulations are met
  • Perform and document daily and periodic inspections to meet these regulations
  • Assist in construction of new activities
  • Responsible for daily upkeep of associated facilities and equipment including snow/ice removal
  • Ability to learn and assist with Lift Maintenance as needed
  • Assist with Attractions when needed, having passed the Operations Training and be able to engage Guests exhibiting Vail Resorts Core Values
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License & Satisfactory Driving Record (in accordance with VR Drivers Policy)
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs
  • Must be able to do physical work, stand for long
  • Must be able to work outside in varying weather conditions
  • Must be comfortable working at heights up to 160 feet
  • Mechanical aptitude


Preferred Experience:

  • Rope Course , Zip Line, and Mountain Coaster operational experience
  • Experience with technical/mechanical aspects of Ropes Courses, Zip Lines, or other amusement rides
  • Experience working at height with rope access, work positioning, and fall arrest systems 
  • Intermediate ski or ride ability



  • English language: strong written and verbal skills
  • Communication skills:  able to provide and receive direction. Be able to stay Out Front of industry standards and share with Management any changes or concerns in a timely manner
  • Continuous trouble shooting and adaptability
  • Self motivated with an eye for detail in the work area
  • Able to use a variety of tools ranging from basic to technically advanced hand tools and specialty items


The budgeted range starts at $17.  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 471168