Assistant Store Manager

Date:  Nov 20, 2023

South Lake Tahoe, 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, 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:
Service is the foundation of everything we stand for at Vail Resorts and our retail employees are no exception to this experience of a lifetime. Responsible for providing high end customer service and store support, our Retail Management staff are knowledgeable representatives of our brand and culture inside our retail stores ready to assist with any of our customers questions and provide premium product.


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: California Main Lodge Retail Shop
  • Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • Expected Pay Range: $25.00 - $27.48 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time Available 
  • Skill Level: Advanced


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead daily operations, monitoring performance and budget including scheduling and payroll; act as manager-on-duty in the absence of a Store Manager
  • Maintain daily store records for performance, sales metrics, inventory control and equipment rentals (if applicable)
  • Hire and train employees in POS system operation, product knowledge, guest service, sales techniques and loss prevention policies and procedures
  • Monitor team performance and behavior to provide meaningful feedback and direction, providing recognition or correction action if necessary
  • Maintain up to date product knowledge and provide excellent customer service through timely response to customer questions, suggestions, complaints, and recognition
  • Participate with leadership forums providing feedback and input on store performance, training, and continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned, including specialty areas like merchandising and rentals

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent; Business area training or education preferred
  • 1-3 years of retail supervisor experience; ski industry preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment, multitask and manage multiple customers
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English


The expected pay range is $25.00 - $27.48. 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  498986
Reference Date: 11/15/2023 
Job Code Function: Store Operations 

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