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Date:  Sep 21, 2022

South Lake Tahoe, CA, US

Company:  Heavenly Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023

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 Summary

As a Photographer, you will proactively engage with guests and their families by capturing and selling and high resolution photos. Our Photographers inform guests on the process for viewing and purchasing their photos and, most importantly, will have an affinity for working with people and helping them to have fun!


Job Specifications: 

  • Starting Wage: $20 / hour
  • Outlet: CA Base, Gondola, Boulder, Stagecoach
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Entry


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Follow all company and department safety procedures
  • Sell and Capture quality photos of guests following SOPs to ensure quality standards are being met
  • Understand basic photographic concepts of proper exposure and proper focus.
  • Provide a high level of proactive guest service in all guest interaction
  • Capture expected quantity of high quality photos to ensure department goals are met
  • Provide assistance with any photo operation related tasks
  • Other duties as assigned



  •  Excellent guest service skills
  •  Ability to stand up to 8 hours during shift
  •  Must be able to lift 40+ lbs
  •  Ability to communicate in English
  •  Basic computer skills
  •  Passion for photography 


Preferred skills:

  • Photography experience
  • Sales experience


The budgeted range starts at $20.  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 471407

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento