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Date:  Sep 20, 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:

The Signmaker will work, as part of a team, to produce, construct and install in-house produced signage and nametags for Heavenly and Kirkwood Ski Resorts and occasionally Northstar or other Vail Resort properties. Our ideal candidate will have experience in design, fabrication, and installation of various sign types and styles. This position work alongside the advanced signmaker and will be asked to fill in during the Advanced Signmaker's absence. 


Job Specifications:  

  • Starting Wage:  $20 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time & Part Time
  • Skill Level: Intermediate



  • Responsible for fulfilling sign requests, sign manufacturing projects, sign installation assignments and sign repair and replacement assignments.
  • Follows set approval process for sign requests and logging of signs ordered and completed.
  • Operation of PC supported sign / nametag machine.
  • Assist the Advanced Signmaker with the production of signs, graphics, banners, stickers, and nametags as requested by various departments.
  • Assist the Advanced Signmaker with design, production and installation of all varieties of signs and graphics through a sign request and approval process, using a priority system, including proof approvals for new sign requests.
  • Maintain neat, organized, clean sign shop for safe operation and efficient production and delivery of requested items.
  • Receive training and work direction from senior staff.
  • Adheres to all OSHA and other safety related requirements.
  • Participates in the cleaning of the facility and is a supportive team player with that department in regards to joint projects and the overall work environment.
  • Works in accordance with Vail Resorts policies and corporate values.



  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Previous experience in mid-high volume sign production facility.
  • Previous experience in the following software programs: MS office, Omega Composer, Illustrator, Photo Shop, Adobe Illustrator
  • Ability to lift and carry 50lbs.
  • Ability to stand for 4 hours or more.
  • Valid Drivers License and ability to drive on mountain roads and city streets.


Preferred Skills:

  • BA or BS in Graphic Arts, Art, Design or related field (preferred)
  • Data entry experience.
  • Installation and construction experience.


The budgeted range starts at $20 - $25.01.  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 471350

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento