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Sales Associate - $17 per Hour - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Location: 

Aspen, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

Operating a ski shop in Aspen is . . . well . . . kind of a big deal. The world’s biggest outdoor hobbyist and the most discriminating travelers make their way to this high alpine location every winter. And as high as our elevation are the expectations of our guests. We take our job—outfitting locals and visitors alike for the ultimate winter experiences—very seriously. Our staff takes pride in outfitting every customer with exactly what they need, sharing their outdoor expertise in the process. Our employees at Aspen Sports love the outdoors and love working with the top of the line gear the store offers. Join our team of adventure enthusiasts and see where your passion can take you. www.vailresortscareers.com

 

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
 

We are looking for service-oriented employees who are passionate about the outdoors, our products and educating our guests.  

Job Specifications: 

  • Housing: Currently Available
  • Outlet: Snowmass Mall
  • Starting Wage: $17 per Hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Part Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced 
     

Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  •  Serves customers by establishing rapport, building customer confidence, providing accurate information, and promoting product through point of successful sale
  • Establish professional, yet personalized rapport with customer upon contact; by phone or in person
  • Answer all questions, providing detailed information, and establishing trust with the customer to close of sale
  • Describing and promoting product in line with customer's express needs as well as promoting purchase of related products
  • Stocks shelves, counters, or tables with merchandise
  • Promote extended warranty/maintenance agreements, parts and accessories purchase
  • Other duties as assigned

 

This position is critical to the delivery of world class service and it is the responsibility of staff members to be friendly, courteous and helpful under all circumstances. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous retail sales experience, strongly preferred
  • Maintain a working knowledge of products and trends within the industry
  • Previous snow sport industry experience, strongly preferred
  • Ability to communicate fluently with co-workers and guests in accurate spoken and written English
  • Commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; including nights, holidays and weekends

 

The budgeted range starts at $17 per hour.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

 

The perks and benefits include

  • Free Summer passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear, and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Excellent training & professional development 

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus…

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours)  
  • Free ski passes for dependents


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

 

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 438327


Nearest Major Market: Colorado