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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.

 

SUMMARY OF JOB:

Responsible for generating sales by establishing professional and personalized rapport with customers and delivering world-class guest service. Possesses advanced knowledge of products, sales concepts, practices and procedures. Performs the most complex work within the job function, which requires extensive experience, background and/or training. Functions independently with little or no guidance. May train new and existing associate positions.
 

Job Specifications: 

  • Outlet: St. Regis
  • Starting Wage: $17 per Hour 
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Part Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve customers by developing a rapport, building customer confidence, providing accurate information, and promoting product through point of sale
  • Provide customers with highest level of customer service expected for assigned department through professional, courteous and knowledgeable assistance to ensure individualized needs are met with respect to equipment, product, and/or merchandise questions
  • Aid and assist other departments as needed
  • Maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the business
  • Complete all certifications required for position
  • Carryout specific tasks while simultaneously providing guest service
  • Effectively communicate product and supply needs to management
  • Drive business by increasing units per transaction and average dollar per sale
  • Demonstrate knowledge of products and inventory to ensure customer satisfaction to aid in building a repeat customer base
  • Serve as a resource and knowledge base for new and existing employees
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of merchandise practices and inventory
  • Other duties as assigned

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2 years’ experience in managing staff at supervisory level
  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Basic computer skills with ability to learn
  • English fluency
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle multiple customers and projects at one time
  • Merchandising – preferred

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 438307


Nearest Major Market: Colorado