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Axe Master - $15.50 per hour

Date:  Jun 10, 2022

Champion, PA, US

Company:  Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

Seven Springs Mountain Resort is the premier four season family resort in the region! Seven springs offers employment opportunities in a diverse range of areas including ski instructors, adventure activities, food and beverage, culinary arts, lodging, housekeeping and many more. Join the team at Vail - make this resort your home-away-from-home.



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


Job Specifications: 

  • Starting Wage: $15.50 per hour
  • Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20 per hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Part Time
  • Skill Level: Entry


We are looking for a candidate that is positive, self-motivated, detailed oriented, and can lead a quality staff. This is a unique opportunity to join our team at Pennsylvania’s Outdoor Adventure Headquarters, Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Inc. Our axe throwing instructors will need to deliver a safe, entertaining and legendary experience for our guests. You must be willing to work holidays, nights and weekends.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Deliver a captivating and personalized axe throwing instruction at the beginning of each session and offer additional training and coaching throughout each guest experience
  • Assisting the guests in learning to throw an axe safely and correctly, so they will be able to enjoy the activity themselves
  • Display friendly, positive, and professional attitude with guests, fellow team members, and supervisors
  • To fulfill our “safety, fun, and learning” motto, instructors must be responsible, reliable, professional, high-energy, have a great sense of humor, and a creative mind
  • Facilitate and keep score of games and tournaments and keep guests engaged
  • Ensuring all equipment is up to standard and safe during your shift, ensuring that all customers are following our safety rules and procedures at all times, and delivering first response if necessary
  • Perform equipment maintenance by changing out boards and sharpening axes
  • Keep lanes clear of wood chips and tables clear of excess garbage
  • Clean the area, axes and all surfaces between groups
  • Exercise proper judgment to create a safe environment for guests
  • Performs duties of those supervised as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary



  • Clear communication and active listening skills
  • Safety conscious with strong attention to detail
  • Leadership skills, able to manage group dynamics
  • Take initiative to prevent problems before they occur


Physical Demands - Must be physically able to perform the following:

  • Standard physical demands should include a handful of bullet points.
  • Stand; walk; sit; talk or hear and taste or smell.
  • The staff member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment – The following environment is characteristic of what an employee may encounter while performing essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Work Environment should include a handful of bullet points essential for the position.
  • Walking surfaces in kitchen areas are frequently wet and slippery.
  • Noise levels are moderate.
  • Work days and hours, as well as number of hours required will vary, with emphasis on weekends and holidays.


Personal Protective Equipment Recommended & Required

  • PPE should have at least one bullet point and up to 5 for safety sensitive positions.
  • Recommended – proper footwear for wet walking surfaces.


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 427107

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh