Base Area Operations Transportation Manager

Date:  Feb 24, 2024

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

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 experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

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, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Job Summary:

This role directly oversees Keystone Resort’s Transportation and Ski Area Roads Maintenance departments.  Work with all Base Area operations teams to deliver an experience of a Lifetime to guests and employees. Provide an impeccably maintained look and feel of the resort base areas and transportation vehicles.


Job Specifications:

  • Schedule & Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Keystone


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and drive strategy for the Transportation & Ski Area Roads Maintenance teams.
  • Effectively manage all financial results including purchasing, forecasting, P&L statements, and scheduling.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, developing, scheduling, reviewing and disciplinary action/separation for employees.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate professionally to staff and guests.  Respond and engage with customer suggestions, complaints, and recognition.
  • Collaborate with Town of Keystone, area HOA’s, & Keystone Neighborhood Company.
  • Maintain a productive, safe work environment, including implementing and retaining all company mandated safety-related training and assessment. A strong focus on safety culture and accountability.
  • Ensures compliance with state, local and federal regulations.
  • Deliver the “Experience of a Lifetime” to our guests and employees.
  • Hold yourself and our team accountable for living our company core values; Serve Others, Do Right, Drive Value, Do Good, Be safe, Have Fun, Be Inclusive.
  • Conduct regular meetings (individual and group) with team members to establish goals, review performance and provide organized communications.
  • Strong focus on leadership development of self and team.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Previous experience in base area operations at a resort level
  • Previous supervisory experience of a team overseeing employee development and discipline
  • Colorado CDL Class B License with Passenger Endorsement – Obtain within 2 months of employment
  • MS Office Proficient
  • Able to communicate professionally in English



The expected pay range is $55,000 - $69,575 + annual bonus. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  499509
Reference Date: 12/26/2023 
Job Code Function:  

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