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Keystone Ski Patrol Hiring Clinic - March 29-31, 2019 - Winter 2019 / 2020

Date: Mar 7, 2019

Location: Keystone, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.


***Please note this position does not start until the 2019/2020 Ski Season***

Contact Banjo [], Dylan[] or Ann ( via email with questions.


SPRING HIRING CLINIC DATE:  March 29th OR March 30th is a MANDATORY on snow clinic, with potential to be invited back on March 31st, 2019.


Must provide own equipment and lunch. Helmets required.

  • Report to Mountain House Lodge by 7:15 am on day of the clinic.
  • More details will follow from hiring Managers.


Ski Patrol is responsible for performing guest service functions such as accident handling, administering first aid, trail maintenance, promoting and creating a safe environment for guests and employees, mountain sweeps, lift evacuation, avalanche control and explosives handling.  The job responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:


  • Assisting, providing medical care, and transporting sick and injured patients
  • Performing sweeps at the end of the day to ensure that all guests are safely off the mountain
  • Transporting and setting up supplies and equipment on skis or snowboard
  • Avalanche control using explosives and skiing techniques
  • Driving snowmobiles for mountain operations
  • Chairlift guest evacuation
  • Trail maintenance including marking and mitigating hazards to skiing public
  • Promoting guest safety through education and enforcement of the Colorado Ski Safety Act.



Must have the following:


  • Attend Patrol hiring clinic on March 29th or 30th, with potential to be invited back on the March 31st, 2019.
    • Applicants may use alpine skis, tele skis, or snowboards
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) certified - Preferred (Keystone Ski Patrol has an in house OEC program for new hires)
  • Must be an expert level skier or boarder
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends
  • Must have excellent guest service skills
  • Must work well in a team
  • Previous patrol experience - Preferred
  • Resume


We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and boundless options for adventure and exploration, you can join a community who loves where they live and loves what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home; a place where friendliness, an eye for detail and unmatched guest service is the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits.

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 164182

Nearest Major Market: Denver