Keystone Ski Patrol Hiring Clinic - March 29th - March 31st, 2024 - Winter 2024 / 2025

Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2024/2025


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.


Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until March 15th or until the positions are 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


***Please note this position does not start until the 2024/2025 Ski Season***

Contact Austin Jones ( 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 2024.

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 March 30th, with potential to be invited back on March 31st 2024
  • Applicants may use alpine skis, tele skis, or snowboards
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) required to begin work in October 2024
  • 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


The expected pay range is $21.50 - $23.26. 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  500822
Reference Date: 03/05/2024 
Job Code Function: Ski Patrol 

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