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Mountain Safety Attendant - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Sep 14, 2021
Location: 

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

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. www.vailresortscareers.com

 

 

The Mountain Safety attendant works to uphold the highest levels of guest and employee safety on the mountain, as well as promotes the Skier Responsibility Code and Vail Resorts' safety policies and procedures. This position focuses on the education, communication, outreach, and enforcement of safe skiing and riding, and also serves as an ambassador for guest service and resort knowledge.

 

 Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Supervising and maintaining the highest levels of guest safety while skiing/boarding and standing at on mountain stations, on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
  • Enforcing the Skier Responsibility Code and Resort policies with guests and employees including revocation of lift tickets or passes and instructing guests and employees on appropriate behavior.
  • Answering guest questions regarding terrain, directions, and other resort/town information in a professional friendly manner.
  • Placing and monitoring signage and baffles in slow ski zones.
  • Checking trails for safety hazards, placing ropes and packing or shoveling snow.
  • Lifting equipment which may include baffles, signage, padding, and/or toboggans.

 Qualifications:

  • High School or Equivalent - required.
  • Must be 18 years of age by December 1st – required
  • Three years of work experience or post-secondary school—required
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written) - required.
  • Must have excellent guest service skills - required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills - required.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment - required.
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends - required.
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions - required.
  • Must pass on-mountain ski/ride test (equivalent to PSIA Level 7) - required.
  • Must provide own personal ski/ride equipment - required.
  • Must work well in a team.
  • Previous resort operational experience - preferred.
  • Knowledge of local area/resort - preferred.

The budgeted range starts at 15.00. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks and benefits include

  • Free ski passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • 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 345227


Nearest Major Market: Denver