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Keystone Ski Patrol Hiring Clinic - March 27th-29th, 2021 - Winter 2021 / 2022

Date:  Feb 17, 2021

Keystone, CO, US

Company:  Keystone Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

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. 



***Please note this position does not start until the 2021/2022 Ski Season***

Contact Dylan Dickey [DDickey@vailresorts.com] or Andrew Carney (acarney@vailresorts.com) via email with questions.


SPRING HIRING CLINIC DATE:  March 26th OR March 27th is a MANDATORY on snow clinic, with potential to be invited back on March 28th, 2021.


  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 26th or 27th, with potential to be invited back on March 28th, 2021
  • Applicants may use alpine skis, tele skis, or snowboards
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) required to begin work in October 2021
  • 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 budgeted range starts at 13.25. 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

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

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 287549

Nearest Major Market: Denver