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Traffic Controller - Winter Seasonal

Date: Mar 14, 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.

Flexible schedule, 4 days/week (10 hour shifts)!


We are looking for team members who can keep their cool during busy mornings, are able to meet a high standard of presentation including having a clean uniform every day, and who want to learn more about the resort and base area operations business in preparation for a potential career in the hospitality market.


Other Traffic Control job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct pedestrian and traffic control of hundreds of vehicles and people entering and exiting the resort during high volume business periods.
  • Assist in facilitating well organized plans, which assure a quality arrival and departure experience for guests and staff.
  • Conducts parking courtesy calls, assisting guests with vehicle lock outs and communicating expectation to guests regarding conduct in parking lots and resort common areas. Assist Keystone Emergency Services parking enforcement by monitoring parking violations and reporting violations for potential ticketing, immobilization or towing.
  • Performs foot patrols and vehicle patrols through all Mountain Base area parking lots and reports on unsafe conditions and security issues.
  • Assists investigations when directed concerning accidents, employee, and/or Security Incidents on property.
  • Applicants must possess a valid Driver's License and clean driving record
  • At least 2 years hospitality guest service experience preferably in a resort setting- preferred
  • Must be able to maintain control and rational demeanor in emotionally charged situations involving guests and/or employees.
  • Knowledge and experience with Traffic Control procedures - preferred
  • Knowledge of some security processes - preferred
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Able to be on your feet for up to 8 hours and work in inclement weather
  • Strong communication skills, able to work with a diversity of staff and guests
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including weekend and holidays


Keystone Base Area Operations is looking for outgoing, friendly, guest service-oriented individuals to join our team this winter. In this position you will prepare the base area in anticipation of the day’s challenges. Applicants must be early risers willing to mitigate safety issues which include shoveling, salt-sand spreading and traffic control and information preparation. Applicants with heavy equipment experience may qualify for additional responsibilities at an increased wage. When our guests arrive, you will be directing traffic, answering any questions, and making sure the first impression of Keystone is positive, energetic, and fun.


What’s in it for you?

  • Free EPIC Pass to all of our resorts; Beaver Creek, Vail, Whistler Blackcomb, Keystone, Breckenridge, Park City, Northstar, Heavenly, Kirkwood, Mt. Brighton, Afton Alps, & Wilmot Mountain
  • Discounted dependent ski passes
  • Free ski lessons
  • Discounted tickets to Arapahoe Basin
  • Discounted lodging at our properties starting at $85/night
  • 50% off Colorado Mountain Express transportation
  • Food and beverage discounts at mountain dining locations
  • Retail discounts at Vail Resorts Retail stores
  • 10-25% off  at our Starbucks locations
  • Unique events - Including concerts, employee meals, employee activities, pro competitions

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 163624

Nearest Major Market: Denver