Custodial Maintenance

Date:  Mar 5, 2024

Kirkwood, CA, US

Company:  Kirkwood Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


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


  Job Specifications:  

  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $21.35 / hour 

  • Shift type: Full and Part Time, Weekends and Holidays 

  • Skill Level: Entry

  • Other Specifics:

    • Transportation Provided

    • Free Shift Meal


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform, document and help to ensure compliance with daily and periodic inspections to meet all applicable regulations.
  • Maintaining resort facilities from a cleanliness standpoint, working with a team or independently.
  • Daily upkeep of associated facilities, tools & equipment.
  • Daily inspections of facilities and vehicles.
  • Proactively communicate maintenance needs to ensure timely ordering of parts and equipment.
  • Engage with guests and staff while exhibiting Vail Resorts Core Values.
  • Assist with operation of activities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications:

  • Must have a valid Drivers license
  • Must be able and willing to work 1st and 2nd shifts.
  • Must be able and willing to work weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to lift up to perform medium work (defined as exerting up to 50 lbs of force occasionally).
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work outside in various weather conditions.


Preferred Experience:

  • Basic education preferred.
  • Previous experience preferred, but not required.
  • Have a Valid Driver’s License & Satisfactory Driving Record (in accordance with VR Drivers Policy).
  • Able and willing to ride chairlifts.


Preferred Skills:

  • Strong communication skills: communicates in a positive, solution oriented way to proactively address maintenance and operational needs.
  • Teamwork: able to work effectively with activities leadership and other department staff to plan, schedule and complete maintenance tasks on time (Lift maintenance, Lift operations, Base operations).
  • Organizational skills: able to organize and accomplish a wide variety of tasks and prioritize daily work to maximize productivity and efficient maintenance of all activities.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a high dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to learn to use chemicals as directed.
  • Must possess visual acuity necessary for visual inspection involving work at a distance at or within arm’s reach and sanitation.



The expected pay range is $20.00 - $21.35. 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  497214
Reference Date: 08/15/2023 
Job Code Function: F&B Support 

Nearest Major Market: California