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Ski & Snowboard School Support Team, Paid Training! - FT & PT

Date: Jun 24, 2019

Location: Kirkwood, CA, 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.

Entry Level Position with Paid Training! Flexible Scheduling and Limited Employee Housing Available! 

 

The Ski and Snowboard School Support Team is responsible for many aspects of the day-to-day operations in our Ski and Snowboard School. Team members will be responsible for the image, appearance, and functionality of indoor facilities and outdoor teaching areas, including daily set up and tear down, lunch service, rental shop operations, and assistance with check-in and check-out procedures of child students. Team members will also spend time with small children performing indoor programming activities, assisting in ski school classes and helping to motivate children when necessary.

 

Responsibilities include; but are not limited to: 

  • Have an in-depth understanding of our rental shop processes, including how relevant paperwork is filled out and recorded, how equipment is checked in and out, how to fit and size guests for ski and snowboard equipment, repair and maintenance of rental fleet, and current with appropriate DIN Certification.
  • Daily set up and tear down of outdoor teaching areas with an emphasis on attention to detail to present an area that is sharp, professional in appearance, and consistently set up to optimally utilize teaching terrain and teaching tools within the area.
  • Daily set up and tear down of indoor facilities with an emphasis on attention to detail to present an area that is clean, orderly, welcoming, and conducive to operating efficiently.
  • Understanding of and compliance with relevant food handling safety code.
  • Understanding of and compliance with relevant health code for facility cleanliness including common areas, toys, equipment, etc…
  • Ability to keep and maintain a clean and orderly facility that accommodates daily high-volume guest flow.
  • Working with small children to facilitate appropriate games and activities in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Assist with ski school classes and discovery guide as necessary.

 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a fast paced, service-based environment
  • Fluent in all aspects of English language
  • Ability to work outdoors in a high alpine environment for extended periods
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays
  • Strong communication skills with a wide variety of guests and employees
  • Pass background check

 

Preferred:

  • Spanish language skills
  • Intermediate to advanced skier/snowboarder
  • Willing to complete a modified basic training for ski/snowboard pros
  • Current DIN Certification, completion of internal trainings including food safety handling, hand tool training, and child development training

 

Employee Perqs and Discounts!

  • Free EPIC Pass to all of our resorts
  • Discounted dependent ski passes
  • Free ski lessons
  • 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

Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw, expansive and remote…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country. www.vailresortscareers.com

No transportation? Don't want to make the drive? No problem! We have an employee shuttle that runs EVERYDAY from South Lake Tahoe to Kirkwood, free of cost! We encourage all employees who don't want to make the commute themselves to jump on the shuttle, sit back and relax, on their way to work!
OR
If you would prefer to drive AND want to make some extra cash, you will definitely want to participate in our Employee Carpool Program! Make up to $25.00 a DAY just for driving your fellow employees to work!

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 169074


Nearest Major Market: California

Job Segment: Entry Level