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Terrain Park Attendant - Winter Seasonal - Kirkwood Mountain Resort (V1)

Date: Jan 8, 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.


Job Summary: The Terrain Park Attendant is a labor intensive position responsible for construction, maintenance, and repair of all features; in addition to safety awareness, Terrain Park etiquette and guest relations within the terrain parks and half pipe.  Daily responsibilities include opening and closing the terrain park, ensuring all signage is visible, testing features and assessing risk and liability each morning.  The Terrain Park Attendant will provide exceptional guest service and work outdoors in all weather conditions for the entire day.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Raking  and shoveling of snow features -multiple times per day
  • Inspection and maintenance of all Terrain Park features
  • Communication, via radio, with Ski Patrol to report injuries
  • Educating guests on Terrain Park safety and etiquette
  • Building and repairing rails, boxes, jibs, etc
  • Event venue construction. Includes building scaffolding, installing fence, tents, banners, etc
  • Maintaining various Snowsports School on-mountain attractions
  • Fence/barrier maintenance; trash and snow removal
  • Install and maintain park closures and signage
  • Facility cleaning duties at least one time per week
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to lift up to, and sometimes more than, 50lbs
  • Ability to stand outside in all weather conditions, for 8+ hours per day
  • Ability to ski/ride outside in all weather conditions, for 8+ hours per day
  • Ability to be ready, fit for work, as early as 6:30am each day
  • Ability to work with power tools(cordless drills, grinders, chainsaw, etc.)
  • Basic computer navigation skills and ability to use Windows-based programs
  • Must be a level 7 skier/rider and be able to pass a ski test

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.

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!
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 163455

Nearest Major Market: California