Assistant Manager of Rental Operations

Date:  Mar 28, 2024

Fairfield, PA, US

Company:  Liberty Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


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.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is 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 Summary:

Manages overall day-to-day operation of all Ski/Snowboard rentals. This position is responsible for merchandising, financial management, sales staff supervision and overall store management. Oversees hiring, training, coaching and scheduling of store personnel. Responsible for sales generation and growth, inventory control, controllable expenses, cash management, merchandising, loss prevention and store appearance.


 Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Liberty
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time , Year Round
  • Expected Pay Range: $25.00/ hour


Job Responsibilities:

  • As the Assistant Manager of Rental Operations, this job oversees the operations of a high volume, seasonal rental operation, ski and snowboard repair/tuning center and servicing the entire resort. The rental manager’s responsibility includes:
  • Overseeing all aspects of all retail/rental operations.
  • Manages through uncertainty and change positively
  • Manages a team of up to 75 frontline staff and leadership team of 5-6
  • Provides an important piece of our guests’ experience of a lifetime while in our resort by maintaining a strong culture of guest service


Day to day task will often include:

  • Providing consistent and direct feedback, coaching and guidance to team members
  • Driving professional development in yourself as well as others
  • Designing, executing and tracking training plan for associates starting with their first day
  • Ensuring department and staff have all necessary supplies
  • Meeting with other departments and committees to ensure department is aligned with initiatives
  • Creating operational plans for special events, groups, and holidays
  • Identifying sales opportunities and create plans accordingly
  • Administrative duties
  • Managing retail inventory, rental inventory, and supplies with cost management in mind
  • Hiring staff and processing payroll through a digital platform



Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent; Business area training or education preferred  

  • 1-3 years of retail supervisor experience; ski industry preferred.    

  • 2 years in retail/rental experience - preferred

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment, multitask and manage multiple customers   

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, and weekends  

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English   

  • Knowledge and passion for snowsports


The expected pay range is $25.00. 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  501070
Reference Date: 03/28/2024 
Job Code Function: Store Operations