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General Manager

Date:  Jun 17, 2022
Location: 

Fairfield, PA, US

Company:  Liberty Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

Liberty Mountain is known for providing fun experiences to both guests and staff alike. Help our skiers unlock the ultimate adventure and start making your own epic memories when you join our team today.  www.vailresortscareers.com

 

Vail Resorts currently requires all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
 

Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Not Available
  • Outlet: Liberty Mountain
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Year Round / Full Time 

 

Job Summary:

The Liberty Mountain Resort GM will be critical in doing just that. Standing at the helm of one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier ski resorts, the GM will be an integral player in building the next set of leaders as well as the next generation of snow sports enthusiasts. The GM has complete oversight, management and leadership of all aspects of resort operations including but not limited to mountain operations, summer operations, food and beverage, ski and snowboard school, base operations, special events, guest services, community relations, resort safety and other areas as applicable. Matrix oversight for finance, sales & marketing, communications, human resources, governmental affairs, and resort safety.

 

The right candidate will:

  • Demonstrate strong learning agility. 
  • Enjoy and excel in environments where they must tackle and solve new and increasingly complex strategic business challenges and issues—incorporating the newest ideas, technologies, and approaches to business.
  • Be an ambitious and passionate leader who is comfortable in their own skin while also demonstrating a high level of emotional intelligence and self-awareness.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Drive Results

  • Prioritize and adapt in a constantly changing business and environmental setting.
  • Be accountable for business performance of the resort including expense management and revenue generation while meeting or exceeding all metrics and goals.
  • Lead a sphere of influence that includes direct management of resort functions and indirect partnership of corporate functions including Sales & Marketing, Information Technology, Finance, HR, Development, and others.
  • Recruit, coach, and develop an industry leading management team; align team to Vail Resorts goals, values, and stakeholders.
  • Ensure all resort records are updated and that the necessary permits are in place for continued operation and ski area is fully compliant with local, state and federal rules and laws.

 Champion Culture

  • Create a positive culture with an unwavering commitment to providing the best guest experience and focus on continuous improvement. Create an environment where every employee is proud to work for the resort.
  • Establish healthy and continual communication norms throughout the resort. Participate in formal meetings and best practices groups and stay in regular communication with colleagues throughout Vail Resorts.
  • Be responsible for safety and security of employees and guests, creating a positive employee experience and culture.

Stay Connected

  • Become a leader in the region and community through the development and execution of progressive and smart strategic, master, and capital plans.
  • Build and sustain relationships with key community stakeholders, including city, county and state agencies as well as the media - leading these groups toward alignment with key resort and company goals and initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of ski industry trends and news; grow industry relationships and expertise. Use expertise to influence positive change throughout Vail Resorts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years in a leadership role within the hospitality industry (ski resorts and/or mountain operations preferred)
  • 5-7 years in senior management role and managing multiple departments
  • Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office fluency
  • Written communication and public speaking skills
  • Demonstrated financial management skills
  • Ability to ski/snowboard or desire to learn
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Highly preferred: Training in leadership, performance and goal setting. Knowledge of all compliance areas of oversight through regulatory agencies
     

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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 
  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 

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.

 

 

Vail Resorts has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement as a condition of employment, effective Nov. 15, 2021. We will provide accommodations or exemptions where legally required based on the relevant state and federal laws and regulations in each of our locations.

Requisition ID 444025