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Zipline Guide - FT - Summer Seasonal - Okemo Mountain Resort

Date: Apr 1, 2019

Location: Ludlow, VT, 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.


  • Responsible for leading zip line and haul back course tours, communicating safety and other information to guests, proper use and implementation of equipment, cleaning and maintaining all areas of Adventure Zone
  • Responsible for providing a safe environment for the guest, while creating a positive experience
  • Responsible for safe operation of zip line, haul back course and Adventure Zone
  • Responsible for daily safety checks on equipment and completion of safety inspection logs
  • Responsible for performing zip line tower evacuations and rescues
  • Actively communicate and work with all departments to ensure the highest level of guest service
  • Maintain a clean and professional appearance of all work areas
  • Responsible for communication with the ticket, rental/retail department to ensure all liability and ticketing procedures are carried out properly within the operational guidelines
  • Responsible for participating in all safety initiatives to maintain a safe working environment for all staff and guests
  • Additional duties as requested by the supervisor


  • Strong guest service orientation
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills
  • High level attention to detail

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift 75 pounds (heavy lifting)
  • Per manufacturer requirements, must be between 100-250 pounds
  • Ability to remain standing for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions for extended periods of time
  • Ability to access and guide all areas of the zip line
  • Ability to communicate via phone or radio
  • Must be able to use harness and rope system of zip line
  • Ability to climb and descend


  • Must complete 24 hours of training, with employment contingent on passing a test at the conclusion of training
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Previous experience preferred

At Okemo, we’ve got 2,200 vertical feet of positive outlook and it shows. Culture is what we teach. And service with a smile is the linchpin of our philosophy. Every interaction with our guests-on and off the mountain, at the golf courses, Adventure Zone and at the Evolution Bike Park, is an opportunity to turn a skier, rider, golfer, or recreational enthusiast into a lifelong member of our family. Our employees reflect this attitude by having fun doing what they do best: creating a memorable recreational experience!

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 165983

Nearest Major Market: Hanover