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Lead - Mountain Activities - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Nov 18, 2021

Park City, UT, US

Company:  Park City Mountain
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

Becoming part of the Park City team means you’re joining one of the best ski brands in the world. The legendary Park City mountain and town are crafted from local charm and hospitality. And living and working in Park City brings its own benefits. From the hip and friendly ski-into-town cultural scene to the unrivaled Wasatch powder of America’s largest mountain resort, Park City has a pulse that’s as charming as it is rewarding. Join our team and come experience all that Park City has to offer. www.vailresortscareers.com

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19 unless eligible for an accommodation under applicable law.


As a Mountain Activities Lead your role is to provide Epic guest service as you supervise your attendants in guiding our guests through adventures on the Alpine Coaster, Zip Lines, Conveyor Lifts, and other amazing activities. The Alpine Coaster is an elevated roller coaster track where our guests race down the mountain reaching speeds up to 25mph. You and your team will be responsible for loading and unloading guests safely, giving safety instructions, inspecting coaster carts and coaster track and clearing the coaster track and guest areas of snow. The Flying Eagle Zip Line is a two person seated zip line that takes guests on an exhilarating ride, high above the ski-way. You and your team will be responsible for securing guests as well as inspections and snow removal. As a Surface Conveyor Lift operator, your team provides excellent guest service as you patiently assist beginner skiers and snowboarders of all ages as they navigate the learning zones on their own or in ski school classes. You will also create a safe environment by conducting opening inspections and on-going snow work to keep the unloading areas efficient.



  • Be a Leader: Supervise the activities team in adherence to service standards, maintaining a safe work area and activity, efficiently performing daily operating procedures and equipment inspections, managing staffing levels, adapting to changing business needs, providing timely breaks, keeping the team’s energy high, and providing rewards and recognition for our high performing staff.
  • Be a Trainer and Coach:  Train employees to provide a high level of proactive guest service in all guest interactions. Constantly evaluate employee performance and provide timely, effective coaching.  Maintain accurate training records. Conduct performance evaluations at mid and end of season.
  • Have Fun: Supervise your team in providing experiences of a lifetime to our guests and fellow staff members. Reward and recognize your staff and proactively work to keep the team energy high all season.
  • Be Safe: Oversee and assist in building, performing maintenance, and repairs for designated activities as needed. Work with maintenance team to ensure a high level of safety and efficient operation of activities.  Supervise the daily opening and closing procedures of activities.  Ensure accurate and timely completion of inspection logs.
  • Serve Others: Make personal and long lasting connections with your fellow employees and with your guests while sharing your love of outdoor adventure.  Engage with our guests and receive guest feedback and special requests. Provide on the spot resolutions and elevate guests’ experiences through our Epic Service Solutions Program. 
  • Do Right: Act with integrity – always do the right thing, knowing it will lead to the right outcome.  Proactively communicate with Activities Managers to drive improvements in the department. Set clear expectations with your leads and staff, and coach them respectfully to ensure their success.
  • Drive Value: Be a positive advocate for Park City and the high quality experience and service we provide to our guests. Adapt staffing levels to changing business levels.  Provide timely breaks and monitor staff rotations. Adhere to an operations plan that supports the budget and controls costs while ensuring a quality guest experience.
  • Do Good: Help keep our mountain clean and looking good. Help our guests enjoy what the great outdoors has to offer, and they may become life-long advocates for our mountains.
  • Stay Flexible: Ours is a dynamic work environment.  You’ll have a variety of tasks to do every day, and every day will be a new adventure.  Be willing to perform all other tasks as assigned, and be flexible if changes are made to improve the operation.



  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Previous guest service experience in an outdoor environment. 
  • Previous operations or mountain activities experience.
  • Basic construction knowledge and ability to use hand tools.
  • Ability to converse clearly and comfortably with a variety of guests and staff.  Familiarity with Park City and Park City Mountain preferred.
  • Experience working on and leading a team in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability and willingness to perform physical labor.  Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and be able to lift at least 55lbs.
  • Basic computer skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.  High School diploma or equivalent.


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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 349649

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