Maintenance Assistant Manager, Adventure Park

Date:  Jun 19, 2024

Park City, UT, US

Company:  Park City Mountain
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 Specifications:

  • Outlet: Park City
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Year Round / Full Time
  • The budgeted range starts at $52,000 - $59,660.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

Job Summary:

The Mountain Activities Assistant Manager, Maintenance will be responsible for managing and overseeing the Mountain Activities Maintenance Team. They will report to the Manager of Mountain Activities and will work alongside the Assistant Manager. This individual will need to be highly self-motivated to provide timely maintenance for the Adventure Park with an emphasis on: safety, guest service and compliance of the Adventure Park Activities.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Become the maintenance expert on the Activities of the Park City Adventure Park.
  • Read and understand the contents of the manufacturer’s maintenance manuals and specifications for all Activities in the Park City Adventure Park.
  • Based on manufacturer’s recommendations, implement a program of maintenance, testing and inspections providing for the duties and responsibilities necessary in the care of each amusement ride or device.
  • Oversee the maintenance inspection, repair and training programs for the Adventure Park Activities: Alpine Slide, Mountain Coaster, Flying Eagle Zipline, Kid’s Rope’s Course and Zipline, Bungee Trampolines, Climbing Wall, Mini Golf, Gem Panning, ZipRider Zipline and other activities as needed.
  • Manage the maintenance team: training, compliance, scheduling, discipline, seasonal reviews, work wellbeing.
  • Responsible for ensuring all required Manufacture, State and Federal regulations are met.
  • Ensure required inspections and compliance are performed as mandated by Manufactures, State and Federal guidelines.
  • Responsible for scheduling inspections, maintaining and providing all compliance requirements regarding inspections.
  • Correspond with Manufacturers and be the contact person for reviewing and implementing updates and notices.
  • Develop strong professional relationships with appropriate departments (Lift Maintenance, Building maintenance, Vehicle Maintenance, Snow Surfaces, etc) and work with Inspectors and Agents during inspections.
  • Coordinate all seasonal set-up, tear-down and special projects of the Adventure Park.
  • Work with Mountain Activities Manager to ensure proper adherence to Labor and OPEX budgets.
  • Execute timely ordering of OPEX items, in adherence to the budget and operating plan.
  • Assist with operations as necessary, having passed the Operations Training and be able to engage with Guests and Employees while exhibiting Vail Resorts Core Values.

Job Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working on Amusement Rides, Ski Lifts or Railroads.
  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License & Satisfactory Driving Record, in accordance with VR Drivers Policy.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to work at heights up to and in excess of 160’ above the ground in a physically demanding environment.
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Able to perform physical work: stand, stoop, lift, pull, push for long periods of time and perform repetitive motions.
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions in a high alpine environment.
  • Mechanical background and aptitude.
  • Able to use a variety of tools ranging from basic hand tools, power tools and heavy machinery.
  • Able to work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, mornings and evenings.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn and adapt to different computer programs and applications. (Outlook, Microsoft applications, SmartSheet, Procurement Applications, Scheduling software, Payroll software, etc).
  • Able to communicate clearly with Guests and other Employees and are fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Experience working with, or ability to learn, a wide variety of specialty equipment such as reach forklift, skid steer, snowblower, snow mobile, truck and trailer, UTV, etc.
  • Knowledge of rigging techniques.
  • Industry certifications or willingness to achieve them (NAARSO, AIMS, ACCT, SPRAT)
  • Zipline, Mountain Coaster, Rope Courses, Lift Operations and other operational experience relevant to outdoor adventure activities, preferred.


The expected pay range is $52,000 - $59,660. 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  501887
Reference Date: 04/01/2024 
Job Code Function: Tube Park 

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