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Ski Patrol

Date: Nov 17, 2022

City: Champion, PA, US

Company: Vail Resorts


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. 


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 


Seasonal 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 

Looking to help make a difference? As a Ski Patroller, you will be there for our guests in times of trouble or emergency. Apply now to join the ski patrol family to push your skills and dedication to the skiing community beyond what you thought possible. 


Job Specifications 

  • Outlet: Seven Springs and Hidden Valley

  • Wage: $21 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability - Full Time. Days or evenings, weekdays and weekends. November through the end of winter. 

  • Skill Level - EMT or OEC required (differs by location, see below for more details) 

  • Other Specifics-Must be an expert level skier 


Job Responsibilities 

  • Supervise and promote guest safety 

  • Assist injured guests on the mountain 

  • Maintain trails, including closures, safety materials, avalanche mitigation, and other impacts from natural environment 

  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements 

  • Pass resort Ski Patrol sponsored ski test   

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age  

  • Must have excellent guest service skills  

  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment  

  • Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment  

  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions 


The budgeted range starts at $21.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on 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 490722

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh