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Event Specialist - Winter Seasonal - Stevens Pass

Date: Jan 26, 2019

Location: Stevens Pass, WA, 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.

JOB SUMMARY

This is a paid position under the direct supervision of the Brand Experience Manager. Event staff assist with facilitating on-snow events at Stevens Pass in various areas including registration, timekeeping, course set-up and tear down, course maintenance, equipment maintenance, race/contest gate keeping, course officials, and safety.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Must be at least 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team to provide a positive experience for both event participants and supporters
  • Previous event experience as a participant or event volunteer preferred
  • Ability to ski or snowboard at intermediate level while carrying equipment such as fencing, gates, rope, banners, etc
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • General knowledge of Stevens Pass terrain and resort area
  • Must be comfortable with the changing dynamics of a seasonal business

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist Event staff with setup and tear down of event area and equipment; assist with event coordination and duties throughout the duration of the event as needed
  • Ski and/or snowboard while carrying equipment such as fencing, gates, rope, banners, etc
  • Set up event area signs, banners, fencing, rope, and other materials as required for the event
  • Act as a spokesperson for the resort, answering guest and Event staff participants questions, providing directions, and general information of the resort, event schedule, and program
  • Assist with registering participants for events; collect liabilities and/or event participation fees and maintain accurate records
  • Assist with event awards presentation, setup, and tear down as needed
  • Refer any media inquiries to the Brand Experience Manager

 

EXPECTATIONS

  • Arrive at scheduled events on time and ready to work; staff are required to arrive 1 to 2 hours prior to event to assist with setup
  • Be available to work on scheduled days and times including weekends and holidays.
  • Be willing to take direction, work independently, and focus efforts as a part of a team, supporting the Event staff as needed
  • Adhere to specific departmental and safety procedures, company policies, and service guidelines
  • Act as an ambassador of the resort, presenting a positive, energetic, and friendly attitude to guests, employees, and fellow Event staff members and participants

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this position, the volunteer is frequently required to walk; use hands to handle or feel; reach with arms and hands; climb or balance and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, ski or snowboard, crouch or crawl. The volunteer may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds or greater with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to cold, wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally loud. Some facilities are located at the base or bottom of the resort and some are semi-remote and can only be reached by traveling via chairlift(s), skis, or snowboards. Walking surfaces are frequently frozen, sloped and slippery. Ability to stand in place both indoors and outdoors for extended periods of time in variable winter weather conditions. Ability to walk, stand, ski and /or snowboard on a wide variety of surfaces including snow and ice while carrying event equipment.

 

Do you love the mountains and wonder what it would be like to work at a mountain resort? Looking to try something new and learn how to ski, snowboard or downhill mountain bike? Are you looking to meet new friends from all over the country and world? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we invite you to come join our community at Stevens Pass today! Why not work where you play, and let Stevens Pass be your office. www.vailresortscareers.com

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 164725

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