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Ski Patrol - FT/PT - Winter Seasonal

Date: Aug 1, 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.

 

 

 

Ski Patrol is responsible for performing guest service functions such as accident handling, administering first aid, trail maintenance, promoting and creating a safe environment for guests and employees, mountain sweeps, lift evacuation and explosives handling.

  • Supervising and promoting guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions
  • Assisting injured guests on the mountain and administering first aid
  • Transporting injured guests off the mountain using a toboggan or supporting air lift operations
  • Performing sweeps at the end of the day to ensure that all guests are safely off the mountain
  • Maintaining trails, such as removing trees that have fallen on runs utilizing a chainsaw or other equipment
  • Transporting and setting up mountain safety equipment
  • Transporting supplies and heavy equipment to areas of need, on skis or snowboard
  • Avalanche control including safely transporting and placing explosives on the mountain and stabilizing snowpack and cornice edges on skis
  • Driving snowmobiles to various areas of the mountain, as needed

 

Qualified candidates must first pass the patrol ski test

 

Requirements:

  • High School or Equivalent required
  • Pass Vail Ski Patrol sponsored ski test 
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written) required
  • Basic knowledge of computer required
  • Must be at least 21 years of age required
  • Must have excellent guest service skills required
  • Must work well in a team required
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment required
  • Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment required
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions required
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends
  • Previous patrol or experience at a Vail Resorts® mountain resort preferred

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth. 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 169707