Title:  Base Area Operations Team Lead

Date:  May 19, 2023

Stowe, VT, US

Company:  Stowe Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, 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 and our remote Corporate team, you can join 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), 40% retail discounts, summer activities discounts, wellness benefits, and the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience.


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 


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:

The Base Area Operations Lead is responsible for the oversight of daily operations and administrative responsibilities of the Grounds Department.


Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range:  $22.00 - $25.00 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time


Job Responsibilities:

  • Working in coordination with the supervisor and manager of base area operations to support grounds and parking operations
  • Effectively communicate daily operation plans and adapt to changes with operational need.
  • Participate in safety management of base area team
  • Lead a team of seasonal parking staff in winter resort operations
  • Assist in snow and waste stream removal as needed
  • Assist with resort maintenance tasks as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Heavy Lifting (50+ lbs)
  • High School (Diploma or GED)
  • Knowledge of resort area operations and grounds work
  • 1 year experience leading a team
  • Valid U.S. Drivers License
  • Microsoft Office, Internet, ability to adapt to changing workplace programs
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Able to operate equipment
  • Leadership aptitude


The expected pay range is $22.00 - $25.00. 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 494688