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Competition Services Manager - Winter Seasonal

Date:  May 18, 2022

Newbury, NH, US

Company:  Mount Sunapee Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

We can't help but smile when someone says "Sun Bowl." We can show you why. We came for the winter but stayed for the summer. We came for the summer but stayed for the winter. Some days we ski through lunch. Some days, lunch lasts all day. We love rosy cheeks, hot chocolate, chili, and beer. We laugh a little louder.We love to ski when the sun shines. We love to ski when it doesn't. The last run of the year is as sweet as the first. We are Family. We are Fun. We are Sunapee.

As of Nov.15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


We are seeking a passionate, experienced, accomplished individual to take the helm of our well-supported programs. The Mount Sunapee Alpine Program includes Alpine Racing, Freestyle, Development, Race Development and Snowboard Development. A small club that does big things!

Currently a Bronze Certified Club, an active Silver Certified Candidate and selected as a Development Club of the Year in 2019 this local club has a long history of producing strong technical skiers for both academy and collegiate programs, as well as several US Ski Team Athletes. 

Our Vision: To help guide the development of the athlete in all areas of their lives.

Our Mission: To inspire a passion for snow sports in our young athletes and to help them reach their potential as athletes. We encourage them to be good, responsible citizens and develop a strong sense of sportsmanship.

Our Values: U.S. Ski & Snowboard values: excellence, grit, passion, integrity, community, fun and team.

This is a Seasonal Full-time Managers position with summer opportunties available to create year round benefited employment.

Job Summary:

Mount Sunapee in Newbury NH is seeking a leader who excels in Snowsports athlete development and competition venue preparation and delivery. This position will be a key player and be instrumental in the daily operations of our Competition Services department and as part of the Skier Services Leadership Team at Mount Sunapee.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee staff hiring and training for race/event crew and competition program coaches.
  • Responsible for staff scheduling and communications.
  • Oversee and assist with daily set-up and maintenance of event and training facilities.
  • Work with other staff and departments to promote a positive guest experience.
  • Oversee and participate in event venue construction - installing fence, tents, banners, cabling, etc.
  • Manage, lead and Maintain race facilities to ensure safety of all guests and staff.
  • Responsible for all planning and scheduling of training and race venues for both internal programs and 3rd party programs.


Job Requirements:

  • US Ski and Snowboard Level 200, additional PSIA or foreign coach/instructor equivalent accreditation a plus
  • US Ski and Snowboard Alpine Officials Accreditation (TD, COR, COC, REF) or equivalent.
  • Experience training staff in Technical delivery, safety and customer service.
  • High level of experience and understanding of competition venue set-up and safety guidelines 
  • Ability to lift and carry up to, and sometimes more than, 50lbs - required.
  • Ability to ski and stand outside in all weather conditions, for 8+ hours per day - required.
  • Valid U.S. Driver's license - required.
  • Ability to work with power tools (cordless drills, etc.) - required.
  • High school diploma - required.
  • Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English - required.
  • Advanced or higher skiing ability - required.
  • Competition Background - preferred
  • Must be able to work weekends, evenings and holidays 
  • Skilled with computers, timing, wiring, and standard competition venue equipment

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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 420721

Nearest Major Market: Concord
Nearest Secondary Market: Manchester