Environmental Agent

Date:  Nov 17, 2023

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


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, and mountain shuttles
  • 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 Environmental Operations department is looking for a motivated individual to join our team, and help us follow through on our dedication to preserving our unrivaled mountain environment. If you have an interest in sustainability and are looking for the chance to make a difference in our efforts toward Zero Waste to Landfill, this is a great opportunity for you.
Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $22.04 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time
  • Skill Level: Entry

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in coordinating and the waste recycling and compost programs.  
  • Handling, sorting, and transporting large quantities of recyclable and compostable materials from the ski area operations to staging areas, and to the Eagle County Recycling Facility.  
  • Repairing, maintaining, and cleaning recycling receptacles throughout the year.  
  • Assisting departments with trash removal in all base areas. 
  • Maintaining guest facing recycling receptacles.
  • Providing education regarding recycling programs and environmental initiatives to guests and employees on a regular basis.
  • Assisting in implementing new environmental programs within the company.
  • Working with other departments to build and maintain cohesive working relationships.
  • Assist with the compost program.
  • Take the initiative to improve the efficiency of the department
  • Ability to lead projects.
  • Assist with training.
  • Other duties as assigned.   

Job Requirements:

  • Valid driver's license - required.
  • Must be able to drive oversize trucks and be comfortable operating vehicles in tight areas such as loading docks, parking lots, etc. 
  • Must be able to work independently and prioritize workload successfully.
  • Must be able to provide exceptional internal and external customer service.
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions - required.
  • Able to perform manual labor, lift 75 lbs, and handle or move 125lbs - required.
  • Strong work ethic - required.
  • Strong environmental background - required.

The expected pay range is $20.00 - $22.04. 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  496878
Reference Date: 07/24/2023 
Job Code Function: Environmental 

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