Security Patrol Officer

Date:  Apr 9, 2024

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round


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.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

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



Securty Officers ensure that all areas of the resort are in order and undisturbed and that the resort remains free of safety hazards.  Further, Officers ensure the safety of our guests and engage in constant public and guest relations. Officers will have contact with many county services such as Fire Department, Sheriffs, Forestry Service etc.



Job Specifications: 

  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 -  $22.76
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full TIme
  • Skill Level: Intermediate


Other job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Patrol front and back of house areas, reporting any breach of security to Security Manager and/or Security Supervisor.
  • Process incident reports and communicate accordingly.
  • Performs guest and employee services such as  opening building doors, and guest assist rides when needed.
  • Conducts parking enforcement by monitoring parking violations and issuing parking citations to include towing and vehicle immobilization procedures.
  • Performs foot patrols and  reports on unsafe conditions, fire hazards and security issues.
  • Conducts investigations when directed concerning Accident, Employee, and/or Security Incidents on property.
  • Coordinates efforts with outside agencies such as Vail Police Department, Eagle County Ambulance Service, Vail Fire Department and the Colorado State Patrol.
  • Maintains accurate daily logs and other records of all activities throughout the shift. Must be able to accurately write, investigate, and input reports into electronic report writing systems.
  • Ensures proper checkout procedures of keys and radios for employees and contractors.
  • Maintains log of monthly inspections of fire and life safety systems.
  • Conducts weekly CO detector checks in rental properties.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's License and clean driving record
  • At least 2 years of formal Resort Security experience - preferred
  • At least 2 years hospitality guest service experience preferably in a resort setting- preferred
  • Must have knowledge and experience dealing with emergencies
  • Knowledge and experience with Traffic Control procedures - preferred
  • Knowledge of security processes - preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Able to be on your feet for up to 8 hours and work in inclement weather
  • Strong communication skills, able to work with a diversity of staff and guests
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including weekend and holidays



The expected pay range is $20.00 - $22.76. 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  420169
Reference Date: 08/01/2023 
Job Code Function: Security 

Nearest Major Market: Denver