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Lead Ski Check - Vail Mountain Club - Housing Available! - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

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


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


Join our Vail Mountain Club team in providing an experience of a lifetime with our exceptional staff and unrivaled location only steps from Vail's Gondola One. As the lead ski check you will assist members with requests to help them enjoy everything that life in Vail has to offer.


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Greet Members by name and engage in social conversation.
  • Locate and deliver member and guest ski equipment to member when member and/or guest arrives each day to go skiing.
  • Receive and transport member and guest skis to ski storage at end of ski day or when member and/or guest is done skiing for the day.
  • Record tuning instructions and transport equipment to and from local shops.
  • Cordially greet members and guests and answer questions.
  • Carefully park member or retrieve vehicles according to parking plan for garage.
  • Problem solve member issues when able, and direct to upper management for decisions if needed.
  • Perform minor maintenance and housekeeping tasks as needed.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related directives as needed.
  • Cooperate with other staff by assisting them as needed.
  • Arrive on time, neat and clean, in uniform and ready for shift, being professional at all times.
  • The normal shifts are four ten hour days with three days off. There is mandatory overtime during Christmas, Martin Luther King Weekend, President's Week, and spring break. Most shifts are from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. During special club events employees may be required to come in early or stay late, but will be given ample notice of this during training.
  • Perform special requests as directed by club managers.
  • Comply with facility usage and all Vail Resorts policies.



  • Be able to multi-task and work well in a fast paced and dynamic team environment - required
  • A valid US driver's license- required.
  • Must be able to pass a driving test and a MVR check – required
  • Ability to drive a manual as well as an automatic - preferred
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds and work in all weather conditions – preferred
  • Must be flexible and able to work weekends, holidays, mornings & evenings when needed, with some required overtime during busy periods and holidays - required


The budgeted range starts at 15-19/hr.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks and benefits include

  • Free ski passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear, and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Excellent training & professional development 

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus…

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours)  
  • Free ski passes for dependents

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 367187

Nearest Major Market: Denver