Lead Vehicle Parts

Date:  Apr 4, 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


Job Summary

Lead day to day operations within the vehicle parts department, organizes and helps delegate daily workload. Provides training and guidance to staff, performs all tasks for which work group is responsible. Responsibilities include: parts ordering, returns, inventory control management and compliance. Lead staff with proper department account usage for billing, submission of purchase orders and requisitions. Adheres to and enforces policies, procedures and safety guidelines.


Job Specifications

  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $26.00 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time


Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare purchase requisitions and issue purchase orders in accordance with company policy and negotiated terms and conditions.
  • Responsible for maintaining timely and accurate inventory counts.
  • Oversee proper vehicle work order inputting, including parts and labor, into maintenance tracking software.
  • Submission and tracking of all warranty parts, ensuring full use of warranty claims including parts returns and credits.
  • Learn frequency of parts usage and house stock of frequently used items.
  • Effectively communicate parts order status and availability with shop personal, manager, and inter-departmental staff.
  • Assist in the tracking of fleet vehicles for cost analysis, longevity and fleet rotation.
  • Create and establish a strong working relationship with co-workers, procurement and all vendors for the vehicle shop.
  • Demonstrate strong organization, prioritization and problem-solving skills.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • High school, Some College and or Degree
  • Previous accounting, inventory management or procurement experience preferred
  • 1 year of Lead or Supervisory Experience
  • Colorado Driver’s License
  • Proficient computer skills, Excel, Word, People soft(ERP), AS/400 and or Maintenance/Procurement Tracking Systems
  • Oral and Written English Proficiency
  • Organizational Skills
  • 3-4 Years Parts and or inventory clerk experience - Preferred




The expected pay range is $22.00 - $26.00. 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  495339
Reference Date: 06/19/2023 
Job Code Function: Fleet Maintenance 

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