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Maintenance Assistant - $17 per hour

Date:  Jun 21, 2022

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round

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.


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


Job Specifications:

  • Starting Wage: $17
  • Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20 per hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Entry


Summary of Job:

Performs very basic preventative maintenance on all types of mountain fleet vehicles with guidance and direction of more skilled mechanics.  Collaborate with Parts Admin Specialist to manage and maintain vehicle parts inventories. Assist with maintaining vehicle service and parts records. Maintains shop safety standards and productivity levels. Posses a mechanical aptitude and a desire to learn and grow.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain fleet vehicle parts inventories.
  • Perform basic maintenance tasks on a variety of mountain fleet vehicles with guidance from Intermediate and Advanced Mechanics.
  • Comprehensive documentation of all work performed.
  • Communicate with with both internal and external customers in a timely and professional manner.
  • Effectively use current Procurment systems to facilitate parts purchases.
  • Ability to be part of a team oriented shop in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety by being an active participant in a safety oriented shop culture.
  • Ability to meet all customer expectations with a positive and friendly attitude.
  • Comply with all company policies.
  • Other duties as assigned


Other requirements:

  • Indoor Shop / Working in All-Weather conditions
  • Above average noise working around gas, diesel, and oil products. Chemicals & Cleaners.
  • Hand Tools, Impact Wrenches, Hotsy, Fork Lift.
  • All - Holidays, Weekends.
  • Company Vehicle Training prior to operating fleet vehicles


The budgeted range starts at 17.00 - 21.00.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 

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

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours) 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 

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 444608

Nearest Major Market: Denver