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Vehicle Maintenance Technician - $1,000 Sign-On Bonus

Date:  Sep 22, 2022

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. 


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 (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




Job Summary

Performs preventative maintenance and completes repairs on less complex vehicles, e.g. small two-cycle and four stroke engines. Assists more experienced staff with maintenance and reapirs on more complex fleet vehicles. Maintains shop safety standards and productivity levels. Possesses a working knowledge of both gasoline and diesel powered vehicles.


  • Relocation Assistance Available!
  • $1,000 Sign-On Bonus will be paid out in two increments; $500 following 30 days from start date, 2nd $500 following 90 days from start date


Job Specifications

  • Housing: Currently Available
  • Starting Wage: Depending on Experience
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Entry


Job Responsibilities

  • Performs and assists with periodic maintenance services on a variety of fleet vehicles.
  • Perform tire mounting/dismounting and wheel balancing.
  • Demonstrate basic Automotive Electrical System Knowledge to include Starting, Charging, and Lighting Systems.
  • Demonstrate basic vehicle suspension knowledge to include the ability to identify component wear/damage.
  • 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


Job Requirements

  • High School, or GED and Basic Automotive Certification   
  • 1-3 Years Basic Automotive Hands-on Work Experience
  • Colorado Drivers License
  • Basic Automotive On-Board Computer Systems, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient in English Language for Speaking and Writing
  • Must provide own tool box with a variety of hand tools
  • Prior Automotive Shop skills and work experience




The budgeted range starts at $20 - $22.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 475587

Nearest Major Market: Denver