Mountain Safety Attendant - Winter 2019/2020\

  • Vail Resorts
  • Breckenridge, CO 80424, USA
  • Nov 01, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

The Mountain Safety attendant works to uphold the highest levels of guest and employee safety on the mountain, as well as promotes the Skier Responsibility Code and Vail Resorts' safety policies and procedures. This position focuses on the education, communication, outreach, and enforcement of safe skiing and riding, and also serves as an ambassador for guest service and resort knowledge.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

* Supervising and maintaining the highest levels of guest safety while skiing/boarding and standing at on mountain stations, on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
* Enforcing the Skier Responsibility Code and Resort policies with guests and employees including revocation of lift tickets or passes and instructing guests and employees on appropriate behavior.
* Answering guest questions regarding terrain, directions, and other resort/town information in a professional friendly manner.
* Placing and monitoring signage and baffles in slow ski zones.
* Checking trails for safety hazards, placing ropes and packing or shoveling snow.
* Lifting equipment which may include baffles, signage, padding, and/or toboggans.

Qualifications:

* Must pass on-mountain ski/ride test during first day on snow (equivalent to PSIA Level 7) - required.
* High School Diploma or Equivalent - required.
* Must be 18 years of age by December 1st - required
* Three years of work experience or post-secondary school-required
* Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written) - required.
* Must have excellent guest service skills - required.
* Must have excellent communication skills - required.
* Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment - required.
* Must be available to work holidays and weekends - required.
* Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions - required.
* Must provide own personal ski/ride equipment - required.
* Must work well in a team.
* Previous resort operational experience - preferred.
* Knowledge of local area/resort - preferred.

If you're hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you'll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you're interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you'll instantly feel at home.

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 169605