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Ski & Ride School Outdoor Support Staff - Part Time

Company: Winter Park Resort
Location: Arvada
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are: At just 67 miles away, Winter Park is the closest major mountain destination to Denver. Dont be fooled by our convenient location, though youll feel remotely tucked away in our high-country corner of the Rockies. With easy access to 765,000 acres of public land, Winter Park is home to endless adventures and an unparalleled and unfiltered Colorado experience. Whether you are fulfilling a lifelong dream to work at a ski resort or you are just wanting a change of scene, we have great jobs and an awesome experience waiting for you!
Who We Are Looking For: Winter Park Resort is a place for mountain lovers, adventure seekers, and outdoor explorers. A place to chase new experiences, marvel at the unexpected, and discover the adventure that will keep you coming back for more.Whether you are looking to have your first taste of a winter season in the Rockies or to build a long-term career, we have something for everyone. We work to play... Are you in?
Perks & Benefits: Theres more than a free season pass waiting for you! You dont just get a job at Winter Park, you get an experience and a lifestyle. As a member of our team, youll enjoy a variety of perks and benefits that are available to our year-round and seasonal employees. Some examples include:
Free season pass to Winter Park Season and free access to all fifteen Alterra Resorts throughout North America.
Discounted tickets for your friends & family
Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs for eligible employees
401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees
Generous food & beverage and retail discounts,
Onsite employee childcare based on availability, discounted equipment rentals and plenty of opportunities for growth, advancement & year-round employment! Don't worry the uniforms are provided!
Outdoor Support Staff will follow all Winter Park policies and procedures, all applicable laws (federal, state, and local), and all health and sanitation codes. In the Ski + Ride School environment, this individuals goal is to provide a safe, pleasant, and attentive environment with an emphasis on the childrens emotional, physical, and social needs.
Outdoor Support Staff will maintain the on-hill Ski + Ride School learning areas and facilities including fences, animation, water stations, and other amenities. This person will operate snowmobiles & associated tools and equipment to facilitate Ski + Ride School operations, transport guests and their gear, and resupply Ski + Ride School supplies. It is imperative that this person consistently follow all Winter park Ski + Ride School policies and procedures. Applicants should have at least six months experience driving a snowmobile, a snowmobile license or related experience, a desire to work outdoors, and good customer service skills.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Use snowmobiles or other equipment to transport guests and their gear safely around the mountain or base as assigned by Supervisors or Leads. Work closely with Ski Patrol and Guest Services for guest transportation if needed.
Responsible for daily snowmobile maintenance and alerting supervisors to any issues.
Be able to troubleshoot snowmobile maintenance problems on the hill, if necessary.
With Vehicle Maintenance, schedule routine snowmobile checks or unscheduled maintenance. Bring and pick up snowmobiles from the shop in a timely manner.
Set up and tear down outdoor Ski + Ride School learning zone with fencing, signage, and animation daily.
Maintain Ski + Ride School supplies & inventory.
Regularly check and replenish supplies such as water stations, fencing, ski wagons etc.
Shovel Ski + Ride School facilities as needed.
Greet and assist guests regarding Ski + Ride School logistics or general Resort questions. This will include being available at the guest check-in areas, around the base, or the mountain.
Assist children with their ski clothing and equipment. Understand how to ensure gear is a good fit and in good working order.
Cross train and work throughout the Ski + Ride School as assigned including operating surface lifts if needed.
Set a positive example for other Ski + Ride School and Resort employees.
Be aware of area cleanliness and pick up trash.
Report and correct, if possible, any unsafe conditions which may affect employee or public safety.
Ensure guest safety throughout the day and proactively resolve any issues that may arise.
Use radios and phones to communicate with staff and guests.
Adhere to all Resort Personal Identifying Information policies and requirements.
Respect all guests confidentiality.
Adhere to and be willing to enforce all Resort policies regarding Covid-19 as they change. This may include wearing a mask.
Other duties as assigned.
Six months experience driving a snowmobile, ATV, or other related motorized off-road vehicle is required.
Experience in a service industry is preferred but not required.
Experience working with children as young as two is preferred but not required.
Qualifications and Skills:
Great customer service and/or public relations skills.
Enjoys working with guests of all ages from 2 years old to adults.
Thrives in a team environment.
Flexible and willing to help wherever is needed.
High school diploma or General Education Development is required. Applicants currently enrolled in High School may apply.
Winter Park Resort Snowmobile Certification or willingness and ability to achieve it required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Standing frequently
Walking frequently
Sitting occasionally
Lifting and carrying from 5 to 50 lbs. frequently
Pushing from 5 to 50 lbs. occasionally
Pulling up to 200 lbs., occasionally (in order to assist guests who have fallen)
Balancing frequently
Stooping/bending frequently
Kneeling frequently
Operating machinery including snowmobiles constantly
Speaking ordinary conversation, phone, radio constantly
Hearing ordinary conversation, phone, radio constantly
Exposure to outdoors and potentially hazardous conditions (extreme cold, snow, ice, wind, sun) constantly
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to harsh and varying outside weather conditions.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the work place is usually moderate.
The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of Winter Park Resorts hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Winter Park Resorts total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include many region-specific benefits.
hourly pay range: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour
Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law. Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.

Keywords: Winter Park Resort, Arvada , Ski & Ride School Outdoor Support Staff - Part Time, Other , Arvada, Colorado

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