Vail Resorts Mountain Safety Attendant - Winter Seasonal - Vail Mountain (DH) in Vail, Colorado

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.

Mountain Safety Attendant - Full-Time, Winter Seasonal, Vail Mountain

The Mountain Safety attendant will work to uphold the highest levels of guest safety on the mountain as well as promote the Skier Responsibility Code and Vail Resorts' safety policies and procedures. This position will focus on the education, communication and enforcement of safe skiing and riding. This position 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.


  • High School or Equivalent - required.

  • Must be 21 years of age by December 1st - 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 work well in a team.

  • 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 pass on-mountain ski/ride test (equivalent to PSIA Level 7) - required.

  • Must provide own personal ski/ride equipment - required.

  • Previous resort operational experience - preferred.

  • Knowledge of local area/resort - preferred.

What’s in it for you? Benefits include:

  • $5 emloyee meal! Certain selections will be available daily at your home mountain.

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents

  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family

  • Free ski lessons

  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles

  • Discounted bike haul & golf

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time year – round positions)

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Excellent training and professional development

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.

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.

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