Vail Resorts Lead: Scanning - Afton Alps - Hastings, MN - Full and Part Time - Winter Seasonal in Afton Alps, Minnesota

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Summary of Job:

The Ticket Scanning Lead will provide a high level of guest service while ensuring all guests are scanned and have the appropriate product to access our Ski Resort. Applicant will have ability to troubleshoot scanning equipment problems as needed, deal with guest pass problems in a professional manner, and have a vast knowledge of the resort and surrounding community. Must be a team player with good communication skills and be able to assist in the training of new employees. Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions and possess ski/snowboard riding abilities or have the ability to learn. Must have flexible schedule and be available to work weekends and holidays.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to maintain a positive attitude about working outside in adverse weather conditions for up to 8 hours

  • Greet, engage, and scan every guest checking each ticket/pass for validity

  • Responsible for the resolution of guest issues and assisting in service recovery

  • Timely and equitable distribution of ticket scanner breaks

  • Understand all ticket and pass products and the benefits associated with each in order to provide the highest level of guest service

  • Assists in the training of employees to provide a high level of proactive guest service; coaches and mentors employees and enforces company and departmental policies including grooming and appearance, proper guest engagement, ensuring every guest is scanned, and other job performance aspects as applicable

  • Troubleshoots and ensures the proper functionality of scanning equipment

  • Responsible for ensuring a clean, safe, and presentable work environment

  • Promotes and ensures safety in the participation and completion of all job duties

  • Assists in building and maintaining a safe and presentable work area.

  • Communicate professionally in-person and over the phone and radio, to both internal and external guests. Follow proper radio protocols and procedures

  • Create a fun and professional work experience while communicating in a courteous and respectful manner

  • Be knowledgeable of all facility opening and closing procedures

  • Perform other duties as required

Job Requirements: .

  • At least 1 year of previous scanning experience

  • At least 2 years of Guest Service Experience (required)

  • Must be at least 16 years old

  • Must enjoy working with people and interacting with guests.

  • Able to work unsupervised, including establishing priorities, working independently or within a group, and proceeding with objectives without supervision.

  • Ability to maintain a calm and professional demeanor at all times

  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as necessary

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions – including but not limited to snow, extreme cold, and wind

  • Ability to ski or snowboard at an intermediate or better level (preferred)

  • Able to lift at least 55lbs

  • Assist with snow work when needed


  • Serve Others: Own It. Personalize It. Elevate It.

Identifies and take ownership of opportunities to assist the customer; listens and responds to customer needs to personalize the experience; is committed to elevating the customer experience; communicates clearly and effectively; is flexible to adjust plans to meet customers’ changing needs; collaborates with team members and peers; exhibits a service attitude that is engaging with customers.

  • Do Right: Act with Integrity – always do the right thing, knowing it leads to the right outcome.

Follows through on commitments; is honest and trustworthy; understands and complies with company policies and procedures; considers stakeholder interests in decision making; takes ownership of actions and decisions; receptive and responsive to others’ feedback; identifies and communicates ethical concerns.

  • Drive Value: Grow profit through smart and innovative business practices.

Is a positive advocate for the company; is aware of the impact of decisions and actions on company profitability; works efficiently; completes tasks accurately and manages time well; strives for continual improvement and growth; is open to and suggests new ideas; uses company resources appropriately; demonstrates financial discipline.

  • Do Good: Preserve our natural environment and contribute to the success of our local communities.

Has an awareness of the company’s Epic Promise program; considers the environmental and community impact of decisions and actions; takes actions in support of the company’s environmental initiatives; understands the company’s connection with our local communities.

  • Be Safe: Be committed to the safety and wellness of our employees and Guests.

Promotes a culture of health and safety; takes personal accountability for the safety of self and others; understands and communicates safety procedures and expectations; utilizes all relevant safety resources; identifies and appropriately reports risk.

  • Have Fun: Fun is our product – create fun, enjoy your work and share the contagious spirit.

Shares enthusiasm for our products and services; is able to overcome challenges while maintaining a positive attitude; inspires others and integrates fun into the work environment; is approachable and welcoming to customers; promotes an engaging, inclusive atmosphere.

Create incredible experiences for guests at the Midwest’s premier winter destination. In the scenic St. Croix River Valley, this big-time resort with a small town feel has converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders. This truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too. Become part of the Afton Alps family.

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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