Vail Resorts Race Services Crew Member - Winter Seasonal - Full Time - Hastings, MN in Afton Alps, Minnesota

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.

Afton Alps is looking for an experienced Race Crew Member to assist our Race Services Team Lead in staffing race venues and managing that staff during daily operations. This position is a Full Time, Seasonal position with primary hours on nights and weekends.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist in hiring and training Competition Services personnel

  • Coordinate scheduling for Competition Services personnel

  • Supervise set up, maintain and tear down of USSA/FIS and Nastar race venues

  • Learn timing systems venues

  • Communicate with Race Services Team Lead & other Race Services Crew Members

  • Responsible for maintenance, repair, usage and inventory of department equipment, tools and materials

  • Coordinate on-hill aspects of events scheduled

  • Responsible for safety training and documentation

  • Make safety a top priority

  • Work with other staff and departments to promote a positive guest experience

Qualifications:

  • Ability to lift up to, and sometimes more than, 50lbs - required.

  • Ability to stand outside in all weather conditions- required.

  • Ability to ski/ride outside in all weather conditions- required.

  • Valid U.S. Driver's license - required.

  • Ability to work with power tools (cordless drills, saws, etc.) - required.

  • Basic computer navigation skills and ability to use Windows-based programs - required.

  • Other duties as assigned - required.

  • High school diploma - required.

  • Race course operations - preferred.

  • Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English - required.

  • Advanced skier - required.

  • Racing background - preferred.

Competencies:

  • 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. www.vailresortscareers.com at http://www.vailresortscareers.com/

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. www.vailresortscareers.com

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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