Mission: At Vail Resorts, our mission is simple – to create the Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can in turn, provide the Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. Vail Resorts is dedicated to delivering extraordinary guest experiences by continuously investing in ...
I worked at Vail Resorts full-time (More than 3 years)
A free season ski pass and multiple other discounts at stores like Burton and Quicksilver. Make great money over the length of the season. The Vail town bus runs for free until 2am, very convenient, does not take longer than 15 minutes to get anywhere within the valley.
Season does not pick up until Febraury, with the exception of holidays. When in peak season, expect to work 70 hours a week and not get much time on the mountain. The money is worth it, but the help is minimal. Most of the bussers and host are on J1 visas and are often understaffed, leaving you without much help.
Advice to Management
Hire more support staff and offer help to staff in need.
I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Vail Resorts.
Starts as a phone interview from a talent acquisition group, they try to hype up the company and do a decent job. You can interview with the department in person if you're close, but if not they can do Skype interviews. Once offered a position the department sends out updates about housing and snow and stoke factors.
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