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Vail Resorts Entry Ski Patrol - Winter Seasonal in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

Whitetail Mountain Resort is now part of the Vail Resorts family and we’ve started hiring for our Winter 20-21 season! All Whitetail Mountain Resort employees receive a FREE ski pass that gives you access to skiing and riding at all Vail Resorts-owned mountains. Along with the free ski pass, employees also get discounts on food, lodging, and retail products, along with other pro-deal discounts on brand names. Join the team this season for an Experience of a Lifetime!

Ski Patrol is responsible for executing essential guest service functions such as responding to medical emergencies on the mountain, transporting injured guests off the mountain to appropriate facility, and general hill safety. Ski patrol is also responsible for enforcing safe skiing and riding practices, enforcement of the Skier's and Rider's Responsibility Code, interacting with unsafe guests, and educating our guests. Special circumstances include chairlift and gondola evacuation, avalanche control, and explosives handling. Other duties can be assigned as needed. Ski patrol is a highly visible role on the mountain, and a great deal of guest interaction is required.

Entry-level responsibilities and requirements include, but are not limited to :

  • NREMT or current state EMT certification

  • Must have the ability to lift 50lbs

  • Must have the ability to stand outside on changing winter conditions for extended periods of time

  • Ability to ski at an advanced/expert level on all terrain, in all weather conditions

  • Monitoring and promoting guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions

  • Provide guests with exceptional guest service

  • Assisting injured guests on the mountain and administering first aid

  • Transporting injured guests off the mountain using a toboggan or supporting air lift operations

  • Performing sweeps at the end of the day to ensure that all guests are safely off the mountain

  • Maintaining trails, identifying and mitigating hazards to our guests

  • Transporting and setting up mountain safety equipment

  • Transporting supplies and heavy equipment to areas of need on skis

  • Completing all the above with the utmost attention to personal and guest safety

  • Continuing on the job training

As one of Pennsylvania’s premier skiing locations, Whitetail Mountain has everything guests need to make epic memories. Join our team and experience the outdoors like never before. Your adventure starts now. at

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.

Requisition ID 225647