Ski Patrol Director in Aspen

Job Details

  • Date Posted: January 19, 2022
  • Location: , Aspen, Colorado
  • Company: Aspen Skiing Company
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $75,000 / year
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: 3–5 yrs

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  • , Aspen, Colorado
  • $75,000 / year

Aspen Skiing Company

The Ski Patrol Director Oversee all aspects of day to day operations of mountain, in coordination with department supervisors and leads, assessed on a daily basis. This role manages and assigns all patrol operations to ensure the ski area is maintained in an efficient, well organized, safe, and enjoyable environment while consistently greeting and engaging our guests and promoting a fun and friendly atmosphere.

This role typically pays around $75,000, actual pay will be dependent on budget and experience, all our salaried roles are eligible for bonus.

Essential Job Functions
Encourage and inspire opportunities to enhance guest experiences, and initiates guest contact.
Coordinate and communicate with other departments all issues and events that effect mountain operations.
Work with government agencies.
Knowledge of the mountain, including trails, communication systems, high and low traffic areas, potential hazards, etc.
Awareness of medical/legal consequences and the vulnerability of the company to possible litigation arising from the nature of the industry. Care and transportation of injured skiers as necessary
Daily snow safety activity and avalanche control work
Coordinate work-related activities with all other departments
Coordinate special events and work with government agencies
Evaluate patrol performances daily.
Daily avalanche control, and general trail work
Train and execution lift evacuation procedures


Bachelor ‘s degree preferred
Excellent communication skills, oral and written required
Expert skier in all terrain in all snow conditions and be able to work in adverse weather conditions for extended periods of time required
Complete knowledge of the Skiers Safety Act regarding marking of ski area boundaries and trail closures required
Current knowledge of tramway board regulations and state-of-the art evacuation techniques and equipment required