Ski patrolling at Breckenridge is a demanding and rewarding job that includes, but is certainly not limited to:

– Providing first aid and basic life support.
– Transporting injured guests.
– Maintaining ski area appearance and safety.
– Handling explosives and mitigating avalanche hazards.
– Petting avalanche dogs & eating ice cream sandwiches.

Tagged as: Medical, Ski Industry


Candidates must:
- Be an EXPERT skier (sorry, snowboarders) able to ski powder, moguls, trees, steeps, hardpack, sastrugi, coral reef, slush, rocks, and cat tracks.
- Have a good standing relationship with their alarm clock.
- Be able to work in a high alpine environment with poor weather conditions, low visibility and extreme cold for extended periods.
- Have low standards in coffee, burritos and ice cream.
- Work well in a team with the ability to follow and provide direction.

Required Skills:

- 21 years old before November 1, 2023.
- Able to pass a background check.
- Be an expert skier.

Preferred Skills:

- Previous ski patrol or ski resort experience.
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or higher.
- Able to pass a motor vehicles record check.
- Fluency in a language other than English.
- You look good in red and own at least 5 pairs of ski socks.

About Breckenridge Ski Patrol

Breckenridge Ski Patrol promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Responsible for all manner of guest service, upholding the Colorado Ski Safety Act and resort policies.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates can apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScb_wI-r7VHTZHwt-_4MJSV8g25XJ2VbqX-Vf9SpPZpLpPA_g/viewform?usp=sf_link Or by finding the "Ski Patrol Hiring Clinic - Breckenridge" job posting on vailresortscareers.com *No medical or avalanche training/background is necessary* Email [email protected] with questions!