Vail Resorts

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Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts
3.8
1979 reviews
Vail Resorts Ratings
3.8
Average rating of 1979 reviews on Indeed
3.8Work-Life Balance
3.2Pay & Benefits
3.3Job Security & Advancement
3.5Management
3.8Culture
Headquarters
Broomfield, CO
Employees
10,000+
Revenue
$1B to $5B (USD)
Industry
Restaurants, Travel and Leisure

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15 salaries reported
$19.32
per hour
$9.65-$29.00
1 salary reported
$20.00
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$10.00-$30.00
45 salaries reported
$18.39
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$9.15-$27.60
6 salaries reported
$18.67
per hour
$9.30-$28.00
6 salaries reported
$19.17
per hour
$9.55-$28.75
Salary Satisfaction
41%
Of the employees are satisfied about their pay
Based on 2656 reviews
Benefits
Health Care
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
401k
Paid Time Off
Stock Options
Discounts

Vail Resorts Reviews

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Overall Reviews at Vail Resorts

2.0
Forklift Operator | Park City, UT | Jul 5, 2020
Vail Resorts is complicit in dismantling the working class
Lift Operations: It is what it is. Seasonal jobs rely on a transient, flexible pool of workers; people who tend to be young, healthy, adventurous, inexperienced, a little bit desperate, or for some reason willing to settle for less. These jobs tend to be low wage, and come with few benefits. Don't expect any healthcare. ...Which isn't great, anywhere. But a few months of working for Vail Resorts brought some greater issues into light. Basically, there were two kinds of people populating the place where I worked last winter: You had the ultra-rich, and the people in service to them. The economic divide between the rich and the poor is strikingly apparent in Park City, Utah. There is nothing in between, and the chasm is very deep. Trouble is, the owners of the retail stores, the hotels, the ski resorts, and all the other corporate businesses that fill this rich person's playground don't want to pay their essential workers a penny more than they're required to pay by law. So, they don't. At the same time, the land owners in Park City that want to develop houses and condos aren't at ALL interested in building affordable rentals for minimum wage/temporary workers. And why would they, when they can take that same land and build a subdivision of multi-million dollar mansions and condos, to lure in wealthy homeowners and vacationers? So as you can imagine, there's a pretty big dilemma unfolding: The staff who run the ski resorts and keep them safe, functional, and enjoyable
ProsSki pass, free lessons, working outside
ConsNo healthcare benefits, low wage, understaffed
1.0
Customer Service Representative | Broomfield, CO | Oct 25, 2018
Customer Service Department is pure Comedy
I'm just giving you the forward warning right now! You spend a week in training to learn the Vail computer system but take 100% of the calls, yet type up refund requests all day just to push work off on to another person. So in other words the customer never gets helped and they keep calling in with IT problem or want their money back. Its a sense of incompetence for employees, which indicates the 1st week in training was not taught correct because there just is not a drop of motivation, any goals or values being taught. Vail Resorts Corporation in Broomfield Colorado starts every customer service rep. out at $12.00 an hour (=$1920.00 a month without taxes being taken) to get in the door to listen to the phones ring off the hook all day listening to upset customers about how they are also dis-satisfied. I'm just setting an example that my rent is $1600.00 a month. (Which is cheap for average Googled Colorado rent price). General bills $300.00, So based on to only pay rent and typical phone and Excel bill = $1900.00. Which makes the free Epic pass given to you feel like a privilege but its just your plastic card with your picture on it that clocks you in/out. In other words, The hourly wage does not include correct Colorado Standard Cost of Living prices. They do not even pay for the rental for skis or lessons, let alone give you a bonus for gas money to get up the mountain. The typical person has a car payment, car insurance and some sort of established life that includes
ProsNice lunch room, free self made Starbucks coffee and latte machine
ConsJunk Cubicles, computers, screens, software and equipment, Cheap Upper mgmnt that don't care about employees, Manager and Senior managers that do not give advancement
1.0
Technician | Vail, CO | Feb 6, 2020
Vail Resorts isn't a great company to work for
I would suggest you avoid working for Vail Resorts along with Vail Sports at The Ritz Carlton because both the company and the management team who I worked for was terrible. The management team would openly discriminate against me for having a disability and I was the only girl amongst boys and the guys were sexist and made sexist jokes in front of me and they openly mocked me every day for every move I made. I was laughed at for how I spoke. They pointed out how excited I would get about going home when that is just how I am and they made fun of me for I am. I thought that was really strange and that shouldn't be how a management team acts. My manager was really disrespectful and took advantage of the fact I couldn't talk because of my disability and it made me concerned for my overall well being and my safety in the workplace. My manager was good about telling me about information and about company policies while he was training me but he lacked patience during training and during a regular shift and would oftentimes raise his voice at me and would get really impatient with me and that is what I needed the most. That is what is important for being a good manager is actually meaning what you say instead of giving people mixed messages. There was something off about him. It was about the job and instead, he wouldn't let me forget that he didn't like me. Instead, he would act like I was saying more than I should when actually what I was saying was just as important as t
ProsNothing
ConsManagement
2.0
Housekeeper | Keystone, CO | Jan 23, 2013
I would never work for Vail again.
When I first began working for Vail it seemed like a great company with great goals and as time went on I quickly saw all of the negative things I had heard were true. Whoever does the hiring does a horrible job. Basically working with my fellow employees is like working at a frat house. All everyone does is party, do drugs, and came here for the ski/snowboard benefits so they don't take their job seriously. Every day people call in "sick", people go home early, and there's no responsibility or accountability. It's almost as if Vail caters to their poor work ethic making it easy for them to be slackers. Management doesn't want to give their employees any responsibility or more than they can "handle" so things that should be part of their job description are ignored and pushed on to the few responsible people at work. The benefits are great, but because Vail makes it so easy for people to take advantage of their benefits there doesn't seem to be an incentive to earn them or use them responsibly. It's sad that people can't get benefits and do their job, but that's the reality we live in so I believe there should be some sort of earn and gain within the company to ensure people are here to not only play, but work. One positive is that because I am a hard worker and I am literally the only one in my new staff that has never called in "sick", never shown up late, or never requested a holiday off I did get promoted and with that came a raise. It is definitely nice to be recogniz
Consstaff
1.0
Ski Instructor | Vail, CO | May 4, 2020
Vail Resorts do not care about employees; they care about money!
I moved to the mountains for a fun season, of skiing. Although, I am happy I was able to spend my days skiing and teaching, I will not be working for this company again. Vail Resorts is does not care about their employees at all, they care only about money! 1. employee housing is far away from the mountain and very run down. The apartments are also over-packed and not cheaper than most apartments around the area. I lived in a four bedroom 2 bath apartment with 5 random girls and my room was tinier than any dorm I had in college for me and my roommate. 2. They pay employees next to nothing. You make around $12 an hour. Let me tell you what a private lesson costs for the client: $1,250 and the ski instructor makes about $120 on the day, if lucky. If the client does not tip, the employee would be better off having a class of kids than the private lesson. Even though that lesson is more profitable for the resort. The resort makes so much off of these clients and off of their employees, but they pay next to nothing. It is unfair! 4. They treat their foreign seasonal workers the worst. These employees rarely get private lessons, unless the clients are Spanish speakers. The foreign workers usually get the customers that do not tip. The staff and supervisors I worked with did not treat these employees with respect, they acted above these workers. 3. They never listen to complaints employees bring to their attention. Example 1: gas leak in a ski school area, the management di
3.0
Mountain Safety | Vail, CO | Jun 27, 2014
Decent work environment but not much money.
Vail Resorts is the biggest name in the Ski industry today. They pride themselves on excellent guest service and providing "an experience of a lifetime". Most VR employees have two jobs, one for the summer and one for the winter, the company refers to them as "full time seasonal". As a full time seasonal employee I worked on Vail mountain during the winter and Red Sky Ranch Golf Club in the summer. As you can assume it's not your typical office environment, mostly for the better but like all jobs it has its shortcomings. I worked for the Mountain Safety Dept. Which is a division of the Ski Patrol. We focused on enforcing the rules on the mountain to ensure the safety and wellness of our guests. We were responsible for maintaining speed and crowd control on the mountain as well as assisting the guests in any capacity. On the more congested runs we would make our presence known by putting up large slow signs (we called them baffles) and talking to anyone that was skiing too fast or out of control. If we came into contact with an individual who fell into those categories we would educate and document the interaction by taking the information from their ski pass. We also assisted the Ski Patrol who were responsible for the medical issues on the mountain. All of us were trained in CPR and basic first aid so in a pinch we were able to help a member of the patrol if it was needed. We also located lost equipment, helped lost guests (Vail is the third biggest ski resort in North
ProsSkiing, good people, and beautiful environment
ConsDifficult guests, low pay
5.0
Human Resources Specialist | Keystone, CO | Mar 4, 2019
2 week vacation turned into 25+ years vacation
During a typical work day, one of my biggest tasks was checking in on my staff and assessing progress on various projects. We would meet first thing at the beginning of the shift to discuss our priorities (safety/food safety/cleanliness/customer service approach etc.) for the day/week, then meet again in the middle of the day/week to check progress, and once at the end of the week to discuss goal setting for the next day/week. I'd meet with all a.m. team members every morning then smaller groups of my staff in the middle of the week to troubleshoot any issues and update information discussed at the morning staff meeting to those team members whos shift started throughout the day. In such a fast paced busy environment. ... Always lead by example. ... Be decisive. A reality for any leader is that many people need decisions from YOU, and if you can't make them quickly everyone is going to suffer. ... Embrace change. ... Be inspirational. ... Be empathetic. ... Control your emotions. ... Be persuasive. ... Seek out advice. ... Accept your mistakes. ... Every passing minute is another chance to learn something new. Management and I work closely together on a daily basis, just like any relationship if you want to make it work, Communication is key. Set expectations. ... Set Goals. ... Follow up. ... Recognize Success and A Job Well Done in Public/ALWAYS Discipline in Private. ... My experience at my previous place of employment with management, I was given t
ProsNo cons
ConsCareer advancment
1.0
Cook | Leavenworth, WA | Sep 16, 2020
Very busy atmosphere, incredibly dirty. Little training, poor communication, and no accountability from managment.
Worked as a BOH employee at the busiest restaurant on a small ski resort in WA state. I was given a few warnings or indications that my season working at Stevens Pass for Vail resorts was not going to go well. First indication of impending doom: After traveling across the country to company-supplied housing, we found the company's HR manager had given us the wrong key for our apartment.We had to wait hours in the cold for the correct key. No apology was issued for their mistake. Second indication of it being a poor-quality company to work for: I was initially hired as an cook level 2, but was being paid for cook level 1. Upon arrival my boss communicated to me that I was actually expected to work as an cook level 3.I was more than able to fulfill the role required, but I wanted additional compensation with the additional responsibility. I communicated my pay discrepancy and it was corrected, back pay included, after some hassle and emotional backlash from my sous chef. Third indication: They didn't have enough staff to run all of their dining operations. The mountain relied primarily on over-worked, poorly trained J1s from South America who were stretched very thin and housed in a KOA. The J1s regularly voiced their complaints with the housing. Fourth indication that working for Vail at Stevens Pass was a huge mistake: As a BOH employee I was informed that I would be tipped-out from the Front-of-house staff. There were no tips on any of the cooks' pay checks until I reported
ProsIf you're a low-income ski bum or snowboarder you may find the headaches worth it
ConsNo breaks, NO standards of sanitation and cleanliness, long commute, mismanagement, lack of experience in management, favoritism
2.0
Customer Service Representative | Nevada County, CA | Mar 27, 2016
Not an experience of a life time.
The sad thing is I truly loved the work I did. I worked there for 4 seasons and was fired for going 2 hours over my sick time. I was well liked by my co workers.I received a number of awards for customer service. I often came in early and stayed late. I would volunteer to cover shifts. When I was off the clock I would take calls from my coworkers for trouble shooting help and support. I answered those calls happily because I cared about what my guests and co workers. I was demoted a year into my job and was expected to carry the responsibility on my shoulders while they hired a replacement. That happened twice. When I was seriously ill I was written up and had my job threatened. Then asked to work extra hours while trying to recover from pneumonia. This company may be great but my management was absolutely horrible. Managers are on the work hard play hard schedule. That means they can show up whenever and leave whenever. My boss was gone the majority of the summer. When he was there he created tension and demoralized our crew for not getting enough done. If your not a manager it a work hard work hard schedule. In 3 years I've seen my whole crew of 13 people turn over 3 times. That is astonishing to me. I really loved the work I did there but hated the way management marginalized my accomplimemts and efforts. Management would say hurtful and very insulting things, if you voiced a concern there would be retaliation. That same management has been taken to hr and written up on mo
ProsFree pass if you have time to use it. Great benifits. Great people to work with all over the mtn.
ConsTerrible managment, they tend to hire people as managers who have very little skills in the area they are managing, no room for growth employees get punished for illness, very high turnover rate, no real concern for health happiness or well being of there employees
4.0
Executive Director | Park City, UT | Feb 5, 2019
It was a professional and friendly work environment
As an executive director I was responsible for seven departments, and during the ski season my departments would have about 800 to 850 employees. My usual day consisted of meetings with resort employees, the managers that reported to me. I would often meet with our partners in the lodging community. I would also meeting with people from the chamber of commerce. Anytime the chamber had a VIP coming in to ski at our resort, the chamber would see me to arrange tickets for the visitors and sometimes they would request one of our Mountain Host give them a tour of our mountain. Because the teams that I was responsible for were all over the mountain. I would usually start with the parking lot crew, then to the host department. From their it was to the ticket department, I always checked in there, because the ticket agents are usually the guest's for experience with a resort employee. It was important that the guest were getting a friendly greeting, as well as a thank you. It was also important that the ticket lines were moving alone as quickly as possible. The Ticket Checkers were normally my next stop, I wanted to make sure the checkers interaction with the guest was positive. After my morning rounds I would return to my office and either attend any schedule meetings or I would start working on one my many projects. As an example I would begin building different pricing models to project how much revenue would be generated next season by different pricing structures. I loved
ProsGreat workplace and it was part of my job to go skiing during my work day.
ConsFive months of long and busy days

Questions And Answers about Vail Resorts

How often do you get a raise at Vail Resorts?
Asked Nov 28, 2020
Once
Answered Jan 29, 2023
yearly
Answered Jan 7, 2023
What is the promotion process like at Vail Resorts?
Asked Oct 26, 2020
Fairly easy as long as you are a good worker and play nice with others
Answered Jan 29, 2023
You have to become friends with management to get promoted
Answered Jan 14, 2023
What is the best part of working at Vail Resorts?
Asked Oct 16, 2019
Snowboarding every day
Answered May 13, 2022
Working where people vacation.
Answered May 11, 2022
How would you describe the pace of work at Vail Resorts?
Asked Nov 12, 2016
Manageable, not terrible at all really.
Answered Oct 11, 2019
Slow at some times and busy at others
Answered Aug 28, 2019
What is the most stressful part about working at Vail Resorts?
Asked Jan 24, 2017
Weekends can get pretty crazy!
Answered Apr 10, 2020
Having to work with people who are inadequately trained and don't care about their job, but are still employed because the sleazeball manager gets naked and coked out in the hot tub with them in exchange for hiding their mistakes and giving them the busiest sections and letting them just completely tank their jobs with no consequence.
Answered Jan 3, 2020