WP - Rentals - Tuning and Repair Technician - Winter Season - Full Time


Opened in January of 1940, Winter Park Resort is the oldest continuously operating resort in the United States. We are located just 67 miles north-west of Denver, which makes us the closest major ski resort to the city. Winter Park s traditions are deeply rooted in railroad, logging, and the early exploration of Grand County and the local Fraser Valley. Our mission is to create the best memories, again and again, for our guests, our employees, our community, and our strategic partners.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Alterra Mountain Company is a community of 12 iconic year-round destinations, including the world s largest heli-ski operation. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real-estate development, food and beverage and retail businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado with destinations across the continent, we are rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company s family of diverse playgrounds spans five U. S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Deer Valley in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. We honor each destination s unique character and authenticity and celebrate the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone together.


The tuning and repair technician is responsible for the daily operation of the West Portal Tune Shop. The technician must have excellent customer service skills, and will be responsible for assisting guests with tunes and repairs on personal equipment. The technician is also involved in tuning, testing and regular maintenance of the rental equipment. The tuning and repair technician will be responsible for the sale of used demo skis and other rental duties as assigned.


  • Maintain a friendly, congenial and helpful attitude when dealing with guests
  • Assist guests with their needs for ski, snowboard, boot and binding repairs
  • Assess problems and offer solutions
  • Maintain and utilize a state of the art Montana robotic tuning machine.
  • Perform service procedures as requested by the guest
  • Inspect and test ski bindings
  • Mount and test ski bindings.
  • Hot wax and Buff wax skis and/or snowboards
  • Tune skis and snowboards
  • Process and fit boot only rentals
  • Sell skis, snowboards and other repair accessories
  • Perform miscellaneous repair operations
  • Understand and Utilize POS system
  • Handle cash and opening/closing of registers
  • Assist with maintenance and upkeep of rental equipment
  • Assist with periodic ASTM inspection and testing of rental equipment
  • Comply with all required risk management and indemnification procedures
  • Comply with all repair shop best practices and standardized procedures
  • Will receive all relevant binding certifications
  • Responsible for Post-accident inspections of rental equipment.


  • Is honest and demonstrates integrity
  • Follows established resort policies and procedures
  • Is able to manage confidential information
  • Reports to work exhibiting a professional appearance within defined guidelines
  • Is supportive of resort mission and core values
  • Sets a positive attitude for others to follow
  • Is comfortable challenging established policies and procedures, but once decisions are made, is supportive of decisions
  • Is organized and capable of performing multiple tasks
  • Is trustworthy and self-directed in work tasks
  • Sees projects through to completion including follow-ups on any identified issues or long-term concerns
  • Is able to handle a fast-paced working environment
  • Is flexible with days and hours of work, based on resort needs
  • Prioritizes, and re-prioritizes personal time versus work needs to ensure a good balance in life, and quality of work.


  • Must be able to work outside in the winter and summer under varying conditions.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of ___50__ lbs. with assistance.
  • Must have dexterity to operate computer daily.
  • Must have auditory and visual acuity to operate computers and phones.
  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple, high priority tasks.


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic computer functionality required
  • Repair shop experience preferred
  • Valid Colorado Driver s License ad clean motor vehicle record


This position description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities for the role described above. With the evolution of Winter Park Resort, the responsibilities of this position may change as may the dates associated with many of the tasks. During these times of change, this position requires the flexibility and willingness to accept new responsibilities and potentially transfer others. It will also be the responsibility of any employee of Winter Park Resort to be a positive influence on the transformation of the resort and its associated lines of business.


Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the principles of equal

employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment.

We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.

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