Taos Ski Valley
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Current Job dates:

Currently recruiting for jobs that start between May 24th, 2024 and October 1st, 2024.

  • Bike Mechanic

    Mechanic
    Taos Ski Valley

    Taos Ski Valley, Inc. offers premier lift access mountain biking, bike rentals, and repair services and weekly events at the Kachina Basin. Additionally, we offer electric-assist mountain bike rentals and repair services at the Blake Hotel in the main base area.  We provide elevated, fully supported road and mountain biking experiences for our guests on resort and in the region.  Planning for our biggest summer yet, we are offering an experienced bike mechanic to join our team in the Sangre de Christo mountains of Northern New Mexico!

    Bike Mechanics at Taos Ski Valley, Inc are provided all the tools needed to complete their work professionally, in 2 different locations on the resort.  Bike Mechanics are provided seasonal passes for lift access and use of fleet bikes. Staff housing, on or near the resort, is available seasonally. Continuing education opportunities may be available. Managed by Resort Services, our summer bike operations appreciate the support of, and actively participate in resort retail, rental, and special event operations.

    Hourly compensation based on a Taos County Living Wage and commensurate with prior professional experience.  

    This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be expected to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Assure the safety of our staff and guests by following all protocols.
    • Provide excellent customer service.
    • Maintain professional mechanical facilities and repair services for our guests.
    • Maintain our world-class rental and demo bike fleet.
    • Solving mechanical issues quickly and efficiently for the guest and company.
    • Cleanliness, attention to detail, and organizational excellence.
    • Assist with training of 1st and 2nd year rental technicians.
    • Monitor rental technician productivity and provide constructive feedback, coaching and support.
    • Report weekly and when needed to Resort Services Management.
    • Attend and engage in trainings and professional development.
    • Reliable attendance on all scheduled workdays.
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Personal Skills

    • Very detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently with excellent time management skills.
    • You excel in a fast-paced environment where change is the norm.
    • Possesses good people skills sufficient to assist guests in a helpful, friendly, and courteous manner; be tolerant of the diversity of personalities experienced with co-workers and guests; make a positive experience for Taos Ski Valley guests.
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges and while working in an ever-changing environment.
    • Have high personal job motivation from the beginning of the season that carries through to the end.
    • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Commitment and Passions.
    • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept and benefit from constructive criticism and opportunities for growth.

     

    Qualifications/Knowledge

    • 3 years / seasons minimum repair work in an established bicycle repair facility. 
    • Mountain bike suspension, brakes and related service experience required.
    • Mechanic certification preferred but not required.
    • Retail point-of-sale software experience preferred.
    • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple functions simultaneously in a high-pressure environment and on strict deadlines.
    • Demonstrates experience appropriately handling differences, both internally and/or with guests.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings.

    Work Environment:

    Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Taos Ski Valley is located in a high-altitude alpine environment.  Position may require moving on uneven surfaces and may be exposed to wet, icy, cold and/or humid conditions. Travel may be required.

    Physical Demands of Position Include:

    50-75% of time spent at a bicycle repair stand. 10-15% of time spent standing/walking. 10-25% of time spent moving objects - often lifting 50 lbs, rarely up to 75lbs, and using a dolly.

    Background Check

    Positions dealing with children, of safety sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
    • Is an MVR required for this position: Yes
  • Server - 192 at The Blake

    F&B
    Taos Ski Valley
    $7.00 - $7.00 / hour + tips

    Servers are expected to give service that is approachable, energetic, knowledgeable, and thoughtful while upholding standards of 192 at The Blake. The nature of this job requires a highly motivated, committed, and skilled individual who can work with a team in a fast-paced environment to achieve customer satisfaction.

    This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be expected to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Provide efficient, friendly, and thoughtful service at all times.
    • Clear and clean tables promptly after guest departure.
    • Execute service standards for presentation, delivery of food and beverage, and service based on training. Must be willing to participate in regular and on-going training.
    • Has a comprehensive understanding of and practices responsible alcohol service.
    • Check identification of customers, to ensure that they are of legal drinking age.
    • Assist in food running.
    • Assist fellow team members providing for guest delight.
    • Communicate supply needs to appropriate management when running low.
    • Pleasant and frequent interactions with guests including greeting and welcoming back upon departure.
    • Compliance at all times with NM food safety regulations.
    • Empty trash and recycling containers and take to proper location(s). 
    • Miscellaneous tasks include but not limited to cleaning sweeping floors; stocking products; restocking glassware, and rolling silverware.
    • Transportation of supplies from storage areas to restaurant.
    • Respond to any guest requests or issues by communicating with the appropriate staff.
    • Recite basic knowledge about menus, menu items, and the resort itself.
    • Accurately deliver any room service orders to designated rooms.
    • Perform additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by management at any time.
    • Follow checklists and other guidelines for opening and closing duties.

    Personal Skills

    • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Commitments and Passions.
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with set-backs, challenges and while working in an ever-changing environment.
    • Possess an exceptional work ethic, strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Proficiently provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.

    Qualifications & Knowledge

    • Must already have or be willing to complete the New Mexico Food Handlers Certification prior to or within 30 days of hire.
    • Must already have or be willing to complete the New Mexico Alcohol Server Certification prior to hire.
    • Prior experience in a high-volume restaurant or guest service preferred, but not necessary.
    • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of guest service.
    • Ability to communicate in a positive and productive manner while on duty.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings.

    Work Environment:

    Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment.  Position may require travel on uneven, snow packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold and/or humid conditions. Wet surfaces may exist and sharp objects may be located throughout the work area.

    Physical Demands of Position Include:

    Will often lift up to 10 pounds, and occasionally up to 50. 90-100% of the time will be spent standing, walking, reaching, talking, hearing, tasting and smelling. 25-50% of the time may be spent climbing/balancing, being exposed to the outdoors including winter weather conditions. Occasionally sitting – less than 15% of the time.

    Background Check

    Positions dealing with children, of safety sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes 
    • Is an MVR required for this position: No 
  • Sales Manager - Corporate

    Corporate Sales
    Taos Ski Valley

    Full-time, Year-round

    The TAOS Sales Manager is a skilled position and group sales history coupled with overall sales knowledge are key for a successful candidate applying for this position. A technical skill set in support technology and software coupled with high-level organizational skills will also be considered for the right candidate. 

    The Sales Manager’s job duties include all aspects of following the sales funnel process. A qualified candidate will have experience prospecting for leads and clients and continue along the sales funnel by facilitating lead and inquiry calls to providing proposals and then delivering contracts and negotiating the terms of those contracts. Ultimately the qualified candidate will close the deal by solidifying and executing the contracts. Post contract relationships are also a paramount aspect of this role, and the candidate will also help fulfill the group on site by various means to support the entire operations of TAOS. Utilization of our sales technology platforms is key to a successful sale

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Overseeing local and regional sales, promotions, and campaigns 
    • Directing and coordinating all sales activities locally, regionally, and nationally 
    • Preparing sales budgets and projections and approving expenditures 
    • Tracking and analyzing sales statistics based on key quantitative metrics. 
    • Handling and resolving customer complaints regarding services. 
    • Working with Director of Sales to set discount rates and determining price schedules. 
    • Advising wholesalers and travel agents on policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 
    • Creation, maintenance, and submission of periodic reporting related to sales and revenue analysis of sales segments. 
    • Developing SOPs for their aspect(s) of sales within the department 
    • Serving as the face of the organization to internal and external clients 
    • Making data-informed decisions to drive performance and resource allocation. 
    • Developing and maintaining relationships with key clients 
    • Setting sales quotas and goals with guidance from Director of Sales 
    • Ability to travel to various industry and travel shows along with client’s site visits. 
    • Overseeing and directing performance of the sales segment(s) (Group, Business and Corporate) 
    • Identifying emerging markets to find new sales opportunities. 
    • Defining and executing territory sales plans 
    • Creating and curating outbound sales efforts to generate awareness and drive leads. 
    • Handling all inbound sales leads and ensuring prompt responses to prospective clients 
    • Facilitate clients through the sales funnel ultimately leading to bookings and secured business. 
    • Assist all resort teams in the execution of booked events and groups. 
    • Learning and Comprehension of various support tools/ software 
    • IVVY (CRM) 
    • Siriusware (Lift Ticket, Lesson and Rental Software) 
    • SMS (Internal Lodging Software) 
    • Inntopia (External Lodging Software) 

     

    Personal Skills: 

    • Very detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently with excellent time management skills. 
    • You excel in a fast-paced environment where change is the norm. 
    • Possesses good people skills sufficient to assist guests and clients in a helpful, friendly, and courteous manner; be tolerant of the diversity of personalities experienced with co-workers and guests; make a positive experience for TSV guests. 
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges and while working in an ever-changing environment. 
    • Have high personal job motivation on a year-round basis while dealing with a company and industry based in seasonality. 
    • Strong personal character and commitment to TSV, Inc.’s Commitment and Passions. 
    • Provides a guest and client experience that exceeds the guest’s and client’s expectations. 
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept and benefit from constructive criticism and opportunities for growth. 
    • Maintains professional goals and strives to align those goals with the department and resort. 

     

    Qualifications/Knowledge: 

    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings. 
    • Very detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently with excellent time management skills. 
    • You excel in a fast-paced environment where change is the norm. 
    • Possesses good people skills sufficient to assist guests in a helpful, friendly, and courteous manner; be tolerant of the diversity of personalities experienced with co-workers and guests; make a positive experience for TSV clients and guests. 
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges and while working in an ever-changing environment. 
    • Have high personal job motivation with ability to work from a year-round perspective in a seasonal resort and industry. 
    • Strong personal character and commitment to TSV, Inc.’s Commitment and Passions. 
    • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations. 
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept and benefit from constructive criticism and opportunities for growth. 
    • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Publisher, Teams). 

     

    Work Environment:  

    Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during Holidays and Peak days. TSVI is in a high-altitude alpine environment. Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff. Travel will be required during trade shows, industry events and client visits. 

     

    Physical Demands of Position Include:  

    20% of time spent standing/walking. 60% of time at a computer. 20% of time spent moving objects - potential lifting 10-25lbs, rarely up to 50lbs, and using a dolly and/or equipment. 

      

    Background Check: 

    Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check. 

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes 
    • Is an MVR required for this position:? Yes 
  • Revenue & Audit Accountant

    Accounting
    Taos Ski Valley
    $45,000.00 - $65,000.00 / year

    Full-time, Year-round position

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Build a strong relationship with other accounting team members and internal partners throughout the resort
    • Entering daily revenue into the general ledger
    • Establishing internal audit procedures
    • Manage the credit card chargeback process; in addition to reconciling credit card payments in-transit
    • Reconcile deferred revenue accounts and ensure accuracy of all revenue postings
    • Manage seasonal Revenue Audit Clerk when applicable
    • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment on matters related to auditing and other accounting functions
    • Reliable attendance on all scheduled workdays
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Personal Skills:

    • A team player that is willing to assist across all areas of the accounting department
    • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.'s Vision, Purpose, and Values.
    • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest's expectations.
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges, and while working in an ever-changing environment

     

    Qualifications/Knowledge:

    • Bachelors of Science in Accountancy (preferred)
    • Bachelors degree in other areas of business or Associates in Accountancy (preferred)
    • Experience in the ski industry (preferred)
    • Experience in an accounting environment (preferred)
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays, and evenings.'

     

    Work Environment:

    Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during Holiday and Peak days. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment.  Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff.

     

    Physical Demands of Position Include:

    • Requires ability to work on a computer for extended periods (+8 hours per day)
    • Ability to lift boxes for filing purposes (up to 50 lbs.)
    • +90% of time spent sitting

     

    Background Check:

    Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

     

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
    • Is an MVR required for this position: No
  • Catering Cook III

    F&B-Culinary
    Taos Ski Valley
    $23.00 - $23.00 / hour

    Seasonal position

    Taos Ski Valley is seeking an experienced cook to join the Catering Culinary team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in banquets and events with a focus on quality, consistency, and efficiency.

    The nature of this job requires highly motivated, committed, and skilled individuals who can work with a team in a fast-paced environment to achieve customer satisfaction. You will be responsible for preparing and, using a full range of cooking methods and knife skills, cooking food consistent with recipes and timelines.

    This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be asked to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and cook a wide range of dishes for banquet events, including appetizers, entrees, and desserts, in accordance with specified recipes and portion sizes
    • Communicate with the Catering Chef de Cuisine to plan preparation of menus
    • Provide training and guidance to cook levels I and II as needed, promoting a positive and collaborative work environment
    • Transport food product from storage areas to kitchen and workstations
    • Follow checklists and other guidelines for opening and closing duties
    • Keep all refrigeration, equipment, storage, and work areas in clean, working condition
    • Follow recipes and portion sizes to maintain ideal food cost and minimize food waste
    • Complete daily cleaning tasks and weekly deep cleaning tasks
    • Reliable attendance on all scheduled work days
    • Perform additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by chef at any time

     

    Personal Skills:

    • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Vision, Purpose, and Values.
    • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges, and while working in an ever-changing environment.

     

    Qualifications/Knowledge:

    • Minimum 5 years’ culinary experience and minimum 1 years’ experience in a banquet or catering environment
    • Must already have or be willing to obtain New Mexico Food Handlers Certification upon hire
    • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking
    • Demonstrate the ability to handle, store and rotate food properly
    • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of proper use and maintenance of major kitchen equipment including stoves, refrigeration, slicer, knives, dish machine, etc.
    • Ability to read and employ math skills to follow recipes
    • Ability to communicate in a positive and productive manner while performing duties
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings.

     

    Work Environment:

    Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during Holiday and Peak days. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment.  Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff.

     

    Physical Demands of Position Include:

    Will often lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

     

    Background Check:

    Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: No
    • Is an MVR required for this position: No
  • Bartender

    Food & Beverage
    Taos Ski Valley
    $9.00 / hour + tips
    Summer Bartender at the 192 at the Blake: Bartenders are responsible for mixing, garnishing, and serving beverages according to recipes and guest tickets. Anticipating the needs of the guests and responding politely to their requests are musts, all while maintaining the free spirit and enthusiasm of the adventurous mountain atmosphere.  

    This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be expected to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Prioritize and perform multiple functions simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
    • Demonstrate experience in handling complaints and resolving grievances to ensure guest satisfaction.
    • Maintain par and inventory levels and communicate supply needs.
    • Complete bar prep list daily based on projected business levels.
    • Comply with New Mexico Alcohol Laws at all times.
    • Accept payments, issue receipts, and operate the Point of Sale system (POS).
    • Ability to arrive at work at a scheduled time and stay until the scheduled end time.
    • Prepare all beverage items according to standard recipes and as specified on guest check to ensure consistency of product.
    • Keep all refrigeration, equipment, and work areas in clean, sanitary working conditions to comply with health department regulations.
    • Perform additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by management.
    • Follow recipes and portion sizes correctly to maintain ideal bar cost and minimize waste.
    • Follow checklists and other guidelines for opening and closing duties.

     

    Personal Skills:

    • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Commitments and Passions.
    • Proficiently provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, and challenges and while working in an ever-changing environment.

     

    Qualifications & Knowledge

    • Must be at least 21 years of age or older and must already have or be willing to complete the New Mexico Alcohol Server Certification upon hire. 
    • Must already have or be willing to complete the New Mexico Food Handlers Certification upon hire.
    • Minimum 1 year’s experience in a high-volume restaurant preferred.
    • Ambition to grow and cultivate into a higher position.
    • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of bartending.
    • Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of proper use and maintenance of major bar equipment such as refrigeration units, knives, and dish machines.
    • Ability to read and employ math skills to follow recipes
    • Ability to communicate in a positive and productive manner performing duties.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings.

     

    Work Environment: 

    Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment.  Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions.

    Physical Demands of Position Include:

    Will often lift up to 10 pounds, and occasionally up to 50 pounds.

    Background Check

    Positions dealing with children, of safety sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
    • Is an MVR required for this position: No 
  • Hausmeister (Front Desk Agent) -Summer

    Guest Service
    Taos Ski Valley
    $17.10 / hour

    As a Hausmeister, you are the foundation of The Blake’s welcoming environment in the beautiful alpine setting that is Taos Ski Valley. With an ability to revive the art of conversation, you celebrate our cultural pride, ensuring that Taos’ local heritage is kept alive by tapping into shared experiences and personal knowledge. You are responsible for a variety of tasks including the overall arrival and departure process, greeting guests upon arrival, identifying their needs and handling requests, escorting them to their rooms, and ensuring their stay is exceptional, as well as, handling guest luggage, valet parking, room service requests, activity recommendations, dinner reservations, etc. Hausmeisters are knowledgeable about Taos Ski Valley and able to provide direction to guests including hours of operation, services provided, mountain statistics, and the adventurous offerings of our scenic surroundings. You possess an adventurous, open-hearted, and upbeat demeanor and strive to build and maintain lasting relationships with both internal and external guests. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and embrace new challenges daily as well as seek opportunities to expand your skill set and knowledge base.

     

    This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be asked to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Conducts oneself with safety in mind and undertakes all job requirements in a manner that will guarantee a secure & confidential environment for oneself, guests, and fellow team members.
    • Identifies and complies with guest requests, both in person and over the telephone, while maintaining both internal and industry standards
    • Demonstrates problem-solving skills while resolving guest concerns
    • Performs guest arrivals and departures daily
    • Follows daily procedures, accurately completes all daily reports, and knows all other properties, restaurants, and services the resort offers
    • Ensures all charges are posted to maintain profitability
    • Maintains a cash bank and complies with all cash-handling procedures
    • Conducts oneself with integrity, respect, and compassion, recognizing that each individual’s unique attributes contribute to the overall success of Taos Ski Valley.
    • Provide uniform, efficient, courteous, high-quality service in a clean and organized environment. Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Reliable attendance on all scheduled workdays

     

    Personal Skills:

    • Strives for open, honest, and effective communication in order to build trust in our relationships with our guests and fellow employees.
    • Demonstrates problem-solving skills while resolving guest concerns.
    • Be well-groomed and aware of personal hygiene; adhere to the dress code policy as mentioned in the policy handbook.
    • Keep all business confidential both on and off duty.
    • Offer courteous and sincere hospitality at all times. Understand what is meant by “good customer service.”
    • Follows training guidelines using good judgment and common sense.
    • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Vision, Purpose, and Values.
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, and challenges, and while working in an ever-changing environment.
    • Keeps work area, equipment, and lobby clean and orderly. Has concern for cleanliness and orderliness of work area and equipment.
    • Completes all assigned services by timeframes established by department supervisor.
    • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.

     

    Qualifications/Knowledge:

    • Must be highly detail-oriented
    • Must take constructive criticism and frequent coaching well
    • Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written
    • Must be willing to ask for help and/or clarification
    • Must be able to adapt to change in policy and/or procedures as directed and offer suggestions to improve operations.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, basic typing skills, and computer knowledge
    • Fluent in verbal and written English, other language skills preferred
    • Prior hospitality/housekeeping experience preferred
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings.

     

    Work Environment:

    Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during holidays and Peak days. Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is located in a high-altitude alpine environment.  Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff.

     

    Physical Demands of Position Include:

    Frequently lifting up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifting up to 50-75 pounds. Sitting approximately 60-70% of the time working on a computer. Walking, reaching, and bending approximately 20-30% of the time. This position will require individuals to be out in winter conditions 10% of the time.

     

    Background Check:

    Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
    • Is an MVR required for this position: No
  • Host

    Food & Beverage
    Taos Ski Valley
    $13.00 / hour + tips

    Hosts are responsible for running the front desk with the highest possible standards to create a dining experience that will ensure guest satisfaction. You will assist with the taking of reservations and plotting of the dining room floors, as well as controlling the flow of guests entering and sitting in accordance with the pacing set by the management.  You will ensure a positive company image by providing courteous, friendly, and efficient service to guests and team members at all times.  

    This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be asked to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Completion of daily opening and closing duties according to checklists and standard operation procedures
    • Greet and say goodbye to all guests when arriving and departing
    • Answering the phone and assisting guests with any and all requests and needs
    • Organizing and controlling reservations and the flow of service in the dining room using the provided reservation system
    • Maintaining the menus, including organization and cleanliness
    • Take to-go orders
    • Resolve escalations with a positive outcome when the need to do so arises
    • Communicate with guests and solicit their feedback, address issues as needed 
    • Identify areas of opportunity within the operation to enhance the speed of delivery, quality of food and beverage, and consistency and quality of the delivery experience
    • Assist with special events as needed (i.e. set-up, tear-down, and room reset)
    • Understand and communicate products and services available at the resort
    • Performs additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested. 

     

    Personal Skills:

    • Excellent appearance and personal hygiene standards
    • Excellent interpersonal, motivational, team-building, and customer relationship skills
    • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, and challenges, and while working in an ever-changing environment

     

    Qualifications/Knowledge:

    • Must already have or be willing to complete the New Mexico Food Handler Certification prior to or within 30 days of hire
    • Ability to communicate in a positive and productive manner while completing duties
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings

     

    Work Environment: 

    192 at The Blake is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during holidays and Peak days. 192 at The Blake is located in a high-altitude alpine environment.  Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff.

     

    Physical Demands of Position Include: 

    Will often lift up to 25 pounds and shovel snow during storm cycles. 

     

    Background Check:

    Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check.

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
  • Housekeeping Supervisor

    Housekeeping
    Taos Ski Valley

    As the Housekeeping Supervisor, you will be part of the leadership team in charge of the staff and operations of the Housekeeping department and seek solutions and results that create a high-performing, safety-conscious work environment. You will report directly to the Executive Housekeeper and help manage a team that’s passionate about delivering a unique and unpretentious experience to guests of The Blake. You contribute to the team’s professionalism and performance and consciously engage with your staff members, who efficiently accomplish a combination of cleaning duties to maintain a safe, clean and orderly property for guests and employees. As the Housekeeper Supervisor, you will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; inspecting rooms and common areas; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints, resolving problems and cleaning guest rooms and common areas when necessary.

     

    This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be asked to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

     

    • Conducts oneself with safety in mind and undertakes all job requirements in a manner that will guarantee a safe environment for oneself, guests, and fellow team members. Participates on safety committee or ensures that the department is adequately represented on safety committee.
    • Demonstrates problem-solving skills while resolving guest concerns
    • Acts as host or hostess to in-house guests by encouraging comments, fulfilling guests’ needs, and answering guest’s questions.
    • Drives and maintains a friendly, sincere, and safety-focused service culture through consistent performance coaching and team development.
    • Maintains adequate levels of product including linens, cleaning supplies, in-room products, etc. Maintains operating equipment in good order.
    • Communicates with Front of House staff regularly on room statuses and guest preferences.
    • Works closely with engineering staff to ensure the highest level of EIWO (Everything in Working Order) in all guest room and public spaces.
    • Reliable attendance on all scheduled workdays
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Personal Skills:

    • Conducts oneself with integrity, respect, and compassion, recognizing that each individual’s unique attributes contribute to the overall success of Taos Ski Valley, Inc.
    • Strives for open, honest, and effective communication to build trust in our relationships with our guests and fellow employees.
    • Must be highly detail-oriented
    • Must take constructive criticism and frequent coaching well
    • Must be able to accurately follow instructions, both verbally and written
    • Must be willing to ask for help and/or clarification
    • Must be able to adapt to changes in policy and/or procedures as directed and offer suggestions to improve operations.
    • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Vision, Purpose, and Values.
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges, and while working in an ever-changing environment.
    • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.

     

    Qualifications/Knowledge:

    • Understanding of Microsoft Office, strong typing skills and computer knowledge
    • 2 years’ supervisory experience required
    • Strong communication skills
    • Prior hospitality experience required, industry specific experience preferred
    • Fluent in verbal and written English, other language skills preferred
    • Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to successfully pass a MVR check.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings.

    Work Environment:

     

    Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to work on a computer for extended periods of time. Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is often a fast-paced work environment, especially during Holiday and Peak days. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment.  Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions. Must be able to work in close quarters and with other staff.

     

    Physical Demands of Position Include:

     

    80-90% of time spent standing, walking & sitting. 10-20% of time spent climbing, reaching, bending. 5-10% of time spent in the outdoors, exposed to high-alpine, winter conditions. Position will require frequent lifting up to 10 lbs. and occasional lifting up to 50 lbs. Position will require talking, smelling and hearing 100% of the time and tasting up to 5% of the time.

     

    Background Check:

     

    Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: Yes
    • Is an MVR required for this position: Yes
  • Lift Mechanic

    Maintenance
    Taos Ski Valley

    The Lift Mechanic will maintain, repair, and assist in the operation of the chairlifts by completing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions, and preparing lifts for daily operation in compliance with all ANSI B77.1 standards.

    This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties. You will be expected to carry out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Reference Guide. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

    • Positive can-do attitude. Ensure an enthusiastic and professional work environment.
    • Produce high employee morale, motivation, and guest satisfaction in an atmosphere of continuous improvement.
    • Foster and promote a positive working culture within lift maintenance and Taos Ski Valley wide
    • Always seek out new opportunities for improvement, efficiency, and innovation.
    • Ensure proper operation of chairlifts and personnel by completing preventative maintenance of APU's, electric motors, and line gear following manufacturers' maintenance manuals.
    • Remove defective parts by dismantling devices, using come along, cranes, heavy equipment, rigging, hand, and power tools; examining and diagnosing cause of failure and correcting the condition.
    • Perform all summer maintenance work including line work, grip work, and general maintenance.
    • Maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventory and conserve resources by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipate equipment, parts, and supplies and use equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
    • Prepares operational and maintenance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information.
    • Executing scheduled annual, monthly, weekly, and daily maintenance on the chairlift and mechanical equipment.
    • Responding to and determining the cause of lift problems with the public on board.
    • Perform all tasks associated with inspecting, repairing, and maintaining lift equipment including:
    • Tower machinery and sheaves.
    • Drive equipment, such as gearboxes, drive belts, electric motors, diesel engines, and bearings.
    • Hydraulic and mechanical tension and braking systems.
    • Carriers, grips, clips, and detachable grips.
    • Bullwheels, terminals, towers, haul ropes, control systems, batteries
    • Observe mechanical devices in operation and listen to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantle devices to gain access to and remove defective parts. Examine the form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Inspect used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements. Adjust functional parts of devices and control instruments. Repair or replace defective parts. Install special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricate and clean parts. Start devices to test their performance.
    • Carries out all company procedures for mechanical failures, lift evacuation, adverse weather conditions or any other occurrence which may adversely affect the safety of the passengers on lift equipment.
    • Prepare chairlifts daily for operational use.
    • Complete required departmental maintenance log sheets and record keeping.
    • Keeps current on all ropeway safety requirements as outlined in the latest edition of the ANSI B77 manual.
    • Maintains tools, vehicles, and equipment in clean and good working condition.

     

    Personal Skills:

    • Enthusiastically approaches all aspects of the job outlined in this job description and other tasks asked to endeavor.
    • Establishes and maintains productive work relationships with co-workers, other TSV staff, Supervisors, and Management.
    • Strong personal character and commitment to Taos Ski Valley, Inc.’s Commitment and Passions.
    • Understanding of resources – knows how to contact the designated individuals for answers to questions regarding emergencies, maintenance or service.
    • Provides a guest experience that exceeds the guest’s expectations.
    • Ability to gracefully and humbly accept criticism and opportunities for growth.
    • Ability to stay positive, focused, and constructive when faced with setbacks, challenges and while working in an ever-changing environment.
    • Capable of working independently when needed as well as being an integral part of the Lift Maintenance team.

     

    Qualifications & Knowledge:

    • 1 year of prior experience with lift maintenance and/or lift operations is preferred
    • Education requirement of High School Diploma, preferred
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Must be able to climb chairlift towers wearing a fall protection harness, while carrying tools, to troubleshoot / repair equipment at heights up to 65 feet while chairlift is running.
    • Must be able to operate a snowmobile, with public on the mountain safely, and respond to stopped lift issues quickly and efficiently in all types of snow conditions including deep powder.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings.
    • Knowledge of lift safety codes and standards – ANSI B-77 Standard, preferred
    • Familiar with lift operation and controls, preferred
    • Possession of personal tools and understanding of tool use safety, preferred

     

    Work Environment:

    Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. TSVI is located in a high-altitude alpine environment. Position may require travel on uneven, snow-packed, or icy terrain and may be exposed to wet, cold, and/or humid conditions.

     

    Physical Demands of Position Include:

    20% of the workday is spent indoors: 80% of the workday is spent outdoors in constantly changing weather conditions, including snow, extreme cold and wet in winter, and heat, thunder, and lightning storms in summer. 60% of the day is spent walking, 35% of the day is spent standing and 5% is spent sitting. Frequently lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 100 pounds and pushing and pulling objects weighing up to 250 pounds (buddy lifts are required to maintain personal safety). Constantly using and monitoring controls that operate lifts and using heavy tools. Constantly climbing heights up to 65 feet, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and reaching. 

    Constantly listening to machinery sounds and smelling for gases and odors, near and far acuity, depth perception, color, and field of vision. 60% of the time noise levels reach 75 - 110 decibels. Constant exposure to mechanical and electrical hazards, high exposure work site, burns, and radiant energy. Frequent exposure to fumes, odors, and gases.

     

    Background Check/MVR: 

    Positions dealing with children, of safety-sensitive and/or confidential nature, require driving or positions that handle cash may require a background check and MVR check. Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check and MVR check.

    • Is a Background Check required for this position: YES
    • Is an MVR required for this position: YES

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