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Benefits and Perks

You will love being part of A-Basin!

We are a supportive, welcoming community and offer extensive benefits to our employees. You also get to work in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

We are not your typical big-box resort and that is what makes the vibe here so awesome. In 2021, we were named the best place to work in Summit County, Colorado with more than 20 employees. 


HEALTH INSURANCE

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance available through Cigna for ALL full-time employees (including seasonal) beginning on the 1st of the month following date of hire

  • Supplemental Accident and Critical Illness Insurance through VOYA available to employees working over 15 hours/week beginning on the 1st of the month after date of hire
  • Flexible Spending Account through Rocky Mountain Reserve available to full-time employees

RETIREMENT

  • 401(k) plan for eligible employees

PAID VACATION

  • Vacation and/or paid time-off for full-time employees​

HOUSING


EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION & WELLNESS

  • "Take 5’s" are $5 vouchers given for a job well done
  • End-of-season bonus for all seasonal employees (end-of-year bonus for all year-round employees)
  • On-demand pay
  • "A-Mazing" employee parties are thrown for employees to celebrate their exceptional work; winners receive $100 
  • Other fun events include a big end-of-season party, after-hours skiing (LastTrax), Colorado Rockies games, financial planning classes, raffles to win prizes like hot springs trips, Karaoke nights, yoga classes, and more! 
  • Financial assistance and mental health resources through WorkLife Partnership for all employees
  • Sick pay and bereavement pay for all employees
  • Resources available for employee participation in affinity groups

DEPARTMENT-SPECIFIC PERKS

  • On-the-job training and learning opportunities 
  • Base Area & Rental Shop employees can work four, 10-hour days
  • Food & Beverage: receive a "shift meal" (FREE meal) each day worked; opportunities for advancement
  • Lift Operations employees receive a one-hour break each day that can be used to ski or ride
  • Guest Services & Snow Sports employees can receive training pay increase

A-BASIN ON-SITE DISCOUNTS

  • Food and beverage discounts
  • Rental and tuning discounts (during the winter season)
  • Retail discounts
  • Free ski or snowboard lessons (winter, year-round employees)
  • Discounted membership fee at Silverthorne Rec Center
  • Access to gear deals via ExpertVoice.com and OutdoorProlink.com

SKI / RIDE BENEFITS FOR STAFF (WINTER, YEAR-ROUND EMPLOYEES)

  • Free Arapahoe Basin season pass for you AND your dependents. A-Basin has one of the longest ski seasons in North America!
  • Real Deal Voucher Program: unlimited, free lift ticket vouchers for Aspen/Buttermilk/Highlands/Snowmass, Ski Cooper, Copper, Echo, Eldora, Granby Ranch, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Purgatory, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Winter Park (50% off for dependents)
  • Free, shared transferrable ski pass (Gold Coin) to all Colorado mountains in the Real Deal Voucher Program to all full-time employees
  • Shared transferrable ski pass (Summit Medallion) to all Summit County mountains: A-Basin, Copper, Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek
  • Free, transferrable A-Basin comp lift tickets earned for every 120 hours worked

SKI / RIDE BENEFITS FOR FRIENDS & FAMILY (WINTER, YEAR-ROUND EMPLOYEES)

  • Free A-Basin season pass for dependents, which includes unlimited, free skiing/riding at Loveland
  • Unlimited discounted A-Basin lift tickets
  • Free, transferrable A-Basin comp lift tickets earned for every 120 hours worked
  • Free, shared transferrable ski pass (Gold Coin) to all Colorado mountains in the Real Deal Voucher Program to all full-time employees

SUMMER BENEFITS (SUMMER, YEAR-ROUND EMPLOYEES)

  • Unlimited access to scenic chair lift rides, hiking/mountain biking trials, disc golf, and more!
  • Discounts on the A-Basin Via Ferrata and Aerial Adventure Park
  • Earn a discount toward an A-Basin winter season pass (if not working in winter)
  • Free, transferrable A-Basin comp lift tickets earned for every 120 hours worked

SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM

  • A-Basin has an extensive recycling and composting program that employees can utilize. Please reference our Sustainability page to learn more. 

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION EFFORTS

  • A-Basin is committed to providing a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment for everyone. The goal of A-Basin's DEI Committee is to advance A-Basin's culture through policy change, advocacy, and meaningful community partnerships. Learn more about our DEI efforts by clicking this link.

PAID VOLUNTEER DAYS

  • Participate in mountain and highway clean-up days during the summer. 
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