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Benefits and Perks

It's pretty fun to be part of the A-Basin family! Learn more about the perks you receive when you work at The Legend.

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Employee ski and ride benefits

  • 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: Free lift ticket vouchers for Aspen/Buttermilk/Highlands/Snowmass, Ski Cooper, Copper, Crested Butte, Echo, Eldora, Granby Ranch, Loveland, Powderhorn, Purgatory, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, & Winter Park (50% off for dependents)
  • Gems Voucher Program: Free lift ticket vouchers for Monarch 
  • Transferable ski pass for Summit County mountains: Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek. Limited use, restrictions apply.

Ski and ride with your friends and family

  • 50% off Arapahoe Basin lift tickets 
  • Earned Arapahoe Basin comp tickets 
  • Transferable ski pass for Real Deal mountains (limited use, restrictions apply)

Ski area discounts

  • Food and beverage discounts
  • Rental and tuning discounts
  • Retail discounts
  • Free ski lessons
  • Discounted membership fee at Silverthorne Rec Center
  • Access to gear deals via ExpertVoice.com and OutdoorProlink.com

Health benefits

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance through Cigna for full-time employees beginning on the 1st of the month following date of hire
  • Supplemental Accident and Critical Illness Insurance through VOYA for employees working over 15 hours/week beginning on the 1st of the month after date of hire
  • Flexible Spending Account through Rocky Mountain Reserve for full-time employees

Retirement benefits

  • 401 (k) for eligible employees

Work/life balance

  • Vacation and/or Paid Time Off for eligible full-time employees

Merit increases

  • First season employees are eligible for up to a $0.50/hr. raise on their 60-day review (varies by department) 

Employee referral program

  • Refer a friend to work at Arapahoe Basin and receive a financial bonus if they are hired and work for a specified amount of time (varies by department).

Employee recognition and wellness events

  • “Take 5’s” are $5 vouchers given for a job well done
  • A-Mazing Employee Parties are thrown for employees to celebrate their exceptional work. Winners receive $100. 
  • Other fun events include raffles to win prizes including ski and hot springs trips, Karaoke nights, a big end-of-season party, skinning night, yoga, gym days, Colorado Rockies games, financial planning, etc. 

Employee housing

Recycling and composting

  • Arapahoe Basin has an extensive recycling and composting program for employees and guests. Please reference our Sustainability page to learn more. 

Paid volunteer days

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

Department-specific perks

  • Base Area and Rentals: work four, 10-hour days
  • Food and Beverage: receive a "shift meal" (free meal) each day worked; opportunities for advancement
  • Lift Operations: receive an hour break each day that can be used to ski or ride
  • Guest Services and Snow Sports: availability to receive training pay increase
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