Rental Technician - Ski and Snowboard

Taos Ski Valley, Inc.



Rental Technician - Ski and Snowboard - Part-Time

We are hiring Rental Technicians to join our Resort Services team for the 2017-2018 Winter Season. Season will begin in November and end in early April. We are specifically hiring for Part-Time Seasonal positions. 

Department: Rental – Resort Services

Classification: Part-Time Seasonal

Schedule: Variable. Must be available to work weekends and holidays.

Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is an at will employer.                                                                                         This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties.  More specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Handbook.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.                                                                                                           

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Job Summary:          

As a Rental Technician you are responsible for maintaining and repairing all rental equipment, as well as guest equipment. You are also responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the rental shop and providing friendly and efficient service to all guests of Taos Sports.

Essential Job Functions:              

  • Follows established procedures and instructions for operation of all tools and equipment.
  • Demonstrates awareness of the Rental/Repair Shop’s safety and security practices as they affect him/herself, fellow employees as well as guests.
  • Records information correctly on repair forms and remembers what work needs to be done on skis.

  • 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 the rental experience for TSV guests a positive one.
  • Has high personal job motivation at the beginning of the season and carries this through to the end.

  • Accepts and benefits from constructive criticism.
  • Establishes and maintains productive work relationships with co-workers, other TSV staff, Supervisors and Management.
  • Actively supports the basic philosophies of TSV set forth in the Statement of Purpose.

  • Enthusiastically approaches all aspects of the job outlined in this job description and other tasks asked to endeavor. Is eager to perform assigned tasks self-confidently and without detailed instructions.

  • Does his/her part to create a pleasant shop atmosphere and displays a ready smile and is a team worker.

  • Handles stressful situations with tact and good judgment.

  • Recognizes situations within his/her sphere of responsibility, and is quick to act to solve them.

  • Reliable attendance on all scheduled work days.
  • Maintains a professional, yet appropriate to the Repair Shop and Taos Ski Valley, appearance and attire as described in the Employee Handbook.


  • Ability to stand for up to a 8-hour shift

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Ability to bend, twist, and reach throughout the day
  • Must be certified on 3 types of bindings
  • Is trained in safe, accurate and proper operation of machinery at TSV, Inc.
  • Uses standard tuning and equipment repair procedures.
  • Good communication skills
  • Good safety awareness

Physical Demands Of Position

Weight - # per shift

Up to 10 lbs. - Often

Up to 25 lbs. - Often

Up to 50 lbs. - Frequently

> 50 lbs. -       Occassionally

Activities - % of Time

Standing – 100%

Walking – 100%

Sitting – 10%

Reaching – 50%

Climbing/balance – 30%

Talk or Hear – 100%

Taste or smell – 0%

Outdoors – 30%

On Snow – 0%

Work Environment: Attendance is mandatory for all scheduled workdays. The workday starts at 8:00 AM and ends usually around 5:30-6:00 PM. Tardiness cannot be tolerated.  It is usually an 8-hour shift that includes holidays and weekends.  Overtime may be required. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. 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

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