Employer Spotlight: Town of Vail (Vail, CO)

Working for local government is amazing and impactful! If you have never thought about a career in local government, the mountains are the place to do it! Let’s learn a little more about working at the Town of Vail.

Tell us about the Town of Vail…

Vail is a premier mountain resort community (permanent population of  5,000 that swells to 45,000 during peak times) that has the feel of a small hometown with big city amenities.  The Town of Vail provides fire and police protection, as well as extensive transportation, public works functions and a beautiful Public Library.

To keep all of these essential areas working, the Town of Vail manages administrative, finance, human resources, community development, information systems and court responsibilities. Each of these departments offer a wide variety of jobs at a combination of hours that can work with any schedule. Whether you are looking for full-time seasonal work, part-time seasonal work, or full time year-round work, the town has something for you.

Working in the mountains of Vail, Colorado, can be a dream come true for applicants seeking a fulfilling lifestyle. While a handful of us were lucky enough to be born and raised here, most of our employees have relocated from faraway places as a matter of choice. It’s a lifestyle where Vail’s recreational and cultural amenities can be enjoyed 365 days a year – on and off the clock.

Tell us about your culture…

When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community. Our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home!

What are some of the best benefits and perks…

Being in Vail, CO and serving the community is a huge perk! Additionally, we offer lifestyle spending account, Cigna Life assistance program, free Eagle County bus pass, home buyer/renter assistance, day care assistance, education reimbursements, professional development. Plus very competitive medical, dental, vision and town funded retirement plan.

What do you look for in applicants?

We look for friendly, motivated people who love where they live. People who believe in teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.

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