Mountain Village is a great place to live, work and visit.

We are dedicated to providing exceptional facilities, services and opportunities, in partnership with the community, which will enhance the quality of life for our residents, homeowners, employees and guest.

When hired, we offer a generous benefit package depending on your employment status:

Full-Time, Year-Round Positions

Chief Technology Officer

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CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

This is a new full time, year-round salaried position with benefits, including a Telluride Season Ski Pass.  The position reports to the Town Manager and is responsible for establishing the Town’s technical and cybersecurity vision and leading all aspects of the Town’s technology department and broadband/cable operations.

Qualified applicants should have demonstrated experience supervising software solutions, identifying security threats and strategies to mitigate threats, developing a plan to effectively respond to cyber attacks, creating a technical roadmap, broadband/ cable and telecommunications network architecture, IT electronic hardware, CPE, Headend, Cloud and Outside Plant operations.  A Bachelor’s degree in related fields with at least five years in a management position is preferred.  Pre-employment drug testing and a valid driver’s license are required.

Salary:  $120,000 depending on experience. Town of Mountain Village benefits includes: health, dental, vision, life, paid time off (PTO), long-term disability, season ski pass/wellness benefit, employee assistance program, flexible spending account (medical/dependent care), AFLAC, PERA, and 401(k).

Consideration may be given to transition from a part-time to a full-time position over a period of time if this is attractive to the right candidate. Certain benefits may be negotiable such as housing allowance or mortgage assistance.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Please attach a resume and cover letter with your completed application.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.  

Closing date:  12/31/2018

(EOE/DFW)

Building Maintenance Technician

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Building Maintenance Technician performs building maintenance, construction, carpentry, painting, mechanical, plumbing and custodial projects for the Town of Mountain Village. Valid driver's license and pre-employment drug testing required.

Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, 401(k), paid time off (PTO), PERA, SEASON SKI PASS/wellness benefit, employee assistance program, flexible spending account, AFLAC, and commuter shuttles to/from Montrose, Norwood, Cortez. (EOE/DFW)

Police Officer

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Minimum qualifications include: 21 years of age; high school diploma or GED, possess the peace officer's basic certification or provisional letter by the Colorado POST; acceptable driving and criminal history records; able to work nights, weekends and holidays; ability to perform required physical task including working outdoors in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time. Residency required within 90 days of appointment (10-minute response time to Mountain Village). Pre-employment drug test background check and a valid driver’s license required.

Preferred salary commensurate with experience $50,600 – $68,300 annually PLUS additional annual housing allowance of $10,140. Standard Town of Mountain Village benefits include: health, dental, vision, life, paid time off (PTO), long-term disability, season ski pass/wellness benefit, employee assistance program, flexible spending account (medical/dependent care), AFLAC, and excellent pension plan including money purchase retirement plan and 457. (EOE/DFW)

Electrical Technician- Gondola Maintenance

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The Mountain Village Gondola, which connects the towns of Telluride and Mountain Village in the scenic San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado, is seeking an electrical technician to join our maintenance department.  The right candidate will be an asset to the maintenance of a monocable gondola system that transports over 2.5 million passengers per year.  If you have an upbeat personality, a contagiously positive attitude, a scientific mind, a drive to improve the way things work, and want to be part of a team, keep on reading.

 

WE NEED SOMEONE WHO CAN:

 

  • Maintain all aspects of a complex lift system
  • Read, edit, and write electrical schematics
  • Follow written test procedures
  • Finish assignments as scheduled
  • Install residential, commercial, industrial electrical systems per applicable codes
  • Troubleshoot and repair HVAC components
  • Troubleshoot and repair AC electric motors
  • Troubleshoot and repair VFD’s from 7.5hp to 500hp
  • Troubleshoot and repair 24vdc control systems and 4-20mA current loops
  • Troubleshoot and repair various logic controllers – AB 504’s, Control Logix, and Pilz
  • IT/Networking knowledge a plus
  • Work outside in extreme weather conditions
  • Work from heights
  • Wear many hats

 

If you possess these skills and want to take advantage of a mountain resort lifestyle, this job is for you!  Our highly competitive benefits package includes the following:

 

  • Health, dental, and vision
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Colorado PERA pension plan
  • Season ski pass
  • Wellness benefit

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Formal electrical training from trade school, university or apprenticeship
  • Knowledge of the NEC
  • 2+ years practical experience in the electrical industry
  • Previous electrical experience with ski lifts a huge +
  • No less than 3 stellar references

 

 

Fantastic Town of Mountain Village benefits include: health, dental, vision, life, paid time off (PTO), long term disability, season ski pass, wellness benefit, employee assistance program, flexible spending account (medical/dependent care), AFLAC, PERA, 401(k). Four-day work weeks with set schedule, and potential for housing allowance. (EOE/DFW)

 

Part-Time, Year-Round Positions

There are currently no openings in this category. Please check back soon!

Seasonal Positions

Winter 2018-2019 Season Gondola Operator/ Driver

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Now hiring for our 2018-2019 Winter season!

Join our friendly, front-line employees who love to share their knowledge about the gondola, local recreational opportunities, fabulous restaurants, and the region. Operate the gondola and shuttle bus to provide safe and courteous transportation for passengers. Pre-employment/random drug testing, criminal background check, and a valid driver’s license required.

Pay is $14 per hour plus a $1 per hour end-of-season bonus if you complete the season. Four-day work weeks (during winter season some shifts may be 5 days a week, perfect for the avid skier), SEASON SKI PASSES (winter season only), and commuter shuttles may be available to and from Montrose, Cortez, and Norwood. (EOE/DFW)

Winter 2018-2019 Season: November 16th, 2018 to April 7th, 2019.

Gondola Attendant

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Join our friendly, front-line employees who love to share their knowledge about the gondolalocal recreational opportunities, fabulous restaurants, and the region. The Gondola Attendant works specific gondola stations under the direction of a gondola operator and attends to selected parking lots for the Town of Mountain Village.  The attendant will ensure safe, secure and courteous transportation services are provided for all guests.  Pre-employment drug testing and a background check required, applicants must be 16 years or older to apply.  Click on APPLY NOW to see full job description!

Pay is $13 per hour plus $1 per hour end-of-season bonus if you complete the season. (EOE/DFW)

Summer 2017 Season: May 25th to October 21st

Winter 2018/2019 Season: November 16th to April 7th, 2019

Equal Employment Opportunity

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age (40 and over), race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information or any other applicable status protected by state or local law. Mountain Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace (EOE/DFW).

Local housing options and resources

  • Village Court Apartments Located in Mountain Village.
    IMPORTANT: It has come to our attention that fake, scam-like Village Court Apartment postings are being advertised on sites such as Craigslist. For official Village Court Apartment availability, please contact Village Court Apartments directly.
  • Shandoka Apartments
  • Big Billie’s Apartments
  • Telluride Boarding House
  • Telluride Daily Planet
  • “Telluride Sweet Deals” and “Telluride Sweet Rentals, Services and Singles” are Facebook groups that post local housing options.