Pikes Peak Region Job Opportunities

Pikes Peak Region Attractions:

Pikes Peak Region Attractions

Lodging Liaison

SEASONAL / Part-time / Flexible

$13/hour + mileage + commission

We specialize in helping visitors find awesome things to do while they’re in the Pikes Peak Region, and one of the ways we do that is through collaboration with our partners in the lodging industry.  We offer free maps and passes to our 25 attractions to area lodging folks so they can directly help visitors find the best attractions.  We also offer listings for lodging and restaurant establishments on our website.

We’re looking for an outgoing individual to act as an ambassador between the association and our friends in the lodging community.  The position is part time, super flexible, and would be ideal for someone looking to make some extra money between all the other life stuff they’re doing.

Duties and Expectations

  • Deliver hotel map pads weekly as requested by lodging partners
  • Deliver or mail VIP Passes to lodging partners as requested
  • Visit other hotels in area when delivering to see if they know about the maps or need a restock
  • Connect with restaurants and hotels to sell Where to Stay and Where to Eat listings on the PPRAA website

Compensation

  • $13 / hour
  • 59 cents a mile (or standard mileage rate for given year)
  • 10% commission on listing sales

Other Perks

  • Super Flexible
  • Free passes to area attractions

Requirements

  • Must have your own vehicle, properly licensed and insured, and in good working order
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be available a minimum of 10 hours a week during the busy season
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Pikes Peak Region Attractions

Photography Intern

SEASONAL / Part-time / Flexible

$11.10/hour + mileage

SUMMARY:
For over 40 years now, Pikes Peak Region Attractions has been working to bring visitors to the Pikes Peak region through marketing collaboration of the area’s top tourist attractions. Today, our number one medium is content published on our website and social media platforms. That’s where you come in. We’re looking for a talented intern to spend the summer with us gathering and editing photos for our 25 attractions. You get free access to the attractions, you get to use our great photography equipment, and you get to have some big name companies in your portfolio, published on high traffic, high rep sites. Plus, we pay hourly and mileage.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Photography experience
• Great time management and ability to self-start
• Basic understanding of digital marketing and content creation
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently or as a team
• Working knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and Lightroom
• Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a fast-changing
environment
• Outgoing and energetic personality that can interact with the attractions and visitors
• Minimum portfolio of 15-20 photos so we can get a good feel for your work
• Ability to shoot and edit 2-3 locations and produce approximately 150 usable photos a week
• Must be able to take direction from both the Brand Coordinator and the Executive Director
Must be available 20 hours a week for 13 weeks. Schedule can be somewhat flexible, but we expect 260 working hours
• Must have reliable transportation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Contact attractions and arrange shoot time
• Must obtain written photo and video releases from subjects
• Create strategy and shoot list — must get approval from Brand Coordinator and Executive Director

WAGES:

Position pays $11.10/hour for 20 hours a week, duration of 13 weeks + mileage

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Attraction employment:

Broadmoor Seven Falls

Park Attendant

$11.10/Hour

Summary:  Performs duties needed to assist park guests with any and all needs, maintain the park grounds and facilities, retail sales, driving shuttles, ticket sales, general park information, trail maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.    

  • Has a smile with a welcoming and positive attitude that supports the philosophy of a Broadmoor owned property
  • Consistently provides a high level of service to all guests, external and internal
  • Regularly moves between park jobs with adaptation and ease
  • Assists guests with park information and guidance
  • Sells park admission tickets
  • Drives guest and employee shuttles to and in the park
  • Conducts thorough pre-trip safety checks of park vehicles
  • Maintains park grounds to include, watering foliage, mowing grass, cleaning public restroom facilities, emptying trash, clearing trails and roads as necessary
  • Acts as a Retail Associate in Seven Falls retail shops
  • Performs parking lot attendant duties
  • Answers phone calls when necessary
  • All other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

No Computer skills needed. 

Certificates and Licenses:

Valid Colorado Driver’s License preferred

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds with assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision and Distance vision.

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Broadmoor Seven Falls

Seven Falls Shuttle Driver

$11.10/Hour

SUMMARY: Drives vehicles in a safe, professional and courteous manner, obeying traffic laws, adhering to hotel policies and complying with all regulations. Transport guests, staff, and occasionally packages. Works closely with Park Attendants

Essential duties and responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned

  • Provides transportation for guests and employees to and from The Broadmoor Hotel and Seven Falls.
  • Smiles and welcomes guests with a positive attitude that supports the philosophy of The Broadmoor Hotel.
  • Actively engage with guests as they board and leave the shuttle service.
  • Professionally delivers a pre-written travel speech to guests riding the shuttle.
  • Consistently provides a high level of service to all guests, external and internal
  • Inspects, cleans and reports vehicle maintenance issues.
  • Conducts thorough pre-trip safety inspection of assigned vehicles.
  • Fills out required paperwork and forms.
  • Drives vehicles in a safe, professional and courteous manner.
  • Able to safely and correctly operate the wheelchair lift on the handicap-accessible vehicles.
  • Conducts effective communication with other team members using radios and earpieces.
  • Reports any accidents or damage to a vehicle to the Director, Supervisor and Loss Prevention.
  • Helps clean and maintain all work facilities.
  • Keeps vehicle fueled.
  • Performs minor maintenance or adjustments as required.

Additional Duties that will be performed as needed

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Challenge Unlimited — Pikes Peak by Bike

Bike Guide

Do you want to work with the most experienced and longest operating mountain bike tour company in Colorado?

Highlights:

  • Competitive pay
  • ​Outdoor-oriented, like-minded individuals
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Pro-deals with some of the best companies in the world
  • Seasonal (April 28 – October 31)

Overview:
As a Challenge Unlimited guide, you will be responsible for all our day-to-day activities and customer experience. As the main intermediary between client and business, you will lead by example, show diligence in customer service, and represent Colorado and Pikes Peak in the best way possible.

We are in the business of showing people the great things Colorado has to offer and giving them the best possible experience on our favorite mountain. Prospective employees should be well-versed in the local flora and fauna, history of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs, history of Pikes Peak, and history of mountain biking. They should also be proficient in bike technology and maintenance, wilderness first aid/CPR, and mountain driving.

Day-to-day activities include:

  • Bicycle maintenance/inspections
    • Brakes, drivetrain, tires, wheels, etc.
  • Loading/unloading vans with mountain bikes and equipment
  • Transportation
  • Food service
  • Public speaking
  • First-aid (when necessary)

Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 18 years old
  • Highschool diploma or GED
  • Expert bike ability and fitness level commensurate an outdoor professional
  • Wilderness First Aid and CPR (Wilderness First Responder preferred)
  • Clean driving record
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Pikes Peak — America’s Mountain

Pikes Peak Highway Ranger

Hourly – Ranger – North and South Slope Recreation

$12.75 – $16.00/hour

In this position, you will represent the City of Colorado Springs to visitors at the North and South Slope Recreation Areas located on PPAM (Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain).

Essential Job Functions – the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Interact extensively with the public
  • Patrol the area on foot, mountain bike, and using a vehicle
  • Provide information and convey area rules to visitors
  • Communicate extensively with PPAM staff regarding the status of the area
  • Complete accident and incident reports
  • Assist PPAM Rangers as needed
  • Perform maintenance on trails, restrooms, fencing, gates, signage, and parking lots
  • Clean up trash and litter
  • Clean fish cleaning stations; ensure proper disposal of fishing line

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of State of Colorado Fishing regulations
  • Knowledge of Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations
  • Ability to operate two-way radios
  • Ability to safely operate hand and power tools
  • Ability to safely operate automotive equipment such as trucks

Successful candidate will:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have experience working with the public
  • Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver’s license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges

Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Experience working in an outdoor setting
  • Wilderness First Responder training

Additional Information

Work is performed in an outdoor environment with exposure to extreme weather conditions, high traffic areas, and at an altitude up to 12,000 feet

This position requires the ability to stand, sit, stoop, walk, climb, bend, and lift up to 60 pounds occasionally.

Closing 3/25/2019 4:00pm Mountain

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Pikes Peak — America’s Mountain

Pikes Peak Highway Ranger

Seasonal – Hourly – Pikes Peak Highway

$12.75/hour

In this position, you will assist with the daily operations of the PPHWY (Pikes Peak Highway).

Essential Job Functions – the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Collect tolls from visitors
  • Act as Courtesy Patrol for the PPHWY; perform traffic control
  • Respond to requests for assistance from visitors and staff
  • Greet visitors; answer questions
  • Clean and maintain restrooms and facilities
  • Pick up trash along the PPHWY
  • Host “Meet the Ranger” interpretive talks
  • Support special events or activities
  • Monitor weather and road conditions

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of cash handling procedures
  • Ability to accurately count money
  • Ability to communicate professionally at all times with diverse customers
  • Excellent customer service skills

Successful candidate will:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • One year of experience in a customer service environment
  • Possess and maintain a valid, non-probationary Colorado driver’s license not subject to restriction related to alcohol and/or drug violations or pending charges

Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Cash handling experience
  • Interpretive experience
Additional Information

This position is located in Cascade, CO. Employees are responsible for their own transportation to and from the workplace.

Regular attendance is essential to the performance of this job.

Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to sit, stand, run, or walk for prolonged periods; stoop and bend frequently; and lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally.

Environmental Conditions 
Primary Work Environment – Outdoors at high altitude (14,115 feet) in extreme weather conditions

This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

Please visit https://coloradosprings.gov/jobs and click on ‘Apply for a City Career’ > ‘City Career Postings – Apply Now’ button to complete an online application. All job applicants will need to create a new login and online application (unless you already have a NEOGOV/governmentjobs.com user ID and password).

Completing your application in full, including the entire work experience section, will assist Human Resources (HR) in the applicant screening process. Your application may not be considered if all of the information requested for each employer you list is not provided.

Our NEOGOV application system does not allow you to edit your application after it has been submitted for a position. If you want to make changes, you may submit another application prior to the position’s closing date and time listed in the job posting. HR will review the last application you submit for a position.

To view the City’s job classifications, including physical demands and descriptions, go to https://www.coloradosprings.gov/human-resources/page/job-classifications-descriptions.

To view the status of your application, go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cosprings/default.cfm.

To be notified of future career opportunities, go to http://coloradosprings.gov/jic

If hired, you will be required to provide proof of your eligibility to work in the United States.

Closing 3/20/2019 4:00pm Mountain

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