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The VRD employs approximately 25 full-time, year-round employees. Employment and volunteer opportunities increase each summer to maintain services at the Vail Golf Club and with Youth Services. To inquire about current openings, please call 970-479-2279 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Sports Coordinator (full-time, year-round)

The Vail Recreation District sports department is seeking a motivated and energetic individual for the role of full-time, year-round Sports Coordinator. Responsibilities include assisting in all aspects of the sports department, including budget, programming, personnel, facility maintenance, operating policies and procedures. This individual will act as the trail running race director and sports league manager. The ideal candidate will have experience in event management and/or coaching; have exemplary customer service and communication skills; be comfortable coaching and interacting with kids; be self-motivated and have a passion for sports and the outdoors. 

Job Status: Full-time, year-round

Pay: Salary $45-$50k + benefits. DOE

Contact: Beth Pappas, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 970-479-2280


Summer Sports Coordinator (full-time, summer seasonal)

The Vail Recreation District sports department is looking for a full-time, seasonal Sports Coordinator to assist in all aspects of the sports department, including programming, facility maintenance, operating policies and procedures during the summer of 2021. This individual will act as the assistant race director for the mountain bike, trail running and whitewater series; plan and coordinate some summer sports leagues and assist with summer sports camps as needed. 

Job Status: Seasonal, Full-time. 40 hours/week May – September

Pay: $14-$17/hour DOE

Contact: Beth Pappas, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 970-479-2280


School Age Childcare Counselor 2020-21

The Vail Recreation District is hiring counselors for its School Age Childcare programs: After School, Wednesday 5th Day Camp and School’s Out Camp. Part time schedules can be determined based on other commitments. Commitment to VRD throughout school year preferred. We are seeking help Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri afternoons from 2:15 to 5:45 p.m., Wednesdays from 7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and during school breaks with flexible hours – see ECSD calendar. Qualified group leaders earn $16 to $20/hour, aides earn $14 to $16/hour. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with resume.


FT & PT Pickleball Help Wanted

Seeking full-time and part-time pickleball staff to assist in running summer VRD pickleball programs at the Golden Peak Pickleball Center in Vail. Qualifications include organizational, communication, and guest service skills and experience teaching adult and children’s sports. This is a fun, outdoor job that includes running drop-in sessions, leagues and tournaments and teaching the game of pickleball to adults and children. Pay: $13-$16/hour depending on qualifications.

Contact: Email Jerry Stevens at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 970-479-2457


Sports Special Event Staff (on-call basis)

Seeking hourly on-call special event staff for the upcoming summer trail running, mountain bike and Kids Adventure Games races.
Contact: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 970-479-2280.


Vail Gymnastics Center Recreational Coaches

Seeking energetic and enthusiastic part-time instructors to help teach in our growing recreational program. Hours range from 3-8 p.m. on weekdays, including some morning hours if available.
Contact: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 970-479-2287.


Sports Officials: Softball Umpires and Youth & Adult Soccer Referees & Adult Basketball Refs

Seeking umpires for the upcoming summer/fall softball league. Referees are also being sought for the adult and youth coed soccer leagues. Referees are also needed for winter adult basketball.
Pay: ranges from $27-$40 per game depending on the sport.
Contact: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 970-479-2280.