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Advanced Grooming - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Date: 
Location: 

Hunter, NY, US

Company:  Hunter Mountain
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

 

Hunter Mountain is now part of the Vail Resorts family and we’ve started hiring for our Winter 20-21 season! All Hunter Mountain employees receive a FREE ski pass that gives you access to skiing and riding at all Vail Resorts-owned mountains. Along with the free ski pass, employees also get discounts on food, lodging, and retail products, along with other pro-deal discounts on brand names. Join the team this season for an Experience of a Lifetime!

 

Job Summary: A Snowcat Operator/Groomer will produce an exceptional snow surface and maintain the ski slopes during all snow and weather conditions to the highest standard possible.

 

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the safety of fellow employees and guests
  • Responsibility and sensibility to maintain safe snowcat operation
  • Maintain mountain skiing surfaces to highest level possible
  • Ability to learn how to operate all the Slope Grooming equipment and develop general mountain knowledge
  • Minimize down time through basic preventative maintenance, cleanliness and up-keep of machines
  • Manual labor in other Slopes and Trails work
  • Maintain good working relationship and communicate work instructions with co-workers
  • Receive daily working instructions from Advanced Operators, Leads and Supervisors
  • Daily, as needed, communication with shop mechanics concerning mechanical problems
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license with no restrictions - required
  • Satisfactory MVR check - required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age - required
  • High school diploma or equivalent - required
  • Able to lift up to 100 lbs - required
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, comprehend and understand English fluently - required
  • Team player and can work well in small groups - required
  • Able to climb on and off the vehicles frequently - required
  • Able to sit for extended periods of time while operating the snowcat - required
  • Able to use two-way radios (both speaking and hearing instructions) - required
  • End of season commitment required  – required
  • Ski and/or Snowboard – preferred
  • In-person interview - required 
  • 5+ years previous grooming experience in addition to above skills and requirements

 

As a premier, world-class resort in the Catskills, guests at Hunter Mountain can expect the ultimate ski experience with service to match. Join us and become a part of a team who takes pride in providing the best of what the mountain has to offer. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 222227


Nearest Major Market: Albany