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Entry Snowmaker - Winter Seasonal

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Afton Alps, MN, US

Company:  Afton Alps
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. 

 

Share your passion! The Snowmaking Team is looking for individuals who will share contagious enthusiasm for the sport and be able to ignite that passion within the resort. Entry Snowmaking is responsible for assisting the daily operations of snowmaking which includes safe and efficient production of snow.

 

AS A SNOWMAKING ENTRY YOU WILL:

  • Support the snowmaking team to ensure the highest quality snow surface.
  • Participate in daily safety meetings
  • Adheres to all snowmaking policies, safety guidelines and best practice procedures at all times.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enhance the guest experience through the responsibility of producing a high quality snow surface
  • Assist daily operations by, Load, transport, set-up and running of snowmaking equipment
  • Perform routine checks on snowmaking equipment when in operation
  • Provide superior service to our guests (internal and external) at all times.  Interact with the guests and respond to all guests in a courteous, efficient manner
  • Safe and efficient operation of trucks, snowmobiles and a variety of other transport vehicles
  • Other duties as assigned

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Snowmaking experience – Preferred
  • Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends – Required
  • Current, valid Driver’s License – Required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age – Required
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.  Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends – Required.
  • Ability to manage time, deliver expectations and to thrive in a high-stress, rapid-changing environment
  • Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness
  • Ability to work well with others while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form (in English) including communicating on the mountain radio
  • High School graduation or equivalent – Preferred

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work extended hours in adverse weather conditions, and work overnight
  • Weight Lifted: 51-100lbs
  • Lifting, Standing, Walking, Climbing/Balance Frequency: 2/3 of the time
  • Sitting, Reaching, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching, Crawling Frequency: 1/3

 

Create incredible experiences for guests at the Midwest’s premier winter destination. In the scenic St. Croix River Valley, this big-time resort with a small town feel has converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders. This truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too. Become part of the Afton Alps family. 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 230427


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis