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Snow Cat Operator - Housing Available

Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours) 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




Job Summary

As a Snowcat Operator, you will groom and prepare the snow surface for the skiing guest. Learn to operate some of the coolest equipment in the ski industry! Seeking self-motivated, coordinated, and meticulous people to save their days for skiing, and use their nights to return the trails to a perfectly groomed state.


Job Specifications

  • Housing - Currently Available
  • Wage - $20 / hourShift & Schedule Availability - Afternoon to midnight, midnight to morning.
  • Weekdays, weekends, holidays.
  • Skill Level – Entry Level


Job Responsibilities

  • Safe operation of grooming equipment
  • Prepare and groom ski area trails and surfaces
  • Work collaboratively with others.
  • Minimize downtime through preventative maintenance, cleanliness, and upkeep of machines.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • Valid driver's license with no restrictions
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English
  • Climb in and out of machine safely



The budgeted range starts at $20.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 471438

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Entry Level