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Specialist Snowmaking Controller- Winter Seasonal

Date:  Jul 21, 2021

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you. www.vailresortscareers.com



Snowmaking Controller-

Snowmaking Controller is an office based position that will require light physical duty. It is a data management/logistics based position and will require excellent communication, organizational, documentation and reporting skills. You will support the outside snowmaking operations by controlling several machine rooms from a computer console with several different software programs. You will be controlling one of the biggest systems in the west running high voltage motors/pumps and air compressors. You will control automated snow guns from your console. You will track and record travel and locations of snowmakers. You will track and record snow gun run times, gallons/minute of water and cubic feet/minute of air being used to produce our World Class World Cup Birds Of Prey Race Course and our World Class White Carpet snow surface on our other snowmaking trails .You will work closely with other Mountain Operations departments: Grooming, Race, Ski Patrol, Lift Maintenance, Fleet maintenance, Lift Operations. Snowmaking begins and ends before other winter operations and is a great feeder job for other Beaver Creek jobs. This important role is critical to getting the ski season up and running.

This is a true “Experience of a lifetime” you will never forget!



•            Must be at least 18 years of age

•            Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent

•            Must possess valid Driver’s license and acceptable MVR (driving record)

•            Must speak, read and write fluent English

•            Must adhere to Beaver Creek’s policies (conduct, ethics, grooming, safety)

•            Must possess aptitude for software/logistics/data systems

•            Must be able to safely operate company vehicles

•            Must work well with others in a team environment

•            Must be dependable and punctual

•            Must be willing to perform menial duties as required

•            Must be able to sit and concentrate for long periods

•            Must be able to work weekend, holiday and overnight shifts

•            Must work well under pressure to meet deadlines

•            Must possess a positive optimistic attitude


The budgeted range starts at 15.00-24.00.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 

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. 


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 329387

Nearest Major Market: Denver