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Terrain Park Grooming Specialist

Date:  Jan 12, 2023

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


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 experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


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 


Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

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



Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range $20.00 - $26.44


Performs at the highest level of grooming and requires a higher level of skills than any other snow surface position.  Performs at the highest level in trail maintenance and/or winch operation and requires the highest level of technical experience to maintain mountain accessibility in extreme conditions or special circumstances.  Utilizes full range of grooming equipment and may be required to assist in out-of-bounds maintenance.  Typically reports directly to a first/mid-level manager.


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Winch cat grooming operations
  • Slope development with man-made snow
  • Provides advice/input to management on daily grooming needs
  • Trains and develops more junior staff


Job Requirements:

  • Ski resort experience
  • Valid US Driver's License
  • Grooming or equipment operating experience
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds
  • Must be able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred


The expected pay range is $20.00 - $26.44. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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 491507