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Lead Snowmaker

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Heavenly, CA, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

 

 

 

Job Summary: 

 

As a Lead Snowmaker, you will help to lay the groundwork for an epic ski season.  You will be striving for quality, safety, and efficiency to ensure an exceptional experience for our guests.  Snowmakers will also assist with day-to-day operations in the safe production of a suitable snow surface and will work as a team member while supervising other snowmakers. As a lead snowmaker, you will help guide and be able to teach proper snow quality checks, snow gun adjustments, assembly and operation of all types of snow guns, and equipment placement on trails.  In this job you will be working long hours, overnights and exposed to the elements.  This important role is critical to getting the ski season up and running.

 

Requirements:

 

  • Individuals who are passionate about the ski industry, and working outdoors
  • Ability to work long hours, outdoors, overnights and exposed to the elements
  • Previous experience handling heavy machinery and knowledge of tools and equipment
  • English Proficiency
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Able to work the entire snowmaking season, typically October – January.
  • Experience in snowmaking a plus
  • Flexibility is a must, shifts vary and can be overnight
  • Minimum 5 Years previous snowmaking experience

 

If you want to work for a different kind of ski resort, you’ve found your perfect match at Heavenly. With a massive mountain full of off-the-grid terrain and incredible views of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is for those who want to go big and forge their own path. From on-mountain concerts to world-famous après ski parties and a one-of-a-kind DJ CAT, Heavenly exudes high-energy from first chair to last call. Come be a part of the team committed to delivering a refreshingly unique ski experience. 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 171208