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Entry Snow Removal Operator - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Jan 6, 2021

Kirkwood, CA, US

Company:  Kirkwood Mountain Resort
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. 


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):


  • Working within a small team and working independently.
  • Provide the safest possible surfaces for our guests and employees to drive and walk on.
  • Provide excellent internal and external guest service.
  • Safely and efficiently operate all equipment used by the Mountain Operations team including but not limited to Front loaders with various implements, Snowblowers, backhoes, skid steers and snow cats.
  • Monitor all equipment daily and make sure that all issues are addressed promptly and communicated with Vehicle Maintenance.
  • Responsible for daily vehicle/equipment checks.
  • Responsible for loader/truck tire chain installation, removal and repair to include welding.
  • Ability to work unsupervised with a task list required. 




  • Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Must have the ability to lift 75 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to perform manual, vigorous labor in varying weather conditions, including freezing temperatures, snow, ice, wind and rain.
  • Must be able to pass loader operator test (Intermediate and Advanced Classifications)
  • Previous experience preferred but not required
  • Must have a flexible schedule which would include the ability to work early mornings, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.


Benefits include: 


  • Ski pass for employee and approved dependents 

  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 

  • Discounted lodging, food, and gear   

  • Excellent training and professional development opportunities 

Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw, expansive and remote…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country. www.vailresortscareers.com

No transportation? Don't want to make the drive? No problem! We have an employee shuttle that runs EVERYDAY from South Lake Tahoe to Kirkwood, free of cost! We encourage all employees who don't want to make the commute themselves to jump on the shuttle, sit back and relax, on their way to work!  

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 277588

Nearest Major Market: California