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Entry Snowmaking - Winter Seasonal

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Location: 

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. 

 

As an Entry Snowmaker you will brave the elements, be prepared for long hours and potentially work overnight to lay the groundwork for an epic ski season creating an exceptional experience for our guests. As part of the Vail Resorts snowmaking team, you will work with industry-leading snowmaking technology on iconic mountains. Join our team of passionate professionals and help create the first snow of the season!

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Safe and efficient operation of snowmaking equipment
  • Perform daily snowmaking equipment maintenance
  • Create the best quality manufactured snow for our guests
  • Operate all department vehicles in a safe manner according to department, resort and company policies and procedures
  • Document and report mechanical/safety issues, complete maintenance logs and checklists
  • Work closely with other departments including Grooming, Ski Patrol, and Lift Operations
  • Learn all basic department, resort and company policies and procedures
  • Be able to work under minimal supervision
  • Additional duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid Driver's license - required
  • Able to work weekends, nights, and holidays
  • Able to lift and carry up to 70 lbs
  • Intermediate level skier/snowboarder preferred
  • Snowmobile/dirt bike/ATV/UTV experience preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge and skills
  • Able to work four 12hr shifts (overnights included) in alpine conditions

 

Benefits include:

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family
  • Free ski lessons
  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles
  • Discounted bike haul & golf
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Excellent training and professional development

 

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!  If you would prefer to drive AND want to make some extra cash, you will definitely want to participate in our Employee Carpool Program! Make up to $25.00 a DAY just for driving your fellow employees 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 214767


Nearest Major Market: California