Date:  Nov 29, 2023

Boswell, PA, US

Company:  Laurel Mountain
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


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, and mountain shuttles
  • 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 Summary: 

As a Snowmaker, you will brave the elements and help build out the mountain for the skiing guest. Snowmaking is a physically demanding and exciting job. Work with some of the most fascinating equipment on the mountain, and make it snow! 


Job Specifications: 

  • Outlet: Laurel Mountain

  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $22.04 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability - Day, Swing, or Grave shifts possible. Weekdays, weekends, holidays. 

  • Skill Level – Entry Level 


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Operate all snowmaking equipment in a safe and efficient manner 

  • Operate all vehicles, including snowmobiles, in a safe and efficient manner 

  • Perform basic snowmaking equipment maintenance 

  • Work on the production of snow to create the best skiing surface for our guests. 

  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements: 

  • Valid driver's license with no restrictions 

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English 

  • Able to lift & carry up to 50 lbs. 

  • Basic hand tool knowledge and skill 

  • Able to work extended hours outdoors in an alpine environment 


The expected pay range is $20.00 - $22.04. 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  498789
Reference Date: 10/31/2023 
Job Code Function: Snowmaking 

Nearest Major Market: Somerset

Job Segment: Entry Level