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Assistant Manager of Snowmaking

Date:  Jun 17, 2022

Zanesfield, OH, US

Company:  Mad River Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round

Mad River Mountain is one of Midwest’s most legendary ski destinations and has long attracted those who know winter is best spent outdoors. Join our team and help provide world-class experiences to our guests, because we know every day can be a snow day.


Vail Resorts currently requires all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19


Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Not available
  • Schedule & Shift Availability: Year Round / Full Time 


The Snowmaking team is currently looking for an Assistant Manager to join them on a Year-Round basis; during the Winter the Assistant Manager will provide direction, leadership and expertise to all Snowmaking activities. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safety, training and supervision of Snowmakers
  • Responsible for organizing and delegating the workload of Snowmakers
  • Responsible for the hiring and performance reviews/evaluation of Snowmakers
  • Overseeing the proper installation and maintenance of snowmaking equipment and systems.
  • Overseeing and understanding/inspecting Construction Projects including the management of third-party suppliers/contractors.
  • Communication with other departments regarding Snowmaking and Summer Construction needs.



  • 4 years of Snowmaking or Mountain Ops experience
  • 2 years of Supervisory/Management experience
  • Valid Driving License
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Snowmobiles and Snowmaking Equipment
  • Experience in the construction industry would be advantageous


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
  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans 
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


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. 

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.


Vail Resorts has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement as a condition of employment, effective Nov. 15, 2021. We will provide accommodations or exemptions where legally required based on the relevant state and federal laws and regulations in each of our locations.


Requisition ID 443810