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Entry Level Snowmaking - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Jan 22, 2021
Location: 

Zanesfield, OH, US

Company:  Mad River Mountain
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 part of Vail Resorts, all Mad River employees receive a FREE ski pass providing access to all of our 34 iconic ski resorts across North America. Employees and dependents can ski anytime, including weekends, with no reservations required (with the exception of possible blackout days if limited terrain is open).

 

The entry snowmaker will be exposed to a wide variety of tasks that are essential to the safe production of quality snow, with the goal of gaining experience and knowledge to be able to progress to the next level in the snowmaking department.  The entry snowmaker will be under the direction of more experienced staff and department supervisors.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Learn all basic department, resort and company policies and procedures
  • Learn and be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of snowmaking equipment according to all department, resort and company policies and procedures
  • Learn and be responsible for the production of snow to produce the best quality product for our guests
  • Learn to operate all department vehicles in a safe manner according to department, resort and company policies and procedures
  • Perform basic snowmaking equipment maintenance and housekeeping on a daily basis
  • Be able to work under minimal supervision
  • Assist in effective communication with the other departments
  • 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
  • Basic hand tool knowledge and skills
  • Able to work extended hours in alpine conditions

 

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. 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 267208


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Entry Level