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Entry Level Grooming - Winter Seasonal

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Location: 

Ludlow, VT, US

Company:  Okemo 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. 

 

Are you interested in kicking off your winter season earlier and being a part of our world-class trail grooming operation? We are looking for strong candidates with heavy equipment operation and ski resort operation experience to join our hardworking team. We have positions available for people with little or no experience, to those with years of operator prowess! If you are an independent go-getter with experience with heavy equipment operation, general labor, power tool operation, construction or otherwise, this is the career for you! Apply today and get your spot on our team for this winter. 

 

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the safety of fellow employees, and guests, and for personal safety
  • High safety responsibility and sensibility to maintain a safe snowcat operation
  • Maintain mountain skiing surfaces to finest level possible
  • Ability to learn how to operate all VRI Slope Grooming equipment and basic mountain operations
  • Minimize down time through basic preventative maintenance, cleanliness and up-keep of machine
  • Manual labor in other Slopes and Trails work
  • Maintain good working relationship and communicate work instructions with co-workers
  • Receive daily working instructions from Advanced Operators, Specialists and Supervisor
  • Daily, as needed, communication with shop Mechanics concerning mechanical problems
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license with no restrictions - required
  • Satisfactory MVR check - required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age - required
  • High school diploma or equivalent - required
  • Able to lift up to 100 lbs - required
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, comprehend and understand English fluently - required
  • Able to climb on and off the vehicles frequently - required
  • Able to sit for extended periods of time while operating the snowcat - required
  • Able to use two-way radios (both speaking and hearing instructions) - required
  • End of season commitment - required

 

At Okemo, we’ve got 2,200 vertical feet of positive outlook and it shows. Culture is what we teach. And service with a smile is the linchpin of our philosophy. Every interaction with our guests-on and off the mountain, at the golf courses, Adventure Zone and at the Evolution Bike Park, is an opportunity to turn a skier, rider, golfer, or recreational enthusiast into a lifelong member of our family. Our employees reflect this attitude by having fun doing what they do best: creating a memorable recreational experience! 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 220550


Nearest Major Market: Hanover

Job Segment: Entry Level