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Entry Level Snowmaking - 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. 

 

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

 

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 216927


Nearest Major Market: Hanover

Job Segment: Entry Level