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Experienced Terrain Park Groomer - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Jan 7, 2022

Ludlow, VT, US

Company:  Okemo Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

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, 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

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Join us now and receive an end-of-season bonus of $2/hour for every hour worked!


The Adv: Terrain Park Groomer assists the Park Manager, Grooming Supervisors and Leads with all needs of the department. Assigned as one of the Main Builders on construction projects, special builds for media/events and grooming maintenance of the terrain parks and pipes.


Job duties include, but are not limited to:


  • Working directly with other park groomers as a team to accomplish daily goals and operations.
  • Training and coaching personnel.
  • Follow written and oral instructions, including communicating with other departments.
  • Read instruments and identify hazard warnings in snow cats and identify obstacles and hazards.
  • Ensures compliance with all Risk Management, health and safety protocols.
  • Able to work all shifts at any given time.
  • Perform safe transportation of rails and other Terrain Park features.
  • Efficiently use time with machinery and tools.




  • At least 3 years Snowcat Experience in a Terrain Park – Required
  • Able to build a jump line from start to finish
  • Half-pipe building and Zuagg experience - Preferred
  • Valid & Current Drivers license
  • Advanced Skiing/Snowboarding ability - Required
  • Able to Lift 100 Lbs - Required
  • Able to work in a guest service environment and appear professional at all times – Required
  • Communicate effectively with other members of the team – Required
  • Able to work all shifts at any given time, including weekends and holidays – Required
  • Work outside of a snowcat in inclement and adverse weather conditions - Required
  • Enter and Exit a snowcat safely without assitance.
  • Assist with special projects outside the department and perform duties during the day in the terrain park. - Required
  • Build features including take-offs and work as a terrain park attendant during the work week- Required
  • Cross train with staff resort wide and in the terrain park department. - Required
  • Perform and assist with snowmaking assigments around the resort and in the terrain park. - Required
  • Winch Cat experience - Preferred
  • Experience working in a guest relations position – Preferred
  • Experience working in a supervisory role - Preferred
  • Familiarity with the mountain - Preferred
  • Welding/fabrication experience - Preferred
  • Heavy machine experience - Preferred


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.

Requisition ID 360887

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