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Team Lead Snowmaking - Year Round

Date:  Oct 10, 2021

Ludlow, VT, US

Company:  Okemo Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round (11-month)

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.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities (to include, but not limited to the following):

  • Ability to set the standard for a good safety program, making sure team is up to date with training requirements
  • Responsible for gun movement and snow quality
  • Assistant to the Shift Supervisor and assumes the Supervisors role in the absence of the Supervisor
  • Assist in off season maintenance including and not limited to: snowmaking pipe maintenance/ replacement, hydrant repair, valve house/ pump house repair or new construction changing out valves, pump repair, building maintenance, roof repairs
  • Summer trail maintenance consisting of , but not limited to: brush cutting, tree felling, chipping brush, seeding and mulching areas disturbed, water runoff maintenance
  • Assist other departments when needed



Skills (to include the following):

  • Ability to take direction from Manager/ Asst. Manager
  • Strong leadership and supervisory qualities and ability to motivate crew
  • Experienced in all aspects to the operation and service of snowmaking system, including pump stations and compressor pads
  • Strong judgment skills required for personal safety and for working with staff
  • Strong communication skills needed to coordinate with staff
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment to meet objectives
  • Other duties include a general mechanical background
  • Ability to operate various pieces of grooming and snow removal equipment is a plus
  • Ability to communicate via radio and phone systems


Physical Demands (to include, but not limited to the following):

  • Physical fitness is required, with ability to perform strenuous tasks in adverse weather conditions quickly and effectively, ability to maneuver in all terrain
  • Ability to run a brush saw, chain saw, pole saw
  • Ability to lift, reach overhead, stand, sit, bend, climb, walk on all terrain, work in varied weather conditions, ride snowmobile, ATV/ UTV, truck, tractor, snowcat and  operate hand and power tools as well as maneuver snow guns
  • Heavy lifting (75 pounds)



  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Vt. Driver’s license


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 327832

Nearest Major Market: Hanover