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Lead Snow Removal Operator - Winter Seasonal - Stevens Pass

Date: Feb 24, 2019

Location: Stevens Pass, WA, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.


This position is responsible for removing snow from parking and other public access areas during the winter season. The Snow Removal department works graveyard shift only unless heavy snowfall dictates a swing shift.



  • Operate snow removal equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Operate snowmaking and grooming equipment as needed 
  • Perform minor equipment maintenance and chain maintenance as needed.
  • Maintain cleanliness of snow removal equipment and work areas.
  • Coordinate with other departments as directed.
  • Assist the Grooming and Vehicle Maintenance departments on special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Snow Removal Management Team, Grooming Manager, the Mountain Operations Manager, and the General Manager.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to be insured to drive and operate company vehicles and equipment.
  • Previous experience operating snow removal equipment and heavy equipment and machinery.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be comfortable with the changing dynamics of a seasonal business. 



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger/handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds. A distance vision is a requirement for this position. The employee will be exposed to vibration and some outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in this work environment is loud.

Do you love the mountains and wonder what it would be like to work at a mountain resort? Looking to try something new and learn how to ski, snowboard or downhill mountain bike? Are you looking to meet new friends from all over the country and world? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we invite you to come join our community at Stevens Pass today! Why not work where you play, and let Stevens Pass be your office.

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 165757