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Nordic Center Trail Goomer - Winter Seasonal - Stevens Pass

Date: Dec 5, 2018

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.

SUMMARY

Responsible to mechanically condition Nordic ski tracks into a surface suitable for ski/snowshoe activity.  To have track conditions properly prepared before scheduled opening time.  Must be comfortable with the dynamics of a seasonal business.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES   

  • Observation and maintenance of relayed weather records.
  • To observe and maintain any malfunction or broken track grooming equipment.
  • Setting of diagonal stride lanes and adjacent skate lanes in a manner that promotes a quality ski experience.
  • Removal of physical obstructions that may interfere with the safety and enjoyment of the guest.
  • Routine maintenance of all track setting equipment.
  • Continuous communication to supervisor in regards to track conditions.
  • Operating snow cat and snowmobiles in adverse weather conditions.
  • Shoveling out snow cats tiller or track setting equipment. 
  • Working in night conditions.
  • Operation of chainsaws or other devices in clearing tracks of trees and limbs.
  • Be motivated to give a quality experience to the guests.
  • Self starter
  • Ability to work alone at night with long hours in a tedious task.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

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 read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Able to be insured to operate/drive company owned vehicles and machinery.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger/handle or feel, sit, taste or smell, walk, talk or hear, climb or balance, stoop/kneel/crouch or crawl, and reach with hands and arms.  This job requires that the employee sometimes will need to be able to lift up to 100 pounds.  A distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus is necessary.  The employee is exposed to outdoor weather conditions, wet/humid conditions, work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, vibration, work in high/precarious places, and extreme cold.  The noise level for this working environment is usually 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. 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 159805