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Entry Level Snowmaking - Winter Seasonal

Date: Jul 20, 2019

Location: Stowe, VT, 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.

The Entry Snowmaker is an entry level position to learn the basics of snowmaking.  The entry snowmaker will be exposed to a wide variety of tasks that are essential to the safe production of quality snow, with the goal of gaining experience and knowledge to be able to progress to the next level in the snowmaking department.  The entry snowmaker will be under the direction of more experienced staff and department supervisors.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Learn all basic department, resort and company policies and procedures
  • Learn and be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of snowmaking equipment according to all department, resort and company policies and procedures
  • Learn and be responsible for the production of snow to produce the best quality product for our guests
  • Learn to operate all department vehicles in a safe manner according to department, resort and company policies and procedures
  • Perform basic snowmaking equipment maintenance and housekeeping on a daily basis
  • Be able to work under minimal supervision
  • Assist in effective communication with the other departments
  • 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
  • Basic hand tool knowledge and skills
  • Able to work extended hours in alpine conditions

 

What’s in it for you?

  • Free EPIC Ski Pass to all of our resorts across the US, Canada, and Australia
  • Discounted lodging at our Rock Resort Properties starting at $85/night
  • 50% off Colorado Mountain Express transportation
  • Food and beverage discounts at mountain dining locations
  • Retail discounts at Vail Resorts Retail stores
  • 10-25% off at our Starbucks locations
  • Free ski/snowboard lessons
  • Unique events! Including concerts, employee meals, employee activities, pro competitions!

 

Stowe Mountain Resort is widely revered as the Ski Capital of the East. Located on Vermont’s highest peak, Stowe is a renowned world-class, family-friendly destination, offering year-round amenities from skiing to rock climbing and zip-lining. Travelers are drawn from across the globe to this dynamic mountain and the legendary community of this passionate, quintessential New England ski town.  Come join the Stowe Mountain team where you’ll instantly feel at home. 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 169326


Nearest Major Market: Vermont

Job Segment: Entry Level