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Snowmakers: Entry - Winter Seasonal - Stowe Resort

Date: Nov 27, 2018

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 Stowe Mountain Operations Department is actively accepting applications for Entry Snowmakers.  Aside from being an integral and productive member of Snowmaking Team, the primary role of a Stowe Snowmaker is to implement daily snowmaking plans while maintaining and operating snowmaking equipment so we can provide the best possible skiing surface for our guest.  It takes a special something to be Stowe Snowmaker!

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record preferred.
  • Related mechanical skills preferred.
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, either noon to midnight or midnight to noon.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions for extended periods.
  • Must possess the ability to perform very heavy work (defined as exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects).
  • Ability to perform physical activities including but not limited to: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
  • Must possess the ability to respond rapidly to abnormal situations in a responsible manner (power failure, etc.).
  • Must possess the ability to communicate directly, via radio, telephone, hand signals and by light movement.
  • Hiking and/or mountaineering experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of or ability to become familiar, within a short period of time, the trail network of the resort.
  • Ability to maintain or learn to maintain Snowmaking equipment in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Visual acuity necessary to perform work and operate machines where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach or at driving distance and also to perform inspection and maintenance tasks on equipment at a distance close to the eye.

 

We are looking for enthusiastic team players to join us in providing our guests with a superior recreational experience and an attitude of constant improvement and excellence. Great recreational benefits, including free ski privileges and resort discounts!

 

 

 

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 162909


Nearest Major Market: Vermont