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Entry Snowmaker - Winter Seasonal

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Location: 

Vail, CO, US

Company:  Vail Mountain
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

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. 

 

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

 

Benefits include: 

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons
  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions) 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Excellent training and professional development 

 

 

 

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth. 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 216168


Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Entry Level