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Experienced Grooming - Winter Seasonal

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Whistler, BC, Canada

Company: Vail Resorts

Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime”

Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

Job Summary: A Snowcat Operator/Groomer will produce an exceptional snow surface and maintain the ski slopes during all snow and weather conditions to the highest possible standard.

 

Job Duties:

 

  • Responsible for the safety of fellow employees and guests
  • Responsibility and sensibility to maintain safe snowcat operation
  • Maintain mountain skiing surfaces to highest level possible
  • Ability to learn how to operate all Slope Grooming equipment and develop general mountain knowledge
  • Minimize down time through basic preventative maintenance, cleanliness and up-keep of machines
  • Manual labor in other Slopes and Trails work
  • Maintain good working relationship and communicate work instructions with co-workers
  • Receive daily working instructions from Advanced Operators, Leads and Supervisors
  • Daily, as needed, communication with shop mechanics concerning mechanical problems
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  •  2-4 years previous grooming experience
  • Valid and clear BC driver's license with no restrictions
  • Knowledge of area and equipment including all groomed runs, grooming machines, implements, skidoos and trucks necessary
  • Able to lift up to 100 lbs
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, comprehend and understand English fluently
  • Team player and can work well in small groups
  • Able to climb on and off the vehicles frequently
  • Able to sit for extended periods of time while operating the snowcat
  • Able to use two-way radios (both speaking and hearing instructions)
  • End of season commitment required
  • Ability to perform shift work

  • Ability to Ski and/or Snowboard 

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! (www.vailresortscareers.com/whistlerblackcomb).

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 171450