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Groomer - Winter Seasonal - Whistler Blackcomb

Date: Dec 28, 2018

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

What you’ll be doing:

  • To continually strive to exceed our Guest’s expectations and to create memories for guests and staff as the best mountain experience again and again
  • Produce top quality grooming for our guests each day no matter what the snow conditions.
  • Perform all mechanical check out procedures as per manual.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of equipment as per Grooming manual.
  • Recognize equipment failure and report to the Supervisor.
  • Depending on previous experience, you will Groom all easier runs and be able to operate equipment on steeper runs following the lead of a more experienced operator.
  • Be aware of potential trouble spots and poor skiing/snowboarding surface.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all staff.
  • Assist Supervisors and Lead as required.
  • Must have read and understood Employee Handbook and Department Manual.
  • Live and work by our core values: Teamplay, Employee Experience, Striving to be the Best, Customer Loyalty, Honesty and Integrity, Community and Environment, and Playing Safely.
  • Always show up on time, in uniform, and adhere to the grooming policy!
  • Shift work


  • Demonstrate our core values: Safety First, Striving to be the best, and showing that we care
  • Must have a minimum 1 year grooming experience or multiple yrs of other machine operating experience.
  • If no previous experience in grooming must have similar operations experience
  • Must be physically fit,  skiing or snowboarding required
  • Experience with summer operations an asset
  • Knowledge of area and equipment including all groomed runs, grooming machines, implements, skidoos and trucks necessary
  • Ability to perform shift work
  • BC Drivers License and Drivers Abstract mandatory
  • Knowledge of snow making operations, equipment and safety concerns as per Slopes Maintenance Manual
  • Heavy machinery experience
  • Proof of clear criminal record check

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! (

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 163914