Snowcat Operator, Grooming - Entry and Experienced Opportunities! Wint

Employer
Vail Resorts
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 23, 2017
Role
Facilities
Job Type
Freelance
Hours
Full Time
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.

Snowcat Operator, Grooming Operations - Winter Seasonal 2017/2018 - Vail, CO

Are you interested in kicking off your winter season earlier and being a part of our world-class trail grooming operation? Apply here for NEXT season, and be the first to secure a position. We are looking for strong candidates with snowmaking and ski resort operation experience to join our hardworking team. We have positions available for people with little or no experience, to those with years of snowmaking prowess! Apply today and get your spot in our queue for next winter.

Job Duties:

* Responsible for the safety of fellow employees, and guests, and for personal safety

* High safety responsibility and sensibility to maintain a safe snowcat operation

* Maintain mountain skiing surfaces to finest level possible

* Ability to learn how to operate all VRI Slope Grooming equipment and basic mountain operations

* Minimize down time through basic preventative maintenance, cleanliness and up-keep of machine

* 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, Specialists and Supervisor

* Daily, as needed, communication with shop Mechanics concerning mechanical problems

* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* Valid driver's license with no restrictions - required

* Satisfactory MVR check - required

* Must be at least 18 years of age - required

* High school diploma or equivalent - required

* Able to lift up to 100 lbs - required

* Must be able to read, write, speak, comprehend and understand English fluently - required

* Able to climb on and off the vehicles frequently - required

* Able to sit for extended periods of time while operating the snowcat - required

* Able to use two-way radios (both speaking and hearing instructions) - required

* End of season commitment required (April 2017) - required

* In person interview-preferred

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.

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 134577Posted by StartWire

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