Vail Resorts Intermediate Grooming - Winter Seasonal in Kirkwood, California
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.
Job Summary:A Snowcat Operator/Groomer will produce an exceptional snow surface and maintain theski slopes during all snow and weather conditions to the highest possible standard.
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
Graveyard Shift 12:00am – 8:30am
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
Team player and can work well in small groups - 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 – required
Ski and/or Snowboard – preferred
In-person interview - required
Intermediate Level Groomer Requirements:
- 2-4 years previous grooming experience in addition to above skills and requirements
Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw, expansive and remote…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country. www.vailresortscareers.com
No transportation? Don't want to make the drive? No problem! We have an employee shuttle that runs EVERYDAY from South Lake Tahoe to Kirkwood, free of cost! We encourage all employees who don't want to make the commute themselves to jump on the shuttle, sit back and relax, on their way to work!
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 285972