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Vail Resorts Snowmaker in Hunter, New York

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains! Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons

  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Excellent training and professional development

  • Referral Program

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)

  • Free ski passes for dependents

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans

Job Specifications:

  • Starting Wage: $23.25 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time

  • Skill Level: Intermediate

Essential Job Functions

  • Responsible for safe and efficient operation of snowmaking equipment to produce the best quality product for our guests

  • Make snow according to all standards operating practices and safety procedure as instructed and or outlined in the manuals set forth by Hunter Mountain Resort

  • Operate all transportation vehicles as per the standard operating procedures

  • Undertake general building maintenance and housekeeping on a daily basis

  • Maintain snowmaking equipment as directed

  • Assist in effective communication with the other departments

  • Offer continual training and assistance of the standard operational and safety practices to the entry snowmakers

  • Possess a basic understanding of mechanical equipment


  • Valid Driver's license with no restrictions

  • Willing to work weekends, nights, and holidays

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

  • Able to work extended hours in alpine conditions

  • Proficient skier/rider - Preferred

  • Previous snowmaking experience is required

The budgeted range starts at $23.25 - $24.25. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

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 451527