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Vail Resorts Snowmaking 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: $24.50 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time

  • Skill Level: Advanced

As an Advanced Snowmaker, you will help to lay the groundwork for an epic ski season. You will be striving for quality, safety, and efficiency to ensure an exceptional experience for our guests. Snowmakers will also assist with day-to-day operations in the safe production of a suitable snow surface and will work as a team member while supervising other snowmakers. As a snowmaker, you will learn how to and be able to teach proper snow quality checks, snow gun adjustments, assembly and operation of all types of snow guns, and equipment placement on trails. In this job you will be working long hours, overnights and exposed to the elements. This important role is critical to getting the ski season up and running.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 Years previous snowmaking experience

  • Individuals who are passionate about the ski industry, and working outdoors

  • Ability to work long hours, outdoors, overnights and exposed to the elements

  • Previous experience handling heavy machinery and knowledge of tools and equipment

  • English Proficiency

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Able to work the entire snowmaking season, typically October – January.

  • Experience in snowmaking a plus

  • Flexibility is a must, shifts vary and can be overnight

The budgeted range starts at $24.50 - $25.25. 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 452327

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