Boyne Resorts

Sugarloaf Outdoor Center Nordic Trail Groomer

Job Locations US-ME-Carrabassett Valley
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/20/2021 7:31 AM)
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# of Openings
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Seasonal Full-Time
Mountain Operations
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Sugarloaf is looking to hire safety-oriented people for the Nordic grooming department at our Outdoor Center location. Outdoor Center Groomers provide the best possible skiing surface while safely operating the grooming equipment in a variety of outdoor weather conditions.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a flexible schedule, good judgment, and the ability to operate machines in different snow conditions. Groomers are expected to maintain equipment, perform routine services and have good communication skills. Knowledge of local Nordic trail system and basic grooming routines are preferred but we are willing to train the right fit. This full-time seasonal role comes with great job perks and is eligible for an end of season bonus.


  • Groom all trails as assigned 
  • Safely complete all tasks with no damage to equipment or to areas of work by evaluating performance and from feedback of crew leaders, team, and supervisor 
  • Ensure that equipment is fueled and shoveled off at the end of each shift 
  • Must be proficient in the use of vehicle attachments like compactor bars, tillers, and blades 
  • Operation of a snowmobile and trail drag, as well as a chainsaw will also be a regular work task for this position 
  • Maintain the assigned equipment in routine manner 
  • Maintain an awareness of surroundings and the safest way to navigate the equipment by evaluating all directions and safety information available  


  • Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to work with little direct supervision and as part of a team
  • Must have an understanding and willingness to adhere to safety standards
  • Must be able to work nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Grooming experience is preferred

Sugarloaf Team Member Benefits include:

  • Free lift pass for skiing and/or riding (at Sugarloaf and Sunday River)
  • Discounts at resort F&B and retail locations
  • Discounted ski/snowboard lessons and rentals
  • Access to Nordic trails and discounted equipment rentals at our Outdoor Center location
  • Discounted passes at other Boyne and partner resorts
  • Eligibility for end of season service and loyalty bonus
  • Team Members may also be eligible to earn up to 40 hours of paid time off


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