Boyne Resorts

Snowmaker

Job Locations US-MI-Harbor Springs
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/10/2022 4:45 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-14789
# of Openings
2
Resort
The Highlands at Harbor Springs
Position Type
Winter Seasonal, Full-Time & Part-Time
Season
Winter
Category
Mountain Operations
Targeted Job Start Date
11/25/2022

Overview

If you are interested in making the snow that enables people to enjoy skiing and snowboarding at The Highlands, this is the job for you! We are looking for new Snowmakers to join our team! This is a full-time or part-time position with multiple shift options, giving you plenty of time to enjoy the slopes yourself or some of the many other perks that come with working at The Highlands Resort! The primary focus of Snowmakers is to produce machine-made snow, striving for quality and efficiency to help ensure early-season terrain as well as lengthening the ski season. 

 

Some Perks of working for The Highlands include:

  • A free Golf Pass and Ski Pass for both you and your family
  • 40% off at the various Boyne Restaurants 
  • Discounts at other Boyne Resorts such as 30% Spa treatments at the Inn at Bay Harbor and Boyne Mountain
  • Free Passes to Avalanche Bay Water Park at Boyne Mountain
  • Discounts on lodging for Friends and Family
  • Team Member Child Care
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Seasonal Team Member Health Insurance
  • Service and Loyalty Bonus Program – up to 5% of gross wages per season!
  • Team Member Housing available on a first come first serve basis*

 

Visit our website for all of our amazing perks, view testimonials, and more! The Highlands Employment

Responsibilities

The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this classification and are not all-inclusive of the specific position.

  • Load, transport, and set up snowmaking equipment on the hill.
  • Check hoses, nozzles, pipelines, valves, and other related equipment for repair or adjustment.
  • Reposition equipment periodically to direct snowfall to other sections of the trail. This will require using a ladder to adjust tower-mounted snow machines.
  • Monitor, recognize and adjust production as appropriate.
  • Flexibility to do other support jobs around ski area when temperatures are not favorable to make snow. Examples: Repairing hoses, glade work, painting equipment, and other odd jobs in preparation for ski season.
  • Regularly clean dirt and frozen snow from equipment and hoses. Shoveling snow from doors, hatches, and around work areas.
  • Recognize and correct unsafe equipment, placement of equipment, and/or working conditions.
  • Perform regular snow quality checks and calibrate equipment accordingly.
  • Working hours may need to be a flexible schedule that is based on mountain needs, weather, and snowmaking plans. This could include working many days in a row if weather conditions are favorable.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Valid State Driver's License
  • Able to work outside on feet for an extended period of time
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the shift

*Single Bed, no pets. If interested, inquire during job interview

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