Boyne Resorts

Groomer/Snowcat Operator

Job Locations US-WA-Snoqualmie Pass
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2020 12:43 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-8463
# of Openings
5
Resort
Summit at Snoqualmie
Position Type
Seasonal Full-Time or Part-Time
Season
Winter
Targeted Job Start Date
11/28/2020
Category
Mountain Operations

Overview

Groomers are responsible for making sure we provide the best possible skiing surfaces for our guests.  This position works graveyard shift 10pm-8am.  Groomers will operate one of our grooming machines to flatten and smooth ski runs and can occasionally help out in terrain parks.  Groomers get a chance to see the mountain in a way very few people do. 

Groomers are winter seasonal positions, and will generally run from December through April.

 

Responsibilities

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

  • Prepare and maintain a skiing surface for skiers of all levels
  • Fulfill all hauling needs and dozing needs of the other departments
  • Report any equipment damage to supervisor
  • Operates all the Snowcats with precision
  • Understands and follows all safety guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

COMPETENCIES

  • Work Performance and Job Knowledge -Accuracy, attention to detail, volume of work produced and speed in which it is completed. Such knowledge may be gained from education, experience, training and the ability to adapt to new situations.
  • Teamwork -Upbeat and dependable. Demonstrates the ability to cooperate, communicate and work as a team player with co-workers, supervisors, and outside contacts.
  • Professionalism –Acts professionally and is respectful of others. Adherence to all uniform standards.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Communicates absences and schedule changes in a timely manner.  Promptness in reporting to work and adherence to break and lunch schedules.
  • Safety – Demonstrates safety consciousness with guests, resort and co-workers.  Attends safety meetings and adheres to safety codes and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Willing to work 10+ hour shifts as needed
  • Willing to work early morning, late evening and overnight shifts
  • Willing to work holiday and weekends as required
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in an alpine, winter environment
  • Team player
  • Basic understanding of resort’s trail system
  • Experience with operating a Snowcat and winch kat grooming - required for Advanced & Intermediate
  • Understand grooming patterns and methods including team grooming techniques
  • Knowledge of the Ski Resort – training provided
  • Ability to detect noticeable problems with equipment
  • Understand Safety guidelines

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.  Must be 18 years of age or older.  Previous heavy machine operating experience preferred.

 

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