Boyne Resorts

Entry Level Equipment Operator/Laborer

Job Locations US-MT-Big Sky
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/26/2021 4:29 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Big Sky Resort
Position Type
Seasonal Full-Time
Mountain Operations
Targeted Job Start Date


This position will work with the resort construction crew assisting with excavation and ski trail work. This position works four ten-hour shift schedule per week in all weather conditions with an option for a fifth day. Other Mountain Operation projects include this position will support include assisting Trail Crew with forest related tasks including chainsaw operation and piling brush, weed spraying, mountain and facility clean up, slope reclamation, concrete work, burning slash piles, support for excavation, support for road construction and maintenance.  This person will be trained to operate heavy equipment, and transition into a heavy equipment operator.


  • A typical day will include the use of hand tools, power tools, and heavy equipment. This includes: raking trail, digging dirt, tree falling, tree limbing, tree bucking, and stacking slash piles. This positon requires working around or in heavy equipment.
  • Standing and walking for long periods of time on uneven mountainous terrain.
  • Proper use of expensive equipment. Should be confident in ability to control chainsaws and operate heavy equipment.
  • Work concurrently with other Resort and Mountain Operations employees. Must coordinate and communicate heavily with Basecamp, Mountain Bike Patrol, Lift Operations, Lift Maintenance, Road Crew, and equipment operators.
  • Use considerable judgement to adapt methods to meet new requirements. Must be able to complete jobs accurately with little direction and work independently.
  • Position requires extreme physical exertion. Must be physically fit; able to lift, pull and push up to 50 lbs unassisted, carry heavy equipment, and hike to job locations.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous Mountain Operations experience and/or Big Sky Resort employee in good standing
  • Experience with chainsaws, in or around heavy equipment, and hand tools
  • Previous construction experience of any kind a plus
  • Enjoy working outdoors!


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