Vermont - US Full Time 2 months ago

Mount Snow makes everyone feel like family, guests and employees alike. With consistent, high-ratings on the friendly staff, why wouldn’t you want to join the camaraderie? Join our team and help us share ultimate mountain adventures with our guests.

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Currently Available

  • Skill Level: Entry

  • Starting Wage: $17 per hour

  • Shift Availability: Full Time

As a Snowmaker you will brave the elements, be prepared for long hours and potentially work overnight to lay the groundwork for an epic ski season creating an exceptional experience for our guests. As part of the Vail Resorts snowmaking team, you will work with industry-leading snowmaking technology on iconic mountains. Join our team of passionate professionals and help create the first snow of the season!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of snowmaking equipment according to all department, resort and company policies and procedures

  • Work on the production of snow to produce the best quality product for our guests

  • Operate all department vehicles in a safe manner according to department, resort and company policies and procedures

  • Perform basic snowmaking equipment maintenance and housekeeping on a daily basis

  • Be able to work under minimal supervision

  • Communicate effectively with other departments

  • And other duties as assigned


  • Valid Driver’s license – required

  • Able to work weekends, nights, and holidays

  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

  • Intermediate level skier/snowboarder

  • Basic hand tool knowledge and skills

  • Able to work extended hours in alpine conditions

Benefits include:

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents

  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family

  • Free ski lessons

  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles

  • Discounted bike haul & golf in the summer

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Excellent training and professional development

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 (after eligible employees work 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans

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 445369

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