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JR100884 Snowmaking Gunrunner - Winter 23.24 Seasonal - Full Time

Company: Steamboat Ski Resort
Location: Vail
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Steamboat Resort in Steamboat Springs, CO. Seasonal (Seasonal)
Who We Are: Steamboat- Ski Town, U.S.A. is known as the friendliest mountain destination in the world, thanks to our western heritage and welcoming staff. We pride ourselves on hiring the best employees and providing the best experience in the industry. Our employee satisfaction scores top the charts and we have employees who choose to work for the resort for 2, 5, 10, 20 plus years. Fair warning, starting a job at Steamboat could lead to endless fun, lifelong friendships, and a rooted sense of community.

Who We're Looking For: Friendly folks who want to work at the best ski resort, play in Champagne Powder and meet friends from around the world. Our culture is supportive, challenging, passionate and committed and we believe that diversity makes us stronger. We are looking for unique individuals who exemplify these qualities and care about each other, our mission, our environment and our communities. If you like to provide incredible guest service with a friendly attitude, you're ready to join our team. If your dream job includes skiing and riding, interacting with guests, rewarding work, free concerts, fireworks, employee parties and more-we'd love to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits: All Steamboat employees are eligible for a Steamboat and Alterra Mountain ski pass for you and eligible dependents, competitive compensation, free bus passes to surrounding areas, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, industry pro deal discounts, friends & family discounted tickets (subject to restrictions, reservations and/or blackout dates.) Steamboat also offers a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, (eligibility rules apply), Employee Assistance Program, and a chance to learn and advance within Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Steamboat employees are also eligible for discounted tuition with partner online universities for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further their education. Employees who are Year Round (Full-Time or Flex Year Round) are eligible for medical, dental, vision, legal plan, pet insurance, PTO and Vacation, Paid Parental Leave, health saving account with employer contribution as well as the perks and benefits that all Steamboat employees enjoy.

If you really like working outdoors and want to help ensure a long season for Steamboat Ski & Resort, please consider joining the Snowmaking team! You will be expected to ride snowmobiles. One year of snowmaking experience preferred.

Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:

  • Responsible for positioning equipment and monitoring machine-made snow
  • Job requires working outdoors in extreme cold, wind, snow, wet, night time and uneven terrain
  • Lifting, dragging heavy hoses and snow guns, snowmobiles, and snow shoveling
  • Use of snowmobiles as transportation in adverse weather and terrain
  • Hearing test required post job offer
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as any regulatory requirements
  • Other duties, as assigned

    Minimum skills, experience, and education required for this job:
    • Operate a snowmobile under adverse weather and terrain conditions
    • Handle high pressure snowmaking guns and hoses
    • One-year snowmaking experience preferred
    • Adhere to all safety policies
    • Interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers and management consistent with Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation's Service Excellence standards

      Physical Requirements:
      • Must be minimum 18 years of age
      • Frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
      • Walk, bend over and move equipment on steep and uneven terrain
      • Withstand extreme cold and wet weather conditions
      • Employee must ski or snowboard at a minimum intermediate level
      • Must have a valid driver's license and meet insurability standards

        Miscellaneous information:
        • Days worked are: 4 days on and 3 days off alternating with 3 days on and 4 days off the next week
        • Each shift is 12 hour shifts
        • Position requires working weekends and holidays as needed
        • This is an hourly non-exempt position and is subject to overtime pay
        • Employment may be contingent on passing an on-snow assessment
        • All Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation employees are required to follow adapting COVID policies and guidelines.

          The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.

          Steamboat area base hourly pay rate: $20.50 per hour

          Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an equal opportunity employer

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