Snowmakers


Department: Operations

This position would begin on November 25th.

Job Summary:  The Snowmaker utilizes the snowmaking equipment to produce and distribute snow on mountain trails. 

Essential Functions:   

  • Start up and shut down snowmaking system
  • Operate snow cat and snowmobile to reach snowmaking destinations and facilitate snowmaking process
  • Place snow guns and hoses appropriately on the mountain as directed by the Lead Night Snowmaker or the Snowmaking Operations Manager
  • Operate high voltage equipment and high pressure air and water systems utilizing appropriate safety precautions

NOTE:  All Bolton Valley employees are required to perform alternate functions from time to time, both within and outside of their assigned department, particularly during peak periods such as holiday weekends. 

Customer Service Expectations:  Customer contact is rare, but must be helpful, friendly, courteous and professional in accordance with Bolton’s commitment to providing superior customer service.        

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent work experience in manual labor
  • Some previous experience in snowmaking is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Required Knowledge and Skills: 

The position is entry level.  Requires good work ethic, common sense, and the ability to work nights.    

Physical and Mental Demands:  This position works primarily outside, and requires prolonged periods of standing and walking on slippery and/or uneven snow or icy surfaces. Must remain alert and attentive at all times.  Must lift up to 50 pounds and be able to twist, turn and drag equipment.

Work Environment:  This position involves working outside in all weather conditions, including extreme cold, snow, wind and rain, on varied snow surfaces, and requires being on your feet for the majority of the scheduled shift.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.