Heavy Equipment Operator

  • Full Time Year Round
  • Bolton Valley, VT
  • This position has been filled

Bolton Valley Resort

Job Title:  Heavy Equipment Operator                                                                                                                             
Department:  Mountain Operations 
Reports To:  Dir. Of Mtn. ops Position Status:  Full Time/Seasonal
Date:  March 2022  FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Bolton Valley is committed to making our work environment more diverse, equitable, and inclusive by never discriminating against race, religion, color of skin, gender, gender identity, sexuality, disabilities, age, national origin, and veteran status when hiring candidates and within our place of work. We believe that a range of lived experiences, voices, and perspectives directly contribute to the success of our team.

 Job Summary:    Operates all Heavy Equipment for projects for both Summer and Winter Season.

 Essential Functions: 

 Winter Operation:

  • Remove snow from parking lots and roads utilizing a pickup one-ton truck with attached plow, front end bucket loader and grooming machine
  • Load sand onto truck utilizing a skid steer
  • Spread salt and sand on parking lot and road surfaces
  • Attach and detach plowing equipment from vehicles as needed

Summer Operation:

 Operates Front End Loader, Excavator, Kubota and One-Ton Dump truck for various Projects around the Resort

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


  • High School diploma or comparable heavy equipment operation experience.
  • Current driver’s license

 Required Knowledge and Skills:  Knowledge of safe operation of heavy equipment, and the ability to maneuver equipment in all weather conditions.

 Physical and Mental Demands:  Requires long periods of sitting and driving.  Some bending, twisting and lifting (up to 50 lbs.) outside the cab are necessary to address preventative maintenance.


Work Environment:  Vehicle cabs are heated.  Work outside the cab is performed in all weather conditions, including extreme cold, extreme heat, snow, wind and rain, on varied terrain surfaces.


 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.