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Snowmaking Senior Operator

Company: Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
Location: Norden
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sugar Bowl is looking for a Snowmaking Senior Operator to safely operate Sugar Bowl's snowmaking system to provide the highest quality snow surface for our customers. Safely complete assigned objectives in alpine terrain and varying conditions, on foot and by vehicle. Assist in the maintenance and upkeep of the snowmaking fleet to ensure the uptime of production. Mentor fellow snowmakers on safe operations and skill development. Snowmakers are an elite group of individuals and are the backbone of the resort.

Health benefits now offered to seasonal employees.


* One year snowmaking experience / demonstrates skill set of Snowmaking Operator
* Punctual, energetic, self - motivated individual
* Team player / Mentor
* Able to work well with others
* Adhere to employee handbook policies and be a professional example to other employees
* Able to attend work at all times of the day, and in all conditions.
* Ability to work in a sometimes high stress, fast paced environment
* Must consider courtesy and safety high priorities
* Be willing and able to provide excellent customer service to all people at all times


* Able to work in extreme weather conditions on extreme terrain
* Occasional repeated lifting of up to 70 pounds, includes shoveling
* Able to work on an on -call basis with work weeks over 40 hours


* Proven to be proficient in all Snowmaking Operator requirements
* Experienced level position in which employee will be responsible for
* Pump station operation
* Advanced troubleshooting and maintenance of snow guns
* Basic troubleshooting and maintenance of pump stations

* Ability to offer training and guidance to less experienced snowmakers
* Actively follows, and enforces, safety procedures and reports unsafe act to shift lead or Snowmaking Supervisor
* Plays an active role to ensure that policies are being followed, as outlined in the Sugar Bowl Employee Handbook and IIPP
* Any pay increases will be based on acquisition and demonstration of Snowmaker Lead skills


All employees of Sugar Bowl are expected to comply with all Company policies and procedures. We recommend you review those policies and procedures, as outlined in the Employee Handbook, as part of the job application process.

All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

Pay Dependent on Experience. Sugar Bowl 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.

Keywords: Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, Reno , Snowmaking Senior Operator, Other , Norden, Nevada

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