Job Title: Groomer
Reports To: Hill Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary: $22.00 hourly
SUMMARY: Greek Peak Mountain Resort is hiring overnight snow groomers for the 23-24 winter ski season. This is a seasonal position. This position requires overnight availability. Must be at least 18 years old and have weekend availability. Employees who work a minimum of 2 shifts per week are eligible for a $15 employee season pass with complimentary rentals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Other duties may be assigned.)
- Operate snow grooming machines, such as snowcats and snow groomers, to groom and maintain ski slopes, terrain parks, and other snow-covered areas.
- Utilize grooming equipment to manipulate snow surfaces, including smoothing, packing, and reshaping snow, to ensure optimal skiing and snowboarding conditions.
- Conduct pre-operational equipment checks to ensure that all equipment is in safe and proper working order.
- Monitor and adjust grooming equipment to maintain safe skiing conditions and to meet the company’s quality standards.
- Ensure that ski trails, terrain parks, and snow surfaces are well-maintained, free from hazards, and properly marked.
- Repair and maintain snow grooming equipment as necessary to prevent breakdowns and downtime.
- Assist in the construction and maintenance of terrain park features such as jumps, rails, and boxes.
- Follow safety guidelines while shaping and maintaining terrain park elements.
- Collaborate with fellow snow groomers, slope maintenance teams, and resort management to coordinate grooming schedules and priorities.
- Communicate any safety concerns, equipment malfunctions, or terrain conditions to the appropriate personnel.
- Comply with environmental regulations and company policies for snow grooming operations, including fuel usage and waste disposal.
- Follows established safety procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Must be at least 18 years old.
- Must have overnight and weekend availability.
- Proven experience operating snow grooming equipment preferred.
- Mechanical aptitude for basic equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
- Ability to read, write and perform basic math skills.
- Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
- Ability to work in all elements of weather.
- Ability to stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms.
- Employees who work a minimum of 2 shifts per week are eligible for a season pass at a nominal fee of $15.00 with complimentary rentals.
- Discounted season passes for dependent/buddy.
- Additional discounts on lodging, food, gear, waterpark, and Adventure Center.
- Excellent training and professional development.
- For all seasonal, full-time, and part-time staff GPMR offers telemedicine benefits for a nominal fee.
Greek Peak Mountain Resort, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Department: Hill Department Ski Area
Employment Status: Part Time
Location: Greek Peak Mountain Resort
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