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Lead: Terrain Park Groomer - Kirkwood

Vail Resorts

Kirkwood, CA, US

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

 Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform all duties of entry/intermediate/advanced groomers
  • Ensure department compliance with all company policies and internal protocols
  • Coordinate with Terrain Park Supervisors and Manager to coordinate daily operations. 
  • Gather daily feedback and develop the shift’s grooming plan
  • Demonstrate expert skill level in terrain park construction and maintenance
  • Develop and implement communication procedures to coordinate between shifts
  • Oversee safe transportation and installation of terrain park features and equipment
  • Assist with training of other operators


Job Requirements:

  • Previous terrain park grooming experience - Required
  • Ability to construct and maintain small and medium terrain park features - Required
  • Previous supervisory experience - Required
  • Knowledge of Terrain Park Risk Management practices - Required
  • Valid and current driver's license - Required
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs - Required
  • Ability to work in a guest service environment and appear professional at all times - Required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other team members - Required
  • Ability to work all shifts at any time, including weekends and holidays - Required
  • Ability to work outside in inclement and adverse weather conditions - Required
  • Basic Microsoft Office skills - Required
  • Previous Terrain Park Hand Crew experience - Preferred
  • 1+ years welding / fabrication experience - Preferred
  • Ability to construct and maintain Large terrain park features - Preferred
  • Previous winch cat experience - Preferred


Kirkwood is for those that embrace the big mountain lifestyle and are as passionate about skiing and riding as they are about creating amazing experiences for our guests. Magical, raw, expansive and remote…Kirkwood is the stuff of legend. We’re famous for legendary snowfall, challenging inbounds terrain, backcountry guided tours and premier avalanche education programs. Those that come here come for an adventure unique to Kirkwood! Join our close-knit team working at one of the most stunning alpine resorts in the country.

Vail Resorts 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.

Requisition ID 125032

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15 days ago

Vail Resorts

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