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Terrain Park Grooming: All Levels

Vail Resorts

Truckee, CA, US

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The terrain park operator will assist the terrain parks department with the overall construction and maintenance of all terrain parks, halfpipes, tubing hill and Big Easy ski school area. The terrain park operator is responsible for the safe and timely completion of assigned projects.  The terrain park operator must fully comprehend time and project management, as well as possess both grooming equipment and equipment implementation usage skill sets. The terrain park operator will be responsible for ensuring that his/her projects are completed while adhering to specific design and construction parameters set forth by the grooming supervisors, leads, and the terrain park manager.  The Terrain Park operator will assist the terrain park manager and grooming supervisor with carrying out all guest service and operational goals and objectives set forth by the terrain park manager, the terrain park “Best Practices” group, and senior management.

       

Responsibilities for all Terrain Park Operators:

·       Ability to operate all grooming equipment and ability to undergo training in order to utilize all grooming components

·       Operator must adhere to operational/company standards

·       Must be capable of completing general park maintenance and assist the grooming supervisor with other terrain park/halfpipe/Big Easy builds and maintenance

·       Attend a daily grooming plan/objectives meeting with grooming supervisor/grooming operator -1

·       Must embrace the established operational guideline’s concerning risk management, feature placement and construction, overall park diversity and rider/skier accommodation.

·       Assist terrain park manager, grooming supervisor, and day staff Supervisor in terrain park construction and other related projects

·       Collaborates with and produces  a team dynamic between mountain operation departments

·       Must facilitate the communication between all operators regarding various shift needs, projects, and equipment specifics

·       Act as role model regarding employee development and guest service related initiatives

·       Take part in all trainings for Grooming Staff and assist with newer operator training when applicable

·       Must embrace and communicate to all groomers the established operational guideline’s concerning risk management

 

Entry Level Terrain Park Operator Requirements:

·       Must have a valid driver's license

·       High School Diploma/ GED Equivalent

·       Must be able to ski/ride at a Level 7 ability level

·       Must have own ski/ride equipment

 -      Must be able to operate all blade and tiller functions on a Bison or Bison X snowcat

-       Must be able to groom runs according to an established grooming pattern 

-       Ability to assist senior operators with feature transports and bulk snow pushing on construction projects

-       Must be able maintenance and groom feature take-offs and landings for all extra small, small, and medium rail/box and snow features

 

 

 

Intermediate Level Terrain Park Operator Requirements:

·       Must have a valid driver's license

·       High School Diploma/ GED Equivalent

·       Minimum of 3 years of experience as Terrain Park Groomer and/or 5 years of Mainline/Fleet Grooming

        Ability to bulk push snow for any type of construction and assist senior operators on significant construction projects

·       Ability to maintain and construct terrain park snow features install rail and box features and follow specific grooming patterns while performing general maintenance

·       Must be able to operate Prinoth - Bison X, Bison, BR350 and/or comparable grooming machines

·       Ability to transport various materials using snowcat forks and/or hydraulic forklift equipment.

        Ability/interest to be trained at winch equipment operations as well as other snowcat implements

·       Must be able to ski/ride at a Level 7 ability level

·       Must have own ski/ride equipment

 

Advanced Level Terrain Park Operator Requirements:

·       Must have a valid driver's license

·       High School Diploma/ GED Equivalent

·       Minimum of 5 years of experience as Terrain Park Groomer and/or 5 years of Mainline/Fleet Grooming

·       Ability to maintain and construct terrain park snow features, rail and box features(snow work) and follow specific grooming patterns

-       Must be able to construct and maintain a variety of snow and jump features for all trail designations including halfpipe construction

·       Must be able to operate Prinoth - Bison X, Bison, BR350 and/or comparable grooming machines

·       Ability to operate winch cats and additional grooming components such as hydraulic forks, Zaugg, etc. 

·       Must be able to ski/ride at a Level 7 ability level

·       Must have own ski/ride equipment

With diverse tree-lined mountain trails, a world-class terrain park and a vibrant village, Northstar is the perfect setting for families and snow sports enthusiasts alike. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada just 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe, 30 minutes from Reno and a few hours from Napa and San Francisco, it’s easy to explore everything Northern California has to offer. Join the Northstar team and learn why Truckee, CA has been voted one of the “Top 25 Ski Towns in the World.” www.vailresortscareers.com

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 125749

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Industry:

Snow

Category:

Tourism - Travel

Position Type:

Seasonal

Remote ok?

No

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about 1 month ago

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