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Snowmaker Basic

Company: Aspen Skiing Company
Location: Ogden
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

ASC operates the on-mountain restaurants and the four mountains in the Aspen Snowmass area - Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - as well as the Five Star, Five Diamond property The Little Nell, the Limelight Hotel properties which operate in Aspen, Ketchum Idaho and Snowmass. ASC also operates the rental & retail stores of Four Mountain Sports and the Award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass.

Job Description

The Snowmaker Basic is responsible for ensuring an exceptional guest experience by producing quality snow conditions across our resorts. The Snowmaker position is weather-dependent and supports day-to-day operations, working as part of a team to establish and maintain adequate snow coverage until conditions no longer require snowmaking efforts.    

Essential Job Functions
•    Operation of various snowmaking equipment including shovels, guns, hoses, hydrants, etc. according to ASC service and safety standards
•    Transportation of snowmaking equipment, including driving vehicles including trucks, 4-wheelers, side-by-sides and snowmobiles on variable terrain
•    Develop an understanding of mountain layout and snowmobile routes
•    Monitor quality of snow and makes adjustments as needed
•    Recognize and communicate hazards within the snowmaking system
•    Assists in maintenance and repair of snowmaking guns and snowmobiles
•    Perform other duties as assigned


•    Must be 18 years of age or older
•    Valid, current unrestricted Driver’s License required
•    High school degree or equivalent preferred
•    Must pass ASC and Colorado snowmobile test

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received
Supervision Given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 
Supervision Received: Works under direct supervision of the Snowmaking Manager. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available. 

Work Environment and Physical Demands
Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, stand, bend or be on your feet for extended periods of time. Regularly work in wet, cold, hot conditions requiring the use of protective apparel/equipment to prevent exposure to the elements and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces. Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 100 lbs individually or with assistance. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.? ?? 

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Aspen Skiing Company / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.  

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit aspensnowmass.com/jobs/benefits

Keywords: Aspen Skiing Company, Ogden , Snowmaker Basic, Other , Ogden, Utah

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