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Snowmaker

Job Description

Snow King Mountain Resort is the iconic Mountain Resort located in the heart of beautiful Jackson Hole, WY. As a dual seasonal facility, it is home to many summer and winter family-friendly attractions. The Snow King Team is looking for people with a love for the outdoors, a desire to learn, and a commitment to excellent service.

Snowmaker (Full-time Seasonal)

The Snowmaker is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, and snow creation across the mountain. With two shifts that run throughout the day and night, snowmakers get the opportunity to be on the mountain first and leave last. Become an expert on the mountain and get a chance to experience the first snows of the season.

Responsibilities (But not limited to)

  • Operate snowmaking equipment for creating manufactured snow from water resources
    Produce quality snow through the use of air, water, and fan equipment
  • Constant relocation of guns and hoses to various areas around the mountain
  • Adjusting, turning, or moving of snow guns, sometimes by hand, to maintain snowmaking efficiency
  • Adjusting the water and or airflow to snow guns
  • Changing nozzles on snow guns when necessary to maintain efficiency
  • Conduct regular maintenance checks on equipment, including checking water pipes, fluid levels and volume, temperature controls, energy consumption, and diesel fuel systems
  • Document and report mechanical/safety issues, complete maintenance logs, and checklists
  • Perform light maintenance or repairs on equipment
  • Shovel snow, remove snow around snowmaking equipment and other areas around the resort as needed
  • Maintain all safety barriers, padding, and guards around snowmaking equipment
  • Work safely in close proximity to heavy equipment, high voltage, and high water pressures
  • Perform other duties as assigned while waiting for optimum snowmaking weather
  • Work closely with and assist other departments such as Grooming, Ski Patrol, Lift Operations
  • Test the quality of snow as it is made, reporting findings and conditions to the supervisor
  • Drive snowmobiles, trucks, and ATVs as necessary
    Work evening and night schedules when optimal temperatures provide for the best snowmaking

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or vocational training, or job-related course work required
  • Valid State Driver’s License
  • The ability to work in adverse weather conditions include wind, snow, ice
  • Good communication skills and accurately follow instructions
  • Ski or snowboard abilities preferred
  • Able to safely lift 50lbs.