Snowmaker | Omni Homestead Ski Resort | Part Time | Winter Seasonal

US-VA-Greater Roanoke Area
2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-20172
# of Openings
2
Category (Portal Searching)
Ski Resort Operations

Location

The Homestead

 

Homestead

 

Our employees are what make The Homestead what it is. Since 1766, they’ve helped us offer guests an opportunity to enjoy Southern hospitality at its best. Located in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia, we are a four-season resort that boasts superb restaurant dining experiences, championship golf, spa, winter sports and numerous other activities ideal for families and corporate outings.

 

Omni Homestead’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Homestead may be your perfect match.

Job Description

The Snowmaker is responsible to effectively utilize snowmaking equipment to create artificial snow throughout the snow sports area. As a snowmaker, you are additionally expected to ensure that the snow sports area is maintained, and continually exhibits a safe and secure environment.

Responsibilities

  • Operate and monitor snowmaking system.
  • Update snowmaking logs and pump station information.
  • Assist lift attendant team with lunch breaks and/or coverage when needed.
  • Ensures maximum guest, associates, and snow sports area safety and security at all times.
  • Be courteous, tactful, and helpful, but firm in enforcing snow sports area policies and procedures.
  • Report hazards at all times and mark then as required.
  • Assist with lift evacuation when needed.
  • Keep snowmaking/groomer garage clean.
  • Assist Lift/Snow making supervisor when needed and should be aware of extra duties such as shoveling snow, placing bamboo, and other duties as needed 
  • Operate 6x6 and snowmobiles.
  • Monitor snowmaking guns hourly when in operation.
  • Keep all vehicles clean.
  • Wear neat, clean, conventional ski wear that is in good condition.

Qualifications

  • Ability to lift, and carry, up to 100lbs
  • Ability to work outside throughout the winter in inclement weather conditions, including extreme cold 
  • Previous experience, or knowledge of snowmobiles and how to operate
  • Previous snowmaking experience (preferred)

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