Type: Full-time | Seasonal 

**Note: Snowmaking starts before the season and typically ends in January BUT our Snowmakers can transfer to another department once snowmaking is completed to finish out the season. 

Wage: $18.00/hr


Snowmakers are responsible for the production of snow; as well as the setup, operation, and maintenance of snowmaking equipment. With two shifts that run throughout the day and night, snowmakers have the most important and rewarding job on the hill. Become an expert on the mountain and get a chance to experience the first snow of the season! 

  • Operate snowmaking equipment for creating manufactured snow from water resources 
  • Produce quality snow using air, water, and fan equipment 
  • Test the quality of snow as it is made, reporting findings and conditions to the supervisor 
  • Relocate guns and hoses to various areas around the mountain 
  • Adjusting, turning, or moving snow guns, to maintain snowmaking efficiency 
  • Adjusting the water and or air flow 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/remove snow around snowmaking equipment and other areas as needed 
  • Maintain all safety barriers, padding, and guards around snowmaking equipment 
  • Work safely near heavy equipment, high voltage, and high-water pressures 
  • Drive snowmobiles, trucks, and ATVs as necessary 
  • Work closely and as a team with and assist other departments such as Grooming, Ski Patrol, Lift Operations, Terrain Park, Maintenance, Base Area Maintenance etc. 
  • Assist with base area snow removal and salting
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Basic knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment is a plus 
  • The ability to work in adverse weather conditions including wind, snow, and ice 
  • Effective communication skills and ability to accurately follow instructions 
  • Must be a team player 
  • Knowledge of basic machinery, including pumps and compressed air is a plus 
  • Ability to operate an ATV and snowmobile safely on rough terrain 
  • Able to safely lift 50lb