Equipment Operator (Kirkwood, CA, US)

Vail Resorts
 Kirkwood, CA

Come work and play in the mountains! Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans

Job Summary

The Snow Removal/General Laborer is great position for folks with a background in heavy equipment and/or general labor. This position will work when it snows, sleets, freezes and melts, ensuring walkways and roadways are clear. We are looking for detail-oriented employees who are able to maintain a constant eye towards quality, efficiency and guest/employee safety.

Job Specifications

  • Housing: Currently Available
  • Starting Wage: $20 / Hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Entry

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for completing daily snow removal tasks (list of areas will be provide) at each of the Heavenly lodges.

Job Requirements

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Ability to speak, read and communicate clearly in English.
  • Ability to be reached for deployment at early hours.
  • Ability to lift/carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to do strenuous work for up to 6 hours.
  • Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.
  • Preferred skills:
    • Familiarity with snow blower operation and/or maintenance.
    • Possess a basic understanding of local weather patterns.
    • Provides supervision, training and work direction of junior staff.

The budgeted range starts at $17 - $25. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

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 474373