Grouse Mountain
September 9, 2019
North Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
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Job Title: Snowmaker
Location: North Vancouver
Department: Mountain Operations
Reports to: Snowmaking Supervisor
Role Status: Full time seasonal position that will require weekend and holiday work. Minimum 8-hour shifts, but may include a 12-hour shift schedule at some times.

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain's renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver's premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

• Coordinate with Pump and Compressor plant to ensure safe and efficient operation of snowmaking equipment.

• Regularly inspect and perform scheduled or unscheduled maintenance on snowmaking plant machinery or infrastructure.

• Contribute to team effort by assuming responsibility for the cleanliness of the resort and safety of guests and employees; participating in safety meetings; accepting diverse assignments; maintaining a friendly and positive attitude and demeanor in all internal and external interactions.

• Meet service level objectives and department goals as set forth by Snowmaking Manager and Senior Staff.

• Keep up to date on snowmaking technology and processes.

• Snow cat and Snowmobile operation required.

• All other duties as assigned


• Proficient understanding of the operation of Air/ Water, Fan, and Automated snowmaking equipment.

• High school diploma or trades certification; or two to three years related experience in electrical and/or mechanical fields.

• Ability to handle the physical aspect of on the hill snowmaking duties as needed.

• Ability to handle the physical aspect of the summer trail maintenance duties as needed.

• Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in a professional manner. Basic math skills are required.

• Strong computer skills required.

• Ability to solve practical problems in all conditions.

• Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

• Valid driver's license. Must be able to obtain resort certification on any necessary equipment.

• Flexible work schedule in order to cope with unplanned changes due to weather, temperatures, and equipment.

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