Openings >> Groomer Operator Winter 18/19
Groomer Operator Winter 18/19
Title:Groomer Operator Winter 18/19
Department:Outdoor Operations
Location:Big White
  • Groomers are responsible for grooming our slopes, nordic trails, terrain park, half pipe, and accesses. They maintain lift marshaling areas and snow levels around buildings. 
Position Requirements/Skills:         
  • Slope grooming equipment operation experience (2 seasons preferred)
  • Winch, park and half pipe experience an asset
  • Self motivated, ability to work well with minimum supervision
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent guest service skills
  • Excellent organization, time management and communication skills
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail
  • Work well within a diverse team environment, be a team player
  • Have appropriate winter footwear and clothing
  • Flexible availability: including evenings, early mornings, weekends and statutory holidays
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Groom, maintain, rebuild ski runs and Nordic trails
  • Assist Park Crew with building and maintaining the terrain park and half pipe
  • Build and maintain lift marshaling areas
  • Maintain snow levels on accesses and around buildings
  • Communicate effectively with all departments regarding operations
  • Work cooperatively as a member of the grooming team to ensure safe work practices are adhered to at all times
  • Complete log sheets
  • Comply with all department and company policies and procedures
  • Refuel and perform routine maintenance on machines
  • Perform other tasks, as assigned by management
  • Uphold the highest standard of internal and external customer service at all times
  • Follow all Safe Work Practices and Job Training
  • Assist passengers with entering and exiting machine, ensure passenger wear seatbelts
Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to sit for the duration of the shift
  • Ability to lift and carry 44 lbs/20 kg at times
  • Must be able to kneel, bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill duties
  • Requires grasping, tool use, writing, standing, sitting, driving, shoveling, repetitive motions, climbing, listening and hearing ability, and visual acuity
Location:  Big White Ski Resort & Kelowna

Salary: Relevant to experience