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Mountain Operations

Job Details

General Labor

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Accountability

  • Assist with all aspects associated with snow venue and sport user groups, snowmaking & grooming, safety, snow retention, hill preparation, maintenance, repairs, and event setup and teardown summer and winter.
  • Assists with daily maintenance, grooming, fencing, and safety for snow venues to ensure they meet National and International technical standards and expectations of UOP and user group’s summer and winter.
  • Assist in completing daily venue maintenance logs
  • Assist UOP and volunteer staff in the preparation and proper operation of snow venue facilities and equipment both in winter and summer seasons, and during the transition between seasons.
  • Snowmaking operations and logistics which includes: Set-up, tear down, maintenance of all types of snow guns and associated system. Understanding snowmaking systems including water and high voltage electricity.
  • Help keep UOP property including grounds, buildings, machines, and vehicles clean and organized
  • Assist when appropriate Mountain Adventure operations.
  • Help with Lift operations when appropriate.
  • Assist with other UOP operations when requested by manager and or supervisor when appropriate
  • Required Knowledge and Essential Skills
  • Ability to ski at Advanced level.
  • Willing to work extended hours during major events.
  • Knowledge of radio protocol.
  • Able to work in extreme cold winter and hot summer conditions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work with all user groups and employees in a friendly and accommodating manner.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A valid Driver’s License
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Flexible work schedule

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Hearing – to converse with others in a normal conversation
  • Balancing, bending, climbing, kneeling, walking, pushing, reaching above shoulders, and sitting
  • Environmental Job Requirements
  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperature/weather extremes