Vail Resorts Team Lead, Snowmaking - Winter Seasonal - Vail Mountain in Vail, Colorado

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The Snowmaking Team Lead will provide direction, leadership and expertise to the Vail Mountain Snowmaking, Snow Shuttle and Summer Construction operations. This individual will be responsible for the safety and training of all snowmaking employees summer and winter. Additionally this position will maintain and ensure proper installation of all snowmaking equipment. They will also coordinate the snowmaking production and provide supervision and support to snowmakers in the field in conjunction with the Snowmaking supervisor.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Directs day to day work of employees within the Snowmaking, Snow Shuttle and Summer Construction groups; organizes and delegates daily workload.

  • Enforces policies, procedures and all safety guidelines.

  • Administrative duties including; scheduling, evaluations, and record keeping.

  • Assist with all installation and maintenance of snowmaking equipment and systems.

  • Lead, Oversee and Document all training of Snowmaking, Snow Shuttle and Summer Construction personnel.

  • Understand and inspect ongoing projects and trails to ensure proper completion.

  • Ensure snowmaking department is compliant with Company policies.

  • Constantly communicate with Supervisor, Team Lead and Crew Leads regarding Snowmaking and other business needs.

  • Responsible for guest and employee safety throughout all operations, including compliance with OSHA and State regulatory operating requirements.

  • Evaluate and implement initiatives with Supervisor to improve guest service and teamwork within the Snowmaking, Transportation and Summer Construction teams.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent - required

  • Minimum of 4 years Snowmaking Experience - required

  • Minimum of 2 years Supervisory Experience - required

  • Valid Drivers License - required

  • Proficient in MS Office - required

  • Intermediate level skier/snowboarder - required

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills - required

Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth.

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.

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