Groomers are the folks who spend their nights farming all the snow, “laying down corduroy” for the following days’ sliders. They also spend their time taming new snowfalls, rebuilding ski runs, building terrain features for terrain parks and generally creating an awesome skiing/boarding experience for guests.


  • Create high quality sliding conditions
  • Keep buildings, lift terminals and so on, clear of hazards and snow
  • Perform pre start up inspections per established checklists
  • Perform shut down and post operational procedures including documentation regarding machine maintenance
  • Observe carefully and adhere to all company safety, operating and maintenance procedures
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all staff and assist other departments as required
  • Have an eye for risk management issues

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Mountain operations experience and/or heavy equipment operating experience
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Valid drivers license
  • Self-motivated, responsible and open minded
  • Able to work alone or with others
  • Able to work shift work and odd hours
  • Physically healthy and good skier or boarder

Possible Future Career Paths

  • Heavy equipment operator
  • Apprentice mechanic
  • Slopes Supervisor
  • Slopes Manager
  • Mountain Operations Manager
  • General Manager

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