This job involves working as part of a team to open and maintain skiing terrain with the best possible snow that can be created.


  • Produce quality snow through the use of both air/water and fan equipment
  • Work up to 12 hour shifts between 12:00 am until 12:00 noon, typically in alternating 3 or 4 day periods (weather permitting)
  • Perform all tasks safely as per Industrial Health and Safety Regulations
  • Work closely with, and assist other departments such as Grooming, Ski Patrol, Lift Operations and Special Events
  • Operate various electrical and pressurized air and water equipment
  • Operate various types of motorized equipment on and off the mountain
  • Perform minor maintenance duties as required
  • Abide by all mountain rules and regulations at all times on or off the job

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Good teamwork skills
  • Physically able to perform manual tasks
  • Capable of working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to think and work independently
  • Ability to ski or snowboard at a minimum intermediate level
  • Good mechanical aptitude, preferably demonstrated in previous experience
  • Valid BC driver’s license and satisfactory driver’s abstract
  • Snowmaking experience is an asset
  • Skidoo and/or snowcat experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of mountain terrain and operations is an asset

Possible Future Career Paths

  • Mountain operations or maintenance management

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