Snow Operations

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Deer Valley Resort
  • Post Date: July 14, 2023
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Job Overview

Classic, consistent quality from a winning team!
Deer Valley Resort is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, just 38 miles east of Salt Lake City International Airport, in the historic mining town of Park City which has evolved into an exciting and diverse mountain ski town. Deer Valley Resort is home to a staff of over 2,800 wonderful individuals. Our staff consists of locals, transplants, and seasonal workers from all 50 states as well as international students from around the globe. We are a diverse workforce where everyone feels welcome, appreciated, and valued. No matter if you are 14 or 84 years, there is a place for you in the Deer Valley family! Find a great job at a resort that’s not only one of the best in the world, it feels a lot like home (last year over 1,100 staff members celebrated their fifth season or more at Deer Valley).

  • NEW! $20 per hour minimum starting wage for non-tipped position
  • NEW! Financial wellness resources are available to our staff
  • NEW! Tuition discount programs at University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC)
  • Healthcare options, vision and dental benefits are available for staff members
  • 125(k) Cafeteria Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, and optional life insurance are available
  • A complimentary Employee Assistance Program is provided for staff members
  • Ski perks include skiing up to seven days per week at Deer Valley Resort during non-holiday periods, friends and family ski discounts, free staff ski lessons and discounted rentals (winter staff only)
  • Free skiing or riding offered at Alterra Mountain Company-owned resorts (excluding CMH Heli-Skiing) (winter staff only)
  • Free skiing or riding are offered at select local Utah resorts (winter staff only)
  • Discounted lift ticket rates are available for staff members at Ikon Pass partner resorts (employee only) (winter staff only)
  • Subsidized meals at Employee Dining Rooms offered for staff while on shift
  • Subsidized housing for seasonal full-time staff
  • A variety of discounts are offered to staff members from a wide range of businesses, restaurants, shops and service providers in and around the Park City community
  • Uniforms are provided for most positions




PURPOSE OF POSITION: Maintain, move and set up snowmaking equipment including yet not limited to, snow guns and hoses to maximize snowmaking operation. Conduct equipment and production checks including monitoring weather conditions during snowmaking operations. Provide consistent snow density and distribution while creating a skiable snow surface with grooming machinery. Slope Maintenance staff will work full-time on the Snowmaking and Grooming crews as workloads dictate throughout the season.



  • Must be in excellent physical condition, able to lift and carry at least 60 pounds
  • Able to walk on steep and variable terrain and tolerate working in extreme conditions
  • Must be safety conscious and have a mechanical aptitude
  • Heavy equipment operating experience is preferred
  • Understanding or development of snowmaking/grooming objectives and techniques
  • Receptive and responsive to instruction
  • Dependable and able to work well with others
  • Must be willing to work all scheduled shifts including swing and graveyard shifts
  • Must have a phone to maintain communication   



  • Basic troubleshooting of snowmaking guns, hydrants and equipment
  • Safely operate heavy machinery, company vehicles and snowmobiles as assigned
  • Competently and conscientiously perform the required equipment inspections, servicing and record tracking of the results accurately and completely
  • Must be responsive to direction and instruction while training and performing assignments
  • Become familiar and competent with Deer Valley Snowmaking and Slope Grooming equipment and techniques
  • Provide acceptable results while operating equipment on which one has been trained
  • Quickly and accurately report any problem with the product or equipment to a supervisor
  • Assist with minor equipment repairs as needed
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the equipment and facilities
  • Exhibit professional conduct and proper radio etiquette
  • Provide the best product possible and concentrate on improving techniques
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Detail
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