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  • Post Date: August 31, 2023
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Job Overview

As a Snowmaker you will work Under the direction of the Director of Hill Maintenance and the Snowmaking Supervisor to maintain the snow guns, hoses, hydrant, and pump when snowmaking is operational.


  • Operate and maintain snowmaking equipment.
  • Constant relocation of guns and hoses to various areas around the mountain.  This requires large amounts of hiking and use of snowmobiles.
  • Comply with all safety procedures within Mountain Operations.
  • Complete nightly work and maintenance logs.
  • Accurately report malfunctions of the snowmaking equipment to the supervisor.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to ski or snowboard and pass a knee physical.
  • No certifications are needed for this position.
  • Must have the ability to interact at any time with guests and other employees in a pleasant manner and maintain good working relationships with others and all departments at Snowbird.
  • Must be a competent skier or boarder.
  • Requires some mechanical skills.
  • Requires interpersonal skills sufficient to work closely with other snowmakers.


  • 4 x 12-hour shifts, 4 days per week.
  • Shifts: noon to 12 am or 12 am to noon (graveyard).
  • Must be able to work any day of the week including weekends and holidays.



  • Must be prepared to stay overnight, if necessary, at occasional times of road closures.
  • May experience unusual stress from continual work with public, winter conditions, snow night requirements and commuting to/from Snowbird.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must demonstrate ability to bend, kneel, handle, reach, grasp and perform repetitive motions.
  • Work is outdoors and requires constant exposure to cold and other extreme weather conditions.
  • Work is subject to frequent interruptions making continuity and accuracy difficult, frequent exposure to noise.


  • Ski pass and comp ticket benefits.
  • Discounts at Snowbird eateries, retail shops, mountain school, lodging and daycare for employees.
  • Available medical, dental, vision and accident insurance – benefits are available based on position and are subject to change.
  • 401k.
  • Discounts with Powdr partners.
  • Free transportation to work: UTA Bus and Rideshare Vans, Canyon Transportation vans and Employee Blue Shuttles.


Snowbird is a world-renowned resort just 6 miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon. Here, winter enthusiasts experience all types of mountain terrain which can be enjoyed by every level of skier and snowboarder.  Guests can sharpen their skills at our topflight mountain school, go for a backcountry snow-cat tour or enjoy an exhilarating Heli-ski adventure. Snowbird offers 4 hotels, 15 restaurants, conference facilities, summer activities, Oktoberfest, and a full-service spa, all surrounded by spectacular granite peaks – making Snowbird a world-class destination.

Snowbird’s ambition is to provide unique big mountain experiences that grow the committed Snowbird family. This includes both our team members and our guests. By helping everyone experience what makes Snowbird unique and special, the environment, the mountain, the canyon, and the people.  In this way they make memories for a lifetime, “memories that match our mountain”.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the role. We require all candidates that receive and accept employment offers to complete a background check before being hired and comply with our professional appearance, drug & alcohol, and employee conduct policies.


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