Snow Specialist

Date Posted: April 6th, 2023

Job Summary:
Cape Smokey is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic Snow Specialist to develop and maintain the hill year round.  This is a permenant position.  A snow specialist is trained in one or more key elements of snow resort maintenance including; snow making, grooming, trail cutting, maintenance and/or repairs. The ideal candidate takes pleasure in shaping the guest experience, knowing they personally will enjoy a good run in winter or hike in summer.  Snow specialists are outdoor enthusiasts and natural ambassadors for the year round snow resort experience, embodying the lifestyle and inspiring others.  

Demonstrated experience in one or more areas of snow resort operations, including; maintenance, grooming, snow making or trail building (Landscaping)/maintenance
Certified training an asset
Ability to build and follow maintenance schedules
Experience with preventative maintenance
Experience working in the winter and summer at a snow resort an asset
Experience developing and maintaining safety standards
Experience developing budgets and estimates to carry out work/repairs
Understanding of supply chains
Awareness of global industry standards

Record weather information and other data
Determine snow quality and equipment required
Monitor equipment to detect wear and damage
Monitor safety area
Set up and operate air/water snow gun
Operate fan snow gun
Perform maintenance on rides and equipment
Utilize computers in snow making operations
Clean and maintain recreational facilities and grounds
Monitor snow making operation
Secure and release safety belts and bars
Shut down snow making plant
Drive trucks, vans and other vehicles to transport amusement rides, games and other attractions to amusement attraction sites
Operate snowmobiles
Operate all-terrain vehicles (ATV)
Operate 4-wheel drive vehicles
Check motor room equipment, gear boxes, carriage and tension systems and other equipment for safe operation
Change propane tanks
Assist with ski lift and snow maintenance operations

Problem solving
Solutions oriented
Customer focused

FREE Season Pass to ski/snowboard (Including his immediate family)
Training sessions
Discounts on food
Discounts in retail store
Deals on ski and snowboard equipment
Staff accommodation for qualified candidates
Uniform provided

Language of Work: English
Hours: This position is a full-time,  for 40 hours per week.
Salary: The qualified applicant will be paid an hourly wage of $22 - $25 per hour
Position Type: Permanent/year-round
Start Date: ASAP

We offer accommodation, food and other discounts, winter passes and benefits for full-time year-round employees.

Apply to:

Hiring Manager
Cape Smokey
38696 Cabot Trail Road
Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia
B0C 1L0
(902) 517-0371

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