Jobs at Sugarbush Resort

Title: Snowmaking Shift Supervisor

Type: Full Time Seasonal


As an experienced snowmaker, shift leaders supervise a shift of 5 crewmembers in coordinating the team’s mission to deliver the highest quality and most consistent manmade snow surface of any Eastern Resort. This position of responsibility provides leadership in training, planning, and directing crew activity. It includes the physically demanding tasks of working with snowmaking equipment in sometimes extreme weather conditions. Shift leaders play an important role in evaluating/directing both safety issues/procedures while efficiently putting out a high quality product. Snowmaking shifts run 12 hours, with a staggered schedule of 4 days on 3 days off, then 3 days on 4 days off the following week.


-Collaboratively develop and execute a daily snow plan including: assigning tasks, transporting equipment, routing hoses, clearing gun sets/water valves, positioning/starting/stopping snow guns, and adjusting systems to maximize snow efficiency and coverage. -Train crew and expand job knowledge of issues including: surface/trail conditions, emergency identification and procedures, snowmaking quality, safety details, mechanical troubleshooting, and guest service. -Evaluate individual and crew job performance. --Aid in interviewing, hiring and employee termination. --Document activity and safety concerns through regular log reports. -Regularly communicate (often via radio) with team/supervisors to monitor wind/weather, surface, and snowmaking systems in consideration of snowmaking progress/efficiency as well as a high regard for guest and employee safety. -Safely operate ATV/Snowmobile vehicles on designated routes.


Applicants must have previous snowmaking experience and be at least 18 years old, with a high school education or equivalency degree. Must be familiar with and physically able work with snowmaking equipment through a full 12-hour shift in all weather conditions. Strong leadership/motivational skills and ability to communicate effectively with crew is essential. Ability to make well-judged decisions while accurately providing and following verbal directions in compliance with established procedures/safety concerns is necessary. Must have valid Drivers License and an acceptable driving record. Experience with ATV/snowmobiles and a basic mechanical aptitude is necessary. CPR/First Aid certification is highly desirable but not required. Timely and reliable attendance is essential

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