Vail Resorts Experienced Grooming Operator - A51 Terrain Park - Winter Seasonal - Keystone Resort in Keystone, Colorado

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

The Adv: Terrain Park Groomer assists the Park Manager, Grooming Supervisors and Leads with all needs of the department. Assigned as one of the Main Builders on construction projects, special builds for media/events and grooming maintenance of the terrain parks and pipes. Other job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Working directly with other park groomers as a team to accomplish daily goals and operations.

  • Training and coaching personnel.

  • Follow written and oral instructions, including communicating with other departments.

  • Read instruments and identify hazard warnings in snow cats and identify obstacles and hazards.

  • Ensures compliance with all Risk Management, health and safety protocols.

  • Able to work all shifts at any given time.

  • Perform safe transportation of rails and other Terrain Park features.

  • Efficiently use time with machinery and tools.


  • At least 3 years Snowcat Experience in a Terrain Park – Required

  • Able to build a jump line from start to finish

  • Half-pipe building and Zuagg experience - Preferred

  • Valid & Current Drivers license

  • Advanced Skiing/Snowboarding ability - Required

  • Able to Lift 100 Lbs - Required

  • Able to work in a guest service environment and appear professional at all times – Required

  • Communicate effectively with other members of the team – Required

  • Able to work all shifts at any given time, including weekends and holidays – Required

  • Work outside of a snowcat in inclement and adverse weather conditions - Required

  • Enter and Exit a snowcat safely without assitance.

  • Assist with special projects outside the department and perform duties during the day in the terrain park. - Required

  • Build features including take-offs and work as a terrain park attendant during the work week- Required

  • Cross train with staff resort wide and in the terrain park department. - Required

  • Perform and assist with snowmaking assigments around the resort and in the terrain park. - Required

  • Winch Cat experience - Preferred

  • Experience working in a guest relations position – Preferred

  • Experience working in a supervisory role - Preferred

  • Familiarity with the mountain - Preferred

  • Welding/fabrication experience - Preferred

  • Heavy machine experience - Preferred

We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and boundless options for adventure and exploration, you can join a community who loves where they live and loves what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home; a place where friendliness, an eye for detail and unmatched guest service is the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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