Vail Resorts Team Lead Grooming, Terrain Park - Winter Seasonal - Heavenly Mountain Resort in South Lake Tahoe, California

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.

Job Summary: The Terrain Park Team Lead Groomer is responsible for the construction, maintenance and set up of all park features; jumps, boxes, rails, ect. as well as slope surfaces.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the safety of fellow employees, guests and personal safety, as well as safe snow cat operations

  • Responsible for preventative maintenance, cleanliness and up keep of snow cats

  • Receives daily working instructions from Manager and communicate daily or as needed about mechanical problems with fleet maintenance

  • Oversee the performance, conduct and quality of work performed by the crew during the shift.

  • Maintain snowcat records, control and monitor time sheets, for accuracy, control rest periods and lunch breaks.

  • Assist in coordinating with Ski Patrol, and other groups, the activities of Slope Grooming personnel relative to sweep, rescue and AVI control operations.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • 5 years experience operating snowcats - required

  • Valid drivers license and acceptable MVR - required

  • Must be 18 years of age or older - required

  • High school diploma or equivalent - required

  • Able to sit for extended periods of time while operating a snow cat - required

  • Able to use 2 way radios - required

  • Able to read, write, speak, comprehend and understand English fluently - required

  • Entire season commitment required - required

  • Mechanical or equipment operation background and experience with diesel engine/hydraulic machines- Preferred

  • Level 7 ski/ride required if on clock skiing or riding - required

  • In person interview - required

If you want to work for a different kind of ski resort, you’ve found your perfect match at Heavenly. With a massive mountain full of off-the-grid terrain and incredible views of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is for those who want to go big and forge their own path. From on-mountain concerts to world-famous après ski parties and a one-of-a-kind DJ CAT, Heavenly exudes high-energy from first chair to last call. Come be a part of the team committed to delivering a refreshingly unique ski experience.

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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