Assist in making snow at the ski facilities, trail maintenance, and assist in all other operational aspects of the Nordic center operations.
This is considered a part time non benefits eligible non-exempt position. The hiring range for this position is $16 - $17.
- Cutting and removing trees
- Mowing and clearing trails of natural debris
- Work with others to improve drainage and erosion issues on the trails
WINTER / SKI SEASON:
- Receive direction from supervisor regarding when to start making snow
- Responsible for quality and efficient output of snow, adjusting guns as needed
- Equipment inspection and routine maintenance and repairs to snow-making equipment
- Operate snowmaking system
- Operate snow mobile to each snowmaking destinations and facility snowmaking process
- Test and communicate snow quality via radio
- Place snow guns and hoses appropriately
- Operate high voltage equipment and high pressure air and water systems utilizing appropriate safety precautions
- Relocate and set up various types of portable snowmaking equipment
- Perform other operational duties of the Nordic facility as seen fit by the Director
- General knowledge of machinery
- Good communication skills
- Willing to learn mechanical knowledge and skills, including understanding of air compressors, pumps, hydrants, valves, water lines and other snowmaking system components
- Prior snowmaking experience is a helpful
- Able to lift 50 pounds to waist height and capable of performing all duties outdoors for extended periods of time in harsh environments. Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time.
As an employee of Middlebury College, you will enjoy being part of a vibrant supportive community.
Middlebury Colleges offers its employees excellent compensation and other perks of employment including:
- MiddCard Privileges: access to athletic facilities, discounts at the College store, library privileges, and discounts at cultural and sporting events. In addition, the card allows door access to certain campus buildings. Spouses or domestic partners of benefits-eligible employees are eligible to receive a Spouse/Partner card with the same privileges as the employee card (except door access).
- Discounts on season passes at Middlebury College Snow Bowl, the Ralph Myhre Golf Course and the Rikert Ski Touring Center
Last updated on Oct 21, 2022