Snow Maker

Job Description

The Snowmaker is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, and snow creation across the mountain. With three shifts that run throughout the day and night, snowmakers get the opportunity to be on the mountain first and leave last. Become an expert on the mountain and get a chance to experience the first snow of the season.

Department/Corporate Entity:

Mountain Operations

Reports To:

Director of Snowmaking

Job Duration:



$17 - $20/Hour

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operate snowmaking equipment for creating manufactured snow from water resources
    Produce quality snow using air, water, and fan equipment.
  • Constant relocation of guns and hoses to various areas around the mountain.
  • Adjusting, turning or moving snow guns, sometimes by hand, to maintain snowmaking efficiency
  • Adjusting the water and or airflow to snow guns
  • Document and report mechanical/safety issues, complete maintenance logs, and checklists
  • Perform light maintenance or repairs on equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned while waiting for optimum snowmaking weather
  • Work closely with and assist other departments such as Grooming, Ski Patrol, Lift Operations
  • Test the quality of snow as it is made, reporting findings and conditions to the supervisor
  • Drive snowmobiles, trucks, and ATVs as necessary


NOTE:  All HoliMont employees are required to perform alternate functions from time to time, both within and outside of their assigned department, particularly during peak periods such as holiday weekends. 


  • Good work ethic and dependability.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Snowmaking experience preferred
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Skiing, Riding, or able to perform prolonged periods of standing and walking on slippery and/or uneven snow or icy surfaces.


  • Work safely in close proximity to heavy equipment, high voltage, and high water pressures
  • Work schedules when optimal temperatures provide for the best snowmaking
  • Work environment – noise levels, temperature, weather exposure, confined space.
  • The ability to work in adverse weather conditions including wind, snow, ice
  • Willing and Able to work in wet conditions and very cold temperatures.
  • Shoveling snow and/or Ice required
  • Good communication skills and accurately following instructions
  • Nights, Weekends, and Holidays
  • Skiing/Riding or walking with bamboo, signs, tools, hoses, etc.
  • Able to safely lift 50lbs


Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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