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A51 Grooming Lead - Terrain Park - Winter Seasonal
US-CO-Keystone - 80435
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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 GroomingLead will assist the Terrain Park Manager in the overall delivery of the Terrain Park experience for our employees and guests. This individual is responsible for the supervision, training, scheduling, and motivation of the grooming team. The groominglead must fully comprehend and express project management, ranging from phases of planning to final project execution. TheLead will be responsible for implementing operator safety and other training programs. The Terrain Park groomingLead will assist in carrying out all guest service, operational, and financial goals and objectives set forth by the Terrain Park Manager, the Terrain Park Best Practices group, and upper management.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Ability to operate all grooming equipment and components
  • Ability to construct and maintain any and all types of terrain park/halfpipe features
  • Training/coaching/supervising/leading of Terrain Park grooming operators
  • Organize and conduct weekly safety meetings as well as specific operational and situational Equipment trainings
  • Lead the grooming staff through the efficient completion of general park maintenance, terrain park/halfpipe builds and maintenance, and Big Easy builds and maintenance
  • Attend daily planning meeting with terrain park manager and attend and reconcile a weekly scheduled design and construction forum. risk, feature inspections, maintenance and testing of features as well as completion of daily logs
  • Must embrace and communicate to all groomers the established operational guidelines concerning risk management, feature placement and construction, overall park diversity and rider/skier accommodation.
  • Assist Terrain Park Manager and Day in Terrain Park Design and Construction Planning
  • Facilitate with the hiring, firing and scheduling of grooming staff
  • Collaborates and produces a team dynamic between mountain operation departments
  • Assist in development of nightly grooming plans for Terrain Parks and Ski School/Burton Academy
  • Responsible to work with Day Staff supervisor in order to direct park operations/decision making when manager is unavailable
  • Responsible for Park Report and communication between various shifts
  • Act as role model regarding employee development and guest service related initiatives
  • Assist in all trainings for Grooming Staff includingdaily Objectives and more advanced construction projects
  • Ongoing development of standard operating procedures in the Terrain Park
  • Other duties as assigned by Terrain Park Manager


  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of terrain park experience
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Must be able to ski or ride at a level 7 ability level
  • Must have own ski or ride equipment

Were 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 foradventure 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 serviceis the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits. (link removed) style="text-align:center">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.

Requisition ID 179171

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