Oct 09, 2019

WP - Ski & Ride School - Snowmobile Lead Driver - Winter Season - Full

  • Winter Park Resort
  • Winter Park, CO 80482, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description


Opened in January of 1940, Winter Park Resort is the oldest continuously operating resort in the United States. We are located just 67 miles north-west of Denver, which makes us the closest major ski resort to the city. Owned by the City of Denver and managed by Alterra/Winter Park Operations Corporation, Winter Park Resort plays a vital role in the rich history and tradition of Denver mountain parks, and is also one of Alterra's premier destination resorts in North America. Winter Park's traditions are deeply rooted in railroad, logging, and the early exploration of Grand County and the local Fraser Valley. Our mission is to"create the best memories, again and again," for our guests, our employees, our community, and our strategic partners.


The Lead Snowmobile Driver will follow all Winter Park policies and procedures, all applicable laws (federal, state, and local), and all health and sanitation codes.

  • Morning and afternoon transportation of children's ski equipment, as assigned by Children's Center staff.
  • Transportation of students (adult and child) on or off the mountain, as necessary.
  • Be available on the hill or at the ski school desk to assist guests with logistics and answer questions regarding ski school or the ski area in general.
  • Replenish drinking water stations on the hill. Place and remove coolers and cups daily.
  • Work closely with ski patrol and guest services to provide supplemental transportation of guests.
  • Responsible for maintenance of snowmobile:
  • Take snowmobile to maintenance shop for routine checks in a timely manner.
  • Be able to troubleshoot maintenance problems on the hill, if necessary.
  • Coordinate with maintenance shop personnel for unscheduled maintenance.
  • Regularly check ski school equipment used on the hill (fencing, water coolers, ski wagons, etc.)
  • Transportation of video equipment to special groups needing the cameras, upon request of supervisor or team leader.
  • Maintain a friendly, congenial and helpful attitude while effectively dealing with guests, students and other employees.
  • Report any unsafe conditions regarding equipment and area of work, or elsewhere on the ski area.
  • Be aware of area cleanliness and pick up trash.
  • Report and correct any unsafe conditions which may affect employee or public safety.
  • Set a positive example for all childcare and indoor employees.
  • Work throughout the child care and green room as assigned.
  • Greet parents and kids upon their arrival
  • Assist in fitting the children with rental equipment.
  • Assist children with ski clothing and related gear.
  • Co-ordinate indoor activities/games with children.
  • Supervise kids 3-14 when they come inside.
  • Assist on snow with kids group ski lesson.
  • Assist with lunch preparation and serving lunches.
  • General housekeeping of the room, maintaining a clean facility throughout the day to health code regulations.
  • Ensure the children's safety throughout the day and resolve and issues that may arise.
  • Ensure that children leave with the appropriate adults.
This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of this resort and position, the responsibilities of this position may change.


  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Computer and scheduling experience
  • Experience working with young children
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Good public relations skills
  • Valid US Driver's license

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily - reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


This position description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities for the role described above. With the evolution of Winter Park Resort, the responsibilities of this position may change as may the dates associated with many of the tasks. During these times of change, this position requires the flexibility and willingness to accept new responsibilities and potentially transfer others. It will also be the responsibility of any employee of Winter Park Resort to be a positive influence on the transformation of the resort and its associated lines of business.


Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment.

We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law.

Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an"at will" relationship.

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