Vail Resorts Experienced Equipment Operator - Breckenridge Ski Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado

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Base Area Operations is hiring an experienced equipment operator. This position is for a detail-oriented employee who will be able to maintain a constant eye towards quality, efficiency and guest/employee safety during all seasons. Previous training and experience in equipment operations is required.

  • Able to meet requirements for Company’s vehicle usage with respect to all laws, Company policies and procedures

  • Must be able to work safely at all times, participate in safety training courses, notify management of any safety concerns and ability to recognize and notify management about any customer service issues that pose a safety risk.

Winter Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for snow plowing and snow removal operations at the resort, including ensuring icy surfaces are covered with sand or salt. Winter schedule is dictated by snow fall and removal projects.

  • Safely and efficiently operate all equipment used by the base ops team including but not limited to front end loaders, back hoe, skid steers, ATVs, plow/sand spreader trucks and snow blowers.

  • Monitor all equipment and make sure that all issues are addressed promptly and communicated with Vehicle Maintenance.

  • Provide the safest possible surfaces for our guests and employees to drive and walk on.

  • Consistently provide a professional experience when handling an internal or external guest requests

  • Ability to work unsupervised

  • Must have a flexible schedule which could include early mornings, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays depicted by snow fall and/or equipment driven projects that need to be completed in off times.

  • When not driving heavy machinery assist grounds department with daily winter tasks:

  • Clear/remove snow and ice from sidewalks and plaza’s using shovels or pickers

  • Monitor, maintain and transport of all base area Recycling & Trash

  • Overall cleanliness, appearance, flow of all base areas, including ski rack placement

  • Maintain and transport of Recycling, Composting and Trash from resort to Summit County Landfill

Summer Responsibilities:

  • Safely and efficiently operate all equipment used by the base ops team for building, maintaining and breaking down the fun park, including but not limited to, front end loader, back hoe, skid steer, all-terrain fork lift, ATV’s, dump trucks and other heavy equipment and/or operates light equipment requiring a high degree of skill.

  • Monitor all equipment and make sure that all issues are addressed promptly and communicated with Vehicle Maintenance.

  • Maintain and transport of Recycling, Composting and Trash from resort to Summit County Landfill

  • When not driving heavy machinery assist grounds department with daily summer tasks:

  • Planting, watering and maintaining flowerbeds and lawns

  • Maintaining the upkeep of all walkways and water features within the Fun Park

  • Hauling and laying mulch and rock

  • Using landscaping equipment such as lawn mowers, tillers, weed whackers and edging tools

  • May perform heavy manual labor, revegetate trails and build and maintain fences.

Qualifications:

  • Consistently provide a professional experience when handling an internal or external guest requests

  • Ability to work unsupervised

  • Must have a flexible schedule which could include early mornings, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays depicted by equipment driven projects that need to be completed in off times.

If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home. www.vailresortscareers.com

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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