Website White Pine Ski Resort

Groomer Operator

Location: White Pine Ski & Summer Resort. Pinedale, Wyoming

Type: Winter Season. Part Time Position (Friday-Monday). Christmas Break: (Every Day- December 17th-January 3rd)

Job Description: White Pine Resort is looking for hardworking team players who enjoy the outdoors and are interested in the perks that working at a ski resort bring! Just 90 minutes Southeast of Jackson Hole in the Wind River Mountain Range. Our Grooming Operator is a reliable early riser with attention to detail. Don’t miss out on this fun opportunity!

Pay Scale: Hourly Pay Based on Experience.

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Housing: Possible Affordable Housing. TBD.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must have reliable winter transportation.
  • Must be able to work odd hours, nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to work unsupervised.
  • Good work ethic, polite to co-works and follows directions when being asked to undergo a task.
  • Must possess and maintain a high level of responsibility and reliability.

Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):

  • Operate PistenBully Snow Cat equipment.
  • Understand and perform all pre-shift equipment inspection checks.
  • Understand and perform all safety aspects of equipment operation.
  • Must be able to drive the Snow Cat on mountainous ski trails to shape the snow and maintain a smooth corduroy-like terrain, groom trails, chairlift ramps and existing features for safe skiing and boarding.
  • Perform all grooming and feature building as defined by the grooming manager.
  • Plow/push snow around base area as necessary.
  • Meet with grooming manager prior to leaving the base of the mountain to determine routes and technique (individual or fleet grooming).
  • Mat and track pack trails to prep for grooming and use (usually beginning of the season).
  • Work hours other than scheduled pertaining to weather conditions.
  • Transport mountain freight to designated areas on the mountain (i.e., assisting patrol with bamboo/tower/sign pad transport, etc.).
  • Responsible for taking care of snow cats and minor maintenance as necessary.
  • Assist Maintenance Manager with occasional equipment maintenance as necessary.
  • Shovel snow as needed.
  • Maintain clean cab and windows.
  • Assist in maintaining shop facility and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Acquire knowledge of the mountain (Names and locations of trails, Traverses, Lifts and other facilities).
  • Be aware of fixed obstacles (Trees, Buildings, Rope lines, Trail signs and Maps).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements (Including but not limited to):

  • Must have previous experience operating heavy equipment.
  • Previous diesel engine, hydraulics and/or electrical experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate great attention to detail.
  • Overall understanding of White Pine policies and procedures.
  • Must be dependable and have excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of snow grooming equipment preferred but not required, will train the right person.
  • May be required to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • All candidates must pass a pre-employment background check.

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All candidates must fill out an application to be considered for employment. Completed applications, accompanied with a resume if desired, can be emailed directly to the General Manager of White Pine Resort at .

White Pine Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Operating under USFS Special Use Permit in the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

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