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Snowbasin Resort Snowmaker in Huntsville, Utah

Job Title: Snowmaker

Department: Snowmaking

Reports To: Manager, Shift Supervisor

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Status: Seasonal Full Time

NOTE: This job description shall not be construed as a contract for employment.


This job is an outside position working in the elements, working under dark, cold and adverse conditions. Work begins late October and typically runs through the middle of January. 12 hour shifts are required Day Shift from 7am to 7pm, Night Shift from 7pm to 7am four consecutive days.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned):

  1. Gun runs consisting of rotating guns, checking snow quality and clearing snow from around shelters.

  2. Setup, teardown, troubleshooting and mobilization of automatic, manual and fan guns.

  3. Monitor and operation of snowmaking computer as well as system pressure and flow.

  4. Monitor and operation of water computer.

  5. Monitor snowmaking motor room


Trucks, ATV, UTV, Snowmobiles, Trailers, Ski and Snowboard Equipment (day shift only), fixed guns, Mobile guns, Hoses, Shovel, Hand tools and torches.


  1. Vehicle safety training (truck, ATV and snowmobile)

  2. Hearing protection

  3. Proper Clothing and footwear

  4. Controlled skiing and snowboarding

  5. Environmental awareness