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Assistant Manager
Skyway Transportation Inc. at the State Fair of Texas seeks qualified person for the asst. manager position. Duties are as follows: hands on manage and schedule personnel, daily inspections w/documentation, knowledge of Doppelmayr detachable gondola lift. We operate for 24 days. Employment dates beginning Sept 22 thru Oct 21 2015. Travel and housing included. Send resume and salary requirements to Dennis Demas
Communications & Social Media Manager
Oversees all aspects of CRM, social media and Public Relations information and marketing. Strong understanding of our customers' purchase behaviors, attitudes, and interests using the RTP POS, and Ascent CRM systems. Also responsible for performance reporting around marketing campaigns, promotion results, and pilot initiatives. Requirements: Have a minimum of 3 years experience in marketing, preferably in the resort industry. Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, communications or similar degree. Must be able to ski/ride intermediate terrain. Please apply at
Snowsports School Director
Seven Springs Mountain Resort is the perfect place for family vacations that create lifelong memories. So much more than exceptional snowsports, Seven Springs’ legendary service provides guests with relaxing escapes. Take the entire family skiing in the morning, take a shot at sporting clays or enjoy the thrills of snow tubing in the afternoon, enjoy a luxurious spa treatment in the evening before a great dinner and then do it all again the next day after a relaxing overnight stay. Seven Springs Mountain Resort can accommodate more than 5,000 overnight guests in its 10-story high-rise hotel, nearly 1,000 condominiums and town homes, cabins and chalets. Please see full job description on our website:
Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic
Giants Ridge, Biwabik, MN is hiring a permanent full-time mechanic to repair and maintain heavy equipment including: "on" and "off" road vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, snow grooming equipment, large trucks, snowmobiles. Position repairs & maintains automobiles & light trucks; acts as shop foreman. Benefits package with medical/dental/vision insurance and savings plan. Salary range: $48,000 to $56,000.
Vehicle Master Mechanic
Maintain and repair alpine grooming equipment including tracked vehicles, tillers and half pipe cutters. Must have own tools. At least five years relevant mechanical experience required. Formal training in diesel mechanics and experience with hydraulics and microprocessor-controlled hydrostatic drive systems is preferable. Welding and fabrication skills are a plus. Must have a valid driver's license. FT-year round position with Group I Benefits including medical, dental, vacation, 401(k) and great resort privileges. Apply online at EOE
Lift Maintenance Technician
Sugarloaf has position for an electrician with 3+ years fixed grip and detachable experience. Candidate must be a team player, as well as be able to work alone and unsupervised. Must display good initiative, pay attention to detail, have problem solving skills and self-control and be very safety conscious. Candidate must have knowledge of mechanical equipment, heavy rigging, line work, AC/DC drives, low voltage electrical control circuits, and hydraulic systems. This position requires working at heights in extreme weather conditions and the ability to ski or snowboard. Apply online at
Lift Maintenance Manager--Crested Butte Mtn. Resort
Come work and play at Crested Butte Mountain Resort! Lead an adventurous life and receive great benefits: health, dental & vision insurance, 401(k) and more! Install, maintain and repair all chairlifts. Requirements: 5 years lift maintenance experience, 3 years supervisory experience. Visit to view full job description and APPLY! CBMR is an equal opportunity employer.
Lift Maintenance Manager
Dodge Ridge, Pinecrest, CA, is seeking Lift Maintenance Manager to join management team. Position responsible for leading department in ensuring the safety and reliability of our 8 aerial tramways, 2 conveyors, 1 surface lift and 1 rope tow. Extensive mechanical and electrical experience required (includes ANSI B77 and NEC). Requires effective leadership with commitment to team & safety. Must desire growth - our Master Development Plan includes next steps for lift improvements! FT/YR position with competitive benefit package. Send Resume to
Purgy's Restaurant General Manager
Are you looking for an exciting career with fabulous benefits in one of the most beautiful places in America? Purgatory is currently seeking a General Manager for our flagship restaurant and lodge located at the base of Purgatory Mountain. This is an exciting & unique opportunity with plenty of room for growth and advancement in the most extensive and diverse food service operation in Durango, CO. Extensive restaurant management experience is required, including Front of House, Back of House & Bar operations. Large scale banquet, event service & private club experience preferred but not required. Culinary degree or related experience preferred. Starting salary - $50,000 - 60,000 Purgatory offers an excellent benefit package including medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) and many more resort perks. Apply online @ EOE
Lift Maintenance Mechanic
Come live at the top of the world and experience the Alaskan Dream! Alyeska Resort, Alaska’s premier year-round destination resort has an immediate opening for a Lift Maintenance Mechanic. This position is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the ski lifts - mechanical, industrial control systems, low voltage AC and DC controls, motors, drives, and hydraulic tension systems. Must have two or more years lift maintenance experience. This position is FT/YR. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401K, and paid time off. To apply, please complete an application at
Operational Leader
The National Winter Activity Center (Vernon, NJ) seeks a Operations Leader for a full-time year round position with benefits. This individual will join a team of other committed leaders to deliver an industry and life changing facility. You will guide the infrastructure upgrades underway, build a team for lift, grooming, snowmaking, vehicle maintenance. and parking departments. Our facility is embracing all of the latest technology and environmental strategies to deliver for the clients we serve. Your leadership will make a difference! Experience, passion and commitment to explore possibilities is required. For information about "The Center" visit us at Please send resume to
Circulation Manager / Marketing Associate
Position open for Circulation Manager / Marketing Associate, for two magazines, SAM Magazine and Adventure Park Insider ( Office locations available in Natick, MA or Truckee, CA. The candidate would be responsible for managing the subscriptions for both magazines and providing marketing and sales support across several projects and events. The candidate should be organized, highly productive and a self-starter. This position reports to the publisher of the magazine. Key duties include communicating via phone, email and mail with new and renewing subscribers, working in excel, researching, copywriting, basic knowledge of InDesign and/or Photoshop is helpful. This is a part time position to start but may grow to full time. Please send your resume to if interested.
Fleet Maintenance Manager - Full-time, Year-Round
Job Summary: In alignment with the resort’s vision, mission, organizational values, the Fleet Maintenance Manager will supervise and schedule Company fleet and equipment maintenance in an effort to allow the Company fleet and equipment to be fully functional at all times. 
Specific Functions:
• Manage and schedule all fleet and equipment work to include, but not limited to, emergency repairs, regular and preventative maintenance work.
• Coordinate fleet repairs and regular and preventative maintenance according to other department’s needs.
• Operate fleet and heavy equipment as needed.
• Ensure all work, including all log sheets is completed accurately safely, and in a timely manner.
• Ensure the timely communication of all payroll information.
• Responsible for all recruiting, interviewing, hiring, training, and coaching (as required) of fleet maintenance staff.
• Assist with the development of a Fleet Operations Manual and budget for the department.
• Develop a systematic management system for fleet maintenance and parts inventory.
• Use PPE as required, and ensure staff is using the proper PPE when performing work.
• Comply with all departmental and company safety standards.
• Responsible for maintaining, ordering and inventory of all parts in the Fleet Maintenance Shop in a cost effective and timely manner.
• Ensure compliance with the dress code for the department.
• Adhere to the Customer Service Standards of Camelback Mountain Resort as well as all company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Job Qualifications:
• Leadership, problem solving, organizational and communication skills required.
• Ability to work and get along well with others required.
• Knowledge of operation of all heavy equipment and grooming machines required.
• Required knowledge of vehicle electrical, mechanical, fuel and hydraulic systems required.
• Current, valid driver’s license required.
• CDL preferred, but not required.
• Welding and fabrication experience preferred, but not required.
Generally accountable for:
• Develop, perform and monitor safe work practices for the department.
• Schedule and attend technical seminars for the department as needed.
• Participate in the business planning process for their department and the resort.
• Actively support all Company initiatives.
• Communicate effectively with all members of the Camelback Mountain Resort team.
Work Conditions and Schedule:
• Exposure to extreme temperatures and weather should be expected as work will, on occasion, occur outdoors.
• Weekend and holiday availability is required as well as flexibility with work schedule.
• During peak seasons, the schedule may require a work week schedule over 40 hours per week, including nights.
This job description is to be considered a general outline of the duties and responsibilities of this position and is subject to changes and revisions by Camelback Mountain Resort at any time. Responsibilities are listed as guidelines only and the job is not necessarily limited to these specifications. Send resumes to
Director of Operations
This is a senior position within Taos Ski Valley and is directly responsible to ensure the overall success of the company associated with the following ski operations: accountability for daily operations; future planning; strategizing on-mountain improvements; employee satisfaction, safety and performance; staff development; financial results which include expense and labor management in accordance with budget requirements; and compliance with all governmental regulations. Experience required is: a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in ski area mountain operations, which includes experience in lift operations and maintenance, snowmaking, grooming, professional ski patrol work including avalanche mitigation and snow science, risk management, facilities and maintenance, and ski school; and a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in a ski operations leadership role. For more information and to apply please visit
Lift Maintenance Supervisor and Lift Maintenance Mechanic
Ragged Mountain Resort is looking for an experienced Lift Maintenance Supervisor and Lift Maintenance Mechanic. Must have prior lift maintenance experience. These positions are full time year-round with benefits. Please send your resume to
Lift Maintenance Supervisor
Cannon Mountain is surrounded by the rugged beauty of Franconia Notch. This person is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of ten lifts, including New England’s most historic and largest aerial tramway. Are you reliable and safety focused, able to work at heights in adverse outdoor environments, and able to effectively work with, lead, and supervise this team? Strong management skills required, with a minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience and at least 5 years of mechanical field experience with: maintenance and repair of tramways and/or ski lift machinery, hydraulic brake systems and diesel hydrostatic drives, electronic troubleshooting, welding, rigging, inspections, long term maintenance and upkeep, rebuilding of components, electrical systems, chair removal, inspections, repairs, and installations, and knowledge of all types of aerial lifts. Facility maintenance skills also preferred. FTYR opportunity in NH’s most beautiful region, with a fantastic State of NH benefits package: competitive pay, PTO and sick time, medical, dental, vision, and retirement. See the job description at and see Job ID # 3558 to apply, or contact John DeVivo, General Manager, directly at 603-823-8800, x-750 or
Director of Information and Technology
Overseeing IT Infrastructure, Security, and Application Development, the Director’s role is to develop and align technology vision with business strategy by enabling company processes with the appropriate technologies. The Director will be responsible for the strategic development, implementation and subsequent ongoing maintenance and operation of all Information Technology within the Taos Ski Valley Resort. For more information and to apply please visit
Snowmaking Supervisor
WANT TO WORK WITH THE MOST STATE OF THE ART SNOW MAKING SYSTEM IN THE U.S? WORK AT ARIZONA SNOWBOWL AND YOU WILL! We are seeking an experienced SNOWMAKING SUPERVISOR to oversee the snowmaking production and personnel at our mountain. You will be responsible for the set-up, monitoring, shut down, and storage of snowmaking equipment, and must be able to troubleshoot, maintain, repair and operate the resort snowmaking system and individual components. You will supervise a crew of 8-10 reports and must be able to work nights. This is a FULL-TIME, YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITY and is benefit eligible. You must have at least a HS Diploma and 3 years of job specific work experience. Go to: to see what kind of people we are looking for. If you think you are the perfect fit for the position, email your resume and letter of interest to
Accounting Manager
Accounting manager immediate opportunity. Mid-sized west coast resort seeks hands on accounting professional with 3 to 5 years of successful and progressive accounting and supervisory experience. Experience with integrated general ledger software systems and financial reporting required. A four-year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration or equivalent previous experience is required. Experience using RTPlONE strongly preferred. This is a full time, year round position. We offer a competitive benefits package. Salary DOE. Please apply at
Lift Maintenance/Lift Operations Assistant Manager and Vehicle Maintenance Head Mechanic
Wildcat Mountain Ski Area, in NH, has openings for 2 full time, year round, benefited positions: Lift Maintenance/Lift Operations Assistant Manager - Lift maintenance and lift operations experience required including: managing daily operations, scheduling/performing maintenance, basic electrical skill, hydraulics, fix grip lifts, detachable lifts and conveyors. Vehicle Maintenance Head Mechanic - 6 years of experience in auto mechanics, hydraulics, construction/snow grooming equipment and gas/diesel engines required. Must be able to organize daily operations. Computer experience and managerial skills preferred. Apply on-line at EOE
Kids Mountain Camp Manager
Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg, PA is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to assume the role of Manager of our Kids Mountain Camp. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of ski or snowboard instruction experience teaching children and possess outstanding management/supervisory skills, computer literacy, excellent communication, delegation ability, organization, and guest service skills. In addition this position requires the ability to adapt effectively to a fast paced work environment of constant change dictated by guest demand. We are a guest driven organization and are looking for a candidate who possesses this philosophy. This is a winter seasonal salaried position. Competitive pay DOE. Starting: October 2015. To apply or for more information please send resume to
Director of Mountain Operations
Waterville Valley Resort seeks a leader to direct our “on-hill” operations including; snowmaking/trail crew, grooming, lift ops/maint., electrical, VM, transportation, patrol, parks/tubing, cross-country, and & Mt. bikes. Position also works with a strong team of other senior managers and outside agents to facilitate and support resort-wide development, strategy and growth. BS degree (or equivalent) with minimum of 5 years of experience in a direct management and operational decision-making role. Solid understanding of ski area ops with at least 3 years practical experience in one or more of the mountain disciplines. Experience with budgets, planning, forecasting, capital allocation, energy/conservation, IC’s, safety, compliance, and customer service. Experience with USFS desired. Please send resume and credentials to: Visit for more information. Waterville Valley is an "At-Will" Equal Opportunity Employer.
Marketing & Event Director
Crotched Mountain Resort in Southern NH is seeking a motivated professional for the Director of Marketing & Events position. This individual will manage all aspects of marketing and event functions for Crotched Mountain including advertising, public relations, website, merchandising, graphic design and promotions for the resort. Plan, implement, administer, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the marketing and events functions. Develop and modify programs, services and operating systems in accordance with company objectives. Develop and execute marketing strategies that meet profitability targets and continue to enhance and build awareness. Qualified individuals must possess a bachelors degree in Marketing, Sports Management or other related field as well as experience within the ski & snow sport industry. This position is Full Time Year Round and comes with many benefits. Reports to Peak Resorts Northeast Marketing Director. Send resumes to
Lift Maintenance Mechanic
Winter Park Resort in Colorado is seeking to fill an exciting full time year round opportunity for an experienced Journeyman/Master mechanic with the lift maintenance department. Applicants must be knowledgeable in ski area and lift operations, aerial lift terminology, and ANSI B-77., with a minimum of 3 years lift maintenance experience. This is a Core position with benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation, and 401(k). Salary DOE.
Killington Snow Sports School
Children's Program Director oversees all aspects of the Children’s programs and Child Care operations. Collaborate with management team to establish long term vision for the School. Manage day to day operations in conjunction with the Director and leadership team. Responsibilities include overseeing staff, scheduling, payroll processing, financial management, develop synergies between Child care and lesson programs, and providing outstanding guest service. Implement innovative changes to improve the overall convenience and quality of the program. Must be a strong communicator, service focused, and have strong financial management skills. BUSINESS MANAGER Visionary thinker to oversee all administrative functions of the Snow Sports School. Collaborate with management team to establish long term vision for the School. Manage day to day administrative operations in conjunction with the Director and leadership team. Build departmental budgets and products to effect positive organizational outcomes. Both positions are ten month, full time salaried and benefited. To apply visit:
Bryce Resort General Manager
Bryce Resort in Basye Virginia is seeking an enthusiastic and talented General Manager to manage all aspects of this semi-private four season Resort. Reporting to the resort’s Board of Directors (BOD), the GM leads the team of department heads and is responsible for all business operations which include food and beverage, ski, bike, golf, and membership programming along with other existing or new lines of business. The GM coordinates and administers the resort’s policies and strategic plan as defined by the BOD, along with the development and implementation of annual operations and capital budgets. The GM has complete profit and loss responsibility. The ideal candidate will have significant and progressive Resort/Club management experience. Direct experience in or management of food and beverage, golf, and mountain operations is a plus. The candidate must have a proven record of strong financial (P&L), budgeting, and operational management skills. He/she must be a team player, a great mentor, and have strong personnel management and training skills along with being able to deal effectively with the BOD and membership. The ideal candidate will be energetic, personable, professional, service-oriented, respectful of employees, members, the public and be excited about helping the Resort grow. Send resumes to
Lift Maintenance Mechanic/Supervisor
Tamarack Resort, a four season resort in Central Idaho, is currently seeking an experienced Lift Maintenance Supervisor. Full time/year-round position with benefits. Minimum requirements must include past experience in leading a crew, monitoring, maintaining and repairing Lifts. Hydraulic, electrical and NDT experience preferred. Send resumes to
Individual will coordinate all aspects including: lift maintenance/ops, grooming, snowmaking, parking, snow removal, terrain parks, snowtubing, etc. Leadership skills and emphasis on staff development, plus proven track record required. Strong team in place. Nice overall package with 401K (and employer match), profit sharing, health insurance, and flexible schedule. Ski area experience required. Position is 50% hands on and 50% administrative. Pay is commensurate with experience. Full job description here: Please forward resume to: or 603-428-3245 ext. 107.
Lift Operations Manager
Mount Snow is seeking a self-motivated team player to join our department as the Lift Operations Manager. Oversee 100 staff in the Lift Operations and Tubing Departments as well as oversee the proper operation of 20 lifts. Duties include but are not limited to: safety compliance, budgeting, planning, ensuring compliance with State/Federal regulations, providing exceptional guest service and upholding the company standards. Candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, a strong work ethic and previous supervisory/managerial experience. Position is physically demanding and requires outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions for extended periods of time. A clean driving record, exceptional leadership skills and a commitment to safety and guest service are required. Apply online at EOE.
Group and Conference Sales Director
Angel Fire Resort is seeking a talented, motivated, and highly experienced Sales Director to join the Marketing team and drive group and conference sales to the next level of excellence. Qualified applicants will have at least 8 years of highly successful sales experience in the hospitality industry. The ideal applicant will have solid experience in selling ski areas, have a proven sales record, experience with wholesalers and a strong understanding of the surrounding market. To apply: visit our website at
Catamount is a medium sized mountain with a big family atmosphere located near the Capital District of upstate NY and the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts. We attract skiers and riders in the Hudson Valley from metro NYC to Albany including western Connecticut and Massachusetts. We are looking for two new members to join our management team!
SNOWSPORTS DIRECTOR: Catamount seeks an experienced Snowsports Director to lead and grow our well established Snowsports Program. Qualified candidates will hold a PSIA/AASI Level III ski or snowboard certification, have superior interpersonal skills, supervisory experience and the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
TERRAIN PARK MANAGER: This is a full-time seasonal position responsible for the overall management of the Terrain Park operations including but not limited to the creation, design, construction, and maintenance of Catamount’s terrain parks. Ideal candidates will have great interpersonal skills, experience in park design, feature fabrication, park grooming operations, and staff supervision. The Terrain Park Manager reports to the GM but will be supported by the Snowsports and Mountain Operation departments. Catamount is willing to consider year-round employment for both positions depending on each candidate’s abilities. We offer great benefits including health, dental, disability, paid time off, and many fantastic recreational benefits. For detailed job descriptions and to download our application, please visit the Employment page at Candidates may email their cover letter, resumes, and/or application to
Lift Mechanic III / Lift Maintenance Supervisor
The Lift Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible to ensure all scheduled preventative maintenance is completed within manufacturers’ timelines and/or as required by federal/ state guidelines this position is responsible for the year around daily/nightly operations of lift maintenance. For a full job description and to apply on-line please go to
Lift Maintenance Mechanic - Camelback Mountain Resort
Job Summary: In alignment with the resort’s vision and mission and organizational values and under the direction of the Supervisor of Lift Maintenance, the Lift Maintenance Mechanic will install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot lift equipment as well as assist Lift Operations with the startup and shut down of the lifts, daily. Other mechanical procedures requiring specialized training will be performed as required.
Specific Functions:
1. Ensure all lift areas are maintained to ANSI – B77 Code and manufacturer’s recommendations.
2. Read diagrams and manufacturer’s manuals, fit bearing, rebuild sheave trains, and service grips.
3. Assist in emergency situations.
4. Ensure all work is completed in a safe, quality and timely manner.
5. Use PPE as required.
6. Complete all log sheets accurately, and in a timely manner.
7. Assisting the Supervisor of Lift Maintenance daily in all other Lift Maintenance as required.
Job Qualifications:
· Must have 1-2 years of Lift Maintenance experience.
· Prior experience in Borvig, Doppelmayer-Detachable, Partek, Leitner, Magic Carpet, Sun-Kid, low voltage electrical control circuits, mechanical and communications systems preferred.
· Ability to work and get along well with others required.
· Problem solving, organizational and communication skills required.
· Ability to ski or snowboard required.
· Knowledge of operation of all chairlift, related equipment and machines required.
· Welding and fabrication experience preferred, but not required.
· Current, valid driver’s license required. 
Apply online at