NZSki - Slopes - Groomer Operators - Queenstown
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Coronet Peak & The Remarkables - Groomer Operator
Are you passionate about the snowsports industry? Can you see yourself behind the controls of a state-of-the-art snow groomer? We are currently seeking responsible, reliable operators to groom our slopes to a world-class standard for our guests this season.
We are seeking applicants with a proven commitment to the overall guest experience and the ability to work hard and remain positive under pressure in a team environment. We have opportunities for both experienced and rookie groomers.
About the role
- Carrying out grooming requirements as per the request of the Team Leader
- Operating groomers, which can include general free grooming, winch grooming and terrain park maintenance
- Pre-operator checks and fault diagnosis
- Maintain slopes, chairlift loads, unloads and base areas to an exceptional standard
- Working knowledge of heavy machinery and a strong mechanical aptitude
- A strong motivation to work in a small team remaining flexible to the variabilities of the environment
- Responsible, reliable and professional
- Good safety record and able to supply references to this effect.
- Applicants must be comfortable working in an alpine environment in a variety of weather conditions
- Previous exposure to night shift work would be considered an advantage.
- An understanding that employment is subject to the vagaries of the weather and the hours of work cannot be guaranteed
- Experienced and rookie roles available
Skills and Qualifications
- Applicants must be able to show they have previous experience of operating heavy machinery (a minimum of 400 hours)
- A NZ class 2 license with a T (self-laying tracks) endorsement.
- Good knowledge of ski area snow conditions and the ability to ski or snowboard in all weather conditions on all-terrain is an advantage.
- Winch cat operator experience is an asset
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