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Snowcat Operator / Houseman

Company: Aspen Skiing Company
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

ASC operates the on-mountain restaurants and the four mountains in the Aspen Snowmass area - Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk - as well as the Five Star, Five Diamond property The Little Nell, the Limelight Hotel properties which operate in Aspen, Ketchum Idaho and Snowmass. ASC also operates the rental & retail stores of Four Mountain Sports as well as D&E and the Award-winning Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass.

Job Description

The Snowcat Operator is responsible for delivery of food, beverage and other equipment/items required for Daily restaurant operation via snowcat. Remove trash recycle and compost from restaurants.

Essential Job Functions
•    Drives Snowcat up and down assigned mountain following the correct path
•    Unloads items from the Snowcat and stores items neatly in correct locations. Follows the correct procedure for recycling and the disposal of all trash
•    Lifts and carries items onto the Snowcat and pack securely
•    Ensure the security of the Snowcat at all times
•    Ensures the Snowcat is fully fueled with proper fluid levels at all times, as well as leaving the radio fully charged at the end of the shift
•    Transports and takes correct care of hazardous goods
•    Informs facility chef of any product missing from invoices
•    Informs manager of operational issues with delivery/removal of items or mechanical issues with the snowcat 
•    Works flexible shifts, depending on the needs of the business
•    Other duties as assigned 


•    Must be 18 years or older
•    2 years’ experience driving a snowcat or similar equipment required
•    Current valid Driver’s License with ability to operate a variety of vehicles including stick shift, snowcat, snowmobile required
•    Ability to communicate and follow oral or written directions in English is required
•    High school graduate preferred
•    Ability to ski or ride at an intermediate level is required for employees of ski in/ski out restaurants in winter

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received:
Supervision Given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities 
Supervision Received: Works under direct supervision of the Restaurant Manager. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, see, hear, sit, drive a shuttle/car for extended periods of time; squat, kneel and bend 
Regularly work/drive in adverse weather conditions.  Frequently drive in bright sunlight and at night. Exposure to noises that cause distraction and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces 
Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance (weight limits can vary according to position, but no more than 50) 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.? Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.? ?? 

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Aspen Skiing Company / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.  

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit aspensnowmass.com/jobs/benefits

As of November 15 2021, Aspen Skiing Company, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about this policy via our employee safety page here

Keywords: Aspen Skiing Company, East Lansing , Snowcat Operator / Houseman, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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