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Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Heavy Equipment Operator - Winter Seasonal - Full Time in Steamboat Springs, Colorado


Who We Are: Steamboat- Ski Town, U.S.A. ® is known as the friendliest mountain destination in the world, thanks to our western heritage and welcoming staff. We pride ourselves on hiring the best employees and providing the best experience in the industry. Our employee satisfaction scores top the charts and we have employees who choose to work for the resort for 2, 5, 10, 20 plus years. Fair warning, starting a job at Steamboat could lead to endless fun, lifelong friendships and a rooted sense of community.

Who We’re Looking For: Friendly folks who want to work at the best ski resort, play in Champagne Powder and meet friends from around the world. If you like to provide incredible guest service with a friendly attitude, you’re ready to join our team. If your dream job includes skiing and riding, interacting with guests, rewarding work, free concerts, fireworks, employee parties and more-we’d love to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits: Steamboat offers many exciting perks and benefits including a Steamboat ski pass for you and eligible dependents, competitive compensation, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, industry pro deal discounts, friends & family discounted tickets subject to restrictions, reservations and/or blackout dates, access to employee housing (seasonal full time only), 401(k) profit sharing plan (eligibility rules apply), Employee Assistance Program, and a chance to learn and advance within Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp.

This position will be required to have two years of heavy equipment operating experience with a valid driver’s license. Knowledge of the mountain and the base area are preferred.Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:• Work in tight areas with many obstacles with limited maneuverability • Concentrate and problem solve in extreme situations• Perform work with pedestrians present and during low light/low visibility weather conditions• Compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as any regulatory requirements• Other duties, as assigned

Minimum skills, experience, and education required for this job:• High school diploma or GED required• Must have a valid driver's license and meet SSRC’s minimum driving and insurability standards• Minimum of 2 years heavy equipment operating experience required• Knowledge of the mountain and base area preferred• Experience moving scoria or snow required• Adhere to all safety policies• Interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers and management consistent with Steamboat Ski & Resort Company’s Service Excellence standards

Physical Requirements:• Must be minimum 18 years of age• Must read, write, and speak clearly in English• Must pass an equipment skills test, prior to becoming an equipment operator• Move around the base area in inclement weather and uneven terrain• Lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis

Miscellaneous information:• Post offer confirmation required of driving history (past 3 years, must be free of moving violations)• This is a hourly non-exempt position and is subject to overtime pay• Position requires working weekends and holidays as needed

• Pursuant to county and/or state orders and company policies, every employee is required to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms, practice social distancing, wash hands frequently, wear a mask per current guidelines, self-report and call in immediately and stay home if sick and assist with sanitizing and disinfecting work areas. Employees must follow all resort mitigation plans and protocols, which can be found posted on resort buildings and on Beekeeper

Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an equal opportunity employer




  • High School or better

Licenses & Certifications


  • Driver's License



  • 2 years: Heavy operating experience