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Snowmaking/ Grooming

Solitude Mountain Resort
November 17, 2023
Seasonal (Seasonal)
JOB TITLE: Snowmaker/ Groomer

DIVISION: Mountain Operations

REPORTS TO: Snowmaking Supervisor

LOCATION: On Mountain/ Vehicle Shop

CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time/ Seasonal/ Hourly


The Snowmaker works as part of a team to open and maintain skiing terrain with the best possible snow that can be created.

  • Good teamwork skills
  • Physically able to perform heavy manual tasks
  • Capable of working outdoors in extreme weather conditions
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Have a reliable vehicle preferably with four-wheel drive

  • Responsible for quality and efficient output of snow, adjusting guns as needed
  • Work up to 12-hour shifts
  • Perform all tasks safely
  • Operate various electrical and pressurized air and water equipment
  • Operate various types of motorized equipment on and off the mountain
  • Equipment inspection and routine maintenance and repairs to snow making equipment
  • Operate snow mobile, four-wheeler, and or snow cats to each snowmaking destination


At Solitude Mountain Resort, we offer a variety of employee benefits! First, you are lucky enough to be working in the beautiful, scenic Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy mountain activities before work, after work, on work breaks, and on days off! Activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross country, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and so much more. Work with other mountain enthusiasts. This is an excellent opportunity to socialize, meet great people, and attend employee events around the resort. Some events include unique opportunities like employee ski days, employee yoga, live music events, film festival ski movie features, and many more summer activities- at work! You get to work and play in the same place. Eligibility is dependent on all employee classification of work.


Ski and Ride
  • Eligible employees receive a free Solitude season pass for themselves and eligible dependents. This includes unlimited skiing/riding for winter employees with no blackout dates and bike hauls for summer employees
  • Free access to select Alterra Mountain Company Destinations throughout North America for you and eligible dependents
  • Discounted Solitude lift tickets for your friends & family
  • Discounted ski and ride lessons
  • Free Nordic ski and snowshoe pass for the Solitude Nordic & Snowshoe Center for winter employees
  • Ski and ride perks at other local resorts
  • Complimentary UTA Ski Bus pass

Other Benefits
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSA, FSA for eligible employees
  • Discounts resort-wide for food, rentals, retail, lessons, and more
  • Pro deals with hundreds of outdoor brands
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
  • Free counseling service for you and your household members through our Employee Assistance Program