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Experienced Terrain Park Operator - Winter 22/23

Company: Sun Country Tours
Location: Bend
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Mt. Bachelor18

Experienced Groomers work directly with the Terrain Park Grooming Supervisor, Terrain Park Manager, and Terrain Park Day Crew Supervisor to develop and maintain Mt Bachelor's terrain parks. Experienced Groomers, or Builders, will help implement strategies within the terrain park that will maximize efficiency and encourage continuous improvement to terrain park construction, maintenance, and it's employee's growth.

Builders are expected to have mastered the controls of various models of Pistenbully and Prinoth park cats, and must have grooming experience.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

* Focus on maintenance and general upkeep of a park to ensure its longevity
* Understand grooming patterns for different park layouts and features, and groom an entire park from start to finish
* Shape, reset, or dig out previously built terrain park features efficiently with all types of snow, while maintaining a photo shoot ready quality
* Understand specific building concepts, such as the logistics of grooming a park with multiple operators at once
* Complete a large amount of work in an 8 hour shift
* Adapt to a variety of grooming machinery (PistenBully, Prinoth, etc.)
* Operate and winch ski trails without park features, while navigating the risks of operating a winch snowcat
* Install and remove the Zaugg from a machine
* Carry various types of terrain park features on the snowcat blade, including boxes, rails, walls, park shacks, etc.
* Understand general grooming machinery maintenance, such as oil, hydro fluid, coolant, tracks, belts, fuses, wipers, and hoses
* Responsible for ensuring grooming logs are completed and dated at the end of each shift
* Use of advanced perception and skill set with snowcat blade and tiller functions
* Fulfill 100 hours of training with a higher level operator
* Maintain a minimum of 200 hours of training time with a lower level operator

Please be aware incomplete applications will not be accepted or reviewed. Mt. Bachelor is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full Time - Seasonal

License/Certifications- Current and valid Driver's License

Technical- Be able to build, groom, maintain all terrain park features in all types of snow. Understand the difference between bad and good jump to landing transition. Understand the difference between safe and unsafe features.

Physical Capabilities-Advanced or expert skiing or snowboarding level. Able to lift 50 pounds

Education/Related Experience:

Minimum education required- High School Diploma or equivalent

Minimum time in related position- 2 to 3 seasons of terrain park snow cat operations, with intermediate skill level

Keywords: Sun Country Tours, Bend , Experienced Terrain Park Operator - Winter 22/23, Other , Bend, Oregon

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