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  • Assistant General Manager

    Operations
    Idaho Springs

    Start something great at Echo Mountain. You’re someone that goes above and beyond what is required. You like learning new things and overcoming unique challenges. Your passion for skiing and snowboarding can’t be contained to the occasional day on the mountain. Join our team and create a legacy. Share your passion! This position requires someone that is a problem solver and a doer. You’ve done the work and are willing to get your hands dirty, but you also enjoy stepping back and seeing things from a higher level. You’re ready to juggle multiple departments and parts of the operation and willing to do whatever it takes to make this place run. No two days are the same and you’ll constantly be learning. Join our team and help take Echo to the next level!

    Responsibilities Includes (but not limited to):

    • Manage and oversee daily operations across the mountain, including but not limited to Snowmaking, Grooming, Terrain Parks, Maintenance, Safety/Risk Management, and more
    • Engage in all activities as the working supervisor while assisting in the hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising employees engaged in all aspects of Mountain Operations
    • Coordinate and communicate with other Echo Mountain teams
    • Develop and update Mountain Operations Schedules, SOPs, and Best Practices to ensure optimum efficiency and task completion, reviewing and adjusting as necessary
    • Create and execute year-round slope maintenance plans
    • Coordinate Mountain Operations staff to design, build, and maintain terrain park features in communication with management and incorporating customer feedback
    • Create and execute plan for water supply management and snow production for optimum utilization of snowmaking system
    • Ability to operate all equipment, including snowcats to perform daily snow grooming in accordance with proper grooming procedures and snow guns to make snow as needed preferred
    • Perform daily inspections of terrain across the mountain, including ski slopes, gladed-terrain, and parking lots
    • Perform regular maintenance and repairs to a variety of equipment
    • Lead and coordinate summer operations projects including but not limited to tree falling, stump and brush removal, grading, erosion control and irrigation
    • Maintain, repair, and improve erosion control and land management plans
    • Oversee inventory of parts, tools, and other supplies to order new quantities as needed to ensure minimal downtime and proper operation
    • Complete and submit accurate budgets, logs, and reports for equipment maintenance, daily operations, inventory, and more
    • Participate in development of annual Mountain Operations budget and capital improvement budget
    • Assist in design and construction of capital improvement projects to support year-round Mountain Operations
    • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for Echo Mountain and Mountain Operations
    • Assist with staff training in the proper and safe operation of a variety of ski area equipment, including snow groomers, snowmobiles, pay loaders, compressors, pumps, plow trucks, UTVs, and all other equipment related to Mountain Operations
    • Oversee and complete parking lot clearance
    • Perform other responsibilities as required, including, but not limited to assisting other departments such as Maintenance, Lift Operations, Ambassadors, Rentals, F&B, Ticket Sales, Parking, and more

    Qualified applicants must be able to complete a background check and reference checks. Echo Mountain is a drug free workplace.

    We hire the most highly qualified people available and provide a competitive benefits package which includes:

    • Season Pass for you and your dependents
    • Free & Discounted Lift Tickets @ Other CO Resorts
    • 50% off Food & Beverage
    • 50% off Rentals
    • 50% off Merchandise

    Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for all team members. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V/SO

     

  • Snowmaking Manager

    Operations
    Idaho Springs

    Leverage and expand your knowledge and experience with Echo Mountain! This position requires a range of skills from mechanic and machine operator to snowmaker and all around Mountain Operations expert. With a variety of responsibilities and tasks, and a small team to work with, no two days with Echo will be the same!

    The Snowmaker Manager is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance, and snow creation across the mountain. Our snowmakers are critical to the success of our operations.

    Responsibilities (But not limited to)

    • Lead the operation of snowmaking equipment for creating manufactured snow from water resources
    • Oversee 3-4 other snowmakers during a shift to ensure proper safety and execution of required tasks 
    • Produce quality snow through the use of air, water, and fan equipment
    • Constant relocation of guns and hoses to various areas around the mountain
    • Adjusting, turning or moving of snow guns, sometimes by hand, to maintain snowmaking efficiency
    • Adjusting the water and or air flow to snow guns
    • Changing nozzles on snow guns when necessary to maintain efficiency
    • Conduct regular maintenance checks on equipment, including checking water pipes, fluid levels and volume, temperature controls, energy consumption, and diesel fuel systems
    • Document and report mechanical/safety issues, complete maintenance logs and checklists
    • Perform light maintenance or repairs on equipment
    • Shovel snow, remove snow around snowmaking equipment and other areas around the resort as needed
    • Maintain all safety barriers, padding, and guards around snowmaking equipment
    • Work safely in close proximity to heavy equipment, high voltage, and high water pressures
    • Perform other duties as assigned while waiting for optimum snowmaking weather
    • Work closely with and assist other departments such as Grooming, Ski Patrol, Lift Operations
    • Test the quality of snow as it is made, reporting findings and conditions to the supervisor
    • Drive snowmobiles, trucks and ATVs as necessary
    • Work evening and night schedules when optimal temperatures provide for the best snowmaking
    • Safety responsibility and sensibility to maintain safe environment for yourself, fellow employees and guests
    • Ensure that all records required by Echo Mountain and any authorities having jurisdiction are maintained and kept up-to-date including all mechanical and operational procedures, daily maintenance, operational logs, failures and incidents
    • Maintain a clean and well-organized work area
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualified applicants must be able to complete a background check and reference checks. Echo Mountain is a drug free workplace.

    We hire the most highly qualified people available and provide a competitive benefits package which includes:

    • Season Pass for you and your dependents
    • Free & Discounted Lift Tickets @ Other CO Resorts
    • 50% off Food & Beverage
    • 50% off Rentals
    • 50% off Merchandise

    Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for all team members. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V/SO

     

How to Apply

Click APPLY HERE to visit our job board for our open positions and apply today. We typically begin hiring our seasonal positions in August or September. We also plan to have at least one job fair in September 2021 for our 2021-2022 season.


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