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Grooming -Free Groomer Winter 2019-20

August 23 2019
Industries Accomodations, Food services
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction, Trades, Manual, Operator, Machinist, Maintenance, Service, Trades, Technicians, Construction, General Labor, Warehouse, General Labor, Warehouse, Hôtel, Maintenance, Trades, Technicians, Construction, General Labor, Warehouse
North Vancouver, BC

Job Title: Free Groomer

Department:  Mountain Operations

Reporting Manager: Director, Mountain Operations

Role Status: Full time seasonal position that will require weekend work and include graveyard shifts

Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain's renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver's premier mountain resort. Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment and career development. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing, snowboarding and a variety of summer activities) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safe operation of the grooming machines

  • Free Grooming of downhill runs 

  • Assisting with grooming and maintaining of four Terrain Parks 

  • Staging and crowd control area building and maintenance 

  • Snow removal around all buildings and areas 

  • Grooming snowshoe trails 

  • Report conditions and safety hazards to the operations and safety departments

  • Filling out maintenance and operational logs

  • Regular Cleaning and some maintenance of snow cats

  • Special event preparation: i.e. races, snowboard events, snow sculptures 

  • Maintaining sleigh route 

  • Working closely with snowmaking department to maintain proper snowpack on our runs

  • Performs snow removal and snow farming

  • All other duties as assigned


  • Two years grooming experience  

  • Avid snowboarder or skier preferred

  • Previous snowmaking experience an asset 

  • Experience operating heavy duty machinery an asset 

  • Must be able to work unsupervised and co-operate with others 

  • Must be dependable and able to work in adverse environmental conditions

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