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Snowmaking Shift Supervisor l Winter Seasonal

Warren, VT


Sugarbush Resort is a year-round destination, offering some of the best skiing and riding in the east, an award-winning ski school, mountain biking, golf, disc golf, an array of dining venues, and a fully appointed Health and Recreation Center. Do you want to join an all-star team dedicated to delivering an unparalleled guest experience? Make this your best winter yet by joining the team at Sugarbush and taking advantage of everything Vermont has to offer. 


Our investment in each employee includes a comprehensive wellness initiative, unwavering commitment to safety, growth opportunities, and a wide variety of resort benefits. Employees get to take advantage of our 4000+ acre playground including skiing, golf, mountain activities, health club membership, resort discounts, and more, so it's easy to share your enthusiasm for Sugarbush with our guests.


Sugarbush Resort is seeking Shift Leaders for our snowmaking department. As an experienced snowmaker, Shift Leaders supervise a shift of 4 or more crew members in coordinating the team’s mission to deliver the highest quality of snow and an exceptional guest experience. This position of responsibility provides leadership in training, planning, and directing crew activity.

  • Snowmaking shifts run 12 hours on a staggered schedule of 4 days per week, with a potential for overtime.
  • This position runs November until mid February (weather dependent) and has the possibility to move into different positions around the resort after snowmaking has ended.


  • Collaboratively develop and execute a daily snow plan including: assigning tasks, transporting equipment, routing hoses, clearing gun sets/water valves, positioning/starting/stopping snow guns, and adjusting systems to maximize snow efficiency and coverage.
  • Train crew and expand job knowledge of issues including: surface/trail conditions, emergency identification and procedures, snowmaking quality, safety details, mechanical troubleshooting, and guest service.
  • Aid in interviewing, hiring and employee termination.
  • Document activity and safety concerns through regular log reports.
  • Regularly communicate with team/supervisors to monitor wind/weather, surface, and snowmaking systems in consideration of snowmaking progress/efficiency.
  • Safely operate ATV/Snowmobile vehicles on designated routes.


  • Applicants must have previous snowmaking experience and be at least 18 years old, with a high school education or equivalency degree.
  • Must be able to work long hours, outdoors, overnights and be exposed to the elements.
  • Must be physically able to move/operate equipment and able to lift 50-100lbs worth of equipment. 
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisor and teammates. 
  • Experience with ATV/snowmobiles is preferable as is a basic mechanical aptitude.  
  • CPR/First Aid certification is highly desirable but not required.  
  • Timely and reliable attendance is essential.


The well-being of our employees, guests, and communities is our top priority as we deliver enhanced operations to help combat the spread of COVID-19.  To that end, we have introduced a new Extended COVID Leave Policy, where, in conjunction with other programs, employees may take paid sick leave, up to a maximum of two weeks, due to qualifying reasons related to COVID-19. 

Sugarbush Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer

An offer of employment may be contingent upon the results of a background, MVR, or criminal records check

Posting ID: 662471403 Posted: 2021-10-24 Job Title: Snowmaking Shift Supervisor