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Elkins, WV 26241
Updated 30+ days ago

Full Time - Seasonal


Snowshoe is the premier destination for Mid-Atlantic and Southeast skiers, snowboarders and winter enthusiasts. We offer 257 acres of skiable terrain, 1500 vertical feet, 57 trails and the best snow around. Enjoy our world class events, cool mountain temperatures, beautiful vistas and 11,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness.


Our organizational values describe our shared beliefs…what’s important to us as an organization; how we want to treat each other and our guests.

Integrity                    Performance                 Environment                   Fun                        Collaboration


To maintain the Terrain Park’s operations, aesthetics, safety qualities, design and shape of features for the terrain park department.

This position is responsible for the following “job results”.
  • Designs and Maintains the shape and integrity of all Terrain Park features by communicating with the Terrain Park Manager to ensure a quality terrain park.
  • Ensures guest Talking to guests, educating  park users on proper usage and etiquette, surveying guests about their park experience and being knowledgeable about all resort offerings.
  • Maintain safety of Terrain Park features by shoveling, salting, opening and or closing features as needed
  • Ensures the completion of the Terrain Park Log in a professional manner.
  • Testing features throughout the day for proper construction and documenting any required or performed maintenance.
  • Oversees the aesthetic qualities of the park grounds and facilities by ensuring that trash is picked up, tower pads are adjusted properly, the facilities are kept neat and clean and that appropriate music and volume level policies are being followed.
  • Assists with contests by setting up and taking down fencing, judging areas and banners.
  • Acting as a judge or course official, recording results and other duties as assigned.
  • Maintains a presence at all Races and Events and supports the events team as needed.
  • Lead small teams in building and day to day operations of the terrain park
  • Have knowledge and track all relevant logs, and paperwork

This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of this resort and position, the responsibilities of this position may change.


Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent – minimum required

Experience:  4 years skiing/snowboarding– preferred


  • Must be a skier/snowboarder and have the ability to ride the terrain park. - minimum required
  • Knowledge of terrain park operations and construction. -preferred
  • Must meet minimum requirements of the Snowshoe Driver’s Program
  • Must be able to operate a Chainsaw, Bobcat, and Heavy Equipment (As Needed)
  • Lead small teams in building and day to day operations of the terrain park

Specific Experience other than Terrain Park Attendant:


  • Understands business complexities and assumes responsibility for driving change
  • Leads employees or teams of employees to achieve goals
  • Guides employees through periods of change, even during difficult times or in the face of hard business decisions
  • Exhibits honesty, integrity in an environment of mutual respect and trust, core values, reliability


  • Is inquisitive and curious, always asking questions; Seeks new and/or different or ways to improve the business; Thinks outside the box
  • Is recognized by others (internally and externally) as being engaged in their role, and someone who can often see things that others have not
  • Inspires, motivates, develops, energizes, and creates engaged employees, with a solid record of employee retention
  • Demonstrates true passion for the job, the resort, and the company overall
  • Displays rigorous commitment to the environment, financial and safety of self, business, and inherent risks through stewardship.


  • Communicates clearly and appropriately - both orally and in writing
  • Responds to questions or requests in a timely manner
  • Conducts regular one-on-one and departmental meetings to ensure a good flow of information
  • Recognizes and rewards the achievement of his/her team and others; Ensures thank-yous are delivered
  • All communication is down home and strives to improve upon a high level of guest service in a friendly manner


  • Achieves high-quality business outcomes for the division as well as delivering good results that help the business overall
  • Meets or exceeds financial goals, budgets, forecasts
  • Creates successful strategies that produce results, but is also willing to accept responsibility for shortfalls when appropriate
  • Ensures a guest driven atmosphere and improves commitment to a service level that exceed our guests’ expectations
  • Takes steps to provide epic experiences that are wild, memorable and unexpected


  • Adapts and is flexible to changing business circumstances across a season, a fiscal year, and/or multiple years; Exhibits willingness to change
  • Adjusts budgets and reforecasts as needed across the year based on changing business needs
  • Exhibits flexibility in their thinking, will bend when needed, and will lobby others to change when necessary
  • Inspires a unified team through understanding was is required for successful, cooperative and fun team success


Any employee or volunteer who operates a company vehicle including cars, trucks, snowcats, snowmobiles, or heavy equipment is required to comply with the Driver’s Standards Policy. This policy also applies to employees or volunteers driving their personal vehicles for company business more than four times per month, averaging 30+ miles per trip. All drivers should receive a full copy of the Alterra Driver’s Standards Policy; if you have not – please contact your Risk/Safety or HR/EE Department.


This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

Mountain Environment:

  • The primary physical environment in which this position works is out of doors with a high exposure level to cold, snow, wind, rain, bugs, sun, high altitude, extreme heights, lightning, etc...
  • The degree of strenuous activity within the job is considered to be high. Often lifting a weight of 50 pounds throughout the day is common.
  • Additional strenuous physical activity may include walking or hiking upon uneven, challenging terrain with heavy tools or equipment.
  • Exposure to: Chemicals required for cleaning, de-greasing, and painting Ultra Violet radiation from the sun enhanced through lack of atmospheric filtration at work altitude.  Fumes produced in activities ranging from cleaning to painting to fabrication of metal products. Noise generated by snowmobiles, lift equipment, and tools may require hearing protection to be worn.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Posting ID: 667069475 Posted: 2021-12-14 Job Title: Terrain Park Attendant