Snowcat Operator (Haul Cats)

  • Aspen Skiing Company
  • Nov 19, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Company Description

Aspen is one of the world's premiere destinations for inspiration and transformation at the intersection of recreation, nature, and culture. Aspen Skiing Company was founded 75 years ago following World War Two in a moment of vision and renewal.
With a purpose deeply rooted in expanding possibilities, we are company driven by its values and our people.

We operate four mountain resorts (Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass and Buttermilk) with summer and winter experiences; the Five Star, Five Diamond Little Nell Hotel in Aspen; the contemporary Limelight Hotels in Aspen, Snowmass and Ketchum; world-class events including the World Cup series and X Games; and a multi-store retail portfolio.

Job Description

The Snowcat Operator is responsible for delivery of food, beverage and other equipment/items required for Daily restaurant operation via snowcat. Remove trash recycle and compost from restaurants.

Essential Job Functions

  • Drives Snowcat up and down assigned mountain following the correct path
  • Unloads items from the Snowcat and stores items neatly in correct locations. Follows the correct procedure for recycling and the disposal of all trash
  • Lifts and carries items onto the Snowcat and pack securely
  • Ensure the security of the Snowcat at all times
  • Ensures the Snowcat is fully fueled with proper fluid levels at all times, as well as leaving the radio fully charged at the end of the shift
  • Transports and takes correct care of hazardous goods
  • Informs facility chef of any product missing from invoices
  • Informs manager of operational issues with delivery/removal of items or mechanical issues with the snowcat
  • Works flexible shifts, depending on the needs of the business
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • 2 years' experience driving a snowcat or similar equipment required
  • Current valid Driver's License with ability to operate a variety of vehicles including stick shift, snowcat, snowmobile required
  • Ability to communicate and follow oral or written directions in English is required
  • High school graduate preferred
  • Ability to ski or ride at an intermediate level is required for employees of ski in/ski out restaurants in winter

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received:
Supervision Given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities
Supervision Received: Works under direct supervision of the Restaurant Manager. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:
Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, see, hear, sit, drive a shuttle/car for extended periods of time; squat, kneel and bend
Regularly work/drive in adverse weather conditions. Frequently drive in bright sunlight and at night. Exposure to noises that cause distraction and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces
Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance (weight limits can vary according to position, but no more than 50)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. By accepting a position with Aspen Skiing Company, you acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. To request accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at .

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here