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Position Description

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, the Snow Maker position is responsible for completion of assigned work as it relates to the creation of and positioning of snow and snow “whales” in a predetermined manner and locations so the new snow can then be distributed property wide for the upcoming winter season.  

This position will work in partnership with the Grounds Maintenance staff in facilitating the successful operation of the hill and subsequent snow grooming operations.

Successful applicants should be hands-on, while identifying opportunities and solving problems. You should be proactive, committed to safety and quality service. You will be asked to consistently demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience in dealing with the public and fellow staff. You will work on creating and maintaining a safe and positive work culture.


  • Ensure proper set up, site operation, relocation and tear down of snowmaking equipment, as required

  • Execute and work through a set of established procedures with respect to the operation of the snow guns

  • Provide regular maintenance on various tools, machinery and equipment as are in use

  • Execute industry driven preventive maintenance programs on all related equipment

  • Maintain accurate log books and records of work completed

  • Assist in any repairs as required, facility electrical, mechanical and plumbing infrastructure

  • Acts as a community ambassador for the Edmonton Ski Club 

  • Assist in other areas of the overall operation, as required


  • Some secondary / post-secondary school education may be required

  • Outgoing and friendly attitude

  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs, work in adverse weather conditions, and work a varied schedule that includes nights, evenings, weekends and holidays

  • Willing to accept on-call shifts as required

  • Must be able to work on computers and various types of technology for record keeping, timekeeping and work schedules

  • Ability to work equally well as an individual and as a team member

Work Schedule

  • This is a part-time seasonal position, from October to March (inclusive)

If you're interested, please send a resume and cover letter to

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