REHIRE: Snowmaker - Winter 2019/20

Department: Snowmaking
Location: Gilford, NH

Gunstock Mountain Resort is now accepting applications for Snowmakers to join the Snowmaking team. Our Snowmakers work around the clock (weather-permitting) on the production of machine made snow, with a strong attention to snow quality, trail safety, and operational efficiency. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; seasonal and daily preparation and utilization of snow guns; regular visual inspections and repairs to snow guns and hoses as needed; set up and relocate guns and hoses in accordance with resort snowmaking plan. Position is tentatively scheduled to begin November 1st through mid-January. Some positions available immediately for trail crew. 


  • Must be 18 years of age or older with high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Required to move snowmaking and grooming parts, equipment, and materials weighing up to 25 lbs regularly, up to 50 lbs frequently, and up to 100 lbs occasionally.
  • Must be able to work in variable outdoor winter weather conditions; while performing the duties of a Groomer, the employee is regularly subjected to work near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions with frequent exposure to heat and cold, wet and humid conditions.


Two 12-hour shifts are available throughout the winter, 8AM-8PM (days) or 8PM-8AM (nights). Because snowmaking operations are weather-dependent, shifts may vary. Priority consideration will be given to candidates whose availability best fits our needs. 

Perks for Winter Employees: 

  • Complimentary Gunstock season pass for yourself.
  • Discounted and/or complimentary lift tickets for most ski resorts throughout NH, ME & VT.
  • Complimentary group ski/snowboard lessons & equipment rentals at Gunstock.
  • Complimentary access to the Mountain Coaster, Tubing Park, Nordic and Snowshoe trails.
  • 40% discount on food at all resort venues (excluding alcohol).
  • 25% discount at Gunstock Ski & Sport retail shop.

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