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Title

Race Crew Member 

Category Skier Services  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Employment Type Winter 2019-2020 Seasonal Position.  
Shift Various Shifts  
Age Requirements The minimum age requirement for this position is 18.  
Description

Seeking Race Crew staff to prepare the course prior to race events, maintain the course during races and facilitate any on-hill event.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists with drilling holes and screws down each turning gate.
  • Transports fencing, gates, tools and equipment as directed.
  • Slips course when necessary to push accumulated snow on downhill turning side of turn, preferably traveling in groups of two or three.
  • Repairs ruts and holes using the shovels, rakes or skis, as required. Redrill holes if necessary.
  • Pulls out gates and brings them back to race supply hut.
  • Removes fences, rolls them up, and returns to race supply hut.
  • Works the upper race shack position or announces from bottom race shack.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Prior race experience and intermediate to advanced skiing skills required.
  • Clear and concise verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Dependable and meets goals.
  • Exemplifies professional conduct and adherence to company Core Values.

Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Physical & Other Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • Able to work any shift, weekends and holidays as schedule and weather dictates.
  • Evenings, weekends and holidays are a regular part of the schedule.
  • Must have excellent attendance and conduct record for consideration.
  • Non-smoking candidates preferred.
 
About the Organization Resort Recreation Benefits:

ALL employees at Crystal Mountain receive these resort benefits to include FREE; fitness center, indoor pool, outdoor water park, golf, wellness programs, climbing wall, adventure courses, alpine slide, mountain biking and trail access, group ski lessons, downhill skiing/boarding and ski & snowboard rentals. DISCOUNTS on; spa services, fitness classes, retail products & apparel, food, lodging and personal training!



Resort Overview:

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort recognized nationally as one of the Midwest’s premier destinations. Located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City, Crystal Mountain offers 58 slopes for downhill skiing and snowboarding, Crystal Mountain Snow Sports School, winter activities like dog sledding, cross-country skiing and fat tire biking, snowshoeing through Michigan Legacy Art Park, the Edge Adventure Course, award-winning Crystal Spa, fine-dining, shopping as well as wedding, meeting and conference facilities.  

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