Snow Specialist

Cape Smokey is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic Snow Specialist to develop and maintain the hill year round. A snow specialist is trained in one or more key elements of snow resort maintenance including; snow making, grooming, trail cutting, maintenance and/or repairs. The ideal candidate takes pleasure in shaping the guest experience, knowing they personally will enjoy a good run in winter or hike in summer. Snow specialists are outdoor enthusiasts and natural ambassadors for the year round snow resort experience, embodying the lifestyle and inspiring others.


  • Demonstrated experience in one or more areas of snow resort operations, including; maintenance, grooming, snow making or trail building (Landscaping)/maintenance
  • Certified training an asset
  • Ability to build and follow maintenance schedules
  • Experience with preventative maintenance
  • Experience working in the winter and summer at a snow resort an asset
  • Experience developing and maintaining safety standards
  • Experience developing budgets and estimates to carry out work/repairs
  • Understanding of supply chains
  • Awareness of global industry standards



  • Problem solving
  • Solutions oriented
  • Customer focused
  • Integrity
  • Accountability



  • FREE Season Pass to ski/snowboard (Including his immediate family)
  • Training sessions
  • Discounts on food
  • Discounts in retail store
  • Deals on ski and snowboard equipment
  • Staff accommodation for qualified candidates
  • Uniform provided


Location: The location of work is Ingonish, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
Qualified applicants, please send your application and your possible start date via email

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