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06-10-2014 07:20 PM
chomps1211
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Originally Posted by Manicmouse View Post
Someone was trying really hard to get a job
....or get laid!!!

Chicks Love guy who'r deep! lol!!
06-10-2014 07:00 PM
andrewdod yeah... i agree... you arent going to find anything that pays well there unless you somehow get into bed with like vail or boyne resorts... those are 2 of the major companies in the resort game... They're the only companies that i could even remotely think of that would need your skillset. Me? i work there for minimum wage to pay me electric bill for my apartment while im at school, and buy beer. oh... and the free pass is the shit.
06-08-2014 05:11 PM
Manicmouse
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Originally Posted by Steezus Christ View Post
- philosophy degree
Someone was trying really hard to get a job
06-08-2014 05:00 PM
Steezus Christ
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Originally Posted by BurtonAvenger View Post
Ski resorts employee more over educated under experienced people in just about every degree field on earth. As the quote goes started from the bottom now we here.
too true. ive been working in rentals for 3 years sitting on just over $10/hr.. in our team of 9 rental techs we have:

- environmental science degree
- engineering degree
- philosophy degree
- sound technician degree
- millwright
- carpenter

a lot of these guys went through 3+ years of schooling and still sitting on minimum wage like me. nobody moves to the slopes to make money, they go to plain old shred.
06-08-2014 04:35 AM
Mizu Kuma I would take a guess at resorts contractin their engineering requirements out to a local company of sorts?????

They'd most likely have a few fitters on hand for breakdowns and general maintenance though!!!!!

It'd most likely be in a cold, shitty environment too!!!!!

I'd rather be pourin beers in the night, and ridin durin the day!!!!!
06-08-2014 02:47 AM
JVee Venture snowboards was recently looking for an apprentice shaper...
06-08-2014 12:49 AM
KansasNoob If you aren't afraid to wrench on stuff and are competent, and will follow directions and have good people skills they can use you. The few people I have talked to loved it. Ask around town too though, I have heard of some opportunities there some places.
06-07-2014 10:46 PM
BurtonAvenger Sanitation engineer, food service engineer, lift service loading engineer, lift scanning service engineer, photo engineer, custodial engineer, and I'm sure there's a few others you can slap on there.

Ski resorts employee more over educated under experienced people in just about every degree field on earth. As the quote goes started from the bottom now we here.
06-07-2014 10:04 PM
Argo Given that you're a "technologist" yeah you could get a job doing something like "lift operation" or "mtn ops" doing the day to day repairs and maintenance on the lifts. You can also work as a cat driver doing overnight grooming.
06-07-2014 10:02 PM
slyder Is this a BS degree ? (4 yr degree)
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