• 04 Projektleiter

    The Ones in Charge

    The duty of the project manager is to run the Funslope or the snowpark according to the management, the clients and the guests.

    Job Profile

    As project manager, you are in charge of your own project. Periodically, your technical supervisors will come and check the quality of the facility, give you feedback and discuss possible optimizations with you. 


    Your tasks


    • Project management and further development of a small snowpark or a Funslope
    • Maintenance as well as security and quality management of the facility on a daily basis
    • Opening & closing of the facility
    • Organization of the daily reshape (quality control) in the morning
    • Management and coordination of the shapecrew (principal contact person for the shapers)
    • Management and supervision of the daily reshape (quality control)
    • Preparation of duty rosters and work schedules
    • Arrangement and control of the shapers’ work schedules
    • Administration and allocation of hours
    • Communication and coordination with the mountain railways’ employees
    • Support of the media crew at shootings and events
    • Office tasks
    • Setting up fences, barriers, gate flags and Funslope elements
    • Minor repairs and service work on rails and boxes as well as on Funslope elements
    • Principal contact for employees of the railway company: management, snow groomer & chiefs of piste, marketing
    • Communication with YMM (shootings, events, news, administration)
    • Creation of footage (pics) for newsposts on park websites & qparks.com as well as Facebook posts

    Your Skills

    As a project manager you have all necessary skills needed to carry on a project through the whole season. These include sufficient experience, know-how, energy and enthusiasm.




    • Knowledge of German
    • Knowledge of English considered an advantage
    • Team orientation and previous experience as a team leader
    • At least two years experience in the maintenance of a snowpark
    • Independent, responsible and problem solving oriented manner of working
    • Creative abilities and handcraft skills
    • Timely implementation of plans and ability to meet deadlines
    • Flexibility
    • Basic knowledge of the programs Word and Excel
    • Punctuality and decent appearance
    • Interest in further training

    Our Part

    As a project manager you are in direct contact with the YMM management. We rely on your management.


    What you get


    • A diverse job in a snowpark or in a Funslope
    • A highly appealing workplace in a ski area
    • The possibility to be on skis or snowboard every day
    • A creative and varied work environment
    • You are member of a young team of professional snowpark managers and actionsports freaks
    • Performance-based salary
    • Long-term perspectives and career opportunity to become head shaper, project manager, park designer and/or snowcat operator
    • Accommodation
    • A lot of fun on and off the mountain
    • Long-lasting friendships and extensive experience


    Project Manager

    04.Project Managers
    The Ones in Charge


What's the Shape Academy exactly? Here we have the answers to the most frequent asked questions


1. Who is my employer?

  • QParks is the leading provider for snowpark concepts in Europe and has established itself as the major promoter of the European freestyle scene over the last ten years. -> More info
  • Funslopes are an innovative and important snow terrain concept for both mountain railways and tourism operators. Funslopes combine elements from snowparks and cross, and offer to young and older visitors their first fun, easy steps into the possibilities of the freestyle world. -> More info

2. Where do I work?

  • There are several QParks & Funslopes in Austria, Germany, Switzerland & Italy. You can find a list of our partner resorts on QParks.com and funslopes.com.

3. When will I be assigned to a project?

  • In autumn. We expect our employees to be flexible, as we cannot take into account personal preference regarding the destination resort. Please bear in mind that you may be relocated during the season.    

4. How old must I be?

  • You must be at least of age (eighteen years old).

5. Do I need previous job experience in shaping?

  • Absolutely not! Within the Shape Academy, the basic formation as well as further training is all up to us.  

6. Do you also accept women?

  • Of course!

7. What is the extent of work I am going to do?

  • Shapers are employed part-time and are required to work between 75 and 100 hours per month. The staff in a managerial position (head shapers, project leaders, park designers & snow groomer drivers) works between 100 and 180 hours per month.

8. Is accommodation included?

  • Accommodation for staff only within the resort will be provided.
  • NOTE: No pets or animals whatsoever are permitted!

9. How long will I be employed?

  • From the beginning of December till the mid/end of April, depending on needs and snow.