Hiring immediately - Leaf Painters for fall 2019


Last year’s Leaf Painting Crew did a killer job, but we expect this year to be even better!

Last year’s Leaf Painting Crew did a killer job, but we expect this year to be even better!

One of our veteran leaf painters hard at work.

One of our veteran leaf painters hard at work.

Fall is officially here and Waterville Valley Resort is looking for Leaf Painters ahead the upcoming 2019 Foliage Season. Waterville Valley Resort is a premiere destination for Leaf Peeping and Fall Foliage with thousands of acres of pristine White Mountain National Forest surrounding our quaint town and Route 49. Every Fall we employ hundreds of Leaf Painters to slowly change the colors of the leafy trees in our valley from their vibrant summer green to more Autumn appropriate hues of red, orange, and yellow. 


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

-Ability to work long nights in the woods (if guests see you, it will ruin the magic)

-Ability to differentiate between different hues of red, orange, and yellow (including but not limited to: Feuille-morte, russet, crimson, amber, scarlett, carmine, maroon, auburn, lurid, etc.)

-Experienced with use of paints and paint brushes

-A can-do attitude

-A love for nature and the White Mountain National Forest

-An attention to detail


Job responsibilities include:

-Painting assigned forest corridors, overnight, one leaf at a time

-Climbing trees

-Operating machinery (boom lifts, small cranes, atvs etc.)

-Navigation through the White Mountain National Forest

Those who are hired and perform well in this position have advancement opportunities including our end of fall Leaf Removal Team and winter preparation Snow Reception and Distribution Teams.

****DISCLAIMER: If you couldn’t tell by now, this is a spoof job posting. We hope you’ll join us this autumn in Waterville Valley to see some of the best fall foliage New England has to offer!****


Human Resources Directory

Allison Gilman
Human Resource Manager
agilman@waterville.com
603.236.8311 x3170