Employment Opportunity

Here is more information about the Ski Patrol Level 2 employment opportunity at Sun Peaks Resort.

Job Description: Ski Patrol Level 2

Department Winter Patrol
Employment Type Full-time, Seasonal
Reports To Patrol Director and Assistant Patrol Director
Posting Date May 8, 2014
Closing Date September 30, 2014

Qualifications Required

• Occupational First Aid Level III or O.E.C. (80 Hour Course) with Advanced  Protocols
• Current CPRC Certificate
• CAA Avalanche Level 1 for Ski Operations, AST 1, AST 2 an asset.
• High level of physical fitness free of injury with the ability to carry a pack with first aid gear, self-evacuation gear, as well as avalanche gear as necessary, on a daily basis / 25 lbs maximum.
• Minimum 2 seasons paid patrol experience with at least 1 at Sun Peaks Resort
• Know all Sun Peaks Resort Pre-Opening Mountain Set Up routes and procedures.
• Know all Sun Peaks Resort sweep routes
• Proven proficiency in operation and maintenance of snowmobile
• Proven strong toboggan handling and teaching skills in all terrain and snow conditions
• Self-motivated and able to work productively with limited supervision and under the direction of the Risk Management Safety Director,  Patrol Director, Assistant Patrol Director, EMRT Coordinator and Senior Patrollers
• Able to work outside in all weather conditions
• Basic understanding of  Ski Area Risk Management
• Strong Alpine skier, snowboarder or telemark skier in all snow & able to ski all terrain in all conditions at Sun Peaks
• Knowledge of Sun Peaks Ski Area and Surrounding Areas
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Additional first aid training and experience an asset
• Must wear Approved Ski Helmet at all times when on hill.
• Willingness to take direction at all times in a positive manner from Risk Management Safety Director, Patrol Director, Assistant Patrol Director, EMRT coordinator, CSP Team Leader

Primary Responsibilities

• Provide the highest possible acceptable standard of pre-hospital care for our guests and employees as required by the Corporation.
• Provide the highest possible acceptable standard of rescue services for our guests and employees as required by the Corporation
• Work and communicate effectively with other groups such as K.S.A.R., BC Ambulance, RCMP, EMRT, Fire Department, , CSP etc.
• Ensure proper signage is appropriately placed and maintained according to industry and company standards.
• Know and be able to complete Pre-Opening Mountain Set Up routes in a timely manner and to a high standard.
• Maintain all signage, fencing and closures as required and directed.
• Know and be able to complete sweep routes in an acceptable manner.
• Participate in manual lift evacuations when required and as directed.
• Safely and carefully operate Company vehicles according to policy as directed.
• Carry out Patrol Investigations completely, accurately and in a timely manner when required to do so. Able to mentor Junior Patrollers in this task
• Proper utilization and maintenance of all safety equipment required in the performance of daily activities.
• Follow the occupational health and safety regulations as laid out.
• Follow the developed Company Standard Operating Guidelines and Policies and Procedures as written.
• Proper assessment of risks/hazards and rectify as required to ensure the safety of self/other employees/contractors and guests.
• Maintain and care for Company equipment and facilities in an acceptable manner daily as directed.
• Maintain and accurately complete documentation records/logs/daily check sheets/field books/first aid paper work as directed by the company its policies and representatives.
• Prompt arrival at work in order to be ready to go to work at the predetermined time.
• Prompt return to work after breaks from work. Any food or supplies required for breaks will be taken to the worksite since breaks will be only from the time work stops until the time it starts again and does not include travel time to retrieve things.
• Willingly follow the directions as given by Risk Management Safety Director, Patrol Director, Assistant Patrol Director, Supervisors, Senior Patrollers and EMRT Coordinator.
• Adhere to company policy as it applies to your job and conduct while at work.
• High level of willing participation in all provided training with an acceptable level of proficiency.
• Continued responsibility to keep skill levels proficient.
• Initiate and participate in appropriate on going departmental and Corporation sponsored training to continue to upgrade patrol related skills.
• Assist in training when required as directed.
• Mentoring of Junior Patrol Staff
• Assist in search and rescue when required as directed.
• Assist in avalanche control when required as directed.
• Be able to collect record and report weather observations in an accurate and acceptable manner in accordance to Resorts Snow Safety training.
• Take responsibility for your own personal development by taking training that may be applicable for the development of your career goals.
• Plan personal daily activities to make best possible use of the time available.
• Take personal initiative to identify and complete work projects.
• Be a positive role model and assist other employees and guests of the resort as required.
• Work cooperatively with all employees and departments as the need arises.
• Be able to provide mountain dispatch relief as required.
• All other duties as by Manager, Supervisors, Senior Patrollers, EMRT Coordinator
• Personal communication device use Not Permitted during working hours

Secondary Responsibilities


Application Process

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