Employment Opportunity

Here is more information about the Ski Patrol Level 3 - Experienced employment opportunity at Sun Peaks Resort.

Job Description: Ski Patrol Level 3 - Experienced

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

Work, Live, and Play

Sun Peaks Resort Corporation has proven to be one of the highest levels of customer service providers within the ski industry. We can promise you a memorable and gainful working experience within our high volume and challenging work environments. Sun Peaks Resort Corporation has many benefits to offer our employees including:


- Winter Alpine and Nordic Passes
- Staff Soup & Bun Lunch Program
- Monthly Staff Recognition Dinners and Events
- Corporation wide discounts
- Subsidized Employee Housing, available to those 19 years +
- Network and interact with our diverse culture

The ski patrol is responsible for providing and promoting a safe environment for our guests and employees while executing exceptional guest service; as ambassadors to promoting safe skiing and riding practices, enforcers of the skier’s and rider’s responsibility code and educating our employees and guests of health and safety. As first responders to medical emergencies on the mountain, ski patrol also takes on the role of transporting injured guests off the mountain and provides general care until further support arrives. Under the guidance of the Patrol Director, you will receive a fun, interactive and teamwork oriented job experience.

The Ski Patrol position is a highly physical role; patrollers are required to work outdoors in all weather conditions

Your Responsibilities Will Include

- Take a leadership role in providing the highest possible standard of rescue service and pre-hospital care for our guests and employees.
- Communicate effectively with other groups such as BC Ambulance services, RCMP, EMRT, Fire department, Search and Rescue services, First Responders, CSPS and EMRT
- Ensure proper signage is properly placed and maintained according to industry and company standards
- Carry out investigations accurately as required
- Provide an extreme high standard and leadership role in all responsibilities

Ideal Candidates

- Must have: Occupational First Aid Level III or OEC (80 hour course)
- Minimum 4 seasons of ski patrol experience with 2 winter season with SPRC’s patrol team
- CAA Level 1 for Ski Operations, AST 1, AST 2 and proven ability to evaluate conditions and perform ski cutting if required
- Current and up to date CPRC Certificate
- High level of physical fitness
- Extensive knowledge of all Sun Peaks Resort frost and sweep routes
- Proven Supervisory, leadership and coaching experience
- Valid Driver’s license (drivers abstract required)
- Dependable

Application Process

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