Here is more information about the Summer Slopes Trail Crew employment opportunity at Sun Peaks Resort.
Job Description: Summer Slopes Trail Crew
|Employment Type||Full Time Seasonal|
|Reports To||Slopes Manager|
|Posting Date||February 13, 2013|
|Closing Date||April 15, 2013|
Qualifications RequiredMust be 19 years of age or older.
Must be in good physical shape, able to undertake constant hard physical work, and able to safely lift heavy objects.
Willing and prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
Chainsaw, brush saw, and small equipment operator experience an asset.
Previous trail crew or landscaping experience an asset.
At least one season working for Sun Peaks Resort Corporation, and employee in good standing required.
Valid class 5 driver’s license and clean abstract (we will require a consent form signed by applicant so abstract can be checked).
Must be capable of working closely together with others in a strong team environment.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Post-secondary education in Horticulture, Environmental studies or related fields an asset.
Must be dependable, responsible, and motivated, with a strong work ethic.
Previous Wild Fire Suppression experience with valid S-100 certificate and OFA-1 as minimum an asset.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule (weekends and holidays) as required by summer operating hours, special events and Fire Danger Rating.
Supply own CSA approved above ankle footwear, sunscreen and appropriate clothing.
Primary ResponsibilitiesBe current with S100 Fire Suppression Training and be part of Sun Peaks Initial Fire Attack Crew.
Jobs may include but are not limited to; run maintenance (re-vegetation, clearing, brushing, maintaining run- off structures, signage, and improvements), cattle control (building and maintaining smooth wire fences, electric fences, gates, and cattle herding), landscaping (general maintenance and improvement of lawns, and general resort beautification), erosion control, hiking trail sign installation and maintenance, bike trail maintenance, and ski run sign maintenance.
Understand and work towards departmental and company goals, timelines, and objectives.
To assist other departments when required.
To treat co-workers and company equipment with the utmost respect.
Communicate problems or issues or “near misses” with your Manager as soon as possible.
Report Accidents or Incidents to your supervisor immediately.
Be Aware of your surroundings and work safely.
Arrive at work on time and completely prepared for working outside in all conditions, (proper footwear, clothing, food/water, rain gear, PPE, and well rested).
Maintain a level of personal appearance and grooming in accord with SPRC policies. You will deal with guests during your daily work routine.
Maintain crew equipment in top working order (chainsaws, brush cutters, fire pumps, etc.) or ensure that appropriate action is taken to repair your tools.
Proper storage and inventory of tools and equipment to ensure that it is available when needed.
Daily record keeping; to include vehicle check sheets, creek checks, Reservoir checks, fuel logs, drainage inventory, etc.
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 from time work stops until the time it starts again and does not include travel time.
Other jobs as assigned by the Slopes Manager.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please click the 'Apply' button below to submit your resume and any other required documentation. Please note that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.