Employment

At Whistler Sport Legacies our colleagues pride themselves on delivering exceptional customer service assisting athletes and guests to achieve sport excellence.  Our venues offer world-class training, competition, activity, and lodging facilities:  Nordic sports at Whistler Olympic Park; sliding sports at Whistler Sliding Centre; and accommodation with a state-of-the art high performance gym at Whistler Athletes’ Centre. 

Our colleagues are committed to exceptional guest service by demonstrating the highest professional standards to ensure guest visits are memorable.  We strive to hire those who value sport and are passionate about customer service because these attributes lead to building positive relationships between our clients and our organization.

Whistler Sport Legacies is dedicated to provide information, guidance, and tools to colleagues by ensuring employment opportunities utilize their knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in their job and career.

We offer a variety of opportunities at our three venues, and we are currently recruiting for the following:

Job Location: Whistler Athletes Centre
The Finance Clerk supports the day-to-day activities of the Finance Department. Responsibilities include assisting with daily cash out processing, accounts payable, receivable, and accounting functions as assigned and by filing documents and reconciling statements. This is a full time temporary role with an August 2015 end date.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Rental Host is the first point of contact in the Rental Shop either in person, via telephone, or online. Responsibility includes providing excellent customer service and assisting the public in selecting the product or service that most appropriately meets their needs. In addition, the customer service role of this position will endeavor to maximize sales, drive business to target products, and forward customer feedback to the Supervisor, Sport School and Rental Services. This is a seasonal role and requires ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays. There are full time and part time roles available.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Lead, Lift Operator functions as a Lift Operator while providing leadership to the Lift Operators at Whistler Olympic Park. Reporting to the Supervisor, Mechanical Maintenance / Snow Clearing and/ or Millwright responsibilities include ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the chairlift while providing excellent customer service. Weekend and Holiday Casual seasonal roles (require flexibility to work weekends and nights).
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
Reporting to the Lead, Lift Operator and Supervisor, Mechanical Maintenance / Snow Clearing at Whistler Olympic Park this role is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the chairlift while providing excellent customer service. Enjoyment of the outdoors is essential to this role. Weekend and Holiday Casual seasonal roles (require flexibility to work weekends and nights).
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
Volunteer Ambassador, Ski Jump Specialist, is an important component of our sport delivery initiatives at Whistler Olympic Park. Volunteers help in the preparation of ski jumps, training jumps and ski play area. Volunteer Ambassador, Ski Jump Specialist must be a competent and fit alpine skier comfortable working on steep slopes. This a physically demanding role may also include activities at the biathlon range and cross-country trails, or other sport facilities. In addition to physical capacity, volunteers must have enthusiasm for sport delivery and a desire to be part of a team. The Volunteer Ambassador, Ski Jump Specialist role is based on a minimum of 48 hours per season; one 4-hour shift per week-end, or a combination of event coverage and week-end shifts, contributing to a minimum of 12 shifts during the season. Lead-up to weekend events and sport activity occurs on Saturday mornings and for those available there will be a need for occasional support on Fridays and Sundays.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Volunteer Ambassador, Rental assists guests and visitors to move efficiently through the rental process and onto the snow. The rental shop is often the first point of contact for visitors to Whistler Olympic Park and volunteers require comprehensive knowledge of all programs and services available. Exceptional customer service skills with a personable, outgoing and approachable demeanor are highly valued traits in this role. The Volunteer Ambassador role is based on a minimum of 48 hours per season; one 4-hour shift per week-end, plus mid-week holiday/holiday season shifts, contributing to a minimum of 12 shifts during the season.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Volunteer Ambassador, School Program, assists Sport Coaches to enhance the instructional experience of guests participating in school programs which is an important component of our sport delivery initiatives. This is a skiing role that requires a competent level of classic and skate skiing. The Volunteer Ambassador, School Program assists coaches with lesson preparation and delivery, staging, equipment issue, group management, supervision and instruction. The Volunteer Ambassador, School Program role is based on a minimum of 48 hours per season; one 4-hour shift per week, contributing to a minimum of 12 shifts during the season. The school program runs Monday to Friday, 10:00am to 2:00pm, December to March.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
Volunteer Ambassador, Sport and Events, is an important component of our sport delivery initiatives at Whistler Olympic Park. Volunteers help to prepare facilities for events and training activities. Volunteer Ambassador, Sport and Events participate alongside staff and sport club volunteers primarily in the lead-up to sport events and activities. This can be a physically demanding role and may include activities at the biathlon range, ski jumps, cross-country trails, or other sport facilities. In addition to physical capacity, volunteers must have enthusiasm for sport delivery and a desire to be part of a team. This is a seasonal role with the bulk of activity occurring on Saturday mornings in the lead-up to weekend events and sport activity. For those available, there will occasionally be a need for Friday and Saturday volunteer ambassador support. The Volunteer Ambassador, Sport and Events, role is based on a minimum of 48 hours per season; one 4-hour shift per week-end, or a combination of event coverage and week-end shifts, contributing to a minimum of 12 shifts during the season.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
Volunteer Ambassador, Nordic Ski Patrol, plays an integral role within the ski patrol program. This role involves participation alongside a small staff of professional Ski Patrollers and fellow Volunteer Ambassadors. During both daily operations and special events, Volunteer Ambassador, Nordic Ski Patrol, assist to ensure the safety of guests, as well as providing assistance and first aid to all users of the park. In addition to first aid skills, Volunteer Ambassador, Nordic Ski Patrol, must have excellent guest service skills and an enthusiasm for the outdoors, Nordic skiing, and snowshoeing. This is a seasonal role, preferably week-ends and possibly Wednesday evenings. The Volunteer Ambassador, Nordic Ski Patrol, role is based on a minimum of 48 hours per season; one 4-hour shift per week-end, or 1 day every other week-end, or a combination of event coverage and week-end shifts, contributing to a minimum of 12 shifts during the season.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Volunteer Ambassador, Guest Services, is a member of the Sport and Recreation Services team with the goal of enhancing the Whistler Olympic Park experience for guests and visitors. This position can involve skiing and / or snowshoeing and requires knowledge of the products, services, and facilities available at the Whistler Olympic Park. Volunteer Ambassadors must have a friendly and approachable demeanor as they are a first-line resource for guests in various locations including the gatehouse, Day Lodge, and trail network. Volunteer Ambassador, Guest Services, must have an intimate knowledge of the trails and be able to help guests navigate around our expansive trail system. The Volunteer Ambassador role is based on a minimum of 48 hours per season; one 4-hour shift per week-end and mid-week during holidays/holiday season , contributing to a minimum of 12 shifts during the season.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
Volunteer Ambassador, Snowshoe, is an important component of our recreational delivery initiatives at Whistler Olympic Park. Volunteers help in the preparation of the snowshoe trails to a standard appropriate for recreational use by a broad spectrum of users. Volunteer Ambassador, Snowshoe, participate alongside WOP staff to insure trails are packed, safety hazards are identified, and corrective measures carried out. This is a physically demanding role that may include packing trails, chairlift orientation and assistance, ski jump interpretive tours, snow shoveling, fencing, signage, re-routing and other maintenance activities. Volunteers must have enthusiasm for snowshoeing as they will be our ambassadors on the trail and may be asked to do introductory tours and provide trail information to visitors. This is a seasonal role, and requires flexibility to participate week-ends. The Volunteer Ambassador, Snowshoe role is based on a minimum of 48 hours per season; one 4-hour shift per week-end and during holidays/holiday season , contributing to a minimum of 12 shifts during the season.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Sport Coach delivers coaching, instructional and educational programs to guests of Whistler Olympic Park (WOP). Reporting to the Supervisor, Sport School and Rental Services duties include excellent customer service and assisting clients in selection of products or services that most appropriately meet their needs. This is a seasonal role and requires the ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays. There are casual, part time and full time positions available.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Millwright is primarily responsible for the maintenance of ski lift and related mechanical equipment at Whistler Olympic Park. Reporting to the Supervisor Mechanical Maintenance / Snow Clearing this role will also assist with maintenance of fleet vehicles including motor vehicles, sno-cats, snowmobiles, snow-clearing equipment, ATV’s, small motors, and other such machinery at Whistler Olympic Park. This is a one to two day per week Casual seasonal role and requires flexibility to work weekends and nights.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Coordinator, Sport WOP is responsible for ensuring the appropriate field of play preparation and coordinated sport program delivery for Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Cross Country and Biathlon at Whistler Olympic Park. This role is focused on the delivery of high quality programming, well prepared facilities, and excellent customer service of sport programs that encompass grass roots development through to high performance training and competition. This Full time position requires ability to work evenings and weekends.
Job Location: Whistler Olympic Park
The Winch Cat Operator at Whistler Olympic Park plays a key role in developing athletes for future Olympics by providing ideal conditions to learn and train on. The precise requirements of Ski Jumping and weather conditions of the Callaghan Valley provide an ideal challenge for the experienced operator to expand their skills and learn something new every day. The Winch Cat Operator is responsible for the day-to-day grooming and snow management of the Whistler Olympic Park ski jumps, snow and ski play areas, baseboarding slope as well as assisting the trail groomers. The safe and careful operation of a modern fleet of Pisten Bully and Prinoth snow cats, as well as snowmobile grooming equipment is required. This is a seasonal full time role and requires flexibility to work weekends and nights.