Ski Patrol

Job Location: 
Whistler Olympic Park

Reporting to the Supervisor, Ski Patrol and Safety this role ensures the safety of all users of Whistler Olympic Park (WOP) and responds to all first aid requirements in a professional and timely manner.  Casual seasonal roles require ability to work weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities: 
  • Work with and under the direction of the Supervisor, Ski Patrol and Safety and other Pro and Volunteer Patrollers
  • Provide first aid to public, athletes, and colleagues
  • Ensure public safety at WOP
  • Maintain records of all weather, accidents, occurrences, and actions
  • Maintain signage and fencing
  • Build and maintain Snowshoe trails
  • Assist Supervisor, Ski Patrol and Safety with colleague and volunteer training
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Interact with volunteers to ensure their inclusion in department team
  • Carry out Whistler Sport Legacies’ AIM philosophy:All Interactions Matter
  • Assist the team with other duties as assigned or required
Education/Experience: 
  • 1-3 years of experience as a pro patroller
  • First Aid OFA Level 3
  • Experience operating snowmobiles
  • Knowledge of radio protocol
  • Avalanche Skills Training Level 1, Operations Level 1 preferred
  • High ropes certification or experience with ropes an asset
  • Reliable winter transportation (WOP is not serviced by transit)
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and abstract required

Skills:

  • Keen and can-do attitude
  • Handy-man skills an asset
  • Willingness to assist other team members (perhaps outside the department) as needed and requested
  • Exceptional customer service is essential
Physical Requirements: 
  • Ability to work outdoors in variable weather winter conditions performing physically demanding tasks
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to regularly lift 50lbs
Applications Open/Close: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 to Wednesday, November 22, 2017
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