Lead, Ski Patrol

Job Location: 
Whistler Olympic Park

Reporting to the Supervisor, Operations and Safety this role leads the Ski Patrol Department ensuring the safety of all users of Whistler Olympic Park (WOP) and responds to all first aid requirements in a professional and timely manner.  This seasonal Full Time role requires ability to work weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities: 
  • Assist Supervisor, Operations and Safety with scheduling, training, and communications with all Ski Patrol department colleagues as well as Volunteer Ambassadors, Nordic Ski Patrol
  • Lead the Ski Patrol Department ensuring daily duties and tasks are completed
  • 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
  • Adhere to WorkSafeBC, BC Safety Authority and applicable governing agency’s safety regulations
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and responsible manner while adhering to operating procedures and protocols
  • 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
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License and abstract required

Skills:

  • Communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team environment
  • 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: 
  • Reliable winter transportation as WOP is not serviced by transit
  • 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, October 25, 2017
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