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Patroller - Winter Seasonal 2017-18

Patroller - Winter Seasonal 2017-18

Mountain Patroller

A patroller is responsible for mountain safety, on hill risk management, hazard mitigation and resort emergency response. They often work on their own and must exhibit sound decision making, interpersonal skills, and a high level of professionalism. Patrollers must deliver all the duties as required by Silver Star Mountain in a safe and constructive manner and must have a proactive approach to safety initiatives and constantly seeking ways of improving mountain safety for its staff and visitors alike.

Responsibilities:
• Deliver all the duties as required by Silver Star Mountain in a safe and constructive manner.
• Proactive approach to safety initiatives and constantly seeking ways of improving mountain safety for its staff and visitors alike.
• Provide day to day support for the Safe operations of the Mountain.
• Be responsible for liaison with Patrol Director, Deputy Patrol Director and all Senior Team members in order to facilitate the safe and smooth running of the mountain.
• Work effectively with all departments in particular Events, Lift Operations, Lift Maintenance and Grooming.
• Provide emergency response for guests and staff
• Attend and partake in daily training sessions
• Assist with avalanche control as needed
• Safe snowmobile operations
• Must be able to recognize hazards.
• Must be able to mark hazard properly with fencing or signage.
• Perform Lift evacuations.
• Open and Close the mountain daily as per procedures.
• Toboggan and equipment running.
• Provide missing person search and rescue efforts as required.
• Radio communication with mountain dispatch.
• Able to take direction from supervisors.

Necessary Qualifications:

• 19 Years Old
• Valid Occupational First Aid level 3 certificate, or Outdoor Emergency Care Certificate or a valid EMALB of British Columbia license, EMR or PCP.
• Emergency response and first aid skills and experience an asset
• Risk and Safety Awareness
• Valid Driver License with clear driving abstract
• Strong alpine skier/boarder/telemarker in all snow terrain and conditions
• Capable of skiing/riding with toboggans, fencing supplies and signage
• Rope Rescue knowledge, skills and certification an asset
• Avalanche and Snow study knowledge, skills and certification an asset
• Strong understanding of the topography of the mountain, lifts and terrain
• Physically fit with a high level of fitness and able to work in all weather conditions
• Strong human relation skills
• Committed and Honest worker
• Open minded and approachable personality
• Ability to remain calm in stressful situations and emergencies
• Multi-Tasking ability

 

Responsibilities

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Type

Seasonal

Duration

November 5, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Salary

Depending on Experience, season pass and other great discounts

Contact Information

To send in your resume and cover letter, please go to the Employment Homepage and hit the Apply for a Job Posting button.

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