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Patrol -Winter 2019-20

August 23 2019
Industries Accomodations, Food services
Categories Security, Protective Services, Defence, Security, Protective Services, Defense, Security, Monitoring, Security, Protective Services, Defence
North Vancouver, BC

Job Title: Ski Patrol

Location: North Vancouver

Department: Health & Safety, Mountain Operations

Reports to: Supervisor, Patrol  

Role Status: Full time seasonal.   

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain's renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver's premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Providing first aid for injured guests and staff.

  • Opening and closing of ski runs.

  • Placing and maintaining all Alpine and Snowshoe.

  • fencing, rope lines, tower pads, signage and line control.

  • Reporting morning weather observations.

  • Avalanche control and education.

  • Handling Emergency Procedures as required.

  • Handling "Risk Management" initiatives.

  • Handling Chair Evacuation and Self Evacuation procedures.

  • Educating staff and guests to the components of the Alpine Responsibility Code.

  • Acting as a safety resource for all staff from all other departments and assisting where required in creating good safety culture at Grouse Mountain Resort.

Minimum Qualifications:

80 Hour first aid certification such as:

  • Occupational First Aid Level 3,
  • Outdoor Emergency Care,
  • Non-Urban Emergency Care,
  • BC Licensed EMR or PCP

Have expert skiing/snowboarding ability in all terrain and conditions.

Strong risk management skills.

Successful candidate must complete a criminal record check once offered the position; the check must be completed prior to start date if you are 19 years and older. Grouse Mountain will assist you with the process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Patrol Experience.

  • Mountaineering, rock climbing and/or backcountry travel experience.

  • Rope rescue or rope access experience.

  • Experience operating snowmobiles.

  • Avalanche awareness or operations training.

  • Experience with public relations/customer service.

  • Experience with Advanced protocols such as: Entonox, Sager, Epi-pen, Salbutamol, Nitroglycerin administration. network