Mountain Bike Patroller
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is proud to offer seasonal staff:
• Competitive wages
• Deeply discounted food and beverages
• $1/ hour retention bonus for all staff who complete their contract
• Direct family summer passes
• Free direct shuttle rides to and from work
• Friends and family passes
• So much more!
Working under the direction of the Mountain Safety Manager and Team Leads, Mountain Bike Patrollers are responsible for monitoring and reporting on trail conditions, advising on closures and safety signage, and ensuring the health and safety of all guests and staff while using the mountain bike facilities and terrain. Mountain Bike Patrollers are well-versed in the Mountain Safety program and act as the first responders to emergency situations, accidents, or any other health or safety concerns.
• Monitor and report on trail and weather conditions and advise on run closures / signage
• Ensure adequate signs, ropes, gates and pylons are maintained
• Act as first responder in emergency or health or safety situations and dispatch resources
• Liaise in emergency situations, communicating with key contacts until situation is resolved
• Assess condition of injured parties, administer first aid treatment and transition to emergency personnel if required
• Participate in search and rescue activities
• Assist in accident reporting and submission of necessary documentation
• Ensure all guests and staff adhere to established safety procedures and run closures
• Issue warnings to and/or revoke passes from reckless or irresponsible guests as necessary
• Participate in the ongoing development of the emergency procedure & safety program manuals
• Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
• Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
• Other duties as assigned
• Current certification in an 80-hour First Aid program, preferably Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC)
• Familiarity with Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and the terrain an asset
• Previous risk management training and experience an asset
• Previous organized rescue training an asset
• Knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Regulation, and other legislation regarding the safety of mountain operations an asset
• Ability to communicate effectively and multi-task under stress or time pressure
• Must be physically able to administer first aid treatment
• Must have physical strength and stamina to negotiate varied and difficult terrain on mountain bike
• Must have physical strength and stamina to engage in search and rescue activities
• Flexible shift work including weekend
• May be exposed to severe weather conditions on resort
We regret that only those applicants eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship may be considered for seasonal roles.
Resumes: Please ensure your resume is up-to-date and contains your current email address and telephone number. Resumes must be uploaded in Word or PDF formats.
To apply for this job please visit skircr.startdate.ca.