Grouse Mountain
August 11, 2019
North Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
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Job Title: Ski Patrol

Location: North Vancouver

Department: Health & Safety, Mountain Operations

Reports to: Supervisor, Patrol

Role Status: Full & Part 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 Resorts Ltd.

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
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