Snowmaking Supervisor

Jen Dekkers

  • Full-Time Permanent
  • Sun Peaks

Website Sun Peaks Resort LLP Sun Peaks Resort LLP

Sun Peaks Resort LLP

Work, Live and Play

Sun Peaks Resort LLP has proven to be one of the highest levels of guest service providers within the ski industry. We can promise you a memorable and gainful working experience within our high volume and challenging work environments. Sun Peaks Resort LLP has many benefits to offer our employees including:

Full access Winter/Summer Season Lift and Nordic Trail passes as well as Golf Course
Extended Health Benefits and RRSP program pending successful completion of probationary period (90 day)
Employee Health and Wellness Program including EFAP services
Companywide discounts and benefit programs
Eligibility to participate in our Peak Performer Recognition Program, awarded at our monthly staff dinner and events
Reciprocal skiing/snowboarding at participating North American ski areas

Primary Responsibilities:

Maintain the snowmaking system and infrastructure; including guns, pumps, hydrants, valves, and associated equipment
Maintain exemplary clean, neat and safe work areas
Maintain accurate, timely, and up to date records of inventory, maintenance, repairs, operational logs, water use, snowmaking production, labor, and employee training, special project tracking and weekly safety meetings
Manage departmental employee payroll log-in; clearing exceptions daily
Review Departmental SOG’s before snowmaking commences, and again after seasonal shut-down to ensure currency and compliance with operational changes, and all legal and other requirements
Hiring and training a team of snowmakers. Expectations for training include review of all relevant policies/procedures and applicable legislation including but not limited to New and Young Workers, Occupational Health and Safety program, Environmental Management System, etc.
Responsible for the timely submission of Employee forms, documents, training records, etc. to Human Resources to ensure compliance with training and payroll requirements
Undertake all accident/incident investigations, and associated paperwork in this department within required timeline
Understand and work towards departmental and company goals and objectives
Follow instruction, keeping close attention to detail and completion time
Maintain a high standard in communication, respect for equipment, co-workers and quality of product
Adhere to all mountain operating procedures
Have a strong working knowledge of Snow cat grooming, and moving Snow Guns

Qualifications Required:

Graduate of SROAM or equivalent preferred
5 or more seasons of snowmaking experience preferred. Leadership or supervisory experience an asset
Extensive knowledge of Fan Type Snow guns and the operation and maintenance of such
Able to operate snow grooming equipment and move snowguns
Understand gravity feed and booster pump water systems
Proven problem solving, and mechanical ability
Able to work productively; both alone and part of a team
Able to run a snowmobile/ ATV with confidence
Able to work outside in all weather conditions, and physically fit to undertake heavy work
Able to work shift work and odd hours with overtime when required
Be organized and able communicate clearly to staff and others
Have strong planning, time management, and supervisory skills
Must be mature, responsible, and dependable
Have strong computer skills, including Word, and Excel
Valid driver’s license and clean Driver’s Abstract

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