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Patroller 2013/14
Title:Patroller 2013/14
Department:Outdoor Operations
Location:Big White
Job Description: This position is responsible for on-snow risk management and safety of over 500,000 skier visits annually. Patrollers are responsible for all on-hill first aid, public building first aid and WorkSafe BC first aid.
Position Requirements/Skills:         
  • Occupational First Aid Level 3, OEC, EMR Licence, ASPA, NZ Patrol Cert
  • Advanced skiing/boarding/telemarking ability – ski equipment must be DIN compatible, Tele skis must be releasable
  • Ski or Snowboard equipment in good working order
  • Helmet
  • Good communication skills
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • First aid, treatment and evacuation of injured guests and staff from Ski hill
  • Incident management and investigation
  • Prompt and thorough completion of paperwork
  • Knowledge of terrain and resort facilities
  • Radio and dispatch communications
  • Public Relations/Slope Watch
  • Enforcing the Alpine Responsibility Code
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Maintaining hazard marking, signage, tower pads
  • Opening and closing the mountain
  • Participate in Search & Rescue operations and Lift Evacuation procedures
  • Ability to recognize hazards to skiers/snowboarders
  • Safe operation of the snowmobile
  • Driving and checking of the ETV
Safety awareness is very important. You should always be aware of safety concerns for the staff, public and yourself. If you are unfamiliar with safety procedures ask your supervisor for training. Safety is everyone’s responsibility.
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to ski/board with a 250 lbs/113 kg toboggan
  • Ability to carry 40 lbs/18 kg while skiing/riding
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs/18 kg
  • Ability to ski/ride for 6-7 hours a day
Location:  Big White Ski Resort
Position Duration: Mid November to Mid April
Salary: Based upon relevant experience
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