Ski Patrol Position Winter 2014/15

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Job Title: Ski Patroller

Department: Ski Patrol
Reports To: Ski Patrol Director
Request Date: September
FLSA: Non-exempt
Status: Seasonal Full Time

NOTE: This job description shall not be construed as a contract for employment.

SUMMARY:
Snowbasin Ski Patrol’s primary responsibility is to promote a mountain resort experience that is Adventurous yet Comfortable, while providing customer service that is Warm, Fun and Friendly.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned):
1. Promote safety and provide exceptional customer service
2. Provide emergency care and transport for guests and employees
3. Contribute to the daily operation of the Ski Patrol and the resort
4. Perform lift/gondola evacuation and other search and rescue operations
5. Assist in avalanche reduction measures and other snow safety related duties

EQUIPMENT USED:
Radios, toboggans, snowmobiles, first aid equipment, avalanche beacons and probes, explosives, avalaunchers

RESPONSIBILITIES TO SAFETY:
1. Ensure the highest standard of safety is maintained throughout the resort
2. Enforce safe skiing and riding practices and provide related education when necessary
3. Demonstrate hazard awareness and the ability to relate it to risk reduction
4. Maintain signage, tower pads and other risk reduction strategies
5. Adhere to all Ski Patrol policies and procedures regarding rescuer safety

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 21 years old and able to pass a drug screening and background check
Excellent customer service skills
Expert skiing ability; able to ski any terrain in varying conditions
Ability to work within a dynamic team environment
Available to work weekends and holidays

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent
Previous Ski Patrol experience desired

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
OEC or EMT with CPR for the professional rescuer
Maintain current and up-to-date medical qualifications

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Must be physically capable of working long hours in all weather conditions
Work is performed in a mountainous winter environment in varying weather conditions