Big White Ski Resort Ltd

Big White Ski Resort Ltd

Patroller – Winter 24/25

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • First Aid – on-snow guest injuries and WorkSafeBC designated worker injuries
  • Incident investigation
  • Risk management
  • Run maintenance
  • Public relations
  • Slope watch
  • Opening and closing runs
  • Snowmobile operations
  • Search and rescue
  • Lift evacuations
  • Assisting with avalanche control and rescue

Required qualifications/skills:

  • A valid and current first-aid ticket from an 80-hour first-aid course minimum. Examples of courses accepted include:
    • OFA 3
    • NUEC 3
    • EMR, PCP or higher license (license must be issued in BC)
    • Australian Ski Patrol Association Certification
    • New Zealand PHEC
    • If you are currently in the process of acquiring a valid first aid ticket inform us within your application and we will take it into consideration
  • Advanced skiing or snowboarding ability
  • Knowledge of Big White Ski Resort is considered an asset
  • AST1, CAA1 or higher and WorkSafeBC Blasting Ticket are all considered assets

Application Checklist:

Within your application please ensure you attach the following:

  • Resume PDF
  • Cover Letter PDF
  • First Aid Certificate/License (if applicable)
  • Any other certifications deemed relevant

Required equipment:

You will be expected to own the following equipment by the planned start date:

  • Helmet
  • 2 full sets of skiing/snowboarding equipment (boots, bindings, ski/snowboard)
  • Probe and shovel
  • Smartphone

Patrol recruitment timeline:

June 1st – Recruitment pool opens

August 1st – Interviews start

August 22nd – Reference checks

September-October – Job offers are sent out

November 4th (tentative) – Training starts

Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia

Position duration:
Early-November to mid-April

Training and starting wage – $20.50/hr

Equipment and first aid allowances will be provided as bonuses once a full season is completed

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