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Ski Patrol II

Company: Solitude Mountain Resort
Location: Sandy
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

SeasonalDEPARTMENT: Ski PatrolPOSITION: Ski Patrol I Full Time Seasonal (Entry Level Ski Patrol)REPORTS TO: Ski Patrol Senior Manager, Ski Patrol Manager, AvalancheMitigation Manager, Ski Patrol Training Officer, and Ski Patrol LeadsThe ski patrol 1 position is an entry level non-supervisory position that will be responsible for a wide variety of mountain operations. The position involves 100% field work and requires a high level of fitness and expert skiing ability.KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • The ability to obtain an ATF explosives handlers permit
  • A current CPR and medical certification at the EMT, OEC, or WFR level
  • Expert skiing skills and equipment
  • The ability to hike and ski in steep exposed terrain in arduous conditions with packs weighing between 30-50 pounds
  • Strong communication and guest relations skills
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Basic understanding of ski resort operations
  • The willingness to follow resort policies and procedures as described in the Staff HandbookDUTIES:Emergency Care and Rescue
    • To provide emergency care to those in need of assistance
    • To provide transportation either by toboggan or snowmobile with a toboggan in various types of terrain and snow conditions
    • To be familiar with snowmobile use
    • To have the ability to participate in lift evacuation using specialized equipment
    • To have the ability to participate in technical cliff rescue and high angle rescue
    • To have the ability to participate in search and rescue, including night operations
    • To have the ability to participate in Dispatch duties
    • To be familiar with radio usage
    • To be familiar with documenting incidents
    • To assist guests as needed
    • To participate in medical and rescue trainings
    • To be willing and able to volunteer for Wasatch Backcountry RescueAvalanche Mitigation
      • To have a basic understanding of avalanches and avalanche terrain
      • To have the ability to participate in mitigating avalanche hazards
      • To have the ability to participate in avalanche rescues
      • To participate in avalanche related trainingsMountain Maintenance
        • To set up and maintain signs, markings, fencing, and sign line systems
        • To assemble signs using basic tools
        • To evaluate conditions and hazards on the mountain
        • To identify fast or reckless skiers, and educate skiers violating the mountain policies
        • To conduct sweep on the mountain after closing
        • To have the ability to perform ski patrol duties in various types of weather conditions
        • To be proficient and professional with radio usage and be familiar with the 10 code system
        • To maintain rescue equipment and suppliesTHE BENEFITS AND PERKSAt Solitude Mountain Resort, we offer a variety of employee benefits! First, you are lucky enough to be working in the beautiful, scenic Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy mountain activities before work, after work, on work breaks, and on days off! Activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross country, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and so much more. Work with other mountain enthusiasts. This is an excellent opportunity to socialize, meet great people, and attend employee events around the resort. Some events include unique opportunities like employee ski days, employee yoga, live music events, film festival ski movie features, and many more summer activities- at work! You get to work and play in the same place. Eligibility is dependent on all employee classification of work.BENEFITS:Ski and Ride
          • Eligible employees receive a free Solitude season pass for themselves and eligible dependents. This includes unlimited skiing/riding for winter employees with no blackout dates and bike hauls for summer employees
          • Free access to select Alterra Mountain Company Destinations throughout North America for you and eligible dependents
          • Discounted Solitude lift tickets for your friends & family
          • Discounted ski and ride lessons
          • Free Nordic ski and snowshoe pass for the Solitude Nordic & Snowshoe Center for winter employees
          • Ski and ride perks at other local resorts
          • Complimentary UTA Ski Bus passOther Benefits
            • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSA, FSA for eligible employees
            • Discounts resort-wide for food, rentals, retail, lessons, and more
            • Pro deals with hundreds of outdoor brands
            • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
            • Free counseling service for you and your household members through our Employee Assistance Program

Keywords: Solitude Mountain Resort, Sandy , Ski Patrol II, Other , Sandy, Utah

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