Marmot Basin Ski Patroller

1 Marmot Rd, Jasper, AB
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Reports To: Ski Patrol Supervisor & Assistant Ski Patrol Supervisor

Position Overview:
This is a ski patroller in the first 90 calendar days of work. This probationary period may be extended past 90 days if performance requirements are not met.

The primary goal of these employees is to learn and demonstrate all the tasks and skills required to function as an independent ski patroller.

The incumbent should expect to be working outside in any, all and sometimes adverse weather conditions.

This is a full-time seasonal role within the Safety Operations Department. This position has a compressed schedule/two-week rotating cycle: Nine (9) hours per day (operating season), eight (8) hours per day (non-operating season).

Alberta Employment Standards regarding probationary periods apply.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Learn and demonstrate the expected tasks and skills required to function as an independent ski patroller
Provide on-hill rescue and first aid
Act as a Team Member during lift evacuations
Act as a Team Member during avalanche rescue
Identify and mitigate hazards on hill
Perform trail maintenance, as required
Identify and address safety concerns pertaining to staff and guests. Ensure supervisors are made aware of residual risks of concern
Work in a safe and efficient manner as a member of the Safety Operations team
Other duties, as assigned.
Respect and adhere to the company’s policies and procedures as set in the “Corporate Policies”, “Employee Handbook” and “Safety Operations Training Manuals”.
Understand and adhere to Ski Marmot Basin’s “Harassment Policy” and the company’s “Privacy Policy”.
Strong skiing ability in all mountainous conditions
Physically fit and able to ski with heavy loads (25+ kgs)
80 hour advanced First Aid course or higher accreditation.
CPR current certification
Avalanche Skills Training Course Level 1
Canadian Avalanche Association Industry Training Program level 1 (preferred)
Have a vulnerable persons record check on file with Marmot Basin Human resources.
Have a criminal record check and application letter to handle high power explosives.
Rope training, snowmobile experience, practical first aid experience are all asset
Alberta Class 5 Driver’s license or equivalent.
Current drivers abstract on file with Marmot Basin HR
Performance Requirements:
Successfully complete the 90-day probationary period
Complete all required preseason and early season training
Demonstrate familiarity with all sections of Marmot Basin’s Safety Operations Manual
Learn Marmot Basin first aid protocols/algorithms
Successfully complete the Marmot Basin First aid refresher
Learn Marmot Basin’s procedures and protocols
Learn to use a rescue toboggan (10-23)
Learn all twelve (12) basic sweeps
Become familiar and proficient with Marmot Basin radio protocol
Learn the basic skills associated with “Lift down procedures (10-30’s)” as well as manual and self-evacuation
Become familiar with area coverage, accident (10-22) response, as well as equipment & personnel movement
Become familiar with Avalanche Rescue Plan
Become familiar with transceiver and other AvSar tool use
Read and signed off on Marmot Basin’s Employee Handbook
Read and signed off on the Safety Operations Work Hazard Assessment
Maintain training checklist(s).
Core Competencies:
Professional deportment with excellent customer service skills: experience dealing with all on-hill patrons
Demonstrated temperament and disposition for highly stressful situations, i.e. administering first aid, triage situations, with guests, and explosives
Able to ski in all types of mountain terrain in varying conditions.
Strong team member, able to take direction
Trustworthy and capable of working unsupervised
Recreational mountain pursuits, such as rock climbing, and ski touring, are considered assets.
Employees in this position are responsible for providing the following tools: Skis, simple sit harness, triple action locking carabiner, three antenna digital transceiver, avalanche probe, avalanche shovel, black ski pants as well as other sundry items. An annual equipment allowance is provided.

For your safety and that of your patients, it is very strongly recommended that safety operations staff preforming patient care have up to date inoculations against; Polio, Hepatitis A/B, Mumps/Rubella, Diphtheria tetanus, Varicella, Measles, Influenza (yearly), & COVID 19.

All employees in this position are required to:
Complete the Marmot Basin and safety operations ski skill assessment and have a copy on file
Complete a boot binding test, for all work skis, performed by Marmot Basin rental repair and have it on file.
Have a venerable sector check completed and on file. To be completed yearly
Have a drivers abstract on file with Marmot Basin HR

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