Recreation and Entertainment
Photo Credit: Tourism Vancouver / Capilano Suspension Bridge Park If you get pumped about the latest in ski and snowboard gear, if the latest on-hill fashions get you stoked, or if you work in retail but want the lifestyle that goes with a resort community, this position might be for you. Retail supervisors oversee a… Continue reading Retail Supervisor
A ride operator is charged with the safe operation of rides at amusement parks, fairs and festivals. As a ride operator, one must be constantly alert in order to monitor both the ride’s operation and patrons’ behaviours. Ride operators also maintain the upbeat, fun environment of the attraction, which adds to the enjoyment of participants.
A ski patrol assists in the overall management of slopes, trails and base areas at ski operations, either alpine or cross-country. They ski or snowboard through the area, ensuring that users are behaving responsibly, and providing first aid, rescue and transport to those who need help. Ski patrols are volunteers. Benefits include free or reduced-rate… Continue reading Ski Patrol
This job involves working as part of a team to open and maintain skiing terrain with the best possible snow that can be created.
Special Events Coordinator
Photo Credit: Tourism Victoria Special Events Coordinators assist in the preparation, implementation, execution and evaluation of special events. They help with human resource coordination by recruiting, training and motivating staff and volunteers. It is a job that requires creativity and the use of many talents. Event Coordinator positions may be short-term contracts, and many Event Coordinators move… Continue reading Special Events Coordinator
Special Events Coordinator – Ski
This job requires an enthusiastic, high energy individual who likes both the details involved in planning an event and the interpersonal skills required to execute the event. The job entails research, development, planning and execution of resort special events and activities such as snowboard competitions, family fun days and Seniors’ week.
Terrain Park Manager
A Terrain Park Manager oversees the design and operations of a ski resort terrain park.
Visitor Information Centre Supervisor
Tourism Visitor Information Centre (VIC) Supervisors oversee the day-to-day operation of a tourism/visitor information centre, assisting visitors by providing information, as well as supervising staff and carrying out administrative functions. They often perform the same tasks as a Tourism/Visitor Information Counsellor, but must divide their time between those duties and the supervisory duties of planning, operations management and staff supervision.
Warehouse/ Distribution Worker
This position is responsible for the receiving, transferring and tracking of all retail/rental products in a ski resort’s retail distribution centre. It requires dealing with products and accompanying paperwork with a meticulous attention to detail and procedure.
Reservations Sales Agent
Reservations Sales Agents are front line professionals who facilitate the promotion, sales and booking of a company’s products and services. They are employed by travel agencies, tour and transportation companies, hotel chains and vehicle rental agencies.