Photo Credit: Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association This role researches, develops, and conducts educational programs for visitors to parks and conservation areas. Educational programs may include nature walks, theatre presentations, or bulletins and pamphlets. Park Interpreters are always studying different aspects of their environment and sharing what they learn. They may also participate in community outreach… Continue reading Parks Interpreter
Director of Human Resources
The Director of Human Resources works closely with the senior team to drive the HR strategy for the business. In addition to contributing at a strategic level, this position often works closely with managers to support and advise them in areas such as employment law, recruitment and selection, training and development, rewards and recognition, and… Continue reading Director of Human Resources
Human Resources Coordinator
The Human Resources Coordinator typically reports to a more senior HR position (such as Human Resources Manager or Director of Human Resources). This role has responsibilities that are more transactional and less strategic, and often works closely with managers and supervisors to ensure that HR processes (such as hiring, benefits administration, payroll, and other general… Continue reading Human Resources Coordinator
Sous Chef – Ski Resort
Sous chefs are an integral part of the food and beverage facilities at any ski hill. These active employees plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities, as well as oversee staff and assist with inventories and inventory controls. This position is often considered an entry level management position.
Photo Credit: Evan Mitsui; Courtesy of KootenayRockies.com A rental technician is responsible for outfitting guests with rental equipment and explaining its safe use. These folks are outgoing, fun and customer oriented. They play a key role in making sure that guests’ experiences are exceptional and ensuring that these guests come back again and again.
Being a patroller on a mountain requires a wide variety of skills and abilities. Job responsibilities vary from administering first aid and avalanche control to signing the mountain and marking hazards and monitoring skiers and boarders to ensure safe conduct on the hill. These crews are committed mountain people who love to work in a… Continue reading Patroller
Lift operators are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of mountain chair lifts, and the customers that use them. They spend their days helping customers, of all skill levels, load and unload from lifts, in all kinds of weather. As a result, enjoyment of the outdoors is a must! The job of a lift… Continue reading Lift Operator
The position of lift mechanic is a full-time, year round, job with a significant amount of responsibility attached. Lift mechanics install, maintain, repair and troubleshoot lift equipment as well as assist lift operations with the start up and shut down of the lifts daily. They also read diagrams and manufacturers’ manuals, fit bearings, rebuild sheave trains, service grips… Continue reading Lift Mechanic
Groomers are the folks who spend their nights farming all the snow, “laying down corduroy” for the following days’ sliders. They also spend their time taming new snowfalls, rebuilding ski runs, building terrain features for terrain parks and generally creating an awesome skiing/boarding experience for guests.