Facility Operations Worker (Snow Clearing) – Whistler Sliding Centre

  • Whistler Sport Legacies
  • Other
    • Not Applicable | 
    • Seasonal
  • 4910 Glacier Lane, Whistler
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on July 25, 2023

Job Description

Whistler Sliding Centre is a world-class bobsleigh, skeleton and luge facility for athletes of all levels, and a legacy venue of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Public visitors can try the sports in unique passenger bobsleigh and public skeleton rides. Aspiring athletes and recreational participants from novice to advanced level can learn to slide in sport programs in luge, skeleton and bobsleigh. As we are a non-profit organization, all proceeds from public programs go directly towards growing sport and supporting sliding athletes.

Facility Operations Worker, under the direction of the Mechanic / Supervisor, Snow Removal, executes the maintenance of roads, pathways, and general snow removal as well as provide event support at the Whistler Sliding Centre.

Winter season 2023/2024 commencing September for: Casual, Part Time or Full Time role requires ability to work weekends and evenings.

Ask about affordable staff accommodation in our brand new facility for seasonal full time role.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Operate heavy equipment and plow trucks in a safe and responsible manner including installation of snow chains as weather conditions require
Safe operation of trucks and all terrain type vehicles for transporting athletes, guests, and/or equipment
Assist with moving sleds and equipment
Foster a strong culture of health & safety; work with Human Resources and Safety to ensure all WorkSafeBC and BC Safety Authority requirements are met
Identify, document, and mitigate safety hazards
Carry out minor repairs and maintenance work
Ensure safe access to and around venues is maintained
Maintain detailed machinery records
Perform daily machine checks
Manual snow clearing in and around buildings and structures
Ice Maintenance support
Set-up and tear down for facility bookings and events
Identify and report any equipment or infrastructure damage
Machinery use for shipping and receiving purposes as instructed
Vehicle fuelling and other operational tasks as required
Maintain inventory, tools and work areas
Carry out Whistler Sport Legacies’ customer service philosophy AIM: All Interactions Matter
Assist the team with other duties as assigned or required
Position Requirements


Minimum 1-3 years experience in machine operations and maintenance required
Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and abstract may be required
Previous snow removal experience in a mountain environment preferred
Hands on knowledge of servicing and maintaining heavy equipment and attachments preferred

Use of small equipment and hand tools; including snow blowers, drills, and saws
Ability to successfully complete competency assessments on all required equipment
Attention to detail and safety conscious in all aspects of the job
Willingness to assist other team members (perhaps outside the department) as needed and
Passion for exceptional customer service is essential
Physical Requirements

Ability to work outdoors in variable weather conditions
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to regularly lift 50lbs

Other Perks/Benefits

Affordable accommodation for seasonal full time role Competitive wage Benefits package and perks including health & wellness options - see website for details

Job Application Process

To apply, visit our website https://www.whistlersportlegacies.com/careers and follow the employment prompts.

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