Lead, Patrol – Whistle Olympic Park

  • Whistler Sport Legacies
  • Other
    • Full Time | 
    • Seasonal
  • 1500 Callaghan Valley Road
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on September 19, 2023

Job Description

Whistler Olympic Park is a world-class destination for outdoor recreation activities and Nordic sports, located just south of Whistler in the stunning Callaghan Valley. Established for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the Park’s incredible facilities are now enjoyed by both high-performance athletes and recreational guests alike.

Lead Patrol, reporting to the Supervisor Patrol, leads the Patrol Department ensuring the safety of all users of Whistler Olympic Park (WOP) and responds to all first aid requirements in a professional and timely manner.

Winter season 2023/2024 commencing November for Full Time seasonal 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

Assist Supervisor, Patrol with scheduling, training, and communications with all Patrol department colleagues as well as Volunteer Ambassadors, Nordic Ski Patrol
Lead the Patrol Department ensuring daily duties and tasks are completed
Provide first aid to public, athletes, and colleagues
Ensure public safety at WOP
Maintain records of all weather, accidents, occurrences, and actions
Maintain signage and fencing
Build and maintain Snowshoe trails
Adhere to WorkSafeBC, Technical Safety BC and applicable governing agency’s safety regulations
Operate all equipment in a safe and responsible manner while adhering to operating procedures and protocols
Liaise with Guest Service department ensuring trail conditions and other information relating to the customer experience is communicated
Interact with volunteers to ensure their inclusion in department team
Carry out Whistler Sport Legacies’ AIM philosophy: All Interactions Matter
Assist the team with other duties as assigned or required
Position Requirements


1-3 years of experience as a pro patroller
First Aid OFA Level 3 required
Experience operating snowmobiles preferred
Knowledge of radio protocol preferred
Avalanche Skills Training Level 1, Operations Level 1 preferred
High ropes certification or experience with ropes an asset
Satisfactory criminal record check is mandatory prior to commencement of employment
Valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License and abstract required

Ability to interact effectively with the general public, volunteers, sport groups and organizations
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, team environment
Keen and can-do attitude
Flexible and adaptable to work efficiently in variety of settings and to work weekends and evenings
Handy-man skills an asset
Self-directed entrepreneurial spirit is essential
Willingness to assist other team members (perhaps outside the department) as needed and requested
Exceptional customer service is essential
Physical Requirements

Reliable winter transportation as WOP is not serviced by transit
Ability to work outdoors in variable weather winter conditions performing physically demanding tasks
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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