Ski Instructor

  • Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing
  • Front-line
    • Full Time | 
    • Seasonal
  • Box 159 - #1 Harrwood Drive Blue River
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on August 24, 2023

Job Description

• Assist the Director of Ski Operations with guiding helicopter skiers/snowboarders
• Perform safety orientations, including hazard awareness
• Assemble and inspect necessary supplies and equipment, such as radios, transceivers, shovel packs, etc.
• Wildlife management and reporting
• Plan ski routes for the day for their group
• Lead and accompany individuals and/or groups while advising on safety and emergency measures, techniques, and the use of required equipment
• Provide instruction for skiing route selection and safety measures around the helicopter
• Advise guests on specific regulations, following environmental safety guidelines, and prevent violations
• Provide first aid in emergency situations
• May prepare meals for group
• Attend morning & evening guides meetings
• Fill out daily reports related to ski operations (e.g., daily ski report, wildlife observations, vertical lists, avalanche observations, etc.)

Responsibilities & Qualifications

• Experienced Heli-Ski Guide (4+ years’ experience)
• Certified Ski Guide or Mountain Guide (Level 3 Canadian Ski Guide Association or international equivalent preferred)
• Avalanche Professional (CAA Avalanche Operations Level 2 or international equivalent)
• Advanced First Aid Attendant (80+ hours)
• Level 3 Canadian Ski Instructors Association or international equivalent (Level 4 preferred)
• Demonstrated ability in guiding in mountainous terrain
• Demonstrated knowledge of the MWHS tenure terrain, to include the Rockies, Cariboos, and Monashees


$277-$490 per day

Other Perks/Benefits

• Subsidized staff accommodation in private or shared residence • Fitness center • Staff rate for on-site massage therapy • Family and friends’ discounts • Ski passes to Marmot Basin in Jasper, AB • Recreation opportunities such as cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, and skating • In-house training and development programs • Employee Assistance Program • Discounted rates at various hotels in Kamloops, Jasper, and Vernon • Staff meal plan • 30% off retail items in our specialized boutique • Guaranteed adventure!

Job Application Process

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