The Big White Retail Department is seeking qualified applicants to work as Bootfitters for the upcoming winter season. We have up to 5 such positions available. Successful applicants should have at least 12 months' prior experience in this or a related field (e.g. podiatry, shoemaking).
A sound knowledge of stance analysis as it relates to skiing and snowboarding is essential. Applicants must have the ability to construct posted custom footbeds and be capable of boot modification as required.
Performing stance analysis
Making orthotic corrections
Grinding and stretching boot materials
Performing stance alignment
Refurbishing and repairing all manner of ski/snowboard/hockey footwear
Preparing and posting custom orthotics (footbeds) for ski/snowboard/hockey recreational-related pursuits
Dealing directly with customers to obtain the information necessary to perform the above duties
Keeping work areas clean and tidy at all times
Previous experience in bootfitting (or podiatry, orthotics, or shoemaking) is essential
Good organisational and time management skills
Ability to use computer applications
Must be approachable, dependable and a strong team player
Must be able to deal with people of all ages in a friendly manner and with patience
Desirable (but non-essential) attributes:
Working knowledge of the local area
Cash handling experience
Knowledge of ski and snowboard equipment
Knowledge of the different lasts and fits from all ski and snowboard boot manufacturers
Location: Dizzy's Ski Shop at Big White Ski Resort
Duration: This position will commence at the start of Big White's ski season (around mid-November) and will finish between late March and mid-April.
Wages: Wages will be determined according to prior experience and skill evaluation. Please contact us for further information.
(We endeavour to provide between 28-40 hours work per week, however, there may be times when you are required to work more or fewer hours than this.)
Since you are applying from outside Canada, you application will be moderated by our team. You will receive an email once it's been approved.
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