Winter 2021/2022 - Patrol Dispatch

March 29 2021
Industries Accomodations, Food services , Tourism, Passengers transportation
Categories Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Security, Protective Services, Defence, Security, Protective Services, Defence, Security, Protective Services, Defense, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Kelowna, BC

Big White is now accepting applications for the 2021/2022 winter season for Ski Patrol alternating with Patrol Dispatch. This unique rotating role is a cumulative 40hr/week full-time position. To accommodate workplace injuries, this post often transitions to full-time on-hill patrol. Applicants must be versatile, have the ability to perform a wide range of duties, and work with our staff and guests in a friendly and professional manner.

Duties and responsibilities include:
Ski Patrol Duties

  • First Aid – on-snow guest injuries and WorkSafeBC designated worker injuries
  • Incident investigation
  • Risk management
  • Run maintenance
  • Public relations
  • Slope watch
  • Opening and closing runs
  • Snowmobile operations
  • Search and rescue
  • Lift evacuations
  • Assisting with avalanche control and rescue
Dispatch Duties
  • Answering telephones and radios, and dealing with walk-in patients
  • Sending patrollers and equipment to incidents
  • Data entry and auditing of documentation
  • Public and interdepartmental relations
Required qualifications/skills:
  • Minimum First Aid requirement – must have one of the following, no exceptions or exemptions:
    • Current BC OFA 3
    • BC PCP or EMR (license)
    • Australian Ski Patrol Association Certification
    • New Zealand Patrol Certificate
  • Ability to accurately type 40 wpm
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Knowledge of Big White Ski Resort trails and terrain
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and Internet Explorer
  • Advanced skiing or snowboarding ability
  • AST1, CAA1 and WorkSafeBC Blasting Ticket all considered assets
Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia

Position duration:
Early November to mid-April

Training and starting wage - $17.20/hr
Apply now! network