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Advanced Ski Patrol

Date:  Nov 17, 2022
Location: 

South Lake Tahoe, CA, US

Company:  Heavenly Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 

 

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 

Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • RSP Options (after 12 months or 2000 cumulative hours of service)
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 

 

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours) 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 

 

Heavenly Ski Patrol's primary responsibility is to provide and promote a safe environment for our guests and employees as well as to provide exceptional guest service. Ski Patrol is responsible for executing essential guest service functions such as responding to medical emergencies on the mountain, transporting injured guests off the mountain to the appropriate facility, and general hill safety. Ski patrol is also responsible for enforcing safe skiing and riding practices and enforcement of the Skier's and Rider's Responsibility Code. Special circumstances include chairlift and gondola evacuation, avalanche control, and explosives handling. Other duties can be assigned as needed. Ski patrol is a highly visible role on the mountain with a great deal of guest interaction.

 

Job Specifications: 

  • Starting Wage:  $23 / per hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced  

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Must have a minimum of one year patrolling experience
  • NREMT or current California state EMT certification 
  • Must have the ability to lift 50lbs
  • Must have the ability to stand outside in changing winter conditions for extended periods of time
  • Ability to ski at an expert level on all terrain, in all weather conditions
  • Monitoring and promoting guest safety 
  • Provide exceptional guest service
  • Assisting injured guests on the mountain and administering first aid
  • Transporting injured guests off the mountain using a toboggan 
  • Performing sweeps at the end of the day to ensure that all guests are safely off the mountain
  • Maintaining trails, identifying and mitigating hazards 
  • Transporting and setting up mountain safety equipment
  • Transporting supplies and heavy equipment to areas of need on skis
  • Participation in continued on the job training program
  • Avalanche control including safely transporting and placing explosives on the mountain and stabilizing snowpack on skis
  • Driving snowmobiles to various areas of the mountain as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Advanced level responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • All criteria listed for Intermediate level, plus:
o    Strong working knowledge and experience with snow safety
o    Assist with in house training
o    Attend advanced out of area trainings as assigned

o    Possession of advanced skills/certifications such as snow science and technical rope rescue training, etc.

 

 The budgeted range starts at $23.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

 

Requisition ID 490831


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento