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Advanced Ski Patrol - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Nov 18, 2021

White Haven, PA, US

Company:  Jack Frost and Big Boulder Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

Jack Frost Big Boulder revolutionized the skiing industry. As the riding mecca of Pennsylvania, the mountain is designed for epic adventures. Join our team and experience the great outdoors like never before.  www.vailresortscareers.com

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Responsible for performing guest service functions such as accident handling, administering first aid, trail maintenance, promoting and creating a safe environment for guests and employees, mountain sweeps, lift evacuation and explosives handling


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Supervising and promoting guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
  • Assisting injured guests on the mountain and administering first aid.
  • Transporting injured guests off the mountain using a toboggan or supporting air lift operations.
  • Performing sweeps at the end of the day to ensure that all guests are safely off the mountain.
  • Maintaining trails, such as removing trees that have fallen on runs utilizing a chainsaw or other equipment.
  • Transporting and setting up mountain safety equipment.
  • Transporting supplies and heavy equipment to areas of need, on skis or snowboard.
  • Driving snowmobiles to various areas of the mountain, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Must have experience in Ski Patrol Operations - required.
  • High School or Equivalent - required.
  • Attend Patrol Hiring Clinic - required.
  • EMT or OEC certified - required.
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written) - required.
  • Some basic knowledge of computer - required.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age - required.
  • Must have excellent guest service skills - required.
  • Must work well in a team - required.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment - required.
  • Must have manual dexterity to operate equipment - required.
  • Must successfully complete the Fit to Ride fitness assessment program - required.
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions - required.
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends - required.


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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 349989

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre