Patrol - Alpine and Bike

Date:  May 18, 2023

Whistler, BC, Canada

Company:  Whistler Blackcomb
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2023

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, 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 and our remote Corporate team, you can join 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), 40% retail discounts, summer activities discounts, wellness benefits, and the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience.


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 


Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

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


Job Summary:

Looking to help make a difference? As a Patroller, you will carry out the daily opening and closing procedures as well as assisting our guests in times of trouble and emergency.


Job Specifications: 

  • Starting Wage: $21 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time and Part Time
    • Must be available to work weekends and holidays


Job Responsibilities:

  • To continually strive to exceed our Guests’ expectations and to create memories for guests and staff as the best mountain experience again and again.
  • To provide front-line interaction with summer guests at Whistler Blackcomb.
  • Administer First Aid.
  • To be diligent in the handling and recording of all accident information forms and to insure the accurate and timely delivery of information to the Patrol Leadership Team.
  • To mark, sign, open and close trails in accordance to the standards.
  • To ensure safe trail conditions are met for guests and staff.
  • To carry out the daily opening and closing procedures.
  • To assist with other departments as required.
  • Perform search & rescue and guest services tasks as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 80 hour Level III Occupational First Aid certification or Outdoor Emergency Care or BC licensed EMR, and Basic Life support 1st Aid. Wilderness 1st aid not accepted.
  • Rope rescue and rope access training and certification an asset.
  • Previous Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain Ski Patrol experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Expert rider capable of riding all the trails of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park.
  • Able to interact well within a positive, high-energy team atmosphere.
  • Must be well spoken and able to interact with guests on the front line.
  • Must hold a full and unrestricted valid BC driver’s license.
  • Must be a minimum of 19 years old.
  • Required to complete a satisfactory criminal record check.




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 493138