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Recreation Attendant - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Jul 16, 2021

Whistler, BC, Canada

Company:  Whistler Blackcomb
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Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime” Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove



As a Summer Event Host, you’ll be part of a team focused on the daily tasks involved in the operations of our on-mountain Bike Park events from the set up of the site, through the execution of the event to tear down and clean up once the event is over.  You will gain valuable work experience and learn efficient work practices which will be transferable to many future employment opportunities. This role will work across all summer summer bike competitions and at the Dual Slalom course.


What you’ll be doing:

  • To continually strive to exceed our Guest’s expectations and to create memories for guests and staff as the best mountain experience again and again.
  • Expected to be up to date with all event information and act as Whistler / Blackcomb Ambassador at all times on and off the job.
  • Will be required to be an example for and assist in continuous training and guidance of volunteer crew.
  • Event venue construction - May include building scaffolding, installing fences, tents, banners, branding, timing cabling, etc.
  • Continuous attention to details involving event safety including the ongoing maintenance of event venues as required
  • Will be assigned specific responsibilities during the set up/strike of event equipment while leading volunteers to assist with the same.
  • Required to assume different positions during events - starter, marshall, chief of course etc
  • Responsible use and proper daily storage of timing equipment, fencing, banners, shovels, and other event materials.
  • Expected to report damages to any event equipment or repairs required to Supervisor immediately, taking appropriate steps to correct problem at the time.
  • Maintain cleanliness of and safe access to our different equipment storage areas located either in the valley or on the mountain.
  • Assisting in the transportation of event equipment – either by hand or by loading transportation vehicles/systems.
  • Will be required to learn functional job skills in at least one different area within the department.
  • Responsible for mountain radio and equipment issued at the start of the season.
  • We are a company that works together and throughout the season you may be required to assist in other departments as needed.
  • Demonstrate our core values: Safety First, Striving to be the best, and showing that we care
  • Always show up on time, in uniform, and adhere to the grooming policy!


  • Must have outgoing, friendly personality and show commitment to exceeding guests expectations at all times.
  • Must be a hardworking, team player
  • Able to work for extended hours outside in amountain environment with variable weather conditions including heat, sun, wind cold etc.
  • Able to work holidays, weekends, and evenings as necessary
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs whilst moving on difficult terrain..
  • Ability to work with power tools an asset (cordless drills, saws, etc.)
  • Computer experience an asset - an aptitude for numbers preferred.
  • Any other event experiences an asset
  • Proof of clear criminal record check

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! www.vailresortscareers.com/whistlerblackcomb

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 327859