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Terrain Park Host - Part Time - Whistler Blackcomb

Date:  Jan 11, 2022

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


Top five reasons to work in Operations

  1. Working outdoors
  2. Once in a life-time experience
  3. Wear your skis/board in the office
  4. Unbelievable “corner office” view
  5. Great team environment


Seasonal positions can be differentiated from year round jobs as they have predefined start dates and end dates.  These dates may vary due to seasonal business fluctuations


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • 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
  • Must have own ski/snowboard equipment
  • Ability to work outdoors in an alpine environment during periods of adverse conditions 
  • Park set up, maintain, and take down including signage, banners, fencing, and feature shoveling/raking.
  • Assist set up, maintain, and take down for Terrain Park events and photo shoots.
  • Safety trouble-shooting in the Terrain Park and Half Pipe including:
  • Tower pad maintenance
  • Jump/feature closures
  • Crowd control/traffic direction
  • Proper sign and banner placement
  • Address guest ability level issues
  • Appropriate safety signage in place.
  • Guest Relations and Mountain Host for the Terrain Park as well as the entire resort.
  • Deal with guests violating park etiquette rules and closures.
  • First responder to accidents in park (secure sight).
  • Reports accidents, secures accident sight, assists patrol.
  • Spot jumps during busy periods.
  • Maintain park log book, including daily rider counts and records of all incidents.
  • General building maintenance, shoveling and trash removal for all buildings within the Terrain Park. 
  • Works with the lead hand on jump/feature design, park layout, Snow Cross design, feature testing.
  • Input on daily grooming requests submitted by lead hand to grooming department.
  • We are a company that works together and throughout the season you may be required to assist other departments as needed.
  • Demonstrate our core values: Safety First, Striving to be the best, and showing that we care


Responsibility for Equipment:

  • In charge of mountain radio, sound system, fencing, banners, event materials, shovels, rakes and drills.
  • Ensuring personal ski/snowboard equipment is in proper working condition. 



  • Must have outgoing, friendly personality and show commitment to exceeding guests expectations at all times
  • Must be a hard working team player
  • Must be a strong skier or snowboarder in all types of conditions – 4 years minimum 
  • Must be a confident riding 65% of Terrain Park features
  • Must pass a ski/ride test to ensure expert level
  • Ability to lift and ski/ride with up to, and sometimes more than 50lbs
  • Level 1 OFA (first responder) an asset
  • 1 year terrain park experience a must
  • Any event experience an asset
  • Required to complete a satisfactory criminal record check
  • Reports to Terrain Park Supervisor


Benefits include: 

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Excellent training and professional development


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 398127