Ski Patrol Volunteer for the 2017/2018 Winter Season (Copper Mountain Resort, CO) (Posted 04/24/17)

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Volunteer Title: Ski Patrol Volunteer for the 2017/2018 Winter Season

Volunteer Summary
To provide for and ensure a reasonably safe skiing environment for our guests and fellow employees. To provide medical assistance and evacuation, skier safety, search and rescue support, trail efforts, lift evacuation, duty station responsibilities, equipment maintenance, and other assigned duties. Each task requires a high level of decision making. Basic computer skills, EMT-B, American Heart Association CPR and strong alpine skiing skills are minimum requirements.
• Mountaineering skills preferred with and technical rope experience.
• Industry experience, i.e. ski instructor, lift operator, trail crew also preferred, but not necessary

Previous Experience and Skills
• Previous patrolling experience, previously employed by Copper Mountain, mountaineering such as Outward Bound, or experience within the medical field.
• Basic computers skills, ACLS certification, EMT-P, technical rope experience.
• EMT-B, American Heart Association CPR, and strong alpine skiing background are minimum requirements, Mountaineering background.
• Industry experience, i.e. ski instructor, lift op, trail crew.

Copper Mountain Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minority/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. We offer competitive benefits, employee housing, and a unique work atmosphere. All of our job opportunities are located at Copper Mountain Resort in Summit County, Colorado; 90 miles west of Denver, we are situated in the heart of Colorado's playground. All candidates must fill out an application to be considered for employment.

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Reports to: Director of Mountain Operations

Overview of Position: The Patrol Director is a year round position that is in charge of all patrol operations on the hill or anywhere else at the resort. The Director plays a key role in supervising patrollers in all aspects of winter / summer patrolling operations including the Downhill Mountain Bike Park. This includes opening and closing the mountain, responding to incidents, administering first aid and working with other departments as needed.

Job Qualifications

  • Must be expert skier or snowboarder
  • Must have significant Ski Patrol experience and ability.
  • Must have current ski patrol credentials.
  • Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must have strong teaching skills.
  • Must have excellent supervisory, management and organizational skills.

  • Interested candidates can apply to:
    Christina Tomaselli, Recrutiing and Development Coordinator

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