Job Summary

Ski Patrol ensures the safety of the mountain and guests by providing first aid care and attention to guest needed assistance on the mountain or the facility.

Essential Funcitons

  • Skiing or snowboarding to perform open and close procedures on mountain daily.
  • Communication with other departments.
  • Recognize and correct any safety hazards within the ski patrol department.
  • Perform CPR and emergency care, when necessary.
  • Become proficient with ropes and rope rescue skills.
  • The ability to safely and skillfully ski and transport a person in toboggan down an expert ski trail in an fast manner within the ski area boundaries.
  • Understand the function of the equipment and standards procedures for its care and safe operation.

  • Skill and Knowledge Requirements

  • Minimum one year of related experience
  • High school grad.
  • OEC and CPR certification required
  • Ability to ski or snowboard required
  • Great customer services
  • For full time employees: a choice of medical benefits, dental and vision, 401k savings plan, and much more.

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    TAOS SKI PATROL (posted 06/20/17)

    Step outside of your comfort zone and Step in to Taos! Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill open positions for the 2017-18 winter season on our patrol team!

    Through you, we foster the best possible experience for our guests and fellow employees. We draw our energy from the incredible mountain we enjoy on a daily basis and from the lasting relationships we build here. We encourage one another to be our best and to make each year even better than the one before.

    We became the first major mountain resort in the world to become a certified B Corp, and, as a trailblazer, we hope many other mountain communities will follow. What this means for you is that we pursue business practices that not only take care of the beautiful environment we value but promote a more resilient and robust community that celebrates the rich, living cultures that are woven together in our region. We go above and beyond for you by paying above minimum wage for all positions, providing volunteer opportunities within our community, offering programs to support your overall wellbeing, offering industry perks, recognition as well as personal and professional development opportunities.

    To learn more, please check out

    Benefits include:

    • Season lift pass
    • Discounts on food and beverage, retail and renta
    • Friends and family discounted tickets
    • Access to great pro deals for outdoor gear and recreation through Experticity
    • Competitive wages
    • Work and live in a great diverse community
    • Your backyard is an outdoor playground!

    Now is your opportunity to step into a new and exciting adventure. Apply online at and come be a part of the Taos team! A full job description is available for review online.


    To be considered for this position, please submit an online application at

    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.

    Can you see yourself here? Apply now!


    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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