Ski Patrol

Seasonal – Full Time @Granby Ranch in Ski and Bike Resort
  • Granby, CO 80446, USA View on Map
  • Post Date : 09/14/2022
  • Apply Before : 12/15/2022
  • Salary: $17 - $23 / Hourly
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  • Job Function Other
  • Education Level Certificate
  • Schedule Preference Fixed
  • Experience Level Mid Level
  • Job Start Month September 2022
  • Job Available Until Month December 2022

Job Description

JOIN US IN THE MOUNTAINS!

At Granby Ranch, you will have a small mountain experience where families, friends and team members connect, live, play and enjoy the natural environment of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Perks of joining our team include affordable employee housing, a season pass for Granby Ranch, free passes to more than 15 Colorado ski areas, in-house discounts in our rental, retail and restaurant outlets, and so much more!
POSITION SUMMARY:
GR Operations LLC is looking for experienced and motivated individuals to join our Ski Patrol team for the 22-23 winter season. We are looking for responsible people who love to be outdoors with or with Ski Patrol specific experience and have current OEC, W-EMT or EMT-B certification. There will also be specific testing requirements to be completed upon hire and based on experience. As a Ski Patroller at Granby Ranch you are responsible for providing medical care and emergency services to the guests or employees on our mountain as well as completing winter ski trail maintenance. A successful candidate for this role has completed Granby Ranch Rookie Ski Patrol Training or has previous Ski Patrol experience.
Rookie
Starting Pay:?$17.00 – dependent on experience and Level.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Patrols, on skis, ski trails and slope areas to aid and protection to skiers and report condition of trails, ski lifts, and snow cover on slopes.
  • Completes Patrol opening and closing procedures to ensure trails are compliant with all current safety standards and company safety policies
  • Provides proficient medical care or first aid in emergency operations and notifies medical personnel in case of serious injury
  • Understands all medical transport procedures and transports injured skiers using a toboggan when necessary
  • Trains continuously on Granby Ranch Ski Patrol operational standards and maintains knowledge of, complies with, and educates on the Ski Safety Act and Granby Ranch safety policies
  • Responsible for promptly and accurately completing all incident forms and involves an Incident Investigator or Supervisor when necessary
  • Responsible for a high level of guest service and can demonstrate a high level of confidence with guest interaction including when disciplinary actions are necessary.
  • Completed dispatch training and shadowing and able to be scheduled dispatch shifts as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
  • Ski at an expert level – Able to ski all Granby Ranch terrain with good judgement, control, and confidence
  • Operate a snowmobile effectively and with good judgement
  • Strong problem-solving skills, organizational and prioritization skills, and memorization ability
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Mathematical reasoning is helpful
  • Speak, read, and write in English
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Current OEC, WEMT or EMT- B Certification
  • Current CPR/AED Card
  • Has or will completed the following training requirements or is able to do so upon hire:
  • Written Snowmobile Exam
  • Qualified Climber Program
  • Standard Chairlift Evacuation
  • Pass Ski and Toboggan Competency Evaluation
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Can work outside while standing or skiing in a high alpine, wintery environment for up to 10 hours
  • Able to lift 10-25 pounds 2/3rds of the time or more, able to lift 50 pounds 1/3 to 2/3rds of the time, able to lift 100 pounds up to 1/3rd of the time
  • Can perform the following activities constantly: walking, using hands to finger/feel, reaching with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear
  • Vision Requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus
  • Withstand high altitude conditions at all times
  • You will work mostly outside in a cold, snowy, high alpine environment frequently faced with wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Most work is completed in view of customers and customer interaction is frequent. Riding a chairlift is required for this role.
Granby Ranch Ski Patrol Staging Program
Granby Ranch Ski Patrollers are eligible for a staging program based on experience which relates to applicable pay. Staging requirements and related skills are listed below:
Ski Patrol Level 1
Pay Range:?$18.50 – $20.50
  • Requirements above plus the following
  • Competent ski and toboggan handling on both East and West Mountains
  • Recognizes and addresses problems with emergency care equipment
  • Able to recognize and address required trail work standards as set by the Ski Area, Skier Safety Act, Insurance Company, and Ski Area Counsel.
  • Understands and completes snow fencing operations
  • Completed snowmobile ride along to prepare for Advanced Snowmobile test
Ski Patrol Level 2
Pay Range:?$19.50 – $21.50
  • All Stage 1 responsibilities/skills plus the following
  • Leads trainings on basic Patrol skills (i.e., knots, closures, opening procedures, standard lift evacuation)
  • Accompanied senior Patrollers in extreme terrain and has passed or prepared for Advanced Ski Test
  • Acts as a basic responder in the following situations: lift evacuation, avalanche rescue, disaster, technical rescue, helicopter evacuation, lightning, out of bounds search and rescue, skier-skier collisions ,10:33, and missing persons
  • Can Lead as a Lift Evacuation Sector Coordinator
  • Performs effectively and professionally as a team member on mitigation routes and participates in decision making during route
  • Actively leads others and shows initiative in organizing and documenting training, work projects, and specific additional responsibilities such as helping other departments at Granby Ranch and acting as liaison for special events
  • Acts as a positive role model for training and performance in guest relations
  • Plays an active role in daily guest relations regarding guest information
  • Two – Three years Ski Patrol experience required
Ski Patrol Lead
Pay Range:?$21.50 – $22.50
  • All Stage 1 & 2 responsibilities Plus described responsibilities for the following:
  • Actively leads others and shows initiative in organizing and documenting training, work projects, and specific additional responsibilities such as helping other departments at Granby Ranch and acting as liaison for special events
  • Acts as a positive role model for training and performance in guest relations
  • Plays an active role in daily guest relations regarding guest information (slider boards, electronic messaging, website)
  • Ensures that work is completed effectively and efficiently by the Ski Patrol department
  • Takes AI photos, measurements, and can complete all AI documentation
  • Demonstrates competency in implementing all emergency operations
  • Manages areas of concern on the mountain
  • Voluntarily spends equal time and effort on all levels of terrain
  • Two-Three years Ski Patrol experience required
EMS Lead:
  • Liaison with the Local Medical Director and EMS
  • Lead Incident Investigator
  • Medical Supply i.e., ordering, stocking, and rotation
  • Adm. Files on computer
  • Leads by example and maintains a high standard of proficiency in all skills and is able to train other Patrollers in all aspects of the job
Training Lead:
  • Ski and Toboggan trainer
  • OEC Medical Trainer, CPR trainer and Liaison with NSP
  • Keeper of Training Records and Certifications
  • Leads by example and maintains a high standard of proficiency in all skills and is able to train other Patrollers in all aspects of the job
 
Safety Lead:
  • On Mountain Route Safety
  • Understands and completes snow fencing | boundary Lines | Rope operations
  • Mountain Signage Coordinator
  • Takes initiative as trail work leader; able to troubleshoot opening and closing procedure problems as they arise on the hill and act on a managing level
  • Takes the initiative in a leadership role in contributing to the improvement and optimal functioning of Patrol operations or other special assignments