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 Date Posted  Ski Resort  Position Contact   Web Link / Info
11/7/2017 Bear Valley Ski Patroller 

Human Resources



Mattly Trent

Ski Patrol Director/Bear Valley Mountain Resort

Bear Valley, Ca. 95223


209.768.7433 mobile

209.753.2301 ext. 168 office

Ski Area:

Bear Valley Mountain Resort

SR 207 & Hwy 4

PO Box 5038

Bear Valley, Ca. 95223


Position starts: Approximately Nov. 20th to Mid April, $12-$16 depending on experience level, 40+hrs a week.

2017/18 Winter Season Employment

Bear Valley Mountain Resort is a premier mountain destination getaway for winter and summer recreation and adventure, conveniently located, with many great opportunities to become a member of our team. Bear Valley is a guest-oriented resort that offers team members many opportunities for growth and development within the company. We provide a fun and exciting workplace in a stimulating environment already known for its Pure Mountain Fun. Read on to discover why Bear Valley is the perfect place to bring your skills and abilities.

About YOU:

You thrive in a fast-paced and changing environment.

You possess at a minimum, First Responder certification required with a Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) certificate; A Wilderness Emergency Care (WEC) accepted with patient contact experience.

You are CPR certified

You enjoy learning and developing new skills and abilities.

You are a strong team player and develop strong working relationships, and influencing skills.

You consistently maintain a positive and friendly attitude.

You are a motived self-starter with a strong work ethic.

You are a great problem solver.

You enjoy working in the outdoors in all weather elements; you love to ski and help others

You love the mountain environment and being around like minded, yet diverse individuals.

You understand being composed with a sense of urgency to meet guests’ needs and bring great value to their BV experience.

As a member of our Ski Patrol / First Aid team you'll be a part of a dedicated group of individuals dedicated to on mountain safety of all guests and providing first aid care and attention to guest needing assistance on the mountain and/or around the lodge facility. Your responsible duties and tasks will include but are not limited to:

Commitment to excellent services and guest satisfaction.

Skiing to perform opening and closing procedures on the mountain daily.

Communication with other departments.

Maintain safe and easy access with the base patrol and ski patrol duty stations.

Become proficient with ropes and rope rescue skills.

Maintain clean, safe, and professional workstations.

Training records kept up and turned into the Ski Patrol Director when completed.

Maintain any appropriate records as set forth by company policy and procedures.

Recognize and correct any safety hazards within the ski patrol department.

Shoveling snow, sometimes deep, heavy wet snow weighing more than 50 pounds per shovel full.

Heavy and awkward lifting of items up to 50 pounds plus.

Provide timely and accurate information concerning weather conditions, grooming or slope conditions and related information to help guest maximize their skiing experience.

Communicate problems to superiors, while showing initiative in handling routine matters.

Complete check off sheets and complete scenarios to full fill requirements for Ski Patrol.


Positive attitude and enthusiasm

Ability to read and to write legibly and to use good composition skills to complete records and report forms.

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) certificate preferred. Wilderness Emergency Care (WEC) accepted with patient contact experience.

CPR certification required

Advanced skiing ability. The ability to safely and skillfully ski and transport a person in a toboggan down an expert ski trail in an expeditious manner within the ski area boundaries

Ability to learn and be knowledgeable in the needs of the equipment and standard procedure for its care and safe operation.

Safe operation of a snowmobile in a variety of terrain and snow conditions.

Must be well groomed and present a good public image.

Good physical condition as this position requires skiing, hiking, shoveling, lifting, and carrying.

Willingness to work during extreme weather conditions.

Safety orientated.

Must be able to pass federal and state back ground checks for the use and handling of explosives for avalanche mitigation.

Must possess the desire to learn and be involved with a class A avalanche area and it’s mitigation practices

Requires the skills of a host.

Previous experience desired but not necessary. Competitive pay scale for new and experienced candidates.

Please apply here: https://www.bearvalley.com/careers/

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