Sunshine Village Corporation Slope Grooming Driver 3

Sunshine Village Corporation

Banff, AB

Why join us?
We work and play in Canada’s most beautiful playground, Banff National Park, and you can too. Sunshine Village is the premier ski resort in Western Canada. If you want to be part of making our guests’ ski experience unforgettable and think a winter season skiing and riding on the best powder in the Rockies would be great too, then read on for more information...

The Perks:
FREE - Your staff pass is your ticket to ride Sunshine!
Ski & Ride – Free days & discounts at resorts across Canada
Staff Events – Staff parties, BBQs, spring night skiing, dog sledding, ice climbing & more
Career – Recognition programs & Career development opportunities
Wellness – discounted fitness passes, yoga, onsite support & professional support
Onsite discounts – Food & beverage, retail, & hotel stays
Exclusive deals – Brand-named gear & local businesses
And much, much more!
What can you expect?
Slope Groomer III provides an outstanding experience for our guests by reshaping the ski runs to create a positive memorable skiing/boarding experience for our guest’s by “laying down corduroy” for the next day.

This job might be right for you if you think you would really enjoy:
Perform pre start inspections; shut down procedures and complete all required documentation.
Will have read the PB manual and become knowledgeable with the manufacturers’ standard operating procedures of all machinery that you operate and complete documentation that shows its completion
Report all incidents and near misses immediately to your shift supervisor; this includes all injury accidents, close calls, property damage, or other reportable incidents.
Will fill out all required paperwork fully and properly
Will have read, understood and signed a copy of the Cat Crew Manual
Will be required to attend a Cat Crew Orientation
Operate winch on any slope assigned to them
Adhere to all Corporate policies and procedures and all Maintenance standard operating procedures for the safe operation and proper maintenance of all vehicles
When directed, perform clearing and snow accumulation maintenance of buildings entrances, lift terminals (load/unload), Gondola terminals or other areas, as and when required
Maintain a positive working relationship with all staff and assist other departments as and when required
Be able to identify improper, inadequate, or poor quality grooming and how that might relate to risk management issues that if left unchecked could injure public, staff or fellow operators; report all instances to Shift Supervisor and document
Understand and strive toward departmental goals and objectives as laid out by Supervisor and/or Slopes Supervisor
Be able to follow instruction that comes from the daily meetings or is written in the Grooming List for the shift; report all short-comings with explanation
Keep your assigned cat clean and tidy for the next operator
Identify, contain, mitigate and report all fuel leaks according to the Fuel Management Program
Take direction from the Senior Slope Supervisor and Mountain Operations Manager
Do general maintenance to machines before, during or after shift including but not limited to changing: lights, grouser bars, track guides and tires.
And you have:
Mountain operation experience and/or heavy equipment operation experience
Proficient in all grooming operations
Has 4000+ hours in grooming experience
Has approximately 1500-2000 hours in winch cat operation
Mechanically inclined
Valid drivers license
Self-motivated, responsible and open minded
Capable to work alone or with others
Able to work PM and AM shifts and odd hours
Physically healthy and enjoys skiing or snowboarding
Is able to sit for prolonged periods over a shift- adept at steering the snowcat with the left hand while manipulating the front blade control with the right.
Can function in a variety of winter conditions to clear ice and snow from the machine, perform pre-trip maintenance and post trip preventative maintenance.
Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply online at and tell us why you’re the next awesome member of our team. Remember, we’re looking for people who will wow our guests, so start now and wow us.