Sunshine Village Terrain Park Grooming Supervisor

Sunshine Village Corporation
Banff, AB

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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...

What can you expect?
This outdoor role involves physical labour and lifting, while maintaining a safe freestyle terrain for skiers and snowboarders. Overseeing Slope Grooming Drivers responsible for the construction and maintenance of the Terrain Parks and special events features. They will also work with internal departments and external stakeholders in the many aspects of major events. They will collaborate with media and marketing departments on sponsorship requirements, promotion, and innovative advancements of the industry. The position will work under the direction of the Senior Supervisor of Slopes & Mountain Operations Manager.

This job might be right for you if you enjoy:
Acting as a supportive and positive team leader
Assist with hiring, scheduling, training, and performance reviews
Overseeing the initial builds & nightly maintenance of the Terrain Parks
Provide a safe, fun and enjoyable freestyle ski/snowboard area
Mitigate risk to Banff Sunshine Village through risk assessments and accident investigations
Knowledge of snow farming techniques to accumulate snow for the building of various features
Working in the great outdoors (it’s cold!).
And you have:
Must have a minimum 3 years’ experience working with freestyle terrain
Previous supervisory experience is preferred
Knowledge of basic drafting and have a competent understanding of physics in relation to snow features
Experience in risk management, knowledge of how resort user demographics relate to Terrain Parks, and an understanding of overall skier traffic flow
Working knowledge of weather patterns and how environmental conditions effect the surfaces and consistency of snow in the Terrain Parks
Demonstrated knowledge of daily snow cat maintenance and safe operation
Able to properly delegate tasks to team members to complete projects in a timely manner
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel and Word
The Perks:
FREE - Your staff pass is your ticket to ride Sunshine!
Ski & Ride – Free days & discounts at ski resorts across Canada
Staff Events – Staff parties, BBQs, spring night skiing, dog sledding & 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!
Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you!
Click the Apply Online button below 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.