Sunshine Village Terrain Park Slope Grooming Supervisor

Sunshine Village Corporation

Banff, AB 
Full-time

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Job type
Full-time
Remote
Full Job Description
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!
Description

The Terrain Park Grooming Supervisor oversees Slope Grooming Drivers responsible for the construction and maintenance of the Terrain Parks and special events features. The Terrain Park Grooming Supervisor collaborates with the Terrain Park Supervisors, Slope Grooming Drivers and Supervisors, Ski School, Ski Patrol and others that share the goal of a progressive and safe Terrain Park system.

The Terrain Park Grooming Supervisor will strive to promote and maintain Banff Sunshine Village as a leading-edge freestyle resort which provides terrain for all ability levels. Priority will be focused on establishing beginner terrain first, intermediate, and then advanced features, which will favor progression while minimizing the threat of injury.

The Terrain Park Grooming Supervisor will act as a spokesman for the safe and enjoyable use of the Terrain Parks at Sunshine Village. 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.

Job Functions

The primary responsibility of this role is to oversee the initial build & regular snowcat maintenance of the Terrain Parks while also preparing & maintaining special event venues at the resort throughout the winter season. Functions include the creation, review, and adherence to safe work procedures and hazard assessments for all tasks within the scope of work for Slope Grooming Drivers.

o Act as a leader of a supportive and positive team environment; provide knowledge, assist training, and strive to maintain balance through effective communication

o Liaise with the Slope Grooming Supervisor, Terrain Park Supervisor, Senior Slopes Supervisor, the Vehicle Maintenance department, and the Mountain Operations Manager

o Work closely with the Terrain Park Team, ensure perimeter safety fence, industry signage and information at each park is maintained to not present a public safety hazard and conform with the CWSAA Terrain Park Guidelines.

o Mitigate risk to Banff Sunshine Village through risk assessments, mitigation measures and accident investigations

o Assist with hiring, scheduling, training, and performance reviews

o Knowledge of snow farming techniques to accumulate snow for the building of various features

o Oversee the initial builds & nightly maintenance of the Terrain Parks

o Adhere to company initiatives & policies, remain punctual, dress in uniform and act as a leader

o Fulfill the responsibilities of the Slope Grooming Supervisor or Slope Grooming Assistant Supervisor as required

Experience and Qualifications

o Minimum of 3 years Slope Grooming in the Terrain Park

o Previous supervisory experience is preferred

o Knowledge of basic drafting and have a competent understanding of physics in relation to snow features

o Experience in risk management, knowledge of how resort user demographics relate to Terrain Parks, and an understanding of overall skier traffic flow

o Working knowledge of weather patterns and how environmental conditions effect the surfaces and consistency of snow in the Terrain Parks

o Demonstrated knowledge of daily snow cat maintenance and safe operation

o Able to properly delegate tasks to team members to complete projects in a timely manner

o Knowledgeable of ski resort policies, procedures, and emergency procedures

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills

o Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel and Word

Valid Alberta Motor Vehicle Driver’s License
Neat, alert, punctual and dependable, acting as a leader and mentor
Effectively provide training, support, and assistance to colleagues across all departments
Maintain professional conduct when knowingly acting as a company representative, on or off-duty
Reliability to work in a confidential capacity
Prepared to work flexible schedules: weekends, holidays, nights, extended hours
Being familiar with Freestyle Terrain Parks at Sunshine Village is preferred
Additional Considerations

o Employees must always be of sound mind and report to work fit for duty. The ability to exercise good judgement is essential and a key requirement of the position.

o Exposure to extreme environments (temperature and wind) and remote work.

o This role may operate machinery and works around moving equipment.

This role is subject to all terms and conditions of the Sunshine Village Employee Handbook,

Policy Manual, and the Employment Standards Code.

Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply online at SkiBanff.com/jobs/ 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.
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