Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Summer Trail Crew Maintenance Worker in Blue Mountains, Ontario
This position is responsible for working within a team environment to build and maintain Blue Mountain’s summer trail network.
Build new trails or improve on existing trails using hand tools, such as rakes, shovels and pick-axes and gas-powered equipment, such as plate packer, weed whackers and leaf blowers
Cut down and remove fallen trees with chain saw
Relocate natural elements by hand, such as big rocks and fallen trees
Assist the events department with setup and teardown of on mountain events
Assist the events department with execution and facilitation of on mountain events, when required
WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?
Hourly Rate: $15.65
Discounted recreation tickets you can share with your friends. Let them enjoy the zip lines, ropes courses and mountain coaster!
Retail savings at Columbia, North Face, Red Devil, Hillside, Lifted and more;
Staff room rates at all our hotels;
WHAT DO WE NEED FROM YOU?
Must be physically fit and able to walk long distances and up/down steep hills
A minimum of 3 years experience in landscaping, construction (labour) or outdoor maintenance is required including experience using plate packers, weed eaters, leaf blowers, power tools and/or hand tools
Must have a valid ‘G’ Driver’s license and satisfactory drivers abstract
Must be comfortable with driving trucks/equipment up the steep slope of the Escarpment
Ministry of Labour Safe Chainsaw course certificate to operate a chain saw, an asset
Must be able to reason and react with quick, thoughtful judgment while remaining calm under pressure.
Must have an eye for detail. Must be able to identify natural plateaus, where trails can be built with efficiency etc.
Must be confident in a team atmosphere. Must be able to brainstorm with the team and be an independent thinker.
Must be able to determine if a trail is safe to be opened after a weather event.
Conduct regular visual inspection of all trails and features including: signage, ribbons, bridges, dead trees.
Inform Supervisor of unusual or unsafe situations.
Make calculated decisions on trail conditions to determine if they are safe for guests.
BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT COMPANY OVERVIEW
Blue Mountain Resort is Ontario’s largest mountain resort. Nestled on the shores of Southern Georgian Bay and only 90 minutes outside Toronto, Blue Mountain has become the four-season outdoor destination of the North. Winter at the Resort boasts 43 ski and snowboard trails across 365 skiable acres, enhanced by a world-class snowmaking system. Summer months offer a variety of activities from golfing and high ropes, to zip-lining and coaster riding. At the base of the Mountain, guests can enjoy a stay in one of the 1,000 luxury accommodation units and experience an assortment of unique concept restaurants, bars and retail stores in the pedestrian Village. With 53,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space, Blue Mountain caters year-round to groups and special events. Blue Mountain is owned by Alterra Mountain Company. Visit www.bluemountain.ca for more information.
ALTERRA COMPANY OVERVIEW
Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, retail and service businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in British Columbia, Canada. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone.
For more information, please visit www.alterramtnco.com.
Blue Mountain Resort is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and inclusiveness across the organization. We believe in equal opportunity and it is our priority to ensure a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If you are contacted for a position, please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the selection process. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.