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Patrol Services

Have you ever thought about joining the Patrol Team? Do you have an interest in promoting safe skiing/snowboarding? Are you looking to gain experience in an Emergency Services field for further career development or advancement?

Register for the Ski with a Patroller Program and spend a day on the slopes. See what Blue Mountain has to offer and gain an understanding of requirements and expectations.

Call 705-445-0231 ext. 6600 and Ski/Snowboard with a Patroller Today!

Who we Are

The Patrol Services Team employs 45 paid and an average of 100 volunteers. The team ensures customer service goals are met, providing alpine education and first aid services to skiers, snowboarders and resort guests. Patrollers work to promote safety, ensuring common courtesies on hill and assist guests as required. Patrollers work hand and hand with hill operations in opening and closing the hill and with ongoing hill maintenance throughout our operating hours.

Volunteer Ski Patroller

Midweek day and/or night volunteers are expected to commit to 12 hours per week, pre scheduled for the entire season.

Shifts:
Day: Midweek - 8am - 12pm and 1pm -4:30pm
Night: 4:30pm - close

Weekend day volunteers are expected to commit to 2 out of 4 weekends per month, pre-scheduled for the season.

Shifts:
2 weekends on/2 weekends off
8:15 am – 4:30pm

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be registered or hold current certification with the Canadian Ski Patrol (preferred) or equivalent training (i.e. First Responder/Paramedic Training)
  • Strong Intermediate skier/snowboarder (able to ski all areas of the resort)
  • Must possess excellent Employee and Public Relations skills and be of a friendly and cooperative nature
  • Must be able to reason and react with quick, thoughtful judgment while remaining calm under pressure
  • Must be able and willing to work in a physically demanding outdoor environment
  • Successful applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check

Certifications

While some candidates may have previous first aid training and experience others need to complete a course through either the Canadian Ski Patrol or through equivalent training. Below is a list of options you need to consider before applying as we will not accept applications from individuals without current certification or enrollment in a course. Courses are running throughout Ontario this fall are scheduled and registration will fill up fast.

  • Canadian Ski Patrol Service Certification : Courses available throughout Ontario. Visit theSki Patrol Central website, click on the “Join Now” tab and “New Patroller certification Courses” for specific information.

  • First Responder Training

  • St. John’s Ambulance - Advanced Medical First Responder : Visit St. John's Ambulance website for more information or to register.

  • Red Cross - First Responder : Courses offered throughout Ontario. Please contact your local Red Cross Branch for course details. Or visit the Red Cross website, under “Contact Us” click on Ontario Zone for your local branch information.

Criminal Background Checks

Criminal background checks are mandatory for all Patrol staff and must be presented before your first day. Checks must be obtained through your local police department where your permanent residence is located. The costs associated are the responsibility of the successful applicant and vary by region.

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