Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - December 1 issue

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Kootenay Business has selected a sampling of jobs and careers available at the region's Ski Resorts and Operators. Want to give your employment opportunities a boost? List them on the Kootenays #1 Career newsletter.  We really promote your jobs! For more info contact [email protected]

Heavy Equipment Maintenance Supervisor/Journeyman Heavy-Duty Mechanic—Revelstoke Resort

Oversee the maintenance program of the heavy equipment fleet at Revelstoke Mountain Resort. Duties include: maintain records of all maintenance activity; run a clean and professional shop; assist with development of the annual maintenance budget; ensure staffing meets operational needs while keeping within payroll budget; conduct formal performance evaluations for vehicle maintenance staff. Apply online:

Experienced Groomer/Winchcat Operator—Revelstoke Resort

The grooming crew is responsible for operating grooming equipment in accordance with RMR procedures and training. Duties include: operate all grooming equipment in a safe and responsible manner; carry out pre- and post-trip inspections and complete daily log sheets; report any issues to supervisor and maintenance department; re-building and maintaining high traffic slopes. Apply online:

Winter Sports School Instructor (Level 2, 3 or 4)—Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden

Winter Sports School Instructors are responsible for ensuring an excellent guest experience in all of our various programs. Duties: ensure the safety of students and guests and provide an exceptional mountain experience through professional instruction in skiing or snowboarding; contribute to a professional, supportive environment for other Instructors and KHMR staff; maintain records of teaching with the Winter Sports School Administrator; engage in daily team meetings, training and other communications necessary to provide a high-quality instructional experience for guests of the resort; guest Service, rental/retail, mountain operations duties as required. Apply online:

Assistant Front of House Food & Beverage Manager—Kimberley Alpine Resort (Buckhorn and Main)

Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. is looking to fill the full-time, seasonal position of Assistant Front of House Food & Beverage Manager at The Buckhorn & Main at Kimberley Alpine Resort in Kimberley, B.C. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, be teamwork-oriented, is flexible and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring a smooth, profitable operation while providing unparalleled employee and guest experiences. Apply online:

Risk Manager—Panorama Resort, Invermere

Oversee the Safety Services Department in order to provide emergency response and preparedness, including first aid, security, and after hours support to other departments; oversee investigations of guest and staff injuries, and incidents involving property damage; submit an annual business plan for the department; manage revenue and expenses within the scope of the approved budget and business plan. Apply online:

Massage Therapist and Spa Esthetician—Fernie Alpine Resort

Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. is looking to fill the position of Massage Therapist at Lizard Creek Lodge at Fernie Alpine Resort and to fill the position of Spa Esthetician at Lizard Creek Lodge at Fernie Alpine Resort Reporting to the Spa Supervisor, this position requires the ideal candidate to be a dedicated and experienced therapist, capable of creating an exceptional experience, making a significant contribution to our success in the mission to become Canada’s most remarkable on-mountain lodging experiences. Email Luke Swansburg, Hotel Manager, [email protected]

Shuttle Bus Drivers—Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

We need people with class 4 licenses or higher to drive for events such as weddings, Beer Festival, Wine Festival, etc. Most work will be on weekends and will pay $14-$16 per hour depending on experience. Please contact us at [email protected] if interested!

Snow Reporter—Red Mountain, Rossland

RED Mountain Resort is currently accepting applications for a part-time seasonal Snow Reporter for the 2017/18 winter season. Position would be 4 days per week, starting December 9, 2017.  Successful applicants will be expected to work holidays and weekends. Duties will include: gather, verify, coordinate and dispense a variety of information to RED’s guests and staff; gather weather, grooming data and operating schedules and record information on an automated answering system as well as a distribution system and update snow report.  For a more detailed job description and to apply, please visit our website:

Snowsports Program Supervisor—Red Mountain, Rossland

RED Mountain Resorts Ski & Snowboard School is currently seeking a Snowsports Program Supervisor for the 2017/18 season and beyond. The Snowsports Program Supervisor (SPS) works closely with the Snowsports Director in supervising the daily programs of the Ski & Snowboard School. This position is necessary for running an efficient, organized and profitable Snow school. The SPS is the liaison between staff, clients, local schools and community groups.Apply [email protected]

Pastry Chef—Remote Lodge, Invermere/Golden/Revelstoke

The Pastry Chef has a passion for breads, snacks and desserts and is responsible for executing meals that meet the high-quality food service expectations of the CMH guest.  If you thrive in a remote setting with access to high quality food ingredients to create culinary masterpieces with - and you love to ski - this unique chef opportunity may be for you.

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