Ski Patrol

Sun Valley Resort | Sun Valley, ID, United States

Posted Date 10/25/2019

Are you an expert skier or snowboarder? Does the thought of high-angle rescues, snow science and snowpack evaluation, avalanche mitigation, lift evacuation, guest service and trauma response excite you? If so, you may be the perfect candidate to join the Sun Valley Ski Patrol. We are America's first and finest ski patrol. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with prepping the mountain for guests on a daily basis
  • Attend all applicable safety meetings
  • Work as part of the team to assess conditions and develop  an action plan as needed
  • Respond to emergency calls on the mountain as needed
  • Assist with area sweeps to locate lost or injured skiers and/or boarders
  • Provide and/or assist with emergency medical treatment and evacuations as needed
  • Maintain accurate daily logs and follow through with applicable incident reports
  • Assist with avalanche mitigation as needed
  • Visibly patrol the mountain, leading by example and assisting guests

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Positive mental attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Focused attention to detail
  • Possess the ability to work well as a member of a team in all conditions
  • OEC certification preferred but will train the right people

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