Employment Opportunities

We have some great employment opportunities for this upcoming winter season. If you’re looking for a fun job with good pay then the Whisper Ridge family is where you belong! Our interview and hiring process will begin in October and go until the beginning of December. We have multiple openings for the following jobs: Snowcat Operator, Ski Guide, Retail Manager/ Ski Tech, Booking Agent, Yurt Captain. Job descriptions below.

Snowcat Operator

We are looking for experienced snowcat operators (preferably PistenBully) on both a Part-time and Full-time basis. We are looking for both Day Trip operators and Evening Grooming operators. Day Trip operators start in the morning around 7am and drive guests around various drop off and pickup locations on the mnt. which will be determined in the morning ops meetings. At the end of the ski day you will drive the guests back to the parking area around 4:30. Evening Grooming operators will come in for the evening shift and groom the roads and yurt village. The evening shift will start at 3pm and end at 11pm.

Ski Guide

We are hiring both cat skiing guides and heliskiing guides for the 2017-2018 season and beyond. This is a seasonal position running from December 4th, 2017 through April 2nd, 2018.

Job Skills (Essential)

  • Operational guiding/leadership skills
  • Strong social and customer service skills
  • Excellent fitness and winter backcountry travel skills

Job Skills (desired)

  • Snowcat and snowmobile operating experience
  • Self starter, independent and strong work ethic
  • Ability to build effective working relationships

Qualifications (minimum)

  • 2 years of operational guiding/outdoor leadership experience
  • Professional avalanche training: Level II (AIARE, AAA, AAI)
  • Current Wilderness First Responder certification (or OEC, EMT)

Qualifications (desired)

  • Search and rescue or ski patrol experience
  • Ski instructor or other outdoor education experience
  • AAA or AIARE instructor

Booking Agent

We will be hiring a booking agent to help answer calls and input bookings into our booking software. This is a seasonal position which will start towards the last week of October and go through the end of our season around mid April. You must have a good knowledge of the ski industry and terminology. You must also have strong social and customer service skills.

Retail Manager / Ski Tech

The responsibilities of this job include fitting guests to their rental skis, running purchases (retail & rentals) through our POS system, returning rental skis to Headquarters at days end and doing any necessary waxing/tuning. You are required to be a certified ski tech and have an extensive knowledge of our rental skis and retail items.

Yurt Captain

As a Yurt Captain you will be responsible for ensuring our overnight guests are taken care of. You will escort guests to their rooms when they arrive and be there for assistance their entire stay. You will be required to stay in the yurts 1-2 nights a week. You will be required to serve dinner, make beds, stock pellet stoves, shovel/snowblow walkways, transport luggage and sometimes guest via snowmobile. We are looking for fun loving, well spoken, charismatic people that love the outdoors and customer service.

 

If you are interested in applying for any of these positions click on the link below to fill out our application:

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If you have any questions about any of the positions please click on the link below to fill out a contact form:

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