Employment – Job Postings for the 2017-18 Winter Season


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Guide for the 2018 Season

Big Red Cats is looking for Additional Full ski Guides (CSGA 3) and assistant guides (CSGA2 with CAA 2)  for winter 2018.   Big Red Cats has grown and developed over the last 13 years into one of the biggest and best cat skiing operations.   Safety, teamwork, and great skiing and riding are our focus.    The opportunity to live in a great mountain town, of Rossland and ski guide each day with a professional team is the opportunity.

Requirements:

  • CSGA 3 and or  CSGA Level 2 with CAA Level 2
  • Ski guiding and operational program experience suitable for the position
  • Team focus and Positive attitude
  • Expert skiing and riding skills

Compensation:

Competitive compensation in line with experience.

Contact Kieren at Big Red Cats ski@bigredcatskiing.com


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Guide for the 2018 Season

For the past 37 years, Great Northern Snowcat Skiing has had a distinguished history of safe and satisfying cat serviced powder skiing and boarding. In December 2016, Great Northern was bought by the Alberta based Mt. Norquay group. We are a passionate group of skiers that are now looking for the right people to help Great Northern move forward. The new ownership group is excited to provide leadership, guidance and resources to the guiding and operations team of Great Northern.

Expectations:

We require guides that will provide on-hill leadership for up to 14 person snow cat program with day skiers and/or overnight guests. The skiing tenure consists of over 2500 hectares, in a well-established cat skiing area with a wide variety of terrain and consistent weather exposure. The guides will be supported by a team of experienced lead guides, and will include managing guest education and experience, on-hill cat skiing operations, and safety. The position will also require liaising with the operations manager, to ensure that Great Northern’s high standard of service is maintained from the beginning of the day until the lights go out.

Requirements:

  • ACMG assistant ski guide or CSGA Level 2 and CAA Level 2
  • Ski guiding and operational program experience suitable for the position
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Can work effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Professional presentation in speaking, dress and grooming
  • Passion for backcountry skiing or snowboarding

Compensation:

We offer competitive compensation that will reflect your knowledge, skill, experience and your capability to relate to an exceptional clientele base, many of whom return annually. In addition, we can offer pro deal purchasing from our suppliers, in house training and development program and the opportunity to work hard and play even harder at our awesome location.

Additional Information:

For the right person, this is an exceptional opportunity for long-term growth, contribution and fulfillment. Great Northern recognizes that our employees are our most valuable asset, and we will ensure that all of our employees are supported in their effort to provide exemplary customer service each and every day.

We look forward to hearing about your interest. Please send your resume in confidence to aq@banffnorquay.com to the attention of Andre Quenneville, Interim General Manager Great Northern snow cat skiing.

We will endeavour to respond to you as soon as possible.
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Looking for Snow cat Ski Guides 2017-2018

Great Northern Snow Cat Skiing has guiding positions available for the upcoming 2017-18 winter season.

Location: Trout Lake, BC

Job Description:  Ski Guides needed for a well-established cat skiing operation under new management Great Northern operates on a 2500 hectares tenure located 90 minutes South of Revelstoke. The guide is responsible for providing a safe and enjoyable ski experience in a dynamic mountain environment. Full and part time positions are available.

Skills / Certifications:  Experienced CSGA Level 2, Class 4 driver’s license or equivalent. Strong skiing ability and customer service oriented.

Compensation: Competitive wage dependent on certification level and experience

If interested, please send your resume to; aq@banffnorquay.com

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Position: Full time Level 3 Lead Guide with relevant experience to run our program

Dates: November 1 2017 – April 15th 2018

Requirements:

  • Level 3 guiding certification
  • Day to day management of a Snowcat and Heliskiing operation in Whistler BC
  • Snow and Risk management
  • Scheduling of guides
  • Co-ordination of Helicopters and Snowcats

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to Gord at main@powdermountaincatskiing.com

Please send all job postings for the CSGA / CSGI website to admin@canskiguide.com