Employment Opportunities 2022-2023

 

 Canadian Adventure Company Holdings (2015) Ltd. (“CAC”)

6990 Sunnybrae Canoe Point Road

Tappen, B.C. V0E 2X1

250 835 4516

November 28, 2022

CAC IS LOOKING FOR A GUIDE FOR ski and snowboard touring

at

Mallard Mountain Lodge 

FOR WEEK OF mARCH 26, 2023 

Visit Canadian Adventure Company’s Mallard Mountain Lodge for general information.

Lodge maximum capacity is 6 guests plus CAC staff plus one Guide.

One Guide looks after the group.

Full internet access at the Lodge for communication with other Guides and Guiding support information.

Rates negotiable, with travel assistance as needed.

Guide must be certified to work independently. 

ITINERARY

1. Arrive in Valemount the afternoon/evening of Saturday March 25, 2023.

2. Fly to Lodge Sunday March 26, 2023, AM.

3. Fly back to Valemount Sunday April 2, 2023, AM.

 

Interested Guides please contact Derek McManus at CAC

dmcmanus@cacltd.ca 

Thank you.

     

                             

Certified ACMG or CSGA ski guides needed at Mustang cat skiing.   Excellent pay, tips and perks.  Interested persons should email nick@mustangpowder.com

Season

Our season runs mid December to mid to late April. Schedule is generally 2 weeks on, 1 week off but for the right individual we could be flexible.

A few things about Crescent Spur Heli-Skiing

  • Crescent Spur Heli-Skiing has been a boutique, owner operated heli-ski company for over 30 years. We host a maximum of 20 guests per week, and ski in 2 groups of 10 with 2 guides per group out of a BELL 205 with Ascent Helicopters.
  • Location: We are located 160 km. east of Prince George, BC, in the tiny community of Crescent Spurt Spur (pop. 20), nestled in the valley between the Rocky and Cariboo Mountain Ranges
  • Ski License –We are fortunate to have over 1500 square miles, more than 300 runs in 2 mountain ranges. We ski all types of terrain – from wide open alpine bowls, to treed and gladed runs and expansive glaciers
  • The Lodge: Huge, hand hewn fir logs accent our 12,000 sq. ft. luxurious private lodge, with accommodation for 20 guests.

Job Description and expectations

  • Leading groups as part of the guiding team in groups one and two
  • Mentoring apprentice guides and tail guides
  • 5 years of heli skiing experience
  • A high level of attention to detail regarding mountain safety
  • A high level of attention to detail regarding guest experience
  • A very passionate skier
  • Strong leadership skills in all positions
  • Infoex and basic computer skills for daily input and guides meetings
  • Avalanche control blasting experience an asset
  • A second language an asset
  • Photography skills an asset

Qualifications and Compensation

  • IFMGA, ACMG/CSGA Ski Guide.
  • Current 80-hour first aid
  • CAA Avalanche Professional
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Travel expenses
  • Day wage based on experience
  • Gratuities

Please Respond to info@cresentspur.com

SSS is accepting applications for the part time position of assistant ski or snowboard guide for the 22-23 winter season. The successful applicant will oversee the second snow cat and safely manage 12 guests and 1 tail guide. A competitive wage is offered based on experience level and certification achieved

Requirements:

  • Must be a strong skier or boarder
  • Must be motivated to excel with a strong work ethic
  • Must be safety driven
  • Experience and references are essential
  • ACMG app. ski or CSGA L2
  • CAA Ops 2
  • 80 hr first aid

Beneficial assets:

  • Work Safe blasting ticket
  • Class 4 driver’s license
  • Snowmobile experience

Contact Eric Chevalier, Operations Manager, with a cover letter and resume at chevy@selkirksnowcatskiing.com

June 15th, 2022

Company: True North Heli-Skiing Ltd. dba Northern Escape Heliskiing

https://www.neheliskiing.com

Position: Heli Skiing Guide

Reports To: Guiding Operations Manager

Positions Available: 4

Location: Terrace, British Columbia

Terms: Seasonal Full Time – approx. Dec 1-April 21

Company Overview: Northern Escape Heli Skiing is a boutique Heli Skiing operation based in Terrace, BC. We provide world-class heliskiing experiences from two remote lodges. Our guests join us from around the world for a safe and memorable skiing experience both on and off the mountains. 

Northern Escape Heli Skiing operates in the North Coast Ranges of BC, boasting one of the longest seasons in one of the world’s deepest and most reliable snowpacks. Famous for its massive Alpine and vast Glaciated terrain, Northern Escape Skiing’s terrain also includes amazing skiing amongst its old growth forests. 

We ski and ride in small, intimate, groups from powerful Koala helicopters. Our program is supported by a dedicated Snow-Safety team and support helicopter, an on-sight explosives magazine and snow avalanche blasting program, and our innovative Snowcat Backup Cat skiing area. 

Job Description: The second and third Guides in each helicopter are responsible for the safety of their clients in the mountains and around the helicopter. They will follow the Lead Guide and will generally use the same landings and pick-ups as, or as dictated by, the Lead Guide.  They will assist the Lead Guides and the Guiding Operations Manager in the daily operations and record keeping as required.

Desired Qualities:

  • A strong Passion for Skiing
  • Dedication to Customer Service
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail.
  • Self-Starter with a strong work ethic. 
  • Communicates in an effective and timely manner and is open to receiving constructive feedback.
  • A Team Player
  • Willingness to work long days and flexible to assist in other roles as required

Qualifications:

  • ACMG Ski Guide or Apprentice Guide, CSGA level 2 or 3
  • 80-hour first aid course
  • CAA operations level 2 or equivalent
  • Class 4 Drivers license
  • WorkSafe BC Snow Avalanche Blasting ticket (preferred) 
  • Speaks a second Language (preferred) 

Renumeration:     –      Daily wage depending on Experience and Certification ($275-$450/day)

  • Travel wages – ½ day per shift
  • Flights and specific travel expenses to and from Terrace, BC
  • 50% reimbursement of ACMG Personal Accident Insurance 
  • $15 per day CPD training incentive for returning guides
  • Room and board while working
  • Gratuities
  • Access to year-round Health Benefits program for returning Guides

May 20th, 2022

Company: True North Heli-Skiing Ltd. dba Northern Escape Heli Skiing

https://www.neheliskiing.com

Position: Heli Skiing Lead Guide

Reports To: Guiding Operations Manager

Positions Available: 2

Location: Terrace, British Columbia

Terms: Seasonal Full Time – approx. Nov 15-April 21

Company Overview: Northern Escape Heli Skiing is a boutique Heli Skiing operation based in Terrace, BC. We provide world-class heliskiing experiences from two remote lodges. Our guests join us from around the world for a safe and memorable skiing experience both on and off the mountains. 

Northern Escape Heli Skiing operates in the North Coast Ranges of BC, boasting one of the longest seasons in one of the world’s deepest and most reliable snowpacks. Famous for its massive Alpine and vast Glaciated terrain, Northern Escape Skiing’s terrain also includes amazing skiing amongst its old growth forests. 

We ski and ride in small, intimate, groups from powerful Koala helicopters. Our program is supported by a dedicated Snow-Safety team and support helicopter, an on-sight explosives magazine and snow avalanche blasting program, and our innovative Snowcat Backup Cat skiing area. 

Job Description: As the Lead Guide at each lodge, you are responsible for the customer experience from the guest’s arrival to their departure. You are responsible for the safety of both the guests and staff each week. 

The Lead Guide will lead a team of guides in providing a safe, enjoyable and efficient heli skiing holiday for our guests. In addition to guiding daily, you will be responsible to coordinate with the Snow Safety Team and the Snowcat Backup team operationally as well as the Lodge team for customer service. 

Reporting directly to the Guiding Operations Manager, the Lead Guide will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of both the helicopters and snowcats in all aspects of the business. You will lead the twice daily guides meetings and provide daily operational reporting including incidents.

Desired Qualities:

  • A strong Passion for Skiing
  • Dedication to Customer Service
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail.
  • Self-Starter with a strong work ethic. 
  • Communicates in an effective and timely manner and is open to receiving constructive feedback.
  • A Team Leader and a Team Player
  • Willingness to work long days and flexible to assist in other roles as required

Desired Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years Helicopter Lead Guide Experience
  • Demonstratable experience leading a team of professionals
  • Past Lodge Management Experience 
  • Experience with Snow Avalanche Blasting 

Qualifications:

  • IFMGA, ACMG Ski Guide or equivalent, CSGA level 3.
  • 80-hour first aid course
  • CAA operations level 2 or equivalent
  • Class 4 Drivers license
  • WorkSafe BC Snow Avalanche Blasting ticket (preferred) 
  • Speaks a second Language (preferred) 

Renumeration:

  • $450 to $600 a day (commensurate with experience)
  • Travel wages – ½ day per shift
  • Flights and specific travel expenses to and from Terrace, BC
  • 50% reimbursement of ACMG Personal Accident Insurance 
  • $15 per day CPD training incentive for returning guides
  • Room and board while working
  • Gratuities
  • Access to year-round Health Benefits program for returning Guides

White Grizzly 

White Grizzly is looking for certified guides to join their Mountain Safety Team for the coming 2023 winter season. This is a great role for guides looking to partake in a unique, one snowcat operation that focuses on community, good vibes and safety. 

Situated in the Lardeau Valley, within the village of Meadow Creek, White Grizzly offers guides the ability to run a holistic program; where all day-to-day mountain operations are run by the small, close-knit crew. The position would be a great opportunity for individuals who are looking to peak their skill sets in a remote, mechanized environment that depends heavily on the experience and knowledge of the three guides on shift. Our terrain is predominantly at treeline and below and consists of a mix of steep and low angle trees and open fields. 

As of last summer White Grizzly is under new ownership and we are looking for engaged and energetic team members to grow with us. We are committed to working together with our staff to ensure an enjoyable and safe work environment along with competitive pay-rates. 

Email us at info@whitegrizzly.com and be sure to attach an updated resume.   

Certifications and Requirements of the job posting:

  1. CSGA 2 or ACMG Apprentice Ski Guide
  • Minimum 2 years of experience leading a snowcat or helicopter
  • Must have a CAA Operations Level 2 certificate
  1. CSGA 3 or ACMG Ski Guide