Employment at Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Revelstoke Mountain Resort looks for individuals who are courageous, compassionate, and competitive; thrive on positive, frequent customer contact; have an adventurous spirit and are enthusiastic, sincere, and fun loving. Revelstoke Mountain Resort fosters a work environment where diversity is valued, quality of life is enhanced and individual aspirations are fulfilled.
No phone calls please - only successful applicants will be contacted.
2013/2014 Employment Opportunities
Thank you for your interest in Revelstoke Mountain Resort. We will be accepting online applications for all positions for the 2013/2014 winter season starting in August, 2013. We are currently accepting applications for limited summer positions and Snow School Pros.
- Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
- Immediate start
- Full time year round position
- Wage: $25-30/hr based on experience
Essential Job Functions
- Perform all needed maintenance activities for all construction fleet vehicles, including rock trucks, bulldozers, excavators, grader, backhoe, forklift and trucks
- Assist in running a clean, safe and professional shop
- Maintain fleet both in the shop and on the mountain
- Welding on non critical components
- Assist with part sourcing and purchasing
- Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic or experienced apprentice
- Valid driver's license
Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com
- Summer Lift Operator
- Position runs mid June – early September
- Part time employment (10 – 25 hours a week)
- Reports to: Lift Operations Supervisor
- Shifts are 6:15 am to 11:15 am
- Wage: $12/hr
Lift Operators are responsible for the safety of our guests and the efficient operation of mountain lifts.
Essential Job Functions
- Provide excellent customer service and create positive memories for our guests.
- Operate the assigned lift safely and efficiently.
- Assist Lift Maintenance as required.
- Maintain all operational aspects of the assigned lift.
- Possess excellent employee and public relation skills and enjoy working with the public.
- Mature, energetic, dependable and self-motivated.
- Enjoy working outdoors in all kinds of weather.
- Knowledge of the mountain and surrounding area.
- Current driver’s license and acceptable driver's abstract.
- Capable of performing physical duties.
- Able to think quickly and react accordingly while maintaining the highest regard for the safety of the guests, your co-workers and yourself.
- Must be outgoing, energetic, and have a passion for helping people.
- Must be able to maintain a calm, friendly manner under periods of stress and be proactive in handling difficult situations.
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ski & Snowboard Pros (Levels 2, 3 & 4)
- Position runs early December 2013 - March 31, 2014
- Reports to: On Snow Coordinator/Trainer and Snow School Manager
- Wage: $12-23/hr based on qualifications
Snow School Pros are responsible for teaching people of all ages to improve their skills and abilities on the hill. A priority is put on providing excellent customer service to all guests and other resort employees. A Pro's goal is to enhance the experience of everyone they meet and to ensure good memories that promote return visits.
Essential Job Functions
- Maintain a safe environment for all guests and staff
- Teach skiing or snowboarding to guests and staff
- Represent the resort in a positive, professional manner
- Assist in media functions and events when required
- Assist other departments when called upon
- CSIA or CASI Level 2 or equivalent
- Enjoy working with people
- Ability to teach both children and adults
- Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
- Comply with company and department grooming standards
- You have a passion to work outside on the slopes
- You have a passion for people
- You take pleasure in creating a memorable experience for a guest
- You want to improve your skills and increase your level of certifications
Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com
The prior statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Policies and guidelines of the organization that apply to your position will be outlined when you report to work.
- Social Insurance number (Tax File Number): All employees are required to have a copy of their SIN number before work can commence. Proof of application is acceptable for international employees and must be applied for upon arrival in Canada. Please visit Service Canada for more information
- Health Care Number.
- Valid Work Visa (international applicants).
- Valid Driver's License (if required for position).
- Banking Information: Bank name, address, branch number, transit number, and account number. A VOID cheque is preferred.
- Emergency Contact: Name, relationship, street address and phone number.
- Permanent Mailing Address for tax information and other important documents.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When do seasonal employment positions start?
A: Our winter season kicks off in December with a closing date in April. Start dates vary according to the position applied for, but typically begin one week prior to winter operations.
Q: Does Revelstoke Mountain Resort offer staff accommodation?
A: Revelstoke Mountain Resort does not offer staff accommodation at this time. The town of Revelstoke offers a variety of accommodation options. Please visit the Revelstoke Times Review for a current list of rental postings, or view rental listings at Revelstoke 4 Rent.
Q: I am not from Canada. What do I need to do to work at Revelstoke Mountain Resort?
A: In order to be legally entitled to work in Canada, you will need to provide the following:
- A Valid Work Permit.
- Social Insurance Number (SIN) or acknowledgment of receipt that you have applied for one. For general inquiries, you can contact the office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, visit the Social Development Canada website or call toll free in Canada: 1.800.206.7218. We encourage you to apply in person as your application will be certified and your documents will be returned to you immediately. You should receive your SIN card in approximately three weeks.
- Criminal Record Check (International Applicants are required to obtain a Criminal Record Check before leaving their home country) Your clearance must be dated within the last 18 months.
- Photo Identification (Government issued id only: passport, drivers license, etc).
Q: I am not from Canada. How do I obtain a work permit?
A: To apply for your Canadian Work Permit, you must contact the Canadian Embassy or Consulate in your country. Please remember that the application process can take several months.
Q: I am applying for my work permit and have been told that I need a letter of offer to obtain the permit. Can Revelstoke Mountain Resort do this for me?
A: Revelstoke Mountain Resort cannot give letters of offer to foreign workers who require such an offer to apply for their permit to come to Canada. You must apply for a Working Holiday Permit visa. This permit/visa does not require you to have arranged employment before entering Canada.
Q: Does Revelstoke Mountain Resort sponsor people?
A: At present, Revelstoke Mountain Resort does not offer sponsorships. You are required to obtain a work permit yourself for all occupations.