Guiding Operations Manager for the 2019 Season - POSITION FILLED
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 person 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.
We require a Guiding Operations Manager who will provide both on-hill and off-hill leadership for up to a 16 person snow cat program. 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 Guiding Operations Manager will be supported by a team of experienced assistant guides, as well as having full responsibility for managing guest education and experience, on-hill cat skiing operations, and safety. The position will also require liaising with the lodge supervisor, to ensure that Great Northern’s high standard of service is maintained from the beginning of the day until the lights go out.
· ACMG Ski Guide or CSGA Level 3 certification 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
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.
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.
If this sounds like the dream job for you, we would like to extend an open invitation for you to come visit our operation before the end of the 2017 season. Our last guest operating day is March 17th, the lodge will remain operational until April 7th since we are easily accessible from Revelstoke, it would be an excellent opportunity for an interested individual to come on up and have a look at what Great Northern is all about!
We look forward to hearing about your interest. Please send your resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org 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, but please let us get our ski boots off and on the dryer first!