SNOWMAKER - LEAD HAND

City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

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SNOWMAKER- LEAD HAND

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator/Operations Coordinator this position Maintain quality snow on the ski hill and tube park to provide a high quality for experience for all users. Provides direction to Lift Tube attendants/Maintenance staff.

Responsible for operating and maintaining snowmaking equipment including snowmaking systems, pump house, groomer garage and ski lifts.
Assist with developing, delivering and documenting staff training and meetings
Maintain ramp areas of lifts, towlines, signage and ramps approved standards
Responsible for opening and closing surface lifts including set up, take down and deceleration mats
Inform immediate supervisor of any unusual or improper occurrences within the operation of the ramps or change in weather or ground conditions that may affect the guests’ safety
Assume responsibility for the ski hill and other facilities in the absence of full time staff
Maintain snowmaking equipment; operate compressors, water pump, HKD snow guns, and complete hourly logs
Operate the grooming machinery and attachments in a safe and efficient manner
Groom ski runs and tube park on a daily basis or as directed
Report all concerns, accidents/incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and appropriate action
Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (ie. Staff schedules, payroll, equipment log books, incident/accident reports)
Provide excellent customer service including explaining how to use the slopes safely
Ensure that the approved operating procedures are followed in accordance with the lift operations manual
Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
Travel between work sites during shift
Attend meetings/training as required
Performs other duties as assigned

SELECTION CRITERIA:
Minimum 18 years of age
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a ski hill environment
Ability to work under adverse winter weather conditions
Able to handle physical demands of the job
Valid “G” Ontario driver’s licence and ability to obtain City of Brampton Vehicle Operator’s Permit
City of Brampton Equipment Operator’s permit, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
TSSA Ski Lift Mechanic –in-training (SLM-T) designation, considered an asset
Current Standard First Aid / CPR C from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
Exceptional customer service and communication skills

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Part-time

Hourly rate: $17.00

Applications must be received byJanuary 31, 2020

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by January 31, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City of Brampton is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.