Trail Crew Supervisor - Summer Operations

Mount Washington Alpine Resort - Courtenay, BC (30+ days ago)

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Must be in good physical condition
Previous trail crew/landscaping/forestry experience an asset
Willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
Valid driver’s license and abstract from ICBC
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Minimum 1 year supervisory experience
Working knowledge of WSBC applicable rules and regulations
Equipment operations – Mini Excavator and skid steer
Post secondary education in horticulture, Environmental studies or related employment an asset

Revegetation work, trail cleaning, digging ditches, trail building.
Supervising, motivating and directing a crew of 7 to 12 employees.
Providing ongoing communication between Director, Sports and Guest Services
and Trail Crew

Scout and Flag new Mt Bike trails as per the 3 year Mt Bike Trail Plan
Assist with Signage
Adhere to Trail Standards from the Mt bike Industry
Perform to applicable WSBC rules and regulations
Equipment inventory, maintenance and repairs
Maintain existing runs for damage from use and allocate workers for problem areas
Be familiar with the worker Occupational Health and Safety checklist as it pertains to this position and the Supervisor OH&S checklist in the event they are away.
Onboard staff and utilize ADP for hours, new hires etc.
Maintain a maintenance log of all trails and daily activities of trail crew.

Other duties as required by the Director, Sports and Guest Services

Managers and Supervisors wishing to pursue employment with Mount Washington Alpine Resort should exhibit the following traits and competencies:

Business Acumen: ability to understand the business implications of decisions and the ability to strive to improve organizational performance. Awareness of business issues, processes and outcomes as they impact the guest’s and the organization’s business needs.
Improving Operations: ability and motivation to apply one’s knowledge and past experience for improving upon current modes of operation within Mount Washington Alpine Resort.
Leadership: has the desire to lead others, including diverse teams. Sets direction and operates in keeping with an understanding of the industry, political climate, market dynamics and business priorities of the company.
Empowerment: ability to share responsibility with individuals and groups so that they have a deep sense of commitment and ownership.
Change Management: ability to support a change initiative that has been mandated within the organization. Can provide the ongoing guidance and support that will maintain enthusiasm and commitment to the change process.
Holding People Accountable: can set high standards of performance and holds team members, outside contractors, industry agencies, etc., accountable for results and actions.
Communications: Openly communicates in an honest, persuasive and articulate manner.
People Skills: Treats people fairly, with dignity and integrity, to promote commitment and productivity. Develops others by providing a supportive growth environment and by coaching and mentoring. Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills and works cooperatively and effectively within and across organizational units to achieve common goals.
Relationships/Guest Focus: Seeks and builds internal/external relationships and collaborations. Brings excellence to internal or external guests by focusing efforts on discovering and meeting their needs. Delivers and trains customer service as described in the Above and Beyond program.
Results Focus: Focuses efforts on achieving quality results consistent with the MWAR current and future business strategies.