Big Red Catskiing Rossland BC Canada

Big Red Cats - Guide and Assistant Cat Ski Guide Positions

Live in beautiful Rossland BC, and go back to your own home every night!  

Salaried Year-Round Alpine Guide - Supervisor and general duties

(ACMG: Ski Guide, CSGA: Level 3 IFMGA: Ski Guide/Bergfuehrer)

Number of Positions: 1

Qualifications:

*Certified Ski/Snowboard Guide (Level 3 CSGA or ACMG Ski Guide or foreign equivalent)

*Level 2 Avalanche Technician (Canadian Avalanche Association) minimum, level 3 preferred.  Or foreign equivalent.

*Advanced First Aid Attendant (80+ hours)

*Outstanding skiing or snowboarding skills

*Experience with chain sawing or brushing well-regarded

*Comfortable answering phones and running the office in off season

*Extra languages a plus: French, Spanish, Italian, German, Norwegian visitors are common

*Previous experience with Big Red Cats terrain and systems preferred

*References will be checked

Compensation:

$50,000/year.  Assumes 80 days during ski season, up to 6 days a week, and 90 days in off-season, exact dates flexible.  Bonus payable for additional time worked.

Includes lunch and restaurant discount, but not lodging.  Lodging can be arranged and incorporated into pay package if preferred.

Job posting date: 20 May 2020

 

Alpine Guide - Supervisor - seasonal:

(ACMG: Ski Guide, CSGA: Level 3,  IFMGA: Ski Guide/Bergfuehrer)

Number of Positions: 1

Qualifications:

*Certified Ski/Snowboard Guide (Level 3 CSGA or ACMG Ski Guide or foreign equivalent)

*Level 2 Avalanche Technician (Canadian Avalanche Association) minimum, level 3 preferred.  Or foreign equivalent.

*Advanced First Aid Attendant (80+ hours)

*Outstanding skiing or snowboarding skills

*Extra languages a plus: French, Spanish, Italian, German, Norwegian visitors are common

*Previous experience with Big Red Cats terrain and systems preferred

*References will be checked

Compensation:

$350-450 per day (350 on days when leading one group; 450 on days when managing the entire operation)

Full-time, part-time, and casual positions available.  Full season or scheduled weeks.  Weather dependant.

Includes lunch and restaurant discount, but not lodging.  Lodging can be arranged and incorporated into pay package if preferred.

Job posting date: 20 May 2020

 

Tail Guides and Practicums:

BRC will probably not have a large requirement for new tail guides for the 2020/21 season, but you are welcome to send a CV for consideration, just in case.

Photographer Contractors :

We'll give you a seat in the cat, and a lunch, and in return we just take a 25% cut of what you sell and you keep 75%

You need your own equipment (camera and computer), excellent photography skills, and strong skiing/boarding skills

Ski patrol or guiding experience an asset, as is CAA1

Strong interpersonal skills required, the ability to edit/delete photos on-the-go during the day in order to present a slideshow quickly during aprs-ski at the restaurant, and sell photos in a personable manner

Strong computer skills required, in order to Airdrop/Dropbox photos or burn to USB in a timely manner

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