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Our people are the heart and soul of the cat skiing experience. We are looking for team members this upcoming winter season who share their passion for skiing/boarding while providing a level of excellence in both customer service and safety.

Big Red Cats is one of the largest cat-skiing operations in the world and offers amazing glades and tree-skiing runs!  Working here allows the opportunity to have new experiences in the mountains and meet interesting people from all over the world.  You can enjoy the Kootenay lifestyle while making lasting connections with our experienced, passionate guide team and explore all that town of Rossland has to offer. 

Alpine Guides [NOC-6532 ]

Big Red Cats, Inc
Box 742, 4420 Red Mountain Road, Rossland, BC V0G 1Y0
Job Type: Full-Time, Seasonal Employment
Start Date: December 15, 2022 – March 15, 2022
Language: English
Positions: 2
Job Location: Vancouver, BC
Hours of Work: 30-60 hours per week
Salary: $ 47.50 - $50.00 / hour

JOB DESCRIPTION
Alpine Guides [NOC-6532 ]
MAIN DUTIES:

  • Plan itinerary for skiing expeditions and arrange transportation or transport individuals or
    group to side.
  • Assemble and inspect all necessary equipment and supplies needed for the alpine skiing
    expeditions.
  • Provide first aid in emergency situations.
  • Lead and escort individuals or groups and advise on safety and emergency measures,
    techniques and the use of equipment.
  • Provide navigation, avalanche assessment, and medical evacuation as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be fully qualified as a Ski Guide with ACMG Full Ski Guide or CSGA Level 3 Guide or International equivalency (eg.NZMGA Ski Guide)
  • Must have Canadian Avalanche Association Level 2 or International Equivalent
  • 80 hours of First Aid is required.
  • Must be a team player, reliable and a hard-worker.

Only those applicants short-listed will be contacted for interviews.
Please forward all cover letters and resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Snowcat Operator

Job Description/Duties

  • Build & maintain snowcat roads
  • Transport staff & guests throughout day
  • Maintain and clean snowcats
  • Observe carefully and adhere to all company safety, operating, and maintenance
  • Assist guides with various duties when needed

Qualifications:

  • Previous snowcat driving experience (grooming/cat-skiing/heli-skiing)
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Familiarity with cat-skiing and other backcountry operations preferred
  • Excellent navigation and radio communication skills

Compensation: Dependent on certification level and experience. Daily lunch included. Transportation to/from staging area from Rossland also included. 

Schedule: Full-time and part-time positions available.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Please submit resumes to Richard Streadwick, VP of Operations This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (cc' This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Housekeeping

Job Description/Duties:

Our housekeepers are key to turning over BRC's lodging for each guest visit at The Red Shutter Inn, A-Frame Cabin and The Big Red Lodge, all of which are located 5mins from Rossland at the base of RED Mountain. 

Being a housekeeper at BRC/Red Shutter Inn comes with a variety of job tasks; laundry, vacuuming, mopping, disinfecting surfaces, bathrooms and general tidying. It also means that you are a part of a great team and might like to go cat skiing on your days off!

Qualifications

  • Previous housekeeping & experience an asset
  • Previous laundry experience an asset
  • Must be physically able to clean several hours
  • Must have previous customer service experience
  • Ability to lift and carry 35lbs
  • Must be available to work weekends

Schedule: Full & Part time positions available. 

 

Mid December to late March.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Oct 14th 2022.

Gear Guru, Maintenance & Snow Shovelling 

Job Description/Duties:

This is a do it all type of job. Start your day helping prep the backcountry gear for the cat skiing guests, get your sweat on shovelling the overnight snow at the Red Shutter Inn/A-frame Cabin, prep ski rentals for the upcoming guests and help make sure those hot tubs are primed for guests to return to at the end of the day.

*Ski rental binding certification will be provided.

Qualifications

  • Must have strong attention to detail/organization.
  • Previous maintenance experience & carpentry skills are an asset.

  • Must like starting early & working shift work.

  • Must be physically capable of the strenuous work of shoveling and maintaining the Red Shutter Inn & Cabin entrances and decks

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Experience with hot tub maintenance.

  • Basic knowledge of skis/binding systems.

Schedule: Full & Part-time positions available. 

 

Mid December to late March.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to both This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and cc' This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Oct 14th 2022.

Tail Guiding Practicums:

Throughout the season we offer a limited number of spaces for those training to become a certified guide. This volunteer position involves active observation and participation in daily guiding operations. When not skiing with the groups there are a variety of other snow safety tasks to assist with. 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST. PLEAE CHECK BACK SUMMER 2023 FOR 2024 AS WE ARE NOW FULL.

Requirements:

  • CAA Level 1 Operations course
  • 80-hour Wilderness First Aid required
  • CSGA1 qualification and previous ski patrol or instructing experience preferred
  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents only. 

Please submit resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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