POSITION:  Ski Patroller

DATE POSTED: 8/3/2021


CLOSING: 12/1/2021

CONTACT:  motto@powdermountain.com

Position Type: Seasonal-Full/Part-Time & Volunteer available

Job Performance Expectations:

  • Commitment to assigned work schedule
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Positive, outgoing attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work as a team member
  • Able to interact appropriately with guests and staff
  • Ability to quickly become familiar and oriented to facilities and terrain
  • Basic knowledge of Avalanche terrain and hazard awareness
  • Basic knowledge of mountain travel and rescue awareness
  • Basic conception of how to identify, correct, mitigate and/or mark hazards
  • Willingness to progress one’s skill set and attend continuing education


  • Proficiency in, and proof of current, valid medical credential of; National Ski Patrol Outdoor Emergency Care, Utah or National EMT-B or above; or other recognized credential and related experience accepted by Powder Mountain Ski Patrol Board of Directors
  • Follow instructions of lead, manager or supervisor
  • Above average skiing/riding skill in various snow and weather conditions
  • Provide care and treatment of injured guests/staff
  • Document care/treatment rendered, incident investigation evidence and observations
  • Maintain signage, hazard markings, rope and/or bamboo lines
  • Maintain the proper height of lift tower, light pole and sign post, padding
  • Snow removal with a shovel
  • Assist other departments when required

Physical Requirements:  

  • Ski/Snowboard at an advanced level
  • Walk on even/uneven/slippery terrain
  • Climb/descend stairs
  • Ski, stand and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Hike with skis and pack
  • Bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, lift, and carry objects that may be heavy (50+lbs)
  • Manual dexterity to operate gear, a computer, and other common patrol equipment on a consistent basis

Work Environment:

Based primarily outside and is exposed to extreme temperatures, sun and wind exposure, inclement weather (rain, snow, ice) and high altitudes (9,000 ft+).

Powder Mountain Employee Perks:

  • Season Ski Pass
  • Dependent Passes (for eligible employment status and eligible dependents)
  • UTA Ski Bus Pass
  • Ski Season Buddy Vouchers
  • Winter Season Mountain Discounts (food, retail, etc.)
  • ISAA
  • Expert Discounts

For more information visit: https://www.powdermountain.com/ski-patrol-information