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Panorama Mountain Village

Job Title:

Resort Snowmaking Manager
Date Posted:
2017-02-15
Accommodations?:
No
City:
  Panorama
Work Permit?:
  Yes
Province:
  BC
Bonuses?:
  No
Industry:
  Tourism
Pay Rate:
  17.48-23.00
Category:
  Sport/Recreation
Competition Start Date:
  2017-02-15
Job Level:
  Management
Competition Close Date:
  2017-03-15
Length:
  Full Time      
       
       

This position is key to the success of our winter operation at Panorama. Snow is the key element that our guests come here for. With the climate of the area it is necessary for us to make snow over many of the runs to ensure that we offer consistent quality snow conditions throughout the winter season. The Snowmaking Manager must provide leadership and expertise to the Snowmaking department, building a team that employees are proud to be a part of. This person must also ensure that the Snowmaking Plant and the employees are continually working both efficiently and effectively in maximizing the air and water of the system to achieve the snow product we are seeking.

Essential Functions
• Promote a safe workplace with proper training and supervision of employees following all WCB regulations, including the development of safe work procedures and communication and training of these with the employees
• Set up training programs and provide training (documented) for Snowmakers
• Scheduling of employees
• Work with the Employee Experience department and be actively involved in hiring of Snowmaking Supervisors and Snowmakers
• Develop departmental budget
• Be financially responsible for operational spending and labour costs
• Must understand and control power demand and consumption, to ensure that power costs are not unnecessarily exceeded
• Focus on employee recognition programs
• Ensure all equipment is properly maintained, including all on mountain equipment, snowmobiles and plant (pumphouse) equipment
• Develop a snowmaking seasonal plan to ensure that all runs are covered within the appropriate timeframe
• Disciplinary action as required
• Performance reviews
• Work and interact with other departments as required - communication
• Ensure that payroll and time sheets are accurately completed
• Must be flexible with hours and days worked
• Work on mountain with the snowmaking crews and managing the snow product as required.

Experience/Requirements:
• Strong leadership skills
• Previous supervisory or management experience
• Excellent problem solving ability
• Must be able to lift at least 50lbs easily
• Excellent communication skills
• Able to prioritize, organize and manage multiple task simultaneously
• Able to handle emergency situations well.
• Work long hours in a cold environment
• Previous snowmaking experience working with high pressure air/water systems, tower guns, ground guns and fan guns.

Please apply online at: www.panoramaresort.com/employment