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Job Summary: To assist in the operation and direction of Ski Patrol staff and respond to incidents
Machines and Equipment Used: Ski, communications, emergency rescue, ski lift and various office equipment, first aid kit.
Season(s): Winter
District(s): North York District and Etobicoke & York District  District map (pdf)
Wage: View wage rate chart (pdf)


  • Assists in the operation and direction of Ski Patrol Staff and responds to incidents.
  • Participates in ensuring staff are adhering to Divisional and Canadian Ski Patrol System guidelines.
  • Assists in the recruitment, training and direction of Ski Patrol and/or Lift staff.
  • Ensures proper signage and fencing are set up and taken down each day.
  • Ensures first aid equipment is available and operational on a daily basis.
  • Monitors inventory of first aid supplies and informs supervisor when supplies are low.
  • Ensures lifts are being operated safely and in accordance with operation manual.
  • Ensures scheduled rotations are being followed.
  • Administers first aid and ensures that first aid is being administered by other staff (i.e. Patrol Attendants).
  • Assists in ensuring that all documentation (i.e. accident report forms, staff injury forms, incident reports, daily logs, etc.) is being completed.
  • Ensures all severe incidents and accidents are being reported to supervisor.
  • Uses radio to communicate with other program staff.
  • Ensures the Alpine Responsibility Code standards are adhered to by participants and enforced by staff.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Interacts with participants, staff, spectators and other community members.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional Policies and Procedures.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.


  • Current certification with the Canadian Ski Patrol System.
  • Toboggan and On-Hill Certification by Canadian Ski Patrol System standards.
  • Previous experience volunteering or working with the Canadian Ski Patrol System or as a First Aid Responder is an asset.
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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