POWDR Assistant Patrol Director in Bend, Oregon
The Assistant Patrol Director coordinates with the Patrol Director to supervise and organize daily mountain operations, helps oversee the Training Supervisor, and facilitates the PINT program. The Assistant Patrol Director develops Patrollers to be successful in their professional growth and helps build a strong team focused on Risk Management. Training, morale, and team building are all key functions of this position.
This is a year round position and candidates should bring the same enthusiasm for Mt. Bachelor's Bike Park and Ziplining operations that they have for winter sports. While candidates need strong medical skills, the Assistant Patrol Director also needs to display leadership and possess strong administrative and reporting skills.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
- Know the location of and stock first aid equipment and all essential daily operations gear.
- Able to ski and handle a sled in all snow conditions/terrain.
- Be familiar with all areas on the mountain, including those off the labeled trails.
- Communicate with Lift Maintenance and Grooming about changing conditions and hazards.
- Ski/snowboard all runs, maintaining signage and rope lines, dealing with potential hazards, and inspecting the mountain for safety.
- Respond to and evaluate incidents, as well as administer first aid as necessary.
- Understand the avalanche reduction plan, assist in reduction duties and document snow observations.
- Complete lists, forms and reports for incidents and activities that may require an accident investigation.
- Be familiar with the safe operation of snowmobiles or any other required machinery.
- Be familiar with and prepared to conduct basic to advanced Search and Rescue operations.
- Assist the Patrol Director in overseeing any Incident Investigations.
- Assist the Patrol Director in hiring, evaluating, disciplining, and discharging employees.
- Assist with training, implementing, and overseeing the Edge Auditor system and support other near and long term projects.
- Assist the Patrol Director in overseeing all of the Ski Patrol duties including the National Ski Patrol, particularly in the absence of the Patrol Director.
Specific Job Skills:
License/Certifications- Valid driver's license, Current medical certificate.
Technical- Computer skills, Emergency medical equipment, toboggans, ski equipment, shovels and various hand tools. Ropes, survival gear, explosives, radios and transceivers.
Physical Capabilities- Advanced skiing ability and good physical conditioning.
Minimum education required- High School or equivalent
Minimum time in related position- 5 seasons as a paid patroller, ideally with some type of supervisory experience
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled