POWDR Patrol Training Supervisor in Bend, Oregon
The Training Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of organizing training opportunities for Patrol staff. This includes new Patroller training, medical trainings, and on-hill rescue training. The Training Supervisor assists the Patrol Director and Assistant Director with supervising Mountain Patrol staff and participates in daily operations that are conducted by Patrol on the hill.
The Training Supervisor is responsible for building a strong team by promoting positive team dynamics and employee morale.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
- Work to train Pro Patrol in on hill job responsibilities and expectations, Medical protocols and coordinate continuing education for staff
Know the location of and stock first aid equipment and all essential daily operations gear, replace as necessary
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
- Know the location of Patrol bump stations and dispatch duties
- Consistently inspect chair lifts for safe operations
- Communicate with Lift Maintenance and Grooming about changing conditions and hazards
- Ski/snowboard all runs during the day maintaining signage, 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 incident investigation
- Capable of setting up a sled belay system and running it
- 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
- Inventories First Aid supplies and restocks as necessary
- Assists Patrol in tracking requirements necessary for maintaining medical certifications
In addition to the listed duties, the Training Supervisor must keep up with industry standards of practice in avalanche reduction, and avalanche rescue, taking the opportunity to maintain this level of information is expected and comes through networking with outside industry professionals at conferences and workshops.
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- Expert skiing ability and good physical condition
Minimum education required- High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum time in related position- 5 seasons of paid patrolling experience, preferably at Mt. Bachelor. Ideally more than one season with supervisory experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled