Job Title: Avalanche Forecaster
Location: Whitewater Ski Resort
Department: Snow Safety
Reports to: Avalanche Forecasting Supervisor
Employment Status/Type: Seasonal Full-Time, Nov – Apr (weather dependent)
Under the guidance and supervision of the Avalanche Forecasting Supervisor, the Avalanche Forecaster is responsible for the daily monitoring of weather and snowpack conditions to create a hazard assessment and implement appropriate avalanche risk management decisions resort wide. This position is responsible for ensuring terrain that is affected by avalanches and extreme weather is safe for staff and the public.
The key areas of responsibility include; planning, overseeing and implementing avalanche control measures and training resort wide. The avalanche forecaster needs to be able to communicate avalanche hazards to staff members and guests effectively through social media updates, public bulletins, and other forms of public outreach. This role also requires proficiency in all aspects of avalanche search and rescue.
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Please apply directly to Whitewater's employment page
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Post Date: August 25, 2022
602 Lake Street
Whitewater Ski Resort is a majestic playground located located just 20 minutes from beautiful downtown Nelson, BC. Whitewater hosts a dependable dry snowfall totaling over 40 feet per season with an enjoyable experience in a variety of terrain for all abilities with the awe inspiring Ymir Peak as a backdrop. Match all this with the world renowned cuisine served at Fresh Tracks Café and you've got a place like no other. Come experience a true sample of Kootenay Mountain culture and great community vibe.