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Small Engine Mechanic

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor, the Small Engine Mechanic is responsible for performing all routine and preventative maintenance of Mt Seymour's Snowmobiles, ATV's and Light Duty Trucks.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To uphold Mount Seymour’s mandate. 
  • To uphold Mount Seymour’s Core Values.
  • Work with the Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor to follow and maintain a preventative maintenance, inventory and record keeping system.
  • To ensure the vehicle maintenance building and surrounding area is kept in a clean, safe and presentable manner.
  • To identify and prioritize vehicle maintenance requirements with a focus on light duty trucks, snowmobiles, ATV’s and other small engines.
  • Assist in Vehicle Maintenance of transport vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • To oversee vehicle/equipment maintenance procedures and improvements as required.
  • To ensure that all manufacturer’s guidelines and government regulations in regards to vehicle maintenance and repair are followed.
  • Shipping and receiving of materials as required.
  • Maintaining records in regards to maintenance work performed, materials used, quality and cost control.
  • To ensure a high standard in all finished work, while remaining cost effective.
  • Responsible for thorough record keeping and the reporting of equipment status including but not limited to work performed.
  • To ensure the adherence of health and safety regulations when performing tasks.
  • Report and rectify any unsafe acts.
  • Prompt arrival at work in order to start work at the predetermined time.
  • Sign and uphold Mt Seymour’s Confidentiality Agreement.
  • To assist the Mountain Operations department and other departments on Mt Seymour as required.
  • Other duties as required.

 Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a mechanic for snowmobiles, ATV's and light duty trucks
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish working relationships with managers, supervisors and co-workers.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to provide timely and high quality service in order to maximize guest and employee experiences.
  • The ability to work well under pressure in a high volume environment.
  • Ability to coach and supervise an apprentice.
  • Ability to take direction and work with minimal supervision.
  • Willing and able to work in all weather conditions while performing labour intensive duties.
  • Ability to be a supportive team member. 

Terms of Employment:

  • Full time, year round position
  • Pays an hourly wage and 50% of employee benefit costs.
  • Season's Pass
To Apply for this position, please send your resume to adavey@mountseymour.com.

Summer Program Instructor

Position Summary: Mt Seymour Resort is seeking strong environmental and personal role models to be Summer Program Instructors for our wilderness-based summer day camps operating from the top of Mt Seymour. Our experiential camps engage kids aged 5-14 in nature education, wilderness awareness and survival skills, and personal growth and development. 

 

Responsibilities & Duties: Some program development, program delivery, direct leadership and care of children and youth, environmental/personal role modelling, and general administrative tasks.


QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES (REQUIRED):
·Experience working with children aged 5-14

·Exemplifies such qualities as: social and environmental responsibility, self-awareness, safety awareness, and a passion for continuous learning and mentorship
·Familiarity with Mt Seymour summer hiking trails
·Knowledge of Mt Seymour flora and fauna
·Knowledge of primitive survival skills and bushcraft
·Demonstrated group leadership skills in an outdoor (preferably wilderness) setting
·Knowledge of wilderness safety and etiquette

·Amazing team player and ability to work independently with minimal supervision

·Capable of mentoring and supporting volunteer leaders in training
·Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
·Current first aid certificate
·Commitment to environmental responsibility
·Flexible schedule

 

QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES (DESIRED):
·Degree or diploma in outdoor recreation or adventure tourism
·Degree in biology, environmental studies or related area of study, or equivalent
·Formal interpretation experience

·Knowledge of local First Nations history and culture

·Training or experience working with children with special needs
·Reliable transportation
·Class 4 driver’s license


Camp Instructors will work collaboratively to do the following:
·Develop and refine age-appropriate summer program content
·Deliver daily programming
·Be responsible for the care, safety of, and injury prevention of campers
·Develop props and supporting material/equipment
·Maintain a positive camp environment

OTHER:
·Must be available for entire employment duration from June 16 to August 29
·Hours may be part-time from June 16 to start of camp and August 25-29.  Full time (40 hours) for duration of camps.

·Employment is based on bookings and is not guaranteed
·Must be willing to complete a criminal record check

·Must be willing to work on a mountain top in challenging weather and environmental conditions

 

All applicants must be in excellent physical condition, respectful of cultural differences, be capable of providing positive, nurturing, and appropriate discipline, prepared for all weather conditions, flies and mosquitos. Knowledge of primitive survival skills an asset.

Please apply by e-mail only with your cover letter stating your suitability for the job, along with your resume and references. If you are currently residing outside of the Vancouver area, please state when you will be in Vancouver and available for an interview. Only in-person interviews will be conducted.

 

Apply to:

Janey Chang

Outdoor Education Manager

jchang@mountseymour.com

 

Employment Update

Mt Seymour has now concluded seasonal hiring for the 2013-2014 winter season.  We would like to thank everyone who applied - we truly appreciate your interest in Mt Seymour!

We will commence hiring for the 2014-2015 Winter Season in early September.  Please feel free to complete the online application form or email a resume and covering letter to hr@mountseymour.com indicating the type of work you are interested in.

If you are a qualifed Ski Instructor interested in joining us for the 2014-2015 Winter Season we start accepting applications in August.  Please forward a resume and covering letter to us or complete the on-line application form.

All year round job postings can be found on the Job Postings Page