Vail Resorts DFX Support - Whistler Blackcomb - Seasonal in Canada

Start date: Immediate

End date: September, 2018

Term: Full Time (30-40 hours/week), Seasonal, Hourly

Seasonal positions can be differentiated from year round jobs as they have predefined start and end dates. These dates and hours may vary due to seasonal business fluctuations.

Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “To create memories as the best mountain experience again and again.”

Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

Job Summary:

As a DFX Support staff you will be working with children 4 -12 years old. There are two components of this role: the majority of the role will involve working in the kitchen at the Children’s Learning Centre preparing and serving food and cleaning up for the programs. The secondary role will involve acting as a support for the instructors in the event that a child needs help or cannot ride.

The kitchen component of this role includes preparing and cooking lunch for children and instructors in the DFX program, lunchroom set-up and clean-up. When supporting the instructors, you will step in and work with that child, helping them with any issues they have with the goal of getting them back out onto their bike. You will also be responsible for logistical support, taking children to the clinic, dealing with bathroom emergencies, helping to calm and care for upset children.

What you’ll be doing:

• To continually strive to exceed our Guest’s expectations and to create memories for guests and staff as the best mountain experience again and again.

• Helping any instructor with children that are having difficulties in their lesson for different reasons, such as being unhappy, homesick, unwell, injured, or tired. Your goal is to cheer the children up so they can return to their lesson whenever possible.

• Preparation of all food for children’s programs

• Lunchroom set up and clean up

• Working the servery

• Responsible for kitchen cleanliness

• Help instructors on the trails if needed.

• Communicating between instructors, supervisors, parents and children. Calling parents and giving them information on how their child is doing if sick, injured or not wanting to ride.

• Taking children to the clinic in none emergency situations and waiting with all children who go to the clinic until their parent/guardian arrives.

• Dealing with bathroom emergencies/accidents.

• Helping maintain the DFX locations to a high standard, general cleaning, washing dishes, and building set up.

• To be fully aware of all policies and procedures –including safety, accident protocol, personal appearance, and to promote respect for our mountain environment.

• To follow the guidelines and safety rules as outlined in the Whistler/Blackcomb Mountain Bike Programs Manual and all DFX safety procedures.

• To be responsible for the physical, mental and emotional needs of all children in your care

• To attend all mandatory training sessions.

• To be enthusiastic and punctual for work. Work day 8.45- 3.30

• Be available for Early care and Aftercare sessions as needed (7.45- 8.45 and 3.30 – 5.30 Monday - Friday)

• Be available to work 4/5 days a week from June to September.

• Working together as a team with all departments and assist in other areas/tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

• Patient, creative & adaptable.

• Kitchen/food handling experience.

• Canadian Food Safe certification.

• Ability to look after upset children.

• Experience working with children essential. Experience in daycare setting or Early Childhood Education qualification is an asset.

• Intermediate mountain bike skills and ownership of own bike an asset

reasons, such as being unhappy, homesick, unwell, injured, or tired. Your goal is to cheer the children up so they can return to their lesson whenever possible.

• Preparation of all food for children’s programs

• Lunchroom set up and clean up

• Working the servery

• Responsible for kitchen cleanliness

• Help instructors on the trails if needed.

• Communicating between instructors, supervisors, parents and children. Calling parents and giving them information on how their child is doing if sick, injured or not wanting to ride.

• Taking children to the clinic in none emergency situations and waiting with all children who go to the clinic until their parent/guardian arrives.

• Dealing with bathroom emergencies/accidents.

• Helping maintain the DFX locations to a high standard, general cleaning, washing dishes, and building set up.

• To be fully aware of all policies and procedures –including safety, accident protocol, personal appearance, and to promote respect for our mountain environment.

• To follow the guidelines and safety rules as outlined in the Whistler/Blackcomb Mountain Bike Programs Manual and all DFX safety procedures.

• To be responsible for the physical, mental and emotional needs of all children in your care

• To attend all mandatory training sessions.

• To be enthusiastic and punctual for work. Work day 8.45- 3.30

• Be available for Early care and Aftercare sessions as needed (7.45- 8.45 and 3.30 – 5.30 Monday - Friday)

• Be available to work 4/5 days a week until September 2018

• Working together as a team with all departments and assist in other areas/tasks as needed.

• Demonstrating our Core Values; Serve Others, Do Right, Drive Value, Do Good, Be Safe, Have Fun.

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest.