Employment

At Cypress, you can WORK where you LOVE to PLAY!

Join the dynamic team at Cypress Mountain, work in world-class facilities and enjoy our awesome terrain!

To apply for any of our Team Member positions email your resume and application form to jobs@cypressmountain.com

 

 

We are currently recruiting for all seasonal positions. Below is a list of some of the 'Featured Positions’ but be sure to check out the other employment opportunities we offer.

Don't forget to check out our Facts and Question's page for any and all employment related questions! Click HERE...

THE PEAK PERKS - What's in it for you?

Skiing and Snowboarding Privileges:

  • FT Staff receive a full privilege Pass.
  • PT Staff receive one lift pass for every shift worked

Food & Beverage

  • 40% off (Does not apply for Crazy Raven Bar & Grill and does not apply to alcoholic beverages. Some exceptions may apply.)

Ski & Snowboard School

Complimentary Group Lessons drop-in only (advance booking required)
20% off other selected Ski & Snowboard School programs

Retail & Rental

  • 25% off general retail. 40% off Logowear! (Applies to most stock items) Some exceptions may apply
  • 50% off Rental Shop

Corporate Partners

  • Special offers from our Corporate Partners are listed every week in our company Newsletter.

Season Pass Interchange

  • This great feature provides Full Privilege Downhill Season Passholders with a 25%-50% discount at participating ski areas. More areas may join and participating areas
Featured Positions

Cypress Mountain is currently looking for new members to join our team in the FOOD & BEVERAGE DEPARTMENT in all positions. These roles have IMMEDIATE start dates and some pay up to $21/hour - depending on experience! Great mountain perks including FREE skiing/riding!

Positions are both F/T and P/T and transportation is available to/from the mtn (only 25mins from downtown!) Great team environment and plenty of fun! Join our F&B team today in one of the following roles:

General Shift Supervisor: An energetic individual with a minimum 2 years of management experience in a similar type of food & beverage operation is required for this challenging seasonal position. Interpersonal skills and leadership abilities are necessary. Serving it Right and Food Safe certification are required as well as knowledge of P.O.S. systems.

Line Cook: Preparing a variety of 'pub style' menu items in a high volume, fast paced kitchen is the main focus of this position. Food Safe and a minimum of 3 years' experience is required.

Front Line Cook's and Service Attendants: Cooking a variety of cafeteria food items in a high volume, fast paced environment. Along with taking and filling food orders of our guests in the Cafeteria

Prep Cook/Dishwasher: An entry-level position that consists of assisting cooks in preparation of all menu items, slicing and portioning of food. Washing and sanitizing of kitchen small wares, dishes and equipment.

Bartender: If you are 19 years old or older, have a Serving It Right certificate and previous bartending experience, the Crazy Raven Bar & Grill would be a great place for you to work!

Server: Work in a fast paced 'pub style' atmosphere where experienced servers are required.
A Serving It Right certificate is mandatory.

Food Runner: Expedite orders to tables and assist the servers & bartenders in our fast paced Crazy Raven Bar & Grill.

Barista: This position requires a customer service savvy individual who enjoys a fast pace. Having the ability to also make a variety of coffee bar beverages would be an asset. Cash handling experience preferred.

Cashier:
Friendly, efficient and bondable individuals who are able to handle high volume sales. Cash handling experience preferred.

Busser: Cleaning tables and trays, and disposing of waste in the cafeteria are your main responsibilities.

 

We are also featuring a few Snow School Roles:

SNOWBOARD TRAINER

Qualifications & Experience Required:
•   CASI Level 3 or equivalent + teaching and training or mentor training experience.
•   Ability to lead sessions for Instructors up to Level 2+
•   Strong leadership & communication skills
•   Active participant in Level 4 prep training.

Responsibilities:
•   Leads sessions focused on skier and rider improvement, teaching improvement, and special topics.
•   Includes customer service and risk management into all sessions.
•   Observes and assists in lessons.
•   Is up to date with Canadian terminology and methodology.
•   Provides feedback to instructors.
•   Acts as a role model for all instructors.
•   Records details of each training session.
•   Records # of participants, training topic & details of each training session
•   Submits records to training coordinator, may assist in data entry
•   Teaches lessons when not leading sessions.

Part & full time positions available
10 - 20hrs/week (full time hours capable when combined with teaching), dependent on business volumes
Christmas availability required

Compensation:
•   $17 – $21 DOE & Certifications

Future Opportunities:
•   Training Coordinator
•   Supervisor positions
•   Management positions

How to apply:
Send resume & cover letter highlighting certifications & relevant experience to or Lili (lkolaric@cypressmountain.com) or Kelly (kkurtz@cypressmountain.com). Closing date to apply is Nov 30th.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. You may be asked to perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

SKI/SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTORS

We are currently accepting applications for full time and part time ski and snowboard instructors for the 2014.15 winter season. Instructors are responsible for teaching ski and snowboard lessons to all ages and various abilities, for assisting with other school related tasks, for providing customer service,  and for assisting with special events.  

Instructor Qualifications Required:
•   CSIA/CASI Level 1 Instructor Certification or equivalent.  
•   Previous teaching experience is an asset.
•   CSIA/CASI Park, CADS, Coaching certifications or equivalent are an asset.
•   Positive, professional, and energetic attitude.
•   Strong customer service and leadership skills.
•   Reliable and punctual.

Full Time: Availability on weekends and evening is required.
Part Time: Availability for one day or evening shift per week + extra days over the Christmas holidays.
Availability over the Christmas Holidays is mandatory for both full time and part time employment.

Compensation:
•   $11.75 - $21 per hour dependent on certifications and experience + commission rates in certain programs.

To apply please submit the following items to jobs@cypressmountain.com:
•   Cover letter & Resume
•   Copies of Certifications
•   References

Mountain Operations

LIFT ATTENDANT: Assisting our skiing/snowboarding guests on and off of the lifts in a safe and courteous manner is the essence of the lift attendant.  All work is outside and you must be 18 years of age and training will be provided.

SNOW REMOVAL/GROOMER: Operating heavy equipment such as Bombardier snow cats, snow plow trucks, snowblowers, graders or loaders.  You must have related equipment operating experience and proper BC Driver's License.  Shift work is required.

PRO-PATROL: Administering First Aid to injured skiers and snowboarders and maintaining safe conditions of the ski trails and base area.  Must be an advanced level skier or snowboarder and have your OFA Level III or equivalent 90 hour First Aid certificate.  You must also have patrol experience or First Aid attendant experience and be able to ski “t-bogs” down icy black diamond runs.

TERRAIN PARK: Working outdoors maintaining and operating Cypress’s three terrain parks plus our air bag site. Must be an advanced level skier/snowboarder with an enjoyment of riding park features who is in excellent physical condition and not afraid to work hard.

Alpine Snow School
SKI/SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR: Supervise and instruct classes on the ski hill as well as assist with School events and operations. Must have CSIA/CASI level 1 certification or equivalent. Individuals with Level 2 and/or dual certification will be given preference.  Part time & full time positions available for Ski Instructors.  Part time positions available for Snowboard Instructors.
 
SNOW SCHOOL SALES: Selling lesson packages to our Guests. Strong customer service skills are essential, and administrative skills are mandatory.
SNOW SCHOOL TRAINERS: Provide ongoing training and development for instructors.  Ambassadors to the mountain, always ensuring that both staff and Guests are having a positive experience.  Part time positions are available.
Guest Relations
GUEST EXPERIENCE REPRESENTATIVE: Selling and processing a variety of seasons passes. Answering phones, general Guest inquiries. Administrative skills and strong customer service background essential.
 
TICKET OFFICE CASHIER: Must be bondable, reliable and able to handle transactions quickly with excellent customer service skills. Mountain and product knowledge required.
Base Area Operations

PARKING ATTENDANT: Directing traffic in the parking lots, ensuring safety of guests and staff. Position is outside, working in all weather conditions.

TICKET CHECKER:
Verifying the validity of our lift tickets & passes outdoors and in all weather conditions.  Exceptional customer service and problem resolution skills a must.

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE WORKER: Snow shoveling and maintaining the base area for guest safety. Must be physically fit and enjoy working outdoors.

BUILDING MAINTENANCE: A variety of indoor janitorial duties to keep common areas, including washrooms, clean and functional.

Cross Country

NORDIC SKI HOST: Ensure that all skiers on trails have a valid day ticket or season pass, while also establishing positive public relations.

NORDIC MAINTENANCE: A variety of outdoor maintenance and minor construction duties to keep base area facilities safe, clean and functional (includes snow shoveling).

NORDIC FOOD SERVICES: Enjoy working in a rustic cabin in the cross country area.  Just a 10 minute walk or ski in to historic Hollyburn Lodge. Base area food service positions also available.
    
NORDIC ADMINISTRATION: Daily operations of the Ski School Office, Guest Services and Ticket sales, including lesson bookings and group arrivals.  Must have strong customer service skills, the ability to multi-task and handle transitions quickly and accurately.

SNOW PLAY AREA ATTENDANT: Assisting guests in the snow tubing park, which may involve operating the ‘tube tow’.  

NORDIC SKI PATROL: Administering First Aid to injured skiers and maintaining safe conditions of ski trails.  You must have your OFA Level III or equivalent 80 hour First Aid certification.  Patrol experience or First Aid attendant experience required.

NORDIC SKI SNOW SCHOOL: Instructors are responsible for the supervision and instruction of classes and assisting with Snow School events and operations. CANSI certificate required. Snowshoe Guides are responsible for leading interpretive tours through the Nordic Area, with a focus on fun and safety.

NORDIC RENTALS: Handling cash transactions quickly and accurately as well as the maintenance and the signing in/out of equipment.

Food Services

In the Food & Beverage Department, we offer a variety of different positions , between our full service licensed Crazy Raven Bar & Grill, to our Cypress Creek Grill to our Gold Medal Cafe. Our work environment can provide shift work that works around your needs and ours. Shifts can start as early as 7:30am and others finish at 10:30pm.  Transportation is available.

EMAIL: jobs@cypressmountain.com to apply.

General Shift Supervisor: Energetic individuals with a minimum 2 years of management experience in a similar type of operation. Interpersonal skills and leadership abilities are necessary to fill this challenging, seasonal position. Serving it Right and Food Safe certification are required as well as knowledge of P.O.S. systems.

  • 1 F/T position available $15-26/hr depending on experience

CRAZY RAVEN BAR & GRILL OPPORTUNITIES

Line Cook:
Preparing a variety of 'pub style' menu items in a high volume, fast paced kitchen is the main focus of this position.  Food Safe and a minimum of 3 years experience is required.

  • 8 F/T positions available
  • 6P/T positions available
  • $10.25-13/hr depending on experience


Bartender: A Serving It Right certificate (available through any BC Liquor Store) is necessary and you must be 19 years of age or older. Previous experience required.

  • 3 P/T positions available 
  • $10.25-13/hr depending on experience


Server: Serving It Right certificate (available through any BC Liquor Store) is mandatory.  A fast paced 'pub style' atmosphere requiring experienced servers.  

  • 6 F/T positions available 
  • 4 P/T positions available
  • $9/hr + tips
  • 2 Lead Server positions available - $10.25-13/hr depending on experience


CYPRESS CREEK GRILL OPPORTUNITIES

Front Line Cooks & Front Line Service Attendants: Cooking a variety of cafeteria food items in a high volume, fast paced environment. Along with taking and filling food orders of our guests in the Cafeteria. 

  • 25 F/T positions available
  • 15 P/T positions available 
  • $10.25-13/hr depending on experience
  • 2 F/T Lead positions available $10.25-15/hr depending on experience


Prep Cook/Dishwasher: An entry-level position that consists of assisting cooks in preparation of all menu items, slicing and portioning of food.  Washing and sanitizing of kitchen small wares, dishes and equipment.

  • 2 F/T positions available
  • 2 P/T positons available
  • $10.25-13/hr depending on experience


Cashier: Pleasant, bondable mature individuals who are able to handle high volume sales. Cash handling experience preferred.

  • 4 F/T positions available 
  • $10.25-13/hr depending on experience


Busser:
Cleaning tables and trays, and disposing of waste in the cafeteria are your main responsibilities.

GOLD MEDAL CAFE OPPORTUNITIES   

Barista: This position requires a customer service savvy individual who enjoys a fast pace. Having the ability to also make a variety of coffee bar beverages would be an asset. Cash handling experience preferred.

Cashier:
Pleasant, bondable mature individuals who are able to handle high volume sales. Cash handling experience preferred.

EMAIL: jobs@cypressmountain.com to apply.

Rental Center

SKI & SNOWBOARD TECHNICIAN: Technical certification is provided for those with some mechanical aptitude and an ability to work quickly and efficiently setting the bindings on rental skis and boards.

CASHIER: Pleasant, bondable mature individuals who are able to handle high volume sales in a pleasant manner.

REPAIR TECH: Tuning and repairing of both skis and snowboards.  You will be working on both customer’s equipment and rental equipment.  Experience is necessary for this position.

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