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!

Our Annual JOB FAIR is fast approaching.This year it is being held off mountain at the Pinnacle at the Pier Hotel - North Vancouver (1 block from the seabus station/Lonsdale Quay).

  • Friday October 21st 2pm - 7pm
  • Saturday October 22nd 9am - 3pm

Bring your resume (if you have one) and have an on-the-spot interview with the Department of your choice.

If you are unable to attend, don't delay, send your resume into us today!  To apply for any of our Team Member positions for the 2016/17 winter season, email your resume and application form to jobs@cypressmountain.com.

Below is a list of some of the 'Featured Positions’ that we are currently recruiting for, and some have immediate start dates. Be sure to check out all of our employment opportunities that are listed under each Department, below the Featured Jobs. 

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

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...
Featured Positions

SNOWMAKING SUPERVISOR

The Snowmaking Supervisor oversees the daily operation of the Snowmaking
Team and snowmaking plants. This includes but is not limited to: quality
control, water management, training, plant and gun maintenance and all
safety related items. The successful candidate will have a minimum 3
years of fan gun snowmaking experience coupled with a strong knowledge
of gun and plant maintenance. This dynamic, expanding department
presents growth opportunity for motivated and focused individuals who
relish the challenge of opening and maintaining terrain throughout the
winter season.

This is a full time seasonal role for the 2016/17
Winter Season commencing in October and concluding in June with
potential for year-round employment
reporting to the Director of
Operations.


Job Duties:
• Responsible for placement and proper
allocation of all snowmaking hardware through helicopter long lining
and snowcat operation
• Execute pump station and water management procedures (training provided)
• Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools.
• Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment
• Perform work duties in adverse weather conditions
• Interface with other departments to maintain effective communication during mountain operations
• Ability to install, operate and monitor mobile plant sites such as generated power
• Maintain a clean work environment
• Strive to innovate and keep abreast of industry knowledge
• Maintain a culture of accountability and enhanced safety

Working Conditions:
• Working outside in all weather conditions
• Shift work is required

Requirements:
• Intermediate ski/board ability required
• Previous snowcat experience an asset
• Competent snowmobile ability required
• Previous pump maintenance and control operation an asset
• Reliable transportation to and from work
• Appropriate footwear required
• Some heavy lifting over 50 lbs. required
• Must be physically and mentally fit with an attitude "It can be done"!
• Attention to detail, safety and work ethic are non-negotiable
• Have a valid drivers license plus insured & reliable vehicle

Wage will be depending on experience and above industry standard for the exceptional individual.

Qualified candidates, please email resume with job position title in the subject line to swilliamson@cypressmountain.com

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

 

SNOWMAKING TEAM MEMBER

Snowmaking Team members work as part of a team within the Operations department under the direction of the Snowmaking Supervisors and Snowmaking Manager. They make rounds in vehicles and/or snowmobiles to monitor quality control and weather conditions during snowmaking. They work outside in all weather conditions, shift work is required and some shifts may be on an on call basis, contingent on weather conditions and ticket sales levels.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (include but not limited to the following):
• Responsible for placement and proper set up of all snowmaking hardware
• Follow proper pump station and water management procedures (training provided)
• Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
• Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment
• Perform work duties in adverse weather conditions
• Interface with other departments to maintain effective communication during mountain operations
• Maintain a clean work environment

Qualifications/Competencies:
• Intermediate ski/board ability required
• Previous snowcat experience an asset
• Competent snowmobile ability required
• Reliable transportation to and from work
• Appropriate footwear required
• Some heavy lifting over 50 lbs. required-
• Must be physically and mentally fit with an attitude "It can be done"!
• Attention to detail, safety and work ethic are non-negotiable

Education:
• High School or equivalent

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• Must be able to legally work in Canada

To Apply:
Qualified candidates, please email resume with job position title in the subject line to swilliamson@cypressmountain.com

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

 

NORDIC RENTALS MANAGER

The Nordic Rentals Manager oversees the daily operations of two rentals buildings (ski rentals and snowshoe rentals) within the XC Rentals department and supervises the activities of Rentals employees and supervisors.   A commitment to delivering and maintaining the highest quality customer service is essential.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (include but not limited to the following):
• Maintain positive guest relations by ensuring efficient, quality service and products
• Caters to guest needs and handle complaints in a pleasant and helpful manner
• Provide accurate information to guests regarding trail tickets and rental rates, all area facilities and services, operating hours, etc. for the Cross Country area
• Find the correct equipment fit for each customer to create positive experience.  
• Ensures that guests accurately complete rental forms
• Ensure the good condition of the rentals fleet and repair equipment as necessary.
• Hire employees, conduct training and schedule all rentals staff
• Coordinate and supervise activities of employees and supervisory personnel
• Consolidate and verify daily sales reports; cash handling and payroll edit reports
• Maintain cleanliness of the shop and proper storage of all equipment
• Ensure workers are properly trained and follow set safety procedures at all times.

Qualifications/Competencies:
• Minimum 1 yrs. experience in a supervisory or management role
• Diploma or degree in business management or tourism related field would be an asset
• Knowledge of Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe technique and equipment is an asset
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent leadership skills
• Attention to detail and ability to maintain a clean and organized work environment
• Cash handling experience required
• Light technical work and waxing of skis is required
• Some light lifting and shoveling of snow
• Must be able to work weekends & holidays. Overtime during high volume periods may be required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• Must be able to legally work in Canada
• Valid BC Driver’s license with reliable and insured vehicle to get to/from work

Wage/Benefits:
• $16-$18 (DOE)
• Skiing/riding benefits
• Free Lessons (when available)
• FUN work atmosphere in unique environment!

To Apply:
Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@cypressmountain.com with position title in the subject line.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

SKI & SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTORS

Join us and get paid to share your love of snow with others and ski or ride all winter!
Instructors teach private, group, and multi-day lessons to all ages and abilities, maintain teaching areas, and help with special events.

Why Cypress?
• Best local snow & terrain
• Certification Sponsorship Program
• Great deals at other mountains
• Successful Training Program
• Food & Retail Discounts
• Great Pro Deals all season

Qualifications:
• CSIA/CASI Level 1 Instructor (or foreign equivalent)
• Not certified? Contact us for training options!
• Ability to work well with both children and adults
• Positive, professional, and energetic attitude

Availability:
• Full Time 5 - 6 days per week
• Part Time 1 - 3 days/evenings per week
• Availability December - April
• Availability over the Christmas Holidays

Compensation:
• Level 1 $12.63/hr
• Level 2 $15.30/hr
• Level 3 $17.64/hr
• Level 4 $21.00/hr
• Dual Cert + $1.00/hr
• Specialty Certs + $0.50/hr
• Full Time Bonus $1.00/hr +
• Private Reqest Commissions

For More Info & to Apply:
www.cypresssnowpro.com
jobs@cypressmountain.com
604-926-5612

Cypress Mountain
6000 Cypress Bowl Rd, West Vancouver, BC, V7V 3N9
Mailing Address
PO Box 91252, West Vancouver, BC, V7V 3N9

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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