Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Cypress Mountain, Vancouver’s Only BIG MOUNTAIN Experience and British Columbia's only GOLD-MEDAL OLYMPIC Mountain!

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

We love showcasing our great people, awesome terrain and world class facilities. If you’re customer service savvy, take pride in a job well done, and have a positive attitude, it could be you!

To apply: submit your application, resume and cover letter by email to jobs@cypressmountain.com.

Keep in touch with this page a for updated information.

 

Below is a list of our ‘featured positions’ but be sure to check out the other job descriptions as we are accepting applications for all
departments.

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

RECYCLING TEAM MEMBERS (Volunteer)

Cypress Mountain is currently re-cruiting members to join our Recycling Team!

Be part of the team that helps make a difference in reducing our carbon footprint.  As a Recycling Team member, you will be:

  • educating out Guests on the proper location for their used product (compostable, recyclable, waste)
  • sorting recycled product for pick-up
  • acting as an ambassador and relaying information on our Recycling Program & efforts


The Perks:
You will Receive 1(one) day pass for every day you volunteer

Requirements:
You will need to commit to one, 4hr shift each week. Our busiest times are of course weekends so we are looking for volunteers with Saturday, Sunday and holiday availability.

Qualifications:

  • friendly and approachable
  • a cheerful disposition
  • a 'can-do' attitude


Application Process:
Please email your resume to jobs@cypressmountain.com with the Volunteer Position Title 'Recycling Team' in subject line.

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

 

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SKI INSTRUCTORS
We are currently accepting applications for full time and part time ski instructors with immediate start dates!

Instructor Qualifications Required
:

  • CSIA Level 1 or equivalent.
  • Previous teaching experience, park, adaptive, coaching, and additional languages are assets. 
  • Positive, professional, and energetic attitude. 
  • Strong customer service and leadership skills.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • A criminal record check is required.


Full Time: All weekends and some evening shifts will be required.

Part Time: Minimum of one 8 hour shift per week on a committed day plus two extra days over the Spring Break.

To apply please submit the following items to jobs@cypressmountain.com

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copies of Certifications
  • References (letters or contacts)

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

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LIFT OPERATORS

We are currently seeking a few lift operators to join our dynamic team for the remainder of the winter season.

Must be customer service oriented, enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions, be friendly and willing to go the extra mile, work well in a team and be 18 years or older.

Actual chairlift training is taught by us.

If you possess the qualities above, please email your resume to jobs@cypressmountain.com with job position (Lift Operator) in the subject line.

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

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SLOPE SAFETY TEAM (Volunteer)
We are currently looking for individuals with a minimum of intermediate skiing or riding abilities to volunteer for the 2013/14 winter season in our Slope Safety Department!

The Tasks:
You will be positioned along one of our two Green Zones to act as an aid in educating the public of our Green Zone Policies.

Our SLOW SKIING ZONES are reserved for Families, Beginners, and Snow School Lessons. Some policies include our "Go with the Flow" message and No Jumping within these zones.

The Perks:
You will Receive 1(one) day pass for the day of your shift, which is valid All Day, plus you will receive another Day Pass for a different day, (passes are not restricted to a certain day and are transferable).

The Hours:
You will need to commit to one day, 4hrs each week. We are currently ONLY looking for those who are available for the following shifts:
Saturday from 2pm until 6pm
Saturday from 6pm until 10pm
Sunday from 10am until 2pm

The Requirements:
As stated above, you must be able to ski or ride at a minimum of an intermediate level, and must be at least 18+ years of age. You must also be a friendly, and approachable individual who has confidence in educating the public. You should also know or at the least, have a very good understanding of the Alpine Responsibility Code and a respect for Our Green Zones.

Application Process:
Please email in your resume to jobs@cypressmountain.com with the Volunteer Position Title 'Slope Safety' in subject line.

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

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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

BAR 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: Cooking a variety of cafeteria food items in a high volume, fast paced environment.
    
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.

FLOOR SUPERVISOR: Energetic individuals with a minimum 2 years management experience in a similar type 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.

BARTENDER: A "Serving It Right" certificate (available through any BC Liquor Store) is necessary and you must be 19 years of age.

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

CASHIER: Pleasant, bondable mature 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.
    
FRONT LINE SERVICE ATTENDANT: Taking and filling food orders of our guests in the Cafeteria. High volume, fast paced environment.

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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