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 for the 2016/17 winter season, email your resume and application form to jobs@cypressmountain.com. Recruiting for next season will start in the late summer/early fall.

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

CREATIVE DESIGNER (Marketing Department)

The Cypress Mountain Creative Designer is responsible for all
graphic/creative design work for Cypress Mountain while maintaining
brand elements.

 

This position will be offered from August 2016 to Late March 2017 (1 Season – Covering maternity leave).

 

 Job Duties:
• Sets an upbeat and encouraging example for others to follow
• Responsible for all Creative Design projects for Cypress Mountain
• Website Images Managing – Maintaining a fresh look to the cypress mountain site with updated images
• Collecting, taking and organizing years mountain photography
• Designing and Production of Signs
• Daily Photo updating – 7 days a week during winter operation and while conditions allow
• Internal and external logo distribution
 
Skills:
• Keeps updated on current events/promotions
• Possesses full mountain knowledge
• Follows procedures as described in the Employee Handbook
• Maintains a neat efficient work space and encourages other to do the same
• Ensures safe work conditions for him/herself and other Team members
• Courteous and respectful towards other Team Members co-workers and guests

Requirements:
• Proficient on MAC and the Adobe Creative Suite
• Intermediate to advanced skiing or snowboarding abilities
• Willingness to take on new challenges and responsibilities
• Ability to show initiative while working unsupervised
• Ability to remain organized and courteous when under pressure
• Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills
• Aptitude for electronic equipment and mathematical skills
• Ability to adapt to change
• Ability to adhere to tight deadlines/turn arounds
• Have a valid drivers license plus insured & reliable vehicle

 

To apply please send resume and design portfolio (samples of your work) to marketing@cypressmountain.com

 

We thank all applicants, however only those shortlisted for interviews 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

 

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.

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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