Employment Details

Snow School Supervisor

Posting: 20220112
Date Posted: January 12, 2022
Closing Date: February 18, 2022

Snow School Supervisor
Contract, Seasonal

Conservation Halton was established more than 60 years ago to protect our communities from flooding and erosion and manage and restore natural resources of the watershed. We have grown to become so much more. Today, it is our responsibility to prepare our communities for the impacts of climate change, support our partners in creating more sustainable communities, manage our natural areas and resources within the watershed, monitor and enhance the environmental health of our watershed and create opportunities to connect with nature through recreation and education.

We believe that diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives make us stronger. Conservation Halton is committed to be an equal opportunity employer, creating an inclusive work environment and encouraging employees to be their most authentic self, no matter their ethnic background, religious beliefs, age demographic, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical ability, mental health or general appearance.

Four years ago, Conservation Halton started a process of transformation through our strategic plan, Metamorphosis. That strategic plan was an important first step for us to better understand the needs of our community and lay the groundwork for what needed to be done. Metamorphosis has now reached its end, but it is more important than ever for us to plan for the future. Our new strategic plan, Momentum, positions us to use the improvements and achievements we have made to carry us into the future for a more green, resilient, connected tomorrow. We are looking to build our team with the kind of inspired, ambitious, and strategic people that are not satisfied with the status quo, are excited by the opportunity in every challenge and are driven by meaningful, measurable results. If you are looking to join an environmentally-focused and socially-conscious community organization, then we are looking for you!

Your Opportunity

Reporting to Coordinator, Recreation Programs, the Snow School Supervisor will be responsible for assisting in the supervision and implementation of ski and snowboard lesson programs at the Glen Eden Ski and Snowboard Centre. The successful candidate will also play a role with other senior snow school functions, in addition to teaching where required.

  • Assist in the supervision of all snow school programs at Glen Eden Ski and Snowboard Centre, including staff training and on hill supervision.
  • Support hiring and training (both pre-season and during the season) of ski and snowboard instructors.
  • Responsible for the management of class sizes, and program quality through the various Snow School Programs and lessons that are offered at Glen Eden.
  • Act as a direct contact for parents during the assignment of lessons as well as for feedback relating to programs through the season.
  • Assist staff in creating a clear and open line of communication with students (and parents).
  • Ensure high quality of instruction through regular feedback and performance reviews for all instructors.
  • Support with administrative duties (i.e. scheduling) pre, during and post season.
  • Liaise with the apprentice instructors, other departments, and the general public to ensure communication, information sharing and excellence in customer service.
  • Provide input on programming and staffing decisions.
  • Cleaning/Sanitizing of products and equipment related to program

Your Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a high professional designation in ski and/or snowboard instruction, preferably both (i.e. Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance and Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors) and demonstrate a proven ability to be a leader through years of experience as an instructor or supervisor with a snow school.

  • Working knowledge of CSIA and CASI teaching methodologies
  • CSIA or CASI Level II certification, with preference for higher certification where available is an asset
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional people management skills, supporting a positive work environment
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Dayforce, Outlook)
  • Ability to assist in developing and maintaining effective intra/inter-departmental communication
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt to the daily challenges associated with the operation of the Snow School
  • Ability to develop, promote and maintain professional levels of customer service
  • First Aid & CPR training is an asset

Your Reward

  • Starting at $16.81 per hour based on experience, certification, and qualifications
  • Flexible schedule with opportunities for part time up to full time seasonal work
  • This position requires working evenings, weekends, and holidays including long weekends
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment and no traffic lights for several miles
  • You will work with a creative, talented and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that provides flexible work arrangements and places tremendous value on the professional and wellness of its employees
  • Free access to Conservation Ontario parks
  • Season passes and lift tickets for the Glen Eden ski and snowboard area
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food and merchandise

Our Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion - We endeavor to understand, accept and appreciate the value of our differences and encourage authenticity.
Learning and Innovation - We embrace the need for continuous improvement, the opportunity to learn from
others and the benefits of sharing knowledge.
Person-Centered Service - We make people a priority through customer-centred engagement, predictive problem-solving and high-quality service.
Collaboration - We seek out and trust in the skills, expertise and experience of others in order to achieve our common ambition.
Sustainability - We consider the environmental impact of everything we do and always keep future generations in mind when making decisions.
Integrity - We make decisions with accountability, transparency and a strong sense of personal responsibility for our choices and actions.
Resilience - We are positive and proud of our ability to quickly and effectively respond to change.

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We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. To discuss accommodations, please contact operations@hrca.on.ca.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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