Join our team!

Sasquatch Mountain is hiring for the 2023/24 ski season!

Work hard, shred hard. At Sasquatch you’ll get the work-life balance that only a ski resort tucked away in the mountains can provide.

If you love people, love to ski, and love the mountain lifestyle then this is the place for you!

Whether you’re a seasoned vet or looking to learn, there’s terrain for you.

With varied terrain in a natural bowl setting and our consistent ranking in the top 10 ski hills for snowfall in North America, we have something for everyone to explore and enjoy!

Outdoor Operations

  • Lift operators
  • Snow School
  • Terrain parks
  • Tube Park

We’re excited for this winter and are now accepting applications for the next 23/24 season! We have plenty of opportunities for both full-time and part-time employment. We are looking for team members with positive attitudes and a great work ethic to help achieve our goal of creating an experience that everyone can enjoy!

Positions available for next winter season include:

  • Line Cooks
  • Servers
  • Bartenders
  • Lift Operators
  • Tube Park Attendants
  • Terrain Park Attendants
  • Rental & Repair Shop Attendants
  • Ski & Snowboard Instructors
  • Sales Desk & Ticket Sales
  • Ski Patrol
  • Janitorial
  • Parking Lot Attendants
  • Guest Services
  • Security Guards
  • Bus Drivers
  • Retail Sales Associates

Located east of Vancouver in Agassiz, British Columbia; Sasquatch Mountain Resort is the Fraser Valley’s favorite alpine playground and has some of the largest, most varied off-piste skiing and riding of all the resorts in the lower mainland. The resort has an excellent mix of beginner, intermediate, and advanced terrain.

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and copies of relevant certifications, along with your references to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca and please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

If you are looking for a position for the 23/24 Winter Season please send your resume etc via email anytime between March 2023- November 2023. Staff accommodations book up quickly so the earlier the better.

Thank you for your interest in Sasquatch Mountain. We look forward to getting to know you!

Ski & Snowboard Instructors

Are you looking for a dynamic career in the Tourism/Ski Industry? Are you passionate about providing amazing customer service? We are currently accepting applications for next winter season. To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and references, and qualifications to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca and include the position title in the subject line.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan & teach ski and/or snowboard lessons to our guests
  • Knowledgeable of all snow school products offered by SMR
  • Guide snowshoe treks
  • Ensure all lesson products are delivered in a fun and safe environment
  • Responsible for the safety of each guest within the instructor’s care
  • Daily set-up and tear down of the lesson area
  • Knowledgeable of and inform guests of the Alpine Responsibility Code
  • Assist other departments as required

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Level 1 with CSIA, CASI or equivalent
  • Professional at all times
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Previous teaching experience an asset

Rewards:

  • Commissions for requested lessons
  • FREE Season Pass to ski/snowboard
  • Training sessions
  • Discounts on food
  • Discounts in retail store
  • Deals on ski and snowboard equipment
  • Staff accommodation or transportation available
  • Uniform provided

Our tight knit snow school is the heart and soul of the resort! We have an amazing Family/Team atmosphere that fosters fantastic long lasting friendships both within the snow school and throughout the resort!

Located east of Vancouver in Agassiz, British Columbia; Sasquatch Mountain Resort is the Fraser Valley’s favorite alpine playground and has some of the largest, most varied off-piste skiing and riding of all the resorts in the lower mainland. The resort has an excellent mix of beginner, intermediate, and advanced terrain.

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time, Seasonal

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and copies of certifications, along with your references to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca

We’re currently accepting applications for the 2023/24 Season!

This program is a 6-week commitment with 2 hours dedicated to shadowing lessons (learning to teach alongside a qualified instructor). 

Throughout the program you will shadow and assist qualified instructors during lessons to gain knowledge and experience that will enrich your personal development as an instructor.

2 hours of on-snow training will be held evenings from 5pm-7pm. Training focuses on improving skiing or riding technique to meet the Canadian Ski Instructor’s Alliance (CSIA) and Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructor’s (CASI) Level 1 standards.

Program participants will have the opportunity to complete their required volunteer hours working with our group and multi-week programs on weekends.

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES

  • You are a parallel skier and/or comfortably linking snowboard turns
  • You would enjoy teaching children/youth between the ages of 6-15 years old
  • You are open to having a virtual or face-to-face meeting with the Snow School manager/supervisor
  • You are punctual and possess communication skills

CSIA and CASI booking and fees will NOT be covered by Sasquatch Mountain Resort and will be at your discretion to book.

Our expectation is that the exam is booked prior to attending your first day as an apprentice.

Available Space: Ski Apprentice: 6 spots

Snowboard Apprentice: 6 spots

Cost for the Apprentice Instructor Program: $199

Training Dates:

Saturday night training | Times & Dates

  • Dec 28th,  29th and 30th
  • Jan 6th, 13th,  20th and  27th
  • Feb 3rd and 10th

5pm – 7:00pm

Participant requirements:

  • Ski apprentice applicants must be a minimum of 14 years old by March 1, 2024
  • Snowboard apprentice applicants must be a minimum of 15 years old by March 1, 2024

For more information and to apply, please email snowschool@sasquatchmountain.ca with the subject line reading “Apprenticeship Program.”

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and copies of certifications, along with your references to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca

Indoor Operations

  • Guest Experience
  • Rentals
  • Food & Beverage
  • Groups Coordinator
  • Marketing & Social Media
  • Employee Experience Coordinator

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and copies of certifications, along with your references to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca

Other

  • Grooming
  • Snow Removal
  • Patrol
  • Maintenance

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Want to ski or snowboard all season while being part of a progressive team and community? Sasquatch Mountain Resort prides itself on its family-orientation, powder days, and little to no lift lines. We are a small resort located in the Douglas Range of the Fraser Valley, an hour away from Chilliwack and Abbotsford and only two hours away from Vancouver. We offer a unique opportunity to guests and staff, which is a dynamic and distinct mountain adventure. We may be small, but we have some of the best snow there is in BC, 37 runs that include beginner, moderate and advanced level groomers, and powder bowls, all surrounded by that classic BC natural beauty. Every day at Sasquatch is different as you explore our terrain, work across departments, and see what makes a ski resort thrive.

Sasquatch Mountain is the perfect place to spend the winter, whether you’re away from home for the first time, traveling the world, or looking to start in a new and exciting career. Look no further for an authentic season on the slopes and the chance to become a part of a community. Join our year round team for the 2023/24 season!

Job Benefits

  • Free season passes for employees, 2 free passes as well as employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family, free lessons for staff based on availability, and free Tube Park access
  • Employee discounts on food, gear, rentals, and repairs
  • Affordable staff Accommodations which include free weekly shuttles into town for groceries or events
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans
  • RRSP matching plans
  • Growth within the company

Job Summary

As a part of our Heavy Duty Mechanic team, you are responsible for routine maintenance of equipment ensuring there performance, safety and longevity is maintained. You are a front-line staff member, problem solving and providing excellent customer service to create a Fantastic Family Fun experience.

Job Specifications

  • Wage: based on experience and tickets
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time – Working between 8-10 hours/day. Weekends and Holidays
  • Skill Level – Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanics ticket

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform routine preventative maintenance to ensure performance, safety and longevity of the equipment
  • Dismantle components to examine for excessive wear or damage
  • Repair, replace, clean, and lubricate parts as necessary
  • Maintain and calibrate vehicle electrical systems
  • Monitor hydraulic systems for fluid leaks, ruptured hoses, worn gaskets, etc and calibrate or replace components when necessary
  • Maintain an open and trustworthy relationship with respect to communication amongst staff and the Maintenance Manager
  • Initiate, manage and delegate daily work assignments with minimal supervision
  • Maintain records of work completed and report on all shop related activities
  • Perform all maintenance and repair tasks in a cost-effective and fiscally responsible manner
  • Assist the Outdoor Operations Manager with the preparation of annual budget for vehicle maintenance
  • Ensure safety and good housekeeping practices
  • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment with active participation in the health and safety program
  • Adhere to all environmental policies and programs as required
  • Practice safe work procedures
  • Maintain a professional and respectable appearance
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

  • Must be in possession of a Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic’s ticket
  • Minimum 3 years experience working in a heavy duty mechanics role, asset if within the ski industry
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Familiarity with Heavy Industrial Equipment (excavators, loaders, skid steers etc.)
  • Previous experience working with Prinot snow cats and snowmobiles (key asset)
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics
  • Must hold a current valid driver’s license
  • Previous experience repairing undercarriage and track assemblies
  • Previous experience repairing components such as frames and implements
  • Must be able to make quick decisions/use considerable judgement regarding safety as well as multitask and anticipate issues
  • Must be able stand outside in a mountain environment for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • Must be willing to perform alternate functions from time to time, both within and outside of assigned area, particularly during peak periods such as holiday weekends
  • Must be adaptable, have problem solving skills, and be a team player across all departments
  • Family Oriented Resort so working with large groups, families of all ages is required
  • Stress Management, Patient, and have great Time Management Skills
  • Cross Department Support and Snow Removal is required from all positions at SMR

 

Job Type: Full-time

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and copies of certifications, along with your references to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and copies of certifications, along with your references to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca

Why work at Sasquatch?

  • It’s FUN! You’ll make friends for life.

  • Employee perks! A free season pass and discounts on food & beverage, ski equipment rentals, lessons, and retail’s a pretty sweet deal. We also have staff parties and off mountain activities!

  • It’s beautiful BC! In the Fraser Valley we’re surrounded by mountains, trails, lakes, rivers, golf courses…this is where you want your Canadian adventure to take place. Many outdoor adventures abound!

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

To inquire about open positions, staff housing, or to apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and copies of certifications along with your references to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca

See you next winter!