City of Brampton

  • Snowmaker - Lead Hand

    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/7/2019 6:15 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location 1: Company
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Part Time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Years of Experience
  • Job Description

    Under the direction of the Coordinator/Operations Coordinator, maintain quality snow on the ski hill and tube park to provide a high quality for experience for all users.

    • Responsible for operating and maintaining snowmaking equipment including snowmaking systems, pump house, groomer gararge and ski lifts.
    • Assist with developing, delivering and documenting staff training and meetings
    • Maintain ramp areas of lifts, towlines, signage and ramps approved standards
    • Responsible for opening and closing surface lifts including set up, take down and deceleration mats
    • Inform immediate supervisor of any unusual or improper occurrences within the operation of the ramps or change in weather or ground conditions that may affect the guests’ safety
    • Assume responsibility for the ski hill and other facilities in the absence of full time staff
    • Maintain snowmaking equipment; operate compressors, water pump, HKD snow guns, and complete hourly logs
    • Operate the grooming machinery and attachments in a safe and efficient manner
    • Groom ski runs and tube park on a daily basis or as directed
    • Report all concerns, accidents/incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and appropriate action
    • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (ie. Staff schedules, payroll, equipment log books, incident/accident reports)
    • Provide excellent customer service including explaining how to use the slopes safely
    • Ensure that the approved operating procedures are followed in accordance with the lift operations manual
    • Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
    • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
    • Travel between work sites during shift
    • Attend meetings/training as required
    • Performs other duties as assigned

    Selection Criteria:

    • Minimum 18 years of age
    • Ability to work under adverse winter weather conditions
    • Able to handle physical demands of the job
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a ski hill environment
    • Valid “G” Ontario driver’s licence and ability to obtain City of Brampton Vehicle Operator’s Permit
    • Ability to obtain TSSA Ski Lift Mechanic –in-training (SLM-T) designation
    • Ability to obtain a City of Brampton Equipment Operator’s permit
    • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C / AED from an accredited organization
    • Submit a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check
    • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
     ** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.


    Job status: Part time Job Type: Non-Union

    Applications must be received by January 31, 2020

    Alternate formats will be provided upon request.



    If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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