Employment

Hiring for the 2016-17 season is now complete. We will begin accepting applications for next season in May 2017.

To submit your resume online, please click here.

To submit your resume by mail, send it to: Employment, Chatter Creek Mountain Lodges, Box 333, Golden, BC VOA 1HO.

Please include a minimum of two references with your resume submission.

Chatter Creek is a privately owned company employing up to 60 people during the winter season. Many of the staff return each year but various positions do become available from season to season:

Guides

Guides are in charge of the ski and safety program. The lead guide, guides, and apprentice guides ensure that safety and quality service is maintained at all times. Working in a team environment with the tail guides, cat operators, and management the guides’ role involves managing safe travel of guests and staff in mountainous backcountry terrain. Applicants need to hold minimum certification as an Apprentice Ski Guide with the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG).

Tail Guide

The tail guide is responsible for the care of the guests in the field and their safety at all times. Tail guides are expected to assist the guide with daily observations and play an active role as a member of the guiding team. The tail guide takes care of the lunches and other duties that are related to the ski program.  Applicants need to hold minimum qualifications of Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) Avalanche Operations Level 1 and a current 80-hour first aid course.

Guiding Practicum

Throughout the season we offer a limited number of spaces for those training to become a certified guide. This volunteer position involves active observation and participation in daily guiding operations. When not skiing with the groups there are a variety of other tasks to assist with.
Applicants need to hold minimum qualifications of Canadian Avalanche Association (CAA) Avalanche Operations Level 1 and a current 80-hour first aid course.

Cat Operator

The cat drivers are responsible for ensuring the safety of guests in the group cat. Other responsibilities include: maintaining and cleaning the cat, assisting guides with skis, helping with firewood and shoveling as well as assisting in other areas as required.

Chef

The chef’s main responsibility is to provide three Gourmet meals every day, along with an after skiing appetizer. The food safe plan is to be devised, and the Chef is to ensure that it is followed in all food preparation and handling. The chef is responsible for inventory, following the budget as well as all the kitchen staff training.

Baker

The baker is responsible for assisting the chef with breakfast, making fresh breads and rolls, preparing dessert, and evening snacks. The baker will coordinate a workable menu following the chef’s budget and also provide a cost per dessert listing based on the menu. The baker, along with the chef is responsible for proper food handling, safety and following the food safe plan.

Relief Chef/Baker

The relief Chef Baker is responsible for both duties: Chef and Baker.

Kitchen Helper

The Kitchen Helper has a multi-faceted role is responsible for food preparation, dishes, and also must be physically fit and hold a food safe level 1 ticket.

Dishwasher

The Dishwasher has a multi-faceted role. He or she is responsible to wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans using dishwashers and by hands as well as clean and prepare various foods for cooking or serving. The dishwasher must be physically fit and hold a food safe level 1 ticket.

Housekeeper

The housekeeper’s job entails a combination of duties including clean-up and maintenance of guest rooms and bathrooms. The housekeeper will also do dishes, and assist in other areas as required

Server

Serves breakfast and dinner. Assists the bartender and housekeeper. Client care, kitchen duties, and other general duties are part of the job description.

Massage Therapist

The massage therapist’s role includes; providing guests with professional and outstanding sports massages and care. Keeping a clean and sanitary work area, leading the skiers in a morning stretch, completing daytime housekeeping duties, and serving customers after dinner hot beverages.