REHIRE: Ski Patroller - Winter 2019/20

Department: Safety Services
Location: Gilford, NH

Gunstock Mountain Resort is now accepting rehire applications for Patrollers for the 2017/18 winter season. Under the direction of the Safety Services Manager, Gunstock Patrollers help promote and maintain the on-mountain safety of Gunstock's skiing and snowboarding guests. Patrollers are committed to providing quality, empathetic care for injured/ill guests and/or employees. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to; attend to patient evaluation, triage and provide appropriate first aid; safely transport injured guests and/or employees from the mountain to First Aid Base; maintain a strong working knowledge of lift evacuation plans and snowmobile operations; attend to on-mountain risk management duties such as identifying and marking potential skiing/riding hazards, set-up and remove fencing, rope lines and signage as needed. Position is scheduled to start in early December.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • National Ski Patrol Outdoor Emergency Care Technician (OEC) with current CPR (BLS) certification, OR a current National Registry EMT-Basic certification with a current CPR (BLS) certification. Additional medical or ski area experience helpful.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to remain in a stationary position 30% of the time; constantly able to operate radio controls, hand tools, power tools, vehicles, machinery and equipment used for mountain patrol and emergency response procedures. 
  • Ability to ski/snowboard at an intermediate or advanced level up to 6 hours/day on all terrain in variable weather conditions and while transporting up to 50 lbs; frequently required to ski/ride in a controlled manner while pulling a rescue sled up to 200 lbs. 
  • Frequently required to move about the mountain and resort to access injured guests and/or employees; constantly positions self to administer first aid or emergency services to injured guests and/or employees. 
  • Required to move equipment, tools, and materials weighing up to 25lbs regularly, up to 50lbs frequently, and up to 100lbs occasionally. The employee is constantly required to visually inspect, detect, and assess patients, work areas, medical supplies, tools, equipment, and vehicles. 

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