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  • Columbia Icefield, Equipment Operator $26/hr

    Job Locations CA-AB-Jasper
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 1:02 PM)
    Job ID # (iCIMS)
    2018-12285
    # of Openings
    2
    Job Posting Categories
    Operations
  • Overview

    We wake every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and turquoise lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they’ll share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations. 

    We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences. 

    • Our Vision is to be the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel.
    • Our Mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences. 

    Responsibilities

    The Icefield offers a unique experience to live in one of the most scenic parts of the Canadian Rockies. Located 2 hours from Banff and 1 hour from Jasper, the Icefield is a community in itself where you will both live and work. Fully immersed in impressive rugged mountains, you will have the most spectacular backyard imaginable!Previous experience operating heavy construction and snow removal equipment.

     

    The Equipment Operatorplays a critical role in supporting the daily operation of the Glacier Adventure tours. Responsibilities include;

    • Providing daily maintenance to the ice road and private shuttle road traveled by the Ice Explorer and coaches respectively
    • Perform snow removal duties as required
    • Occasionally haul oversize vehicles between the worksite and workshops in Banff/Jasper

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Ability to sometimes work in snow, rainy or cold conditions and involves various shifts that typically start early in the morning – flexibility to perform shift work 
    • Previous experience transporting oversize loads via mountain roads and weather conditions
    • Mature, dependable, self-motivated and able to work independently
    • Capable of performing demanding physical/manual duties
    • Enjoy working in a remote yet very social location, outdoor enthusiast nature (preferred)
    • Clear criminal record check                                                                  
    • Valid Class 1 license with Q Air Brake Endorsement (preferred) with clean driver’s abstract
    • Proficient in the operation of the following equipment: Grader, sanding/plow truck, front-end loader, dozer and snow blower

    Thank you for your interest in working with us, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Work Environment

    • Able to commit to working until from April 10th, 2019 to October 31, 2019

    EEO Information

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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