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AUXILIARY PATROLLER

Canadian Ski Patrol (CSP) seeks auxiliary patrollers for the 2015-2016 season

 

The CSP Eastern Townships Zone is currently seeking candidates for its Auxiliary Patrol program this season at Mont Orford , Owl's Head & Bellevue.

 

What is the auxiliary patrol program?

This is a program that allows skiers and snowboarders to join the ranks of the Canadian Ski Patrol without advanced first aid training. The auxiliary patrol will receive on-snow training which will allow them to perform many duties, with the exception of first aid, related to regular patrolling. It is also a stepping stone to the full training required become a full member of the CSP.

 

Prerequisites:

- 18 years or older as of  December 31st, 2015;

- A ski or snowboard ability that enables you to patrol the entire mountain;

- Be available on weekends during the winter season and available fulfill an predetermined on-duty roster, regardless of the weather conditions.

 

Tasks:

- Patrolling the trails and helping skiers and snowboarders in difficulties;

- Performing prevention activities for skiers and snowboarders;

- Assisting with the morning and afternoon "SWEEP" (opening & closing the trails);

- Securing trails as directed by the ski centre management;

- Assist in the management of patrol accident sites;

- Other related tasks.

 

Advantages:

- Ski or ride for free when you are on-duty;

- Access to facilities at the hill normally reserved for patrol;

- Enjoy new experiences while practicing your favorite sport!