Vail Resorts Event Video/Camera Operator - Winter Seasonal - Part Time - Whistler Blackcomb in Canada

Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime”

Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

Job Summary: The Event Senior Host – video/camera operator is part of a team focused on the daily tasks involved in our snow athletic events. This includes pre-event planning, video equipment preparations, event video and playback, venue clean up and providing our administrative team with copy of video as required.

What you’ll be doing:

  • To continually strive to exceed our Guest’s expectations and to create memories for guests and staff as the best mountain experience again and again.

  • Complete familiarity with all Whistler Blackcomb’s event video and/or race timing equipment

  • Complete knowledge of video set up at all our on hill event/race venues

  • May be assigned the responsibility for maintaining/repairing event video and/or timing equipment and maintaining cleanliness of equipment in a proper storage area.

  • Responsible for video equipment and batteries issued at the start of the season.

  • Maintenance of event courses from time to time i.e.: side slipping, shoveling, raking etc.

  • Continuous attention to details involving event safety.

  • Event clean up and proper storage and maintenance of equipment, reporting any equipment failures immediately to supervisor.

  • Expected to be an example for all event volunteer staff.

  • We are a company that works together and throughout the season you may be required to assist in other departments as needed.

​​​​​​​ Video duties:

  • Prepare all Whistler Blackcomb Event Department video related equipment relevant to each event day.

  • Transportation of above equipment – either by hand or by loading transportation vehicles/systems.

  • Film all competitors in their competition run for playback at the apres.

  • Set up and operation of event video and playback equipment at awards/après venues

  • Available for playback for reviewing disqualifications if required.

  • Continuous development of capabilities with regards to specific video equipment.

  • Ability to upload raw footage to YouTube within 48 hours of an event.

  • Some editing of footage may be required for certain events.

Qualifications:

  • Must have outgoing, friendly personality and show commitment to exceeding guests expectations at all times.

  • 2 years video experience (or equivalent) required.

  • Must be a hardworking, team player, capable of physical work outside in all weather conditions .

  • Must have an aptitude for computers and electronics.

  • Must be advanced skier or rider.

  • Ski or snowboard competition experience an asset - recreational level or beyond.

  • Any other event experience an asset.

  • Must be available for all of the following dates, with some flexibility for others, for 2018-2019:

  • Nov 21&22 – staff orientation

  • Dec 13 – Kokanee Valley Race Series

  • Dec 16 – Park Rider Session

  • Jan 4,5,6 – Junior Freeski Regional Event

  • Jan 10 – Kokanee Valley Race Series

  • Jan 17 – Kokanee Valley Race Series

  • Jan 11,12,13 – BC Snowboard Series

  • Jan 27 – Snowcross

  • Feb 14 – Kokanee Valley Race Series

  • Feb 16 – Peak to Valley Warm-Up

  • Feb 18 – Park Rider Session TBC

  • Feb 22 & 23 – Peak to Valley

  • Feb 28 - Kokanee Valley Race Series

  • Mar 10 – Snowcross

  • Mar 15,16,17 – Junior Freeride National Event

  • Mar 21 – Kokanee Valley Race Series

  • Mar 23 – Lawyer’s Race

  • Apr 10 – Mum’s Race

Reports to: Event Admin Supervisor

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! ( www.vailresortscareers.com/whistlerblackcomb ).

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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