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  • Posting Date Apr 25, 2013
  • Closing Date May 31, 2013
  • Contact Name Debbie Daniloff
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  • Category Hospitality
  • Location Park City, Utah
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    Mountain Guide/Activities Staff

    Utah Olympic Park Park City, UT | Posted Apr 25, 2013

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    Job Description

    Utah Olympic Park Mountain Adventure Guide School Thank you for your interest in working for Utah Olympic Park as we continue Utah???s Olympic legacy. Utah Olympic Park welcomed more than 300,000 spectators during the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games. With nearly 400 acres of sport and recreation opportunities, this World-class venue is now operated under the direction of the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation and serves as a year round training, competition, and recreation venue for visitors of all ages and abilities. Renowned for our signature Comet Bobsled ride, Utah Olympic Park also offers incredible family-friendly experiences through our Mountain Adventure Department. The Mountain Adventure Department is accepting applications for 2013 summer seasonal positions. Available positions include: Gravity Zone Guide & Leads, and Mountain Adventure Guide, Leads, & Supervisor. Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age and be able to work weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays. All applicants must successfully complete the 2013 Utah Olympic Park Mountain Adventure Guide School. (This includes returning staff) Gravity Zone positions guide the successful operation of the Alpine Slide, Freestyle Zipline and Extreme Zipline among the steepest ziplines in the world reaching speeds up to 60 mph. Mountain Adventure positions are responsible for guiding the 65??? Drop Tower, three Adventure Courses, two Ziplines, and an all-ages Discovery Zone with bouldering wall. These newest Mountain Adventures were introduced in the fall of 2012, transforming the guest experience and setting a new standard in the industry for design, innovation and craftsmanship. Utah Olympic Park employees strive to INSPIRE others to participate in sport and be active. We are sport-minded, love the outdoors, and thrive in being friendly and knowledgeable in what we do. We care deeply about providing a safe, fun, and satisfying guest experience. As individuals with high integrity, we enjoy working as a team in an enthusiastic, energetic, and inspiring way. The Utah Olympic Park Mountain Adventure Guide School is the first step to becoming a Mountain Adventure Guide. Please submit an application and resume along with your top two preferred dates (see below for options) for attending the Mountain Adventure Guide Training Course. Applications must be submitted no later than one week prior to your desired Guide Course date. This highly sought-after position has very limited openings and each Guide School course is limited to 25 applicants, so we encourage you to apply now. If selected, you will then be invited to the Guide Course for an interview where we take a hands-on approach to hiring, which means learning-by-doing experiences! If these activities interest you and you think you fit the bill, WE WANT YOU and I invite you to consider becoming part of this great Utah Olympic legacy! Scott Kauf Mountain Adventure Manger Utah Olympic Park Mountain Adventure Guide School Course Dates & Times The application process: Go to 1. May 4th 10am ??? 12 pm Saturday 2. May 7th 5:30pm ??? 7:30 pm Tuesday 3. May 11th 10am ??? 12 pm Saturday 4. May 14th 4pm ??? 6 pm Tuesday 5. May 18th 10am ??? 12 pm Saturday 6. May 22nd 5pm ??? 7 pm Wednesday 7. June 1st 10 am ??? 12 pm Saturday 8. June 4th 5pm ??? 7 pm Tuesday ??? E-mail completed application and resume to (Please include your top two Guide Course date picks. We will do our best to accommodate applicants??? requests.) Make sure your application includes your email address and Cell phone number. ??? Qualified applicants will be invited to register for the UOP guide school online or via email. ??? Job offers are made based on performance in the UOP Guide School. Based on your application you will be invited to guide school for an interview. Applications must be submitted at least one week prior to your desired Guide Course date. Each Guide Course date is limited to 25 applicants, so we encourage you to submit early. 2013 Mountain Adventure Job requirements: ??? Successful completion of a 2013 guide school course ??? Ability to work weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays ??? Minimum age: 16

    Relocation costs may be covered.


    Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Accountability ??? Operate and monitor different Gravity Zone rides such as Xtreme Zip, Freestyle Zip and Alpine Slide. ??? Maintain guest and employee safety as a top priority and follow all safety protocols ??? Effectively and clearly explain activity instructions to participants ??? Act in a courteous service oriented manner ??? Follow rules established by each venue ??? Be positive, courteous and fun with each customer ??? Issue and check tickets ??? Wear Park uniform and be well groomed and neat at all times ??? All other job duties as assigned Required Knowledge and Essential Skills ??? Must work well with children, families, individuals and groups ??? Must have excellent organization skills ??? Excellent customer service skills with friendly communication style ??? Must be flexible about work assignments and maintain a good attitude ??? Highly motivated with strong team skills Minimum Qualifications ??? Minimum 16 years of age ??? Flexible work schedule ??? must be available to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays Environmental Job Requirements ??? Ability to work outdoors in all temperature/weather extremes Physical Requirements ??? Ability to lift 50 pounds ??? Must be able to sit and stand on feet for extended time ??? Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus ??? Hearing ??? to converse with others in a normal conversation ??? Balancing, bending, climbing, kneeling, walking, pushing, reaching above shoulders, and sitting

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    FAX 435-647-9650

    Mail PO Box 980337, Park City, UT 84098

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