Opportunities

 

Payette Lakes Ski Patrol members are people with a strong desire to help others. We are a group of people who want to learn - and use - emergency care skills and enjoy skiing, snowboarding and other recreation activities while doing so.  Patrol members have the opportunity to learn about emergency care, search and rescue, avalanche control, lift evacuation, mountaineering, toboggan handling, and other interesting topics!

TYPES OF PATROLLERS AT PAYETTE LAKES SKI PATROL

Patroller - A person who provides emergency care to injured or ill area guests; also may be responsible for a wide variety of area safety activities. (A skiing or snowboarding position).
Nordic Patroller - A person who provides emergency care to injured or ill area guests; also may be responsible for a wide variety of area safety activities (A skiing or snowboarding position).
Auxiliary Patroller - A person who provides emergency to injured or ill guests, but may not transport guests off the hill/slope; may help lead training and education activities. (Skiing or snowboarding skills helpful but not always mandatory.)

CONTINUING EDUCATION

All patrollers are required to successfully complete credentialed courses, annual training, refreshers, and continuing education in Outdoor Emergency Care, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Basic Life Support (CPR-BLS) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) for Health Care Providers, skiing and toboggan handling (except for auxiliary), and other local patrol training requirements. 

WANT TO BECOME A MEMBER?

If this sounds like something for you, read on and find out how you can join this exclusive team:


Request an application (see Contacts).
Pass a ski proficiency test.
Successful completion of Outdoor Emergency Care course.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automatic External Defibrillator certification.
Toboggan handling (except for auxiliary).
Patrol Candidates must pass all performance objectives (written and practical) and demonstrate competency in all education and training programs.
Be voted into the patrol as a patroller.


We encourage you to contact the
Patrol Director or the Training Officer to get an idea of specific qualifications and experience we are seeking for patrol members.

There's nothing more rewarding than putting in a hard day's work-and having a good time doing it. The main objective of being a Payette Lakes Ski Patrol member is to assist area management for Brundage Mountain and Little Ski Hill in caring for injured skiers and in making mountain recreation safer and more fun. But, there are many other benefits. You'll be a respected part of the industry. You'll perfect your skills. And you'll make friendships that will last a lifetime.

COME JOIN US AND BE A PART OF THIS GREAT GROUP!