manages a team of Gondola Rescue Technicians that work together to
effect evacuations as required by our clients, the lift operators.
Rescue Technicians (GRT) must be suitably fit to perform the strenuous
work required from time to time, and be of sufficient maturity that they
fit in with the rest of the team while working with other GRT's to get
the job done.
Candidates that are selected for training are;
- required to review reading materials (Don't Jump) to acquire the theoretical background of information necessary to carry out evacuation work.
- tested on their knowldege with written exams.
- trained on the equipment used.
- expected to attend exercises at regular intervals until qualification is completed.
training takes from 6 to 8 months, after which time candidates
will have completed all of the steps necessary for designation as a
Gondola Rescue Technician. Exercises are conducted regularly throughout
the year and at all lifts that Lifeskill services, and GRT's are
expected to incorporate this training into their regular life schedules.
must be at least 20 years of age, have lived locally (Bow Valley) for
at least two years, be employed in a position that allows their release
at short notice for response, and be able to demonstrate plans to remain
with the team for at least five years after joining.
you feel you would be good at this type of work, please submit a CV
with picture (passport type) to "LRS" on the Lifeskill domain. We only contact
those individuals that will enter the training program, but thank
everyone that demonstrates an interest.