Cross Country Ski Clerk: Part Time Seasonal unitl 04/01/2019

Recreation New Paltz, New York


 BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Assist the Ski Manager with meeting specific operational goals, general ski shop procedures, skiing and snowshoeing safety measures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Maintain safe and pleasant ski environment for the guests.
  • Promote Mohonk Mountain House’s unique cross-country skiing and snowshoeing experience while interacting with guests. 
  • Organize and communicate to Ski Manager all information relating to guest needs and potential skiing and snowshoeing events, conditions, problems, or concerns.
  • Record and coordinate all ski lesson reservations. 
  • Responsible for all daily office procedures such as answering the phone, filling out conditions reports, assumption of risk forms, rental equipment sheets, utilizing voice-mail system, etc.
  • Operate Point of Sale device to record all rental sales, lessons, and merchandise sales.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly appearance in the Ski Shop at all times.
  • Organize and maintain a useable rental system for the rental of skiing and snowshoeing equipment.
  • Interact cordially and professionally with all guests and co-workers.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with the ski, skate and activities staff and all other Mohonk Mountain House service staff.
  • Perform minor equipment maintenance to cross country ski rental and snowshoe rental equipment such as installing or replacing bindings, riveting repairs and decking repairs to snowshoes.
  • Make ski and snowshoe trail recommendations to guests with safety and skier ability being the primary determining factors of each recommendation.
  • Inspect trail conditions and make recommendations for usage and maintenance.
  • Assist with snow maintenance removal of front and rear entrances of the Ski Shop and snow removal on the Boat Dock.
  • Outgoing and friendly personality.
  • Trustworthy, dependable and honest.
  • Work flexible or changing days and hours as well as weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Work in a manner that will not endanger self or others.
  • Safely operate a snow blower.
  • Sell merchandise in the Ski Shop.
  • Refill gas cans as needed for snowmobiles.
  • Performs daily cleaning protocols.
  • Work weekends and holidays when needed. 
  • Handles change, adversity, and pressure situations in a calm and levelheaded manner.
  • Analyze problems and develop and implement action plans to address problems.
  • Reach with hands and arms, bend, kneel, stoop, twist and flex arms, walk up and down stairs/inclines, sit, climb up/down ladders or stand for up to 5 hours at a time. Reach areas as high 8 feet with the use of a step ladder.
  • Lift up to 75 pounds from ground level to waist level and carry a distance of up to 200 feet with/ without assistance.  Walk up to 5 miles per day.
  • See close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Speak, read and write the English language and communicate in a clear and congenial manner, with our guests, visitors and employees.  Hear verbal instructions, directions and warnings.
  • Inspect the work of others by touch, sight, sound and smell for conformance to prescribed standards.
  • Carry a two-way portable radio and earpiece to communicate and provide immediate response to emergency situations. 
  • Perform basic mathematic calculations and cash handling skills.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Possess valid driver’s license.
  • Eligible to legally work in the U.S.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification preferred.

 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.