STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: ASSISTANT SKI PATROL AND TRAIL MAINTENANCE CHIEF
Class Code: 0537-14 Date Established: 02-08-80
Occupational Code: 5-3-7 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To assist the Ski Patrol and Trail Maintenance Chief by supervising and organizing the daily operations of the Ski Patrol and Trail Maintenance staff at Cannon Mountain, Franconia State Park.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Supervises the staff in the patrolling of ski slopes, grooming of snow, construction of trails, collection of tickets and coordination of ski-race activities.
· Hires, trains and schedules trail groomers for winter months.
· Monitors daily lift inspections, and if needed, evacuates patrons from disabled lifts or removes injured patrons from ski slopes.
· Prepares and tracks yearly budget for trial grooming operations.
· Trains ski patrol and trail safety personnel in emergency first aid, lift evacuation, and the search and rescue of patrons.
· Coordinates trail grooming summer mowing program with superiors, and maintains, repairs and operated grooming and mowing equipment.
· Assists in laying out, constructing and maintaining ski and hiking trails.
· Schedules and assigns duties to ski patrol and trail maintenance staff in conjunction with superiors.
· Maintains inventory of first aid supplies and accident report forms; speaks to volunteer groups regarding safety, proper use of tools and first aid procedures.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires understanding and using business or trades vocabulary or basic arithmetic to perform standard operating procedures.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies. Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require significant investment of time and resources to detect.
Supervision: Requires partial supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including assigning job duties, providing training, giving instructions and checking work.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.
Physical Demands: Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.
Communication: Requires explaining facts, interpreting situations, or advising individuals of alternative or appropriate courses of action. This level also requires interviewing or eliciting information from state employees or members of the general public.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: Graduation from high school, G.E.D. or its equivalent.
Experience: Two years' experience as a Ski Patroller or related experience, six months of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
License/Certification: Must be certified as having successfully completed emergency medical technician and cardiopulmonary resuscitation courses or any equivalent Red Cross First-Aid Courses.
Must be a skilled skier and physically able to perform strenuous tasks.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Ability to train, assign and supervise crews in ski patrol and mountain rescue work, emergency evacuation procedures and in the operation of CATS, Weasels and related heavy equipment. Ability to maintain simple records. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with associates and the public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 05/10/02