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Employment FAQs

What is the recruitment process?
Our recruitment process can vary slightly depending on the position you have applied for.

In general, we begin by receiving your application through our website. We then review all applications, looking for candidates who will be best suited for each position. If we would like to pursue your application, you will be contacted via email to set up an interview.

We would love to contact all candidates, but as we receive a high volume of applications, we are only able to contact those who we would like to interview.

Do I have to be vaccinated to work at Snow Valley?
Snow Valley Staff shall be fully vaccinated before the start of employment (two doses plus 14 days).

Why work at Snow Valley Barrie?
Snow Valley is an awesome place to work, and we are known for our Great Family Fun! From the variety of positions offered to our amazing Staff Benefits: Employees receive a FREE Season Pass, can sign in one guest for FREE (Mon to Friday), 50% off most Food and Beverage products, Free Discover Lessons, Free Rentals. And a GREAT place to enjoy the winter with new Friends.

What does Snow Valley Barrie look for in an ideal application?
We are looking for people who want to show our guests “GREAT FAMILY FUN”, are team players and are looking for a great winter resort experience. You will fit in perfectly if you are energetic, positive, and have a passion to share your love for our activities.

How soon will I be contacted after applying?
We will do our best to get back to you within 2-weeks if you have been selected for an interview. During the busy period leading up to our Winter Season, this process may be a bit slower, and we appreciate your patience in working with us around this. Please ensure you keep an eye on your inbox. We contact mainly by email to set up interviews. If you are contacted please take the time to read the email carefully and respond to it if required.

When do I need to be available for work?
As a snow resort, we are reliant on Mother Nature and don’t always know for certain when we will be open for the season however, Snow Valley’s Winter Season typically opens by early to mid-December. You may need to be available a few days in November for training. Our season usually ends at the end of March but could end as early as the end of March Break, weather dependent.

I’m happy to do any kind of job, what should I apply for?
Make sure to read through all the job descriptions and see which one interests you most and which one you may have experience in. If you still aren’t sure, ask yourself these questions?

Are you happy to work outside in the cold weather? If YES, check out the Snow School, Lift Operations, Tubing and Snowmaking opportunities. If NO, you’ll want to look at Guest Services, Food and Beverage, and Information Services opportunities.

Are you comfortable standing for long periods of time doing repetitive work?

Would you enjoy being in a guest-facing position or more behind the scenes?

How do I apply for a job at Snow Valley Barrie?
Snow Valley uses an online centralized recruitment system that requires all applicants to complete an application where you will also be asked to submit your resume. To be considered for a role with us, you will need to go through this application process.

What documentation will I need to provide?
If you are successful in your application to work with us at Snow Valley you will be required to provide the following before starting work: Social Insurance Number, Direct Deposit Details (the employee must be the owner of the account), position-specific documents as required (i.e.: Smart Serve, Instructor Certification numbers, Drivers Licence etc.).

Do you have staff accommodations?
No, Snow Valley does not have any staff housing available.

Is there public transportation to Snow Valley?
No, there is no public transportation to Snow Valley or nearby. If hired, you will be responsible for getting yourself to and from the resort.

How old do you have to be to work at Snow Valley?
The minimum age for working in Ontario is 14 years for most types of work. You must be 14 years old by your start date to work in most departments at Snow Valley. Food and Beverage employees must be at least age 15 by employment start date.