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How To Become A Ski Patrol – Here’s What You Need To Know

July 3, 2019 326 views

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A Collection of Articles For Guidance On Becoming A Ski Patrol

You’ll find a selection of hand-picked, articles, and resource pages provided by a variety of authors I wanted to include in this post to give you an overview of becoming a ski patrol, but first, a few brief points to consider.

If you enjoy the snow, skiing, patrolling, and helping people in trouble, then a career as a ski patrol may be an option for you.

As a ski patrol you may have the following duties:

      • Attend to skiers in distress and may need medical attention
      • Transport injured victims from the accident site using a toboggan
      • Monitor the area for security
      • Ensure the area is safe
      • Fill in paperwork and reports
      • More in the resources to follow

Depending on the location, this job may be seasonal or part-time. Also, there are a lot of resorts that use volunteer patrols. Have a look at the latest postings in the “Job Opportunities,” section for an idea of what jobs are available in your area.

With any career you are considering, you want to make sure you are getting into a job right for you. You don’t want to waste time and effort pursuing a career that turns out different from what you expected.

If the option is available, shadow or interview, a successful ski patrol that will give you insights to what it’s like, to have this job

Have a look at the resources I have collected for this post to give you an overview of what it’s like working in this field.

Sections Included In This Post:

  • How To Become A Ski Patrol
  • Ski Patrol Career Overview
  • A Day in the Life of A Ski Patrol
  • Traits of A Good Ski Patrol
  • Trends & Statistics Related To Ski Patrollers
  • Salary For A Ski Patrol
  • Education – Schools and Certification
  • Getting The Job
  • Resume Tips For A Ski Patrol
  • Job Interview Questions For A Ski Patrol
  • The Job Interview
  • Associations
  • Ski Patrol FAQ
  • Tools For A Ski Patrol
  • Glossary and Terms
  • Ski Quotes
  • Industry Related Trade Publications
  • Ski Blogs
  • Ski Patrollers To Follow Online
  • TV Shows and Movies Related To  Ski Patrollers
  • Ski Patrol Job Opportunities
  • Books Related to Ski Patrollers
  • The Latest about Ski Patrollers
  • Tweets Related To Ski Patrollers
  • Videos Related To Ski Patrollers

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How To Become A Ski Patrol

How Can I Become a Ski Patroller? | Outside Online

Ski Patrol Training, Fernie, 10 weeks | Ski Patrol Courses | Nonstop Snow

How To Become A Ski Patroller

How To Become A Ski Patrol In 2019 – Zippia

Tips for Landing a Ski or Snowboard Patrol Job

Ski Patrol Career Overview

Lifeguards: Know It All In 1 Minute

Ski Patrol Jobs | JobMonkey.com

A Day in the Life of A Ski Patrol

A Day in the Life of a Rookie Ski Patroller | Outside Online

A day in the life of a ski patroller

A Day in The Life of a Ski Patroller | Adventure Sports Network

A day in the life of ski patrol | The Nonstop Snow Journal

Traits of A Good Ski Patrol

3 Qualities you need to become a professional ski patroller | Smart Tips

Trends & Statistics Related To Ski Patrollers

Ski Patrol: One of America’s Worst Paying Jobs – SnowBrains

Ski Patrol Employment Outlook | Winter Rescue Jobs

Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Salary For A Ski Patrol

Should We Pay Ski Patrollers More? – SnowBrains

Ski Patroller Hourly Pay | PayScale

Education – Schools and Certification

Patroller School — Eastern Division of the National Ski Patrol

Certified Program of the Eastern Division National Ski Patrol – The Eastern Division of the National Ski Patrol

Getting The Job

Job Preparation Resources You Need To Get That Job

Resume Tips For A Ski Patrol

Ski Patrol Resume Samples | JobHero

Ski Patrol Resume Example Jackson Hole Mountain Resort – Wilson, Wyoming

Job Interview Questions For A Ski Patrol

Interview Questions for a Ski Patrol

The Job Interview

I have a Ski Patrol interview. Advice? : skiing

Ski Patrol Job Interview Tips | Ski Mountaineering Program

Associations

UPSPA – United Professional Ski Patrols of America

Home – National Ski Patrol

PSPA – The Professional Ski Patrol Association

Ski Patrol FAQ

Beartooth Ski Patrol

Tools For A Ski Patrol

The Tools They Carry: Ski Patrollers’ Most Important Gear | Outside Online

“Tool of the Trade” – Colorado Ski Patrol

Glossary and Terms

Glossary of Ski Terms | Skis.com

Definitions for skiing terms

The modern-day ‘ski lingo’ (language) – Ski Peak Blog

Skiing terms, snowboarding slang, snow words | SnowSlang.com

Ski Quotes

Ski Quotes – BrainyQuote

Best Ski Quotes: New Gen’s Top 10 – New Generation Ski School

Skiing quotes and snowboarding sayings- SnowSlang.com

Industry Related Trade Publications

Amazon Best Sellers: Best Skiing & Snowboarding Magazines

Top 10 Ski Magazines, Publications & Ezines To Follow In 2019

Ski Blogs

Top 25 Ski Blogs | Ski-Lifts

Pure Powder’s Top 10 Ski Blogs PurePowder

Top 100 Ski Blogs, Websites & Newsletters Every Skier Must Follow in 2019

Ski Patrollers To Follow Online

Ski Patrol – Twitter Search

TV Shows and Movies Related To  Ski Patrollers

Best Ski and Snowboard Movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime

Ski Patrol (TV Series 2008– ) – IMDb

Ski Patrol Job Opportunities

Monster.com

Indeed.com

LinkedIn.com

Books Related to Ski Patrollers

Books From Amazon Related To Ski Patrollers

Google Book Search Related To Ski Patrollers

The Latest about Ski Patrollers

Google Searches

Latest Searches Related To Ski Patrollers

Latest Scholar Searches Related To Ski Patrollers

Latest Image Searches Related to Ski Patrollers

News

Latest News Related To Ski Patrollers

Twitter

Tweets Related To Ski Patrollers

YouTube

Videos Related To Ski Patrollers