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

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How To Become 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, a career as a ski patrol may be an option for you.

As a ski patrol you may be required to attend to 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.
        • 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 section “Job Opportunities,” section below for ski patrol jobs in your area for the latest postings.

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
  • Self Employment Ideas Related To Ski Patrollers
  • 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

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

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How To Become A Ski Patroller

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How To Become A Ski Patrol In 2019 – Zippia

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Tips for Landing a Ski or Snowboard Patrol Job

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Ski Patrol Career Overview

This section offers an overview of what you can expect from this career. Spend some time on the resources to get an overview of what to anticipate, including information on getting your degree and what to expect once you graduate.

Lifeguards: Know It All In 1 Minute

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Ski Patrol Jobs | JobMonkey.com

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A Day in the Life of A Ski Patrol

In this section, people share a day in the have a career related to this one. You can get an overview of what your life could be like if you decide to pursue this career.

Keep in mind that everyone’s experience differs. But it’s always good to get different points of view that may reveal issues you haven’t considered.

Have a look at the resources I have selected that offer an overview of what your day may be like if you choose this career.

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

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A day in the life of a ski patroller

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

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

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Traits of A Good Ski Patrol

This section offers the traits associated with someone who is a professional and successful in this career.

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

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

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Trends & Statistics Related To Ski Patrollers

This section will give you an overview of the changes in the current state of this career choice.

The trends and statistics section contains a lot of information about this career. You can view historical information and current trends and get an idea of what to expect in the future for this career.

If you’re going to spend time and money to get your degree, you want to make sure that you’re getting into something that will be around in a few years.

For example, you don’t want to get into a dying career. Why would you invest time and money to get into something that might not be around in a few years? For more on dying careers see “Dying Professions You Should Avoid

Have a look at the resources that offer trends and statistics for this career.

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

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Ski Patrol Employment Outlook | Winter Rescue Jobs

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Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

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Salary For A Ski Patrol

In this section, you can get an idea of the pay you can expect if you decide to choose this career.

Keep in mind different areas of the country offer different salaries and pay is related to the cost of living in the area. Another key issue is the demand for and competition this type of work.

Check the “Job Opportunities” near the end of this page and you may be able to find the demand and pay for this job in your area.

Should We Pay Ski Patrollers More? – SnowBrains

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Ski Patroller Hourly Pay | PayScale

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Education – Schools and Certification

In this section, you’ll find information about what’s required to get your education for this career. You’ll also find a list of any available schools that offer the degree you need for this job.

Have a look at the resources I have selected for this section that will give you an overview of the degree and schools available for you.

Patroller School — Eastern Division of the National Ski Patrol

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

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Getting The Job

This section includes going through the hiring process and how to prepare for your job interview that will increase your chances of landing the job.

Click on the link below for more.

Job Preparation Resources You Need To Get That Job

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Resume Tips For A Ski Patrol

In the section, you’ll find tips and resources related to creating a resume for this career.
Submitting your resume is the first part of the job application process.

It’s also one of the most important steps of the process because it’s the first thing that a hiring manager sees. If your resume is weak or has red flags, you will have no chance to get an interview.

Have a look at the samples provided that will help you create a resume to grab the attention of the hiring manager.

Ski Patrol Resume Samples | JobHero

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

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Job Interview Questions For A Ski Patrol

If you knew the questions that were going to be asked during a job interview, you would have more time to think about the answers and prepare for those questions.

This section offers some of the common questions that are asked during an interview for this type of career.

Take some time to go over them so that you’ll have time before your interview to consider your answers to questions that may be asked during your interview.

Interview Questions for a Ski Patrol

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The Job Interview

This section offers tips and insights to help you have a successful interview. If you don’t do well during the interview, your chances of getting the job are next to none.

Take the time to go over the resources I have selected for this section that can help you have a successful interview and land the job.

I have a Ski Patrol interview. Advice? : skiing

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Ski Patrol Job Interview Tips | Ski Mountaineering Program

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Career Resources

Associations

The resources below offer associations related to this career.
Take some time to go over the resources for an overview of the benefits you can receive by becoming a member of the available association related to this career.

UPSPA – United Professional Ski Patrols of America

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Home – National Ski Patrol

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PSPA – The Professional Ski Patrol Association

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Ski Patrol FAQ

In this section, you’ll find frequently asked questions related to this career. By going over the frequently asked questions, you’ll be able to identify what other people are asking that you haven’t considered.

Beartooth Ski Patrol

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Tools For A Ski Patrol

This section offers tools and resources that can help you perform your job effectively. Take some time to go over the resources and see if any of these tools can help make your job easier and more productive.

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

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“Tool of the Trade” – Colorado Ski Patrol

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Additional Resources

Glossary and Terms

With any career you choose, it’s always a good idea to have a strong knowledge of the terminology used in the industry.

Have a look at the resources I have selected that up for terms you need to be familiar with if you are pursuing this career.

Glossary of Ski Terms | Skis.com

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Definitions for skiing terms

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

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

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Ski Quotes

This section offers available quotes online related to this career. Quotes are a great way that people convey a perspective in a few words.

Have a look at the resources below for popular quotes related to this career.

Ski Quotes – BrainyQuote

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

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Skiing quotes and snowboarding sayings- SnowSlang.com

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Industry Related Trade Publications

Industry trade publications are a great source of information for news related to the industry you’re getting into.

These publications go way beyond your job functions, but they do give you an overview and knowledge you can use to your advantage.

Have a look at the trade publications I have found related to this career.

Amazon Best Sellers: Best Skiing & Snowboarding Magazines

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

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Ski Blogs

Below you’ll find a collection of blogs I have selected that are related to skiing to will help you stay up-to-date and in touch with your industry.

Staying in touch with industry news makes you more knowledgeable, and this knowledge will show in your job.

Have a look at the list below to follow the blogs that appeal to you.

Top 25 Ski Blogs | Ski-Lifts

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Pure Powder’s Top 10 Ski Blogs PurePowder

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

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Top 25 Skiing & Snowboarding Blogs of 2018 | The Adventure Junkies

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Ski Patrollers To Follow Online

This section list professional you can follow online and benefit from the tips, insights, and advice they have to offer.

Have a look at the list to see who you want to follow and build your connections related to your career choice.

Ski Patrol – Twitter Search

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TV Shows and Movies Related To  Ski Patrollers

You can learn a lot from TV shows and movies. I learn a lot from watching. Also, there is a lot of research that goes into good movies, so you get a good overview while you are enjoying the show.

Have a look at the resources for TV shows and movies I have selected for this section.

Best Ski and Snowboard Movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime

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Ski Patrol (TV Series 2008– ) – IMDb

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Ski Patrol Job Opportunities

This section allows you to see current job openings related to this career choice. You’ll get an idea of the job duties required as well as the pay.

Take some time to go over the opportunities to get an overview of today’s demand for this type of job.

Monster.com

Indeed.com

LinkedIn.com

Self Employment Ideas Related To Ski Patrollers

This section offers ideas for work in this field but as your own boss. You can provide information and services.

Each idea links to another page that goes into detail with resources that can give you a head start in this industry. Have a look at the ideas below.

Become A Blogger And Cover Topics Related To Skiing Patrol Jobs – See Our Page On How To Become A Professional Blogger

Become An Instructional Designer and provide educational courses That can Benefit a Ski Patrol  – See Our Page On Becoming An Instructional Designer

 

Books Related to Ski Patrollers

Books offer structure and cover a lot of information related to the topic they cover. By looking through the table of contents you can gain a lot of insight as to the areas you’ll want to pay attention to.

Have a look at the links below to view the books available related to Ski Patrollers

Books From Amazon Related To Ski Patrollers

Google Book Search Related To Ski Patrollers

The Latest about Ski Patrollers

In this section, you’ll be able to stay up to date on the latest related to this industry, including the latest news, Google searches, videos, what people are tweeting, and more.

I recommend spending some time on the new, tweets, and any available videos that can offer you the lasts on what’s happening.

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