BHTM Summer 2020 Internship, Blue Mountain Ontario: Adventure Guide

  • Location: Ontario
  • Deadline: February 20, 2020 at 11:00 pm

The Adventure Ropes Course Guides will contribute to the safe running of the Low Ropes and Climbing Wall activities. Guides will be well-versed in the proper use and fit of all equipment and will be required to articulate all park related rules and demonstrate proper use of all equipment to guests.


  • Hourly rate of $15.65
  • Your choice of Full Time or Part Time Hours
  • Resort perks:
    • Free Downhill Mountain Biking pass;
    • Discounted recreation tickets you can share with your friends. Let them enjoy the zip lines, ropes courses and mountain coaster!
    • Discounted Golf rounds at Monterra Golf
    • Staff priced meals & Starbucks treats;
    • Retail savings at Columbia, North Face, Red Devil, Hillside, Lifted and more;
    • Staff room rates at all our hotels;
    • Reduced rate experiences at all other Alterra Mountain Company resorts. 


  • Conducts participant orientation, pre-screen and waiver processes for guests
  • Demonstrates the proper use of all park related equipment
  • Directs the flow of participant traffic, ensures that guests adhere to safety rules
  • Observes participant behaviour; assesses/enforces safety regulations and emergency procedures
  • Maintains visual contact with participants; provides coaching, encouragement and support
  • Assists in rescue efforts including verbal assist and possible evacuation
  • Inspects course components and course gear daily; maintains inspection logs


  • Previous experience on High or Low Ropes, Climbing Wall, and/or Zip lining required
  • Comfortable working at heights
  • Proven customer service experience and thrive working within a dynamic team environment
  • Excellent leadership and facilitations skills required
  • Coaching/instructional experience in a related field
  • Previous recreational/resort experience and knowledge required
  • Must be a professional, energetic, independent worker
  • Must be able to reason and react with quick judgment, while remaining calm under pressure
  • Able to work full and active days outside in the elements; must be physically able to navigate through all levels of the ropes course
  • Flexible work schedule (must be able to work a variety of shifts including weekends and holidays)
  • Must be 18 years of age or older to become certified on the Timber Challenge High Ropes Course and Wind Rider Triple Zips. Successful candidates 16 & 17 years of age are eligible to work on the Woodlot Low Ropes, Apex Bag Drop and Climbing Wall only.

To apply please email a resume and cover letter to


Blue Mountain, Ontario’s largest mountain resort is nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay, located 90 minutes north of Toronto. Blue Mountain has become the four-season destination of the North, visited by more than 1.5 million guests a year. Winter at the resort boasts 43 ski and snowboard trails enhanced by a world-class snowmaking system. Summer months offer the largest downhill mountain biking facility in Ontario, Monterra Golf course, Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, Cascade Putting Course, Timber Challenge Ropes Course, Wind Rider Triple Zips and a private beach property among other seasonal attractions. Year-round the resort attracts visitors to more than 1,000 luxury accommodation units and 45 unique concept restaurants, bars and retail stores in our pedestrian Village. 53,000 square feet of state- of-the-art conference space caters year-round to corporate meeting groups. Blue Mountain is owned by Alterra Mountain Company and offers the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. Visit for more information. 


Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, retail and service businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia.  Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service centre in British Columbia, Canada. Alterra Mountain Company honours each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone.

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