Para Alpine Lead Ski Technician

Salary: Competitive based on experience

Start Date: 1 October 2022

Our vision is for Great Britain to have more athletes, across more classifications and events, achieving more Podium results at World Cup level, World Championships & Olympic and Paralympic Games than ever before.

Our objectives for the period to 2026 are based around the following principle: athlete first, performance, culture, partnerships, technology and engagement.

We are looking for a Para Alpine Lead Ski Technician to ensure the effective delivery of the ski and wax programmes across all Para Alpine classifications and events for both athletes and guides to compete successfully in World Cup, World Championship and Paralympic competitions. The Para Alpine Lead Ski Technician must be accustomed with world leading techniques for preparing top level athletes skis and boots, maintain relationships with key providers and prepare a detailed preparation plan for effective ski tuning equipment, costing and ordering.

This role reports to Para Alpine Lead Performance Coach. It is a full time role based at home with significant national and international travel.

Key responsibilities include leading all on snow and off snow:

  • Ski, boots and other ski equipment maintenance,
  • Planning delivery and maintenance of wax and tuning equipment
  • Support of team training

To succeed you will need

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of Para Alpine skiing
  • Experience of tuning skis at World Cup, Word Championships and Paralympic level
  • Experience with Para athletes
  • Leadership skills

The full job description and person specification can be found here.

GBS is committed to safeguarding all children and adults and expects all employees, contractors and volunteers to share our commitment. You will be required to follow all safeguarding policies and processes and attend safeguarding training relevant to your role. 

A DBS check is required for this role. We encourage all applicants called for interview to provide details of their criminal record at an early stage in the application process. We request that this information is sent under separate, confidential cover, to a designated person within GB Snowsport and we guarantee that this information will only be seen by those who need to see it as part of the recruitment process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us.  This will depend on the nature of the position you will have, and the circumstances and background of your offences.

GBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by the Equality Act 2010. GBS is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programmes and general treatment during employment.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter explaining how you meet the criteria for the role to hr@gbsnowsport.com.

Closing date: 31 July 2022

Interview date: 4 August 2022

GBS DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT

GBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by the Equality Act 2010. GBS is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programmes and general treatment during employment.

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