CMH Heli-Skiing

SeasonalWhy join CMH? We work hard, we play hard, and we have the best time doing it. Our mission is to guide our staff and guests through life-changing mountain experiences, and our vision is to be recognized as the world leader of guided mountain experiences – by our guests, our employees, our partners, and our communities. We’re all drawn to CMH for different reasons, but we stay for the people–both employees and guests–who are brought together by a unique shared passion for skiing, riding, the mountain world, and life in general. CMH is where mountain magic happens!Things that are important to us:Safety as a cornerstone.Share our passion – every day.Always act with integrity.We work as a team.Aim for best.Balance our social, fiscal, and environmental responsibilities. Things that are important to you:The opportunity to build lifelong friendships with staff and guests from around the world.Working for a company that stands behind its mission, vision, and values.An inclusive and rewarding company culture where employees are valued and supported.Explore and work at a world-class mountain destination.Enjoy meals created by culinary professionals that incorporate fresh, local ingredients.Work with hospitality professionals that take pride in providing a high-end guest experience.An opportunity to grow and learn in a work environment that promotes feedback and development.Discounts with brand partners and on CMH merchandise.Opportunities to heli-hike and heli-ski, as available.CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures is honoured and privileged to operate in the traditional territories of the Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Syilx, and Stoney Nakoda Nations.Visit to learn more. Position Title: Chef  Company Name: CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer AdventuresReports To: Lodge Manager and Culinary Management TeamLocation of Work: Various locations in BC (near Revelstoke, Golden, Radium, Nakusp, Valemount)Employee Type: Full-time, seasonal from mid-November to late-AprilFLSA Status: Non-ExemptNumber of Positions: 15Date of Last Review: August 11, 2022Desired Start Date: Mid-November 2022Position OverviewOur culinary team goes the extra mile to ensure our guests are nourished with incredible food, so they can enjoy their ski vacation to the fullest.The Chef is responsible for executing high-quality meals – infusing fresh ingredients with a creative menu.  If you thrive in a small kitchen in a remote setting, and you love to ski and be in the outdoors, this unique chef opportunity may be for you.This is a seasonal job opportunity. The CMH winter season runs from late-November to late-April.Daily rate of pay is based on an 11-hour day, worked as a split shift. A typical schedule consists of 2 weeks on and 1 week off.  Accommodation is available while on shift, at no extra cost, for staff joining our team.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesComplete food orders, inventory controls, and food rotations.Review, plan, and coordinate menus with other members of the culinary team.Oversee the preparation of all aspects of the culinary program.Oversee and supervise the regular cleaning and upkeep of the kitchen.Attend all staff and department meetings, as required, including pre-service line-ups.Plan and prepare breakfast and dinner.Dishes, dishes, and more dishes throughout each shift.Respond to special requests and dietary needs in an attentive and effective manner.Maintain a professional appearance and work area.Perform radio duty, as required, to support field operations.Willingness to assist other members of the lodge team, as needed.Follow OH&S, food safe, and WHMIS best-practices.Support guests in the field program, as needed.Minimum QualificationsDiploma or certificate in a culinary program.Red Seal Chef, or equivalent, preferred.Food Safe Certification.5 years of culinary experience with varied exposure.2+ years’ experience in menu planning and execution.Background in luxury hospitality or fine dining, preferred.Competencies, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other QualitiesDemonstrates integrity, discretion, and problem solving.Has clear attention-to-detail with a strong work ethic.Willingness to work long days and flexible to assist in other roles at the lodge, as needed.Able to communicate in an effective and timely manner, and openly receive and act on feedback.Able to work as a cohesive, high-functioning team to achieve goals.A passion for customer service excellence and providing a high-end guest experience.Take pride in hard work, strive for excellence, and anticipate guest needs.Proven ability to maintain professional working relationships with peers.Able to prioritize tasks in a complex and fast-paced environment with changing priorities.Trustworthy and self-directed in completing the core functions of the role.Sees tasks through to completion including follow-up on any identified issues.Working ConditionsThis type of culinary work is challenging and demanding.  Successful staff are intrinsically motivated by a passion for food service and creating memorable experiences with our guests.Working Environment:This job is in a remote area of British Columbia.  Employees are required to find their own way to and from the lodge or helicopter staging area for work shifts.Able to lift, carry, or otherwise move and position up to 20 pounds on an occasional basis.Manual dexterity to operate job-specific equipment on a constant basis.Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays based on the needs of the business.CMH is committed to developing a rich culture, a diverse workforce, and a healthy work environment in which every employee is treated fairly and respected. Each employee will contribute to the company’s success while also having the opportunity to achieve their full potential as individuals.Other Duties as AssignedThis position description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities for the role described above.  With the evolution of CMH, the responsibilities of this position may change as may the details associated with many of the tasks. During these times of change, this position requires the flexibility and willingness to accept new responsibilities and potentially transfer others.CompensationA competitive daily rate will be provided, along with 4% vacation pay and potential opportunities to heli-ski, as available.Benefits and Perks:Medical and dental benefit eligibility after 160 days worked.Food and accommodation provided while on work shifts.**CMH is an equal opportunity employer**