Massage, CMH Valemount Location
CMH Heli Skiing & Summer Adventures
Revelstoke, BC, Canada
3d ago

Position Title : Registered Massage Therapist and / or Certified Spa Practitioner, CMH Valemount

Company Name : CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures

Reports To : Lodge Manager

Location of Work : Valemount, BC

Employee Type : Seasonal from late-November to late-April

FLSA Status : Non-Exempt

Number of Positions : 2

Date of Last Review : July 23, 2021

Desired Start Date : November 28, 2021

Company Overview

With 50+ years of experience, CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures has evolved into the world’s largest Heli-Skiing and Heli-Hiking company, operating 11 lodges in the winter and 3 in the summer throughout British Columbia, Canada.

The business’s central office is in Banff, Alberta, Canada.

CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures is privileged to operate in the traditional territories of the Ktunaxa, Secwépemc, Syilx, and Stoney Nakoda Nations.

The CMH Mission is to guide our staff and guests through life changing mountain experiences.

Our Vision is to be recognized as the world leader of guided mountain experiences by our guests, our employees, our partners, and our communities.

Our Principles :

  • 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.
  • Position Overview

    The Registered Massage Therapist and / or Certified Spa Practitioner (RMT / CSP) is responsible for providing massage services to guests, typically in the afternoon hours, but the RMT / CSP may also need to be available for daytime massages based on the needs of each trip.

    The RMT / CSP is responsible for managing the massage schedule, as well as recording completed treatments into CMH’s reservation system as per company policy.

    In addition, the RMT / CSP is responsible for a variety of lodge-related cleaning duties and playing a key role in CMH’s safety program.

  • If guests request a second massage staff for their ski trip, the second massage staff will only receive massage commissions from booked massage times, with x3 45-minute massages guaranteed each ski day.
  • This role is not required to perform any additional duties in the lodge.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead a comprehensive and dynamic 30-minute warm up class, which includes a variety of movement patterns, on all mornings apart from a guest exchange day.
  • Take full ownership of the spa & fitness facilities inclusive of the massage rooms and executing daily and weekly cleaning duties related to these spaces.
  • Prepare massage rooms and ensure a calm and inviting environment.
  • Manage the guest massage schedule including charge entry for completed massages.
  • Support the ski program by assisting with radio duty and rescue response.
  • Assist the lodge team in the cleaning-up of meal services such as clearing and dish-duties.
  • Be actively involved in the cleaning of common spaces on exchange days to effectively prepare the lodge for incoming guests.
  • Willing to assist with other lodge duties, as assigned. This type of work environment requires team players that work hard together to meet overall goals.
  • Follow OH&S and WHMIS standards and demonstrate safe workplace practices.
  • The role of the RMT / CSP will work individually and as part of a team. It is essential to be highly organized, efficient, and able to work in a fast-paced environment with impeccable attention to detail.

    The right candidate is flexible, self-motivated with a passion for high-end hospitality and the desire to actively contribute to a positive team environment.

    When more than one RMT / CSP is scheduled, a pre-set schedule will identify the RMT / CSP that is responsible to execute the above listed duties for the entire duration of the group’s stay.

    Each therapist / practitioner is responsible for the cleanliness, maintenance, and professional presentation of their own massage room, including laundry.

    The role of the RMT / CSP is a commission-based position. In addition to the commission, a daily rate is paid to the RMT / CSP that is scheduled to perform the lodge duties listed above.

    This daily rate is based on a 5-hour morning shift for all days, except guest exchange days. Guest exchange days are compensated as a 10-hour day.

    All shifts are paid excluding break times. When more than 1 RMT / CSP is scheduled as per guest request, a guaranteed commission is paid to both therapists.

    Details relating to commissions structures will be discussed in a personal interview.

    The schedule for this position is based on guest demand and varies over the course of the season. Typically, an RMT / CSP can expect to work 2 to 3 weeks per rotation, followed by 1, on some occasions 2, weeks off.

    This is a seasonal job opportunity. The CMH winter season runs from late-November to late-April with an additional 2-day training seminar in the second half of November.

    Successful applicants must be available for the entire duration of the season including holidays. Successful applicants must be able to get themselves to and from the lodge for their scheduled shifts, as well as to and from the off-site staff accommodation.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1000 hours of certified massage training with education documentation.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in the massage industry.
  • Food Safe Certificate, preferred.
  • Working Conditions

  • This job is in the remote, small town of Valemount in British Columbia, Canada. Employees are required to find their own way to and from the lodge for work shifts.
  • Staff housing is mostly off-site, located 4km from the lodge, and will be available for seasonal employees requiring local accommodation during shifts.

    A driver’s license and the ability to get themselves to and from the lodge for shifts and daily commutes is required (public transportation is not available in this urban / remote community).

  • Able to lift, carry, or otherwise move and position a minimum of 20 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Manual dexterity to operate a computer and common massage equipment on a constant basis
  • Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays based on the needs of the business
  • Able to work split shifts regularly
  • 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 Assigned

    This 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 that are 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.


    A competitive pay rate with massage commission will be provided, along with 4% vacation pay and potential opportunities to heli-ski, as available.

    Further details will be discussed in a personal interview.

    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

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