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Productive and fun experience
FOOD SERVICE CASHIER (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCMarch 22, 2015
Pros: free lunch, nice people
Cons: long hours, standing most of the time
I had a great experience, met great people not only Canadians but also people from all of the world. Unfortunately the weather didn't help Cypress this year so they had to layoff many employees.
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The mountain adventure
Line Cook (Former Employee), vancouver b.c.February 4, 2015
It's a shame that the rain came in because I really enjoyed working at Cypress. I was only there for a month but have nothing bad to sy about the place except that the weather sucked.
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Working at cypress
Lift operator (Former Employee), West Vancouver, BCApril 13, 2014
Pros: free season pass
Cons: no breaks or lunch, minimal staff
A typical day you start with the safety talk and go over any questions you have and you are assigned the lift you are working at for the day. You work with one other person as they have to be on the opposite side of the lift as you. All you have to do is make sure nobody is injured when loading and unloading the lift by slowing it down if someone has difficulties on skis or snowboards. You talk to people to pass the time but sometimes the lift is too loud and they cant hear you or they just don't want to talk to you for 5 seconds. A supervisor comes by half way through your shift to switch you from top to bottom or bottom to top and that is the only break you get. You don't get to use the washroom a lot so go before your shift. Most of the co-workers were fun to work with but cypress has the worst management for a mountain in Vancouver in my opinion. Other than the working part I enjoyed going snowboarding before my shift most of the days, it puts you in a better mood before you start your shift.
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Fun place to work with good benefits
Snow Play Attendant (Former Employee), West Vancouver BCNovember 13, 2013
Pros: good benefits
Cons: weather
Worked at Snowplay (tube hills), was a great experience and fun energetic place to work with good benefits of riding on your days off of work
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productive work place great staff
Dishwasher/ Food Prep Assistant (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCOctober 1, 2013
Pros: free meals
Cons: long hours
best place to work and they work around family work schedule
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it's a ski hill life
Maintenance Electrician (Current Employee), West Vancouver, BCAugust 14, 2013
Pros: ski hill culture
Cons: ski hill culture.
the guys on the tools are great, you get to ski to work. pay's a bit low, and there's not too many people to learn from, you have to teach yourself a lot of the job
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A very enjoyable environment, great team atmosphere that was very focused on customer service enjoyed meeting customers from all over the world.
Supervisor (Former Employee), Gold Medal Cafe and Nordic CafeJune 22, 2012
Pros: free use of all the amenities at cypress: downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking
Opening the Cafe for the days business: preparing coffee, food (soups, chili, baking, snack foods, etc). Receiving foods from vendors, checking supply invoices to foods received. Serving customers and providing an enjoyable environment through conversing with customers. Creating a process manual for the Cafe on all of the duties required to operate the Cafe for staff to follow. Cypress provided an enjoyable work environment, very much team effort orientated enabling to call on other staff from other areas of the mountain to assist in the operations of the cafe during busy times. The most enjoyable aspect of the job was engaging with customers how came from not only the lower mainland but from around the world as Cypress Mountain was one of the locations for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
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IMPROVISACION DE IDIOMA INGLES
Auxiliar en cocina (Former Employee), Vancouver, BCMay 15, 2013
Pros: idioma ingles
Cons: ninguno
TENIA QUE TOMAR PEDIDOS AL CLIENTE ASI COMO PREPARAR LOS ALIMENTOS EN EL MEJOR TIEMPO Y DE BUENA CALIDAD,APRENDI EN MEJOR MANEJO D EMI TIEMPO DENTRO DE LA EMPRESA PARA CONSEGUIR MEJORES RESULTADOS,HABIA BUENA CONVIVIENCIA CON MIS COMPAƑEROS DE TRABAJO Y JEFE,Y GRACIAS A ESTE TRABAJO PUDE DOMINAR EL INGLES.