How long have you been in business?
How many locations do you have in Calgary and nationally/internationally?
WinSport has 2 locations: Canada Olympic Park in Calgary and the Bill Warren Training Centre in Canmore.
How many people does your organization employ?
We employ around 140 permanent staff, with over 600 seasonal employees annually!
What type of positions do you offer?
WinSport offers a variety of positions including Full time, part time, permanent and seasonal.
What are the benefits of working for your company?
Staff discounts, incentive programs, scholarships etc. WinSport offers its seasonal employees some really great perks; free hill passes, reciprocals at other ski resorts, food, beverage and retail discounts, and access to the Performance Training Centre Gym, just to name a few things that will make you love it here. Permanent staff are able to take advantage of Health & Dental Benefits and Pension opportunities.
What are some entry level career opportunities that your organization offers?
The job descriptions for all WinSport positions are located online at www.winsport.ca
How would someone find out about opportunities at your company? How can a candidate apply?
All potential candidates must apply at our website www.winsport.ca/jobs
Describe your hiring and interview process.
All candidates must first apply online at www.winsport.ca/jobs. Our Team & Culture Department will contact candidates to pre-screen them by telephone. Successful candidates will then be asked to attend an in person or skype interview. Those candidates that are successful will then be offered a contract! Prior to commencing work, new team members will have to attend a paperwork appointment, provide a copy of a criminal record check with vulnerable sector check and complete an online WinSport orientation and WHMIS presentation.
What do you look for in an employee?
WinSport prides itself on hiring the best employees and volunteers to join our team; we are always looking for talented, enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our growing organization. WinSport values innovation, teamwork, sportsmanship and excellence in its team and if you are fun-loving, energetic and passionate about people, sports, fitness and providing outstanding customer service, then WinSport is for you!
What type of education/training/equipment do you require?
WinSport offers a variety of education and training opportunities specific to each position!
What is the minimum age required to work for your company?
15 years of age for some positions. Other positions require 18 years or older i.e. Security Guard.
Provide a wage range for entry level positions.
From $13.60 per hour.
What are the hours of the business and general shift times?
WinSports business hours vary according to the seasons and shift times also vary according to operational demand and the position.
Are there a minimum number of hours someone needs to work per week? Is there flexibility regarding school schedules?
WinSport hires many individuals that require flexible work schedules and we understand the need to provide flexibility for our staff.
Is a uniform provided or do employees have to pay for it?
WinSport does provide some uniform for our staff, the uniform depends on the position requirements.