RSC is Looking For A General Manager

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club is currently accepting resumes to fill a General Manager Position. Interested persons should review the following job summary below and submit any inquires and/or resumes to Subject line GM Position

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Position Summary

Job Purpose

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club has a need for a growth-minded General Manager that understands what it takes to implement Board policy in a manner consistent with the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors and achieve sustained success. The ideal candidate should be great at training, managing and mentoring staff, as well as fully capable of making all aspects of the business run more efficiently from marketing and sales to finance and IT. Interpersonal skills and leadership capability are paramount, as great teamwork is vital to our success. Candidates are also expected to be able to think on their feet. The landscape of our industry changes daily and we need someone who can adapt and learn on the spot.

Reporting to

The Board of Directors, through the President and/or any of the Executive Director Positions with verbal and written reports.

Hours and Compensation

Full Time Position


This is a Salary Position with a monthly salary of $3750.00-$5000.00 which will be negotiated pending Qualifications and Experience. Based on a 40-hour work week with 2 consecutive days off per week. (Potentially Tues- Wed during winter operation season (Nov.-Apr) and Sat-Sun during non-grooming operations (May-Oct)



  • Min- 2 years Management Experience
  • Min Grade 12
  • Min 1-year Further business education
  • Experience working with Governing Bodies (e.g. City, Sites and Rec) an asset
  • Knowledge of Snowmobile Industry/Riding area an asset
  • AST 1 Certification (AST 2 or CAA Operations Level 1 an asset)
  • OFA Level 1 First Aid (or equivalent training an asset)
  • Experienced snowmobile operator (Completion of snowmobile safety course will be required)
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License (Required to provide driver’s abstract)


  • Leadership Skills: You will have to keep your employees motivated, resolve conflicts and make hard decisions for your employees.
  • Time Management: You will be working with Board of Directors, Government, employees, and customers. Time management and the ability to multitask is essential to make sure everything gets done.
  • Math and Budgeting: General Manager will be expected to create, keep and maintain a budget, as well as make projections based on previous expenditures. You will need to be confident in using math skills to make sure you know where the club’s money is going. You must have working knowledge of computer programs such as Excel and Word processing
  • Analytical Skills: You will oversee the hiring of new employees and being a good judge of character will help ensure that you hire the right people to maintain an efficient and motivated team. You will also need analytical skills to be able to solve problems that may come up during a typical work day.
  • Decision-Making Skills: Whether it is dealing with the executives of the B.O.D, Government, employees, customers, or vendors, you will have to make decisions that affect the club. Having the ability to make hard and fast decisions is crucial to your success.
  • Speaking and Writing: Communication is key. As the General Manager you will do a lot of communicating. This might be in negotiations with Corporate Sponsors, in front of a group of employees, or in a meeting with government. You will be called upon to write reports and recommendations and have regular email responses to the B.O.D. Great verbal communications and writing skills will help you in any of these scenarios.

Prime Functions


  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide the organization
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board on all aspects of the organization’s activities
  • Identify, assess and inform the Board of internal and external issues that affect the organization
  • Foster effective teamwork between the Board and the Executive Director and between the Executive Director and all staff
  • In conjunction with the Executive Committee, act as a spokesperson for the organization
  • Conduct official correspondence on behalf of and jointly with the Board as appropriate
  • Represent the organization at community activities to enhance the organization’s community profile

Management and administration

  • Develop and facilitate an active strategic planning process
  • Develop organizational goals and objectives consistent with the mission and vision of RSC
  • Monitor community needs on an ongoing basis and be aware of changing context within which programs and services are provided
  • Monitor programs and services to ensure consistency with criteria established by funding sources, regulatory requirements and the mission and goals of the organization
  • Provide board approved information for evaluation of the organization’s activities
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects
  • Prepare applications for new riding areas (Section 57) that have been pre-approved by BOD


  • Develop, recommend, and monitor annual and other budgets and present to the Board Treasurer/Board Executive for evaluation, approval and modification as required
  • Approve expenditures within the authority delegated by the Board
  • Provide for proper monthly bookkeeping and annual fiscal record-keeping and payroll to bookkeeper
  • Track and Documents trail pass ticket distribution and sales
  • Oversee the filing of Society and Trail Management Documents by the due date
  • Submit monthly financial statements to the board of directors


  • Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the organization
  • Maintain relationships with funding sources and prepare and submit grant applications as appropriate and approved by Board
  • Research funding courses and oversee the development of fundraising plans
  • Participate in fundraising activities as appropriate and approved by board


  • Develop and maintain board-approved personnel policies and job descriptions for all staff
  • Ensure proper (legal) hiring, training and termination procedures for positions approved by board
  • Ensure workers have the resources to complete their work and comply with company policies (e.g. Employee Package, radios, time cards, trail tickets and floats)
  • Oversee all Employee scheduling
  • Oversee all disciplinary actions
  • Provide for adequate supervision and evaluation of all staff and volunteers

Physical Assets

  • Ensure that facilities and equipment are as necessary and appropriate to needs of the organization
  • Ensure proper maintenance of facilities, equipment and trails
  • Assist the Board in any acquisitions or expenditures that are outside the approved budget

Board relations

  • Assist the Board chair in planning the agenda and materials for board meetings
  • Act as a resource to Board so that policy decisions are made on an informed basis
  • Keep the Board informed of significant issues affecting the development and delivery of services
  • Assist in orientation for incoming Board members

Member relations

  • Oversee a member database/management system that will facilitate an understanding of member and sector needs for the purposes of service delivery and relationship management
  • Contribute to the organization of member engagement events including field events and meetings
  • Oversee the production of communication materials to keep members, sponsors and governments informed of club efforts and achievements
  • Maintain program tracking and reporting to members, sponsors and government
  • Oversee membership recruitment and retention campaigns
  • Act as a resource for members seeking advice or assistance on specific issues within the RSC mandate

Public Relations

  • Serve as liaison along side a board member with specific sector and stakeholder groups
  • Ensure appropriate representation of RSC by all employees
  • Coordinate representation of RSC to legislative bodes and other groups
  • Undertake board approved activities within the community hat to enhance the visibility of the organization
  • Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with groups, funders, politicians and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization

Risk Management

  • Identify and evaluate the risks to the organization’s people, property, finances and image and implement measures to control risks
  • Ensure the Board and organization carries appropriate and adequate insurance coverage
  • Will be expected to be available to arrange personnel for emergency call out when necessary

Request for Proposals: Summer Trail Works

The Golden Snowmobile Club is the recipient of grant funding for trail improvements and development in the Quartz Creek area during summer 2017. Confirmed funding for $30,000 is for opening the Old Man FSR for groomer and snowmobile access and re-grading of the West Bench Trail to allow for better early season grooming. An additional $30,000 of unconfirmed funding (confirmation pending in July 2018) is allocated for further work on West Bench Trail and removal of boulders on Quartz Creek trail.

The Golden Snowmobile Club is seeking submissions of interest from parties willing and able to undertake these projects.

Project Description

Trail works on the project will include:

Old Man FSR

  1. Brushing, grading and culvert install on approximately 8 km of decommissioned FSR.

Intent: open road for winter grooming service.

West Bench Trail (Wyseman Corner to Quartz Creek staging area)

  1. Brushing, grading, rock & stump removal on approximately 8 km of trail.

Intent: smooth existing trail so grooming can occur with 30 cm of snow accumulation.

Quartz Creek Trail

  1. Rock removal on approximately 250m of trail.

Intent: Widen trail to assist with early season snow harvesting.

  1. Installation of small bridge at Twin Chutes

Intent: Aid in early season access with low snow for snowmobiles (not intended to support grooming machine)


  1. Installation of culvert at Gorman Lake staging kiosk

Intent: to minimize water collection near kiosk entrance in spring.

Trail work may begin immediately after the bid is awarded. All work must be completed no later than October 31, 2018.

Project Costs

The entire project must not exceed $57,000 in expenses. Due to funding limitations the entire Old Man section of the project must not exceed $15,000. We further anticipate that the Quartz Creek trail work will not exceed $10,000, leaving the balance for works on West Bench Trail.

Culverts may be supplied for the project and should be included as a separate line item on any bids.

Submission of Interest

Proposals must be received in writing, by email. All proposals must include:

  • a covering letter of introduction;
  • contact information for big proponent and key partners (if applicable);
  • a summary of relevant qualifications, skills and experience;
  • three references from relevantly similar projects; and,
  • fee schedule and total bid amount.

Proposals must be received by July 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm MST.

Proposals can be submitted to

Questions can be submitted to or by telephone call to Magi Scallion at 778-990-2453.


Bid evaluation will be executed by a small selection committee. Proposals will be evaluated on total cost and the proponent’s ability to complete the project on time and to the expected standards.

The bid will be awarded no later than July 15, 2018 and all proponents notified no later than this date.

Please Come to the AGM May 7 2018

Please save the date to Attend our Annual General Meeting May 7 2018

If you have a candidate in mind for nomination of directorship please complete the forms below and contact to make arrangements to have a director in good standing sign it.

Come Meet the existing directors and those that are being nominated for the next term.

Revelstoke Snowmobile Club Welcome Center

4177 West Side Road Revelstoke, BC

Bar-B-Que at 6:00pm

Meeting/ Elections to Follow at 7:00pm

Nomination Form 2018
Code of Conduct Agreement 2018


Final Grooming Report For 2017/18 Season April 15 2018

Boulder Mountain- Grooming is Finished for the Season

Main Access is CLOSED Monday-Friday for Gravel Hauling

Frisby Ridge

Frisby Main- Groomed

Streeter Street-

Dickson Drive-

Davis Drive-

Bill’s Bypass- Groomed

McKay Way- Groomed

Feldinger Trail- Groomed

Bill Gill – Groomed

Above Cabin – Groomed

Snow Depth @ Cabin- 12 feet

New Snow -12″ fresh

Temperature – -5