Cornice Control Volunteer

4 weeks ago
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Job Title:  Volunteer Cornice Control

Department:  Patrol

Reports To:  Patrol Manager, Cornice Control Team Coordinator

Status:  Seasonal NSP Volunteer




Performs cornice control on all buildings in the base area as needed and scheduled.



  • Must be over 18
  • Knowledge of rope and full body harness systems to safely perform cornice control work on 2 - 4 story buildings.
  • Prior experience belaying a partner using rope, harness, and standard belay device.
  • Radio and vocal communication with ground crew is essential to perform this job safely.
  • Ability to safely approach a corniced edge of a building in order to control the hazard of the overhanging cornice.
  • Comfortable with the changing dynamics of a seasonal business



  • Wear a full body harness, tie in to a safety rope that is attached to an anchor and belayed by another team member, and approach the overhanging corniced edge of 2 - 4 story buildings.
  • Assess and mitigate hazards to ensure public safety while performing control work.
  • The volunteer must be available on a schedule that is largely weather dependent, and is arranged by the Cornice Control Team Coordinator.




While performing the duties of this job, the volunteer must be able to: stand, walk, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, or sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and shovel heavy snow. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to withstand exposure to extreme mountain weather conditions, windy, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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