Non-Certified Ski & Snowboard School Instructor - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Park City | Park City, UT, United States

Posted Date 6/30/2020
Description

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

Full Time and Part Time positions available for Non-certified instructors.

Park City Ski and Snowboard School is a high volume school with unlimited opportunities to work and train. We are focused on providing an exceptional experience for both the guests and instructors. You will work side by side with people all over the world who share your excitement and enthusiasm for life. Our extraordinary employees play an integral role in creating exceptional experiences that make Vail resorts premier destinations for travelers from around the globe.

Applicants who successfully complete the review process will be invited to participate in our Instructor Training Camp. During the Instructor Training Camp participants will: be evaluated on their ability to provide quality ski/snowboard instruction to groups and individuals at the beginner level, in a safe and fun manner; learn Park City’s preferred teaching methods, policies and procedures.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Upholding the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions in a fast paced, potentially high-pressure environment
  • Clearly and accurately instructing assigned levels of skiing or snowboarding to students, both physically and verbally
  • Assisting guests to load and unload the chairlift
  • Communicating instructions and helping guests to their feet during a lesson.
  • Working with guests of all ages and abilities
  • When working with children: Supervising children in class at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of children to identified guardian
  • When working with children: Assisting in operational responsibilities of Ski & Snowboard programs including but not limited to registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • High School equivalent education
  • Successfully complete a 4/5 day training camp and observation day
  • Capable of comfortably skiing/snowboarding on groomed blue runs
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to emergency and other unplanned situations
  • Must be able to stand and walk on snow for extended periods of time. Must be able to bend and squat. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written)
  • Must have good guest service skills
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Must work well in a team
  • Must successfully complete the background check
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions
  • Meet one of our flexible scheduling options

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with people
  • Experience teaching/coaching
  • Knowledge of Spanish language

Benefits include:

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family
  • Free ski lessons
  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles
  • Discounted bike haul & golf
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Excellent training and professional development

Becoming part of the Park City team means you’re joining one of the best ski brands in the world. The legendary Park City mountain and town are crafted from local charm and hospitality. And living and working in Park City brings its own benefits. From the hip and friendly ski-into-town cultural scene to the unrivaled Wasatch powder of America’s largest mountain resort, Park City has a pulse that’s as charming as it is rewarding. Join our team and come experience all that Park City has to offer. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 217207

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