Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.
The Instructor will provide quality ski or snowboard instruction to groups and individuals in a safe and fun manner while upholding all Colorado Skier Safety Act rules/regulations and Company guidelines.Upholding the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
Clearly and accurately instructing assigned levels of skiing or snowboarding to students, both physically and verbally.
Ensuring that students are matched to appropriate skier/snowboarding skill level and working with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary.
Provide a safe and fun learning environment through exceptional class handling and creativity using our teaching handbook as a guide.
Assisting in operational responsibilities of Ski & Snowboardprograms including but not limited to registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting source or lesson meeting place, upkeep of outdoor teaching areasand cleanliness of facilities.
Attend morning meetings.
Must be able to discuss the lesson content and evaluate the progress of the lesson with the guest.
Must have high level of guest service skills and experience.
Assisting guests with transportation of equipment.
Assisting guests to load and unload the chairlift.
Communicating instructions and helping guests to their feet during a lesson.
Arrive to work on time prepared for all duties within job description.
Able to work cooperatively with staff and other departments to ensure safety, security and enjoyment of our guests.
Knowledge and awareness of the environment. Must be able to make sound decisions based on weather conditions, terrain and temperatures.
Supervising children in class at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of children to identified guardian (children's instructors only).
Must be willing to perform occasional duties with other departments (e.g. scanning, food & beverage, lift operations).
Must be willing to perform occasional duties with other departments (e.g. scanning, food & beverage, lift operations)
High school diploma
Minor computer skills in order to operate browser
Fluency in English language, both verbal and written
Strong intermediate skier or snowboarder, who can make parallel or linked turns on blue terrain
Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate effectively to groups and individuals as assigned
Must work well in a team
Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment
Must be available to work holidays and weekends
Must be willing to adhere to the Vail Resorts policy of wearing an approved helmet at all times while teaching
Previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring
Previous ski or snowboard instructor experience
Experience in working with children (children instructors only)
Bi-lingual in Spanish
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 in the summer
Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)
401(k) Retirement Plan
Excellent training and professional development
At Crested Butte Mountain Resort we are passionate about this place, the land around us and our community. There's nothing quite like ski town life in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. We take pride in being stewards of this land and its rich history. Come work for us for a season and stay for a lifetime. 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 169053