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Certified Ski/Snowboard Instructor

Company: Stratton Mountain
Location: Brattleboro
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Stratton Mountain Resort in Stratton Mountain, VTSeasonalAt Stratton, we are a team of people who work extremely hard and take our jobs very seriously, without forgetting how to laugh and have fun. We choose people that display the talent and attitude that exemplify the high level of service our guests expect and deserve. Our vision is to be A BOLD MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY CULTIVATING EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCES. BESIDES GETTING PAID TO WORK AT AN INCREDIBLE RESORT, WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?Stratton's team members are rewarded with job experience, opportunities for career advancement and some great lifestyle perks for our seasonal team members including: Stratton season pass for all employeesFree or discounted (depending on classification) season pass for dependents - this includes spouse &.children under 26 years oldAlterra Mountain Company Employee Pass - free lift access & discounts (depending on classification) at all Alterra owned resorts dependents too!Unlimited introduction letters for 50% off day tickets at IKON partner resorts (depending on classification)Discounted golf, mountain biking and fitness center membershipsEmployee childcare rates & discounted seasonal programs for self & dependents (depending on classification)Retail and Food and Beverage discountsIndustry/Pro-form discounts12 - $25 lift tickets for your friend & family guests (depending on classification)Onsite medical clinic401(k) with company matchCompany paid sick timeAdditional perks & benefits for year round employeesPOSITION SUMMARY Winter - FT or PT. A MSS Certified Instructor will teach Alpine Skiing or Snowboarding to children and adults of all ability levels by focusing on the fundamentals of on-mountain safety and providing a safe and fun on-snow experience. This position will be instructing or assisting with the instruction of beginner, intermediate, and advanced participants. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and outgoing with a strong passion for snow sports instruction and snow sports culture. Position could run from November 1 to April 15. Wages starting at $20.00/hour.ESSENTIAL DUTIESTo teach skiing or snowboarding from beginner to expertProvide a safe learning environment for studentsAttend & lead clinics for instructorsAbility to teach a variety of lessons:GroupsPrivatesSeasonal ProgramsClinicsAssist in preparation of learning areasLearn the lift procedures for junior participantsJunior School: Assist with the registration process and checkout; Assist with lunchtime dutiesHelp with uniform distributionHelp with creation of training programsLight constructionEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSCertifications: Level 2 or 3 PSIA/ AASI or equivalentEducation: High School diploma preferred but not requiredExperience: High intermediate or advanced skiing/riding skills; at least 2-3 seasons teachingQUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTSMust be at least 18 years of age5 Seasons teaching experience (recommended)Level 2 or 3 PSIA/ AASI or equivalentAdvanced skiing/snowboarding skillsSuperior customer service skillsOutgoing, with excellent communication skillsPHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS This position requires working weekends and holidays.Mountain Environment:The primary physical environment in which this position works is out of doors with a high exposure level to cold, snow, wind, rain, bugs, sun, high altitude, extreme heights, lightning, etc...The degree of strenuous activity within the job is considered to be high. Often lifting a weight of 50 pounds throughout the day is common.Additional strenuous physical activity may include walking or hiking upon uneven, challenging terrain with heavy tools or equipment.Exposure to: Chemicals required for cleaning, de-greasing, and painting Ultra Violet radiation from the sun enhanced through lack of atmospheric filtration at work altitude. Fumes produced in activities ranging from cleaning to painting to fabrication of metal products. Noise generated by snowmobiles, lift equipment, and tools may require hearing protection to be worn.Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Please Note: All Instructor applicants must provide two (2) letters of reference and submit a resume in order to be considered for a position. Letters of reference should pertain to the applicant's previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring, whenever possible. Stratton Mountain Resort will also conduct reference checks for all candidates being considered for employment and a criminal background check for all candidates who have been offered a position in our Mountain Sports School.Stratton Mountain Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Stratton Mountain, New England , Certified Ski/Snowboard Instructor, Education / Teaching , Brattleboro, Northeast

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