Ski & Ride Instructor l Winter Seasonal
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Ski & Ride Instructor l Winter Seasonal
Please note that this position is based in Warren, VT, and requires
relocation for candidates that do not reside within commuting
RESORT OVERVIEW :
RESPECT l INTEGRITY l TEAMWORK l SUSTAINABILITY
Sugarbush Resort is a year-round destination offering some of the
best skiing and riding in the east, an award-winning ski school,
mountain biking, golf, disc golf, an array of dining venues, and a
fully appointed Health and Recreation Center. Do you want to join
an all-star team dedicated to delivering an unparalleled guest
experience? Make this your best season yet by joining the team at
Sugarbush and taking advantage of everything Vermont has to
BESIDES GETTING PAID TO WORK AT AN INCREDIBLE RESORT, WHAT'S IN IT
FOR YOU? :
Our investment in each employee includes a comprehensive wellness
initiative, unwavering commitment to safety, growth opportunities,
and a wide variety of resort benefits. Employees get to take
advantage of our 4000+ acre playground including skiing, golf,
mountain activities, health club membership, resort discounts, and
more, so it's easy to share your enthusiasm for Sugarbush with our
guests. Plus, wages now start at $15 an hour!
POSITION SUMMARY :
The Sugarbush Ski & Ride School is seeking Ski and Snowboard
Instructors for the 21/22 winter season. We are looking for
enthusiastic instructors and coaches who are dedicated to sharing
their passion for snow sports with others and continuing their own
development in the process. Full and part-time positions are
Our guiding principles are "safety, fun, and learning" - for our
guests and staff alike. Our instructors teach both children and
adults and are assigned lesson levels based on their demonstrated
technical and teaching skills. A range of non-teaching
responsibilities is a necessary part of all instructors' work,
including attending regular training and generally assisting us in
creating exceptional guest experiences throughout the resort.
While we have a preference for applicants with experience teaching
skiing and riding, we welcome applicants who are new to ski and
snowboard instructing, particularly those with transferable skills
from other pursuits and professions. Successful candidates ski or
ride at an intermediate level or above and demonstrate exceptional
communication skills. A team-oriented, welcoming, and professional
personality is a necessity. Preference is given to instructors with
PSIA /AASI, USSA, and USASA certification.
Understand your daily schedule.
Be on time at the correct location and in uniform.
To make responsible decisions regarding terrain selection, teaching
practices, and equipment for the different levels you may work
To be able to identify each guests learning style.
To make a connection with the guest.
Be knowledgeable about the resort and community.
Keep yourself and the guest safe.
Create awareness of the mountain environment
Encourage the guest to come back
Check tickets and collect when appropriate.
Attend training sessions devoted to safety and service
Attend weekly staff meeting
Have equipment safety checked by authorized resort personnel at the
beginning of the season.
Greet guests as they enter the resort or meeting place area.
Attend skiing/riding improvement training sessions.
Keep equipment tuned and in good shape.
Attend to personal payroll paperwork.
High school education is required. A degree in Education, Sports
Education, Business or Recreation Management is preferred.
PSIA/AASI Level I, Level II or Level III Certification is
preferred. USSA Certifications preferred.
Prior ski racing, freestyle background is a plus.
Considerations give to uncertified candidates with good
skiing/riding skills, good communications skills, and enthusiasm
for the sport with a passion for passing that on to others.
Ability and desire to be part of a team
Applicants will be hired in a conditional status pending successful
completion of an On Snow Assessment to determine appropriate
ski/ride ability for the job
The well-being of our employees, guests, and communities is our top
priority as we deliver enhanced operations to help combat the
spread of COVID-19. To that end, we have introduced a new Extended
COVID Leave Policy, where, in conjunction with other programs,
employees may take paid sick leave, up to a maximum of two weeks,
due to qualifying reasons related to COVID-19.
Sugarbush Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer
An offer of employment may be contingent upon the results of a
background, MVR, or criminal records check
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