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Ski & Snowboard Instructor Level III

Company: Solitude Mountain Resort
Location: Sandy
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Solitude Mountain Resort in Solitude, UTDescriptionJOB TITLE: Snowsports Instructor Level III DIVISION: Ski & Ride School REPORTS TO: Snowsports Manager/Director LOCATION: Ski & Ride Building/ On-mountain CLASSIFICATIONS: Full-Time/ Part-Time/ Temporary/ On Call/ Seasonal/ Hourly $28-$31/hr POSITION: Are you a ski/ride enthusiast and searching to work where you have the most fun? This position is for you! Solitude is on the lookout for a Level III Snowsports The instructor will provide quality ski/snowboard instruction to groups and individuals in a safe and fun manner while upholding all Skier Safety Act rules/regulations and Company guidelines. We are excited to be growing our team and treating our employees to the unique and amazing perks and benefits Solitude Mountain Resort has to offer. SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School or Equivalent Education - required.
  • Attend required training sessions- required.
  • PSIA/AASI Level 3 certification- required.
  • Previous ski/snowboard instructor experience - required
  • PSIA/AASI membership or equivalent- required.
  • Basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and browser applications; basic Internet navigation- required.
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written)- required.
  • Must have excellent guest service skills- required.
  • Must have excellent communication skills- required.
  • Must work well in a team environment - required.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in an alpine environment- required.
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions- required.
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends- required.
  • Experience working with guests of all ages - preferred.
  • Previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring - preferred.
  • Previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring children - preferred. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Upholding the highest levels of guest safety on varied challenging terrain with constantly changing 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 levels and working with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary.
    • 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; lifting children by the vest (if applicable).
    • Supervising children in class always; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring the return of children to the identified guardian.
    • Assisting in operational responsibilities of Ski & Ride School programs including but not limited to the registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting sources, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities. Please Note: All Instructor applicants must provide two (2) letters of reference and submit a resume to be considered for a position. Letters of reference should pertain to the applicant's previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring, whenever possible. Solitude 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 Ski & Ride School. Please submit your (2) letters of reference and resume to: Dan Healy Director, Ski & Ride School d.healy@solitudemountain.com THE BENEFITS AND PERKS At Solitude Mountain Resort, we offer a variety of employee benefits! First, you are lucky enough to be working in the beautiful, scenic Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy mountain activities before work, after work, on work breaks, and days off! Activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross country, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and so much more. Work with other mountain enthusiasts. This is an excellent opportunity to socialize, meet great people, and attend employee events around the resort. Some events include unique opportunities like employee ski days, employee yoga, live music events, film festival ski movie features, and many more summer activities- at work! You get to work and play in the same place. Eligibility is dependent on all employee classifications of work. BENEFITS: Ski and Ride
      • Eligible employees receive a free Solitude season pass for themselves and eligible dependents. This includes unlimited skiing/riding in the winter with no blackout dates and bike hauls in the summer
      • Free access to all fourteen Alterra Mountain Company Destinations (excluding CMH) throughout North America for you and eligible dependents
      • Discounted ski and ride lessons
      • Discounted Solitude lift tickets for your friends & family
      • Free Nordic ski and snowshoe pass for the Solitude Nordic & Snowshoe Center
      • Ski and ride perks at other local resorts
      • Complimentary UTA Ski Bus pass Other Benefits
        • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSA, FSA for eligible employees
        • Discounts resort-wide for food, rentals, retail, lessons, and more
        • Pro deals with hundreds of outdoor brands
        • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
        • Free counseling service for you and your household members through our Employee Assistance ProgramRequirements

Keywords: Solitude Mountain Resort, Sandy , Ski & Snowboard Instructor Level III, Education / Teaching , Sandy, Utah

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