Ski & Ride School Certified Instructor - Winter Season
Company: Winter Park Resort
Posted on: September 18, 2022
Please note, this position is located at Winter Park Resort in
Winter Park, CO.
WINTER PARK RESORT OVERVIEW:
Who We Are: -At just 67 miles away, Winter Park is the closest
major mountain destination to Denver. Don't be fooled by our
convenient location, though--- you'll feel remotely tucked away in
our high-country corner of the Rockies. With easy access to 765,000
acres of public land, Winter Park is home to endless adventures and
an unparalleled and unfiltered Colorado experience. Whether you are
fulfilling a lifelong dream to work at a ski resort or you are just
wanting a change of scene, we have great jobs and an awesome
experience waiting for you!
Who We Are Looking For: - Winter Park Resort is a place for
mountain lovers, adventure seekers, and outdoor explorers. A place
to chase new experiences, marvel at the unexpected, and discover
the adventure that will keep you coming back for more. -Whether you
are looking to have your first taste of a winter season in the
Rockies or to build a long-term career, we have something for
everyone. -We work to play... Are you in?
Perks & Benefits: - There's more than a free season pass waiting
for you! You don't just get a job at Winter Park, you get an
experience and a lifestyle. As a member of our team, you'll enjoy a
variety of perks and benefits that are available to our year-round
and seasonal employees. Some examples include:
Free season pass to Winter Park Season and free access to all
fifteen Alterra Resorts throughout North America.
Discounted tickets for your friends & family
Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term
disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs for eligible employees
401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
Generous food & beverage and retail discounts,
Onsite employee childcare based on availability, discounted
equipment rentals and plenty of opportunities for growth,
advancement & year-round employment! Don't worry the uniforms are
Financial support available for further PSIA/AASI
Extensive training opportunities with top tier ski and snowboard
The Certified Instructor will follow all Winter Park policies and
procedures, all applicable laws (federal, state, and local), and
all health and sanitation codes. This position is open to alpine
skiers and snowboarders who have obtained their PSIA/AASI (or
equivalent) Level 1 certification or above. The Certified Ski/SB
Instructor is primarily responsible for teaching skiing or
snowboarding to the guests of Winter Park Resort. This may include
group lessons, private lessons and special programs for adults
and/or children. Lessons are taught using manners and methods
prescribed by the Winter Park Ski + Ride School with an emphasis on
safety and fun in order to meet or exceed the motivations and
expectations of our guests. Winter Park offers extensive training
and financial support opportunities to assist instructors with
their professional development. Instructors are eligible for sales
commissions and bonuses that may significantly increase their take
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Teach lessons as assigned including group,
private, special program; adults and/or children ages 2-14.
Teach clinics as assigned.
Report to all assignments on time and at the correct location based
on your schedule or direction from a Supervisor.
Check your schedule online daily and throughout the day using
computers in the locker room area or your personal device.
Assignments are subject to change at the last minute.
Adhere to all attendance, appearance, uniform, and equipment
Maintain accurate class lists and complete student report cards
through Flaik online software.
Be friendly, congenial, and helpful while effectively dealing with
the guests and other employees at all times.
Greet guests, understand their motivations and how you can
effectively meet or exceed their expectations.
Solicit and respond to feedback and constructive criticism from
guests or Supervisors.
When working with an assisting or shadowing Instructor, be prepared
to kindly offer help, tools, or guidance for their improvement in
addition to delegating tasks to them appropriately.
With your Supervisor or Team Leader, establish and work towards
goals for the year.
Use a phone to communicate with staff and guests during your
Understand and practice current teaching and skiing/riding skills
as described by PSIA/AASI and Ski + Ride School training and
Use age appropriate tactics when teaching including games or
Participate in all required Ski + Ride School and Winter Park
Resort trainings and orientations.
Seek to constantly improve your teaching, skiing, or riding. Winter
Park Ski + Ride School offers free, wide ranging, unpaid training
Willingly work in all areas of the Ski + Ride School including
cross-training in a different discipline if necessary.
Facilitate mealtime for your guests depending on daily
Maintain a high level of physical conditioning.
Report and correct, if possible, any unsafe conditions which may
affect employee or public safety anywhere on the premises.
Ensure guest safety throughout the day and proactively resolve any
issues that may arise.
Be aware of area cleanliness. Throughout the day, pick up
Set a positive example for other Ski + Ride School and Resort
Adhere to all Resort Personal Identifying Information policies and
Respect all guests' confidentiality.
Adhere to and be willing to enforce all Resort policies regarding
Covid-19 as they change. This may include wearing a mask.
Other duties as assigned
Certified Instructors must be certified in Alpine Skiing or
Snowboarding through PSIA/AASI (or equivalent) and maintain a
current, good standing membership with that organization.
Applicants must be 18+ years of age at the start of the season
Ability to ski or snowboard on all green and groomed blue
Experience working with children is preferred but not required
Experience teaching or coaching skiing or snowboarding is
Own or have regular access to all appropriate gear for the duration
of the season. Winter Park Resort Rental equipment is not suitable
for paid use.
High School Diploma or GED (high school equivalency) is
Certified Instructors are paid hourly. Hourly Teaching Rate Range:
$22.00-42.50 DOE and certification level. - Hourly Non-Teaching
Rate: $20. Private Lesson Requests increase hourly rates by
$9+/hour depending on request volume. Hourly teaching incentives
and tips are available throughout the season which may dramatically
increase take home pay.
The base hourly pay range above represents the low and high end of
Winter Park Resorts hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay
will vary and may be above or below the range based on various
factors including but not limited to experience, education,
training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of
production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel.
The range listed is just one component of Winter Park Resorts total
compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include many
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. - Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
This position is considered strenuous. Physical activity levels
required throughout the job are high and constant.
Outdoor exposure to harsh environments including extreme cold,
wind, snow, ice, high altitude, low visibility, sun, UV, extreme
heights, etc is constant.
Skiing or snowboarding constantly
Loading, riding, unloading a chairlift or gondola frequently
Walking on uneven or challenging terrain frequently
Lifting 5-50lbs frequently
Pulling or pushing 5-50lbs frequently
Carrying 5-50lbs occasionally
Speaking and hearing ordinary conversation, phones, radios
Seeing and reading constantly
Operate a computer occasionally
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee may be exposed to harsh and varying outside weather
Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the work place is
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is
dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any
term, condition, or privilege of employment.
We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis
of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability,
sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other
status protected by state or local law.
Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodation for qualified
individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in
an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all
aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment,
compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the
only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that
this document does not create an employment contract, implied or
otherwise, other than an " at will " relationship.
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