Website Snow Ridge Resort

Ski and Snowboard Instructors

Resort: Snow Ridge Resort

Location: Turin, New York

Type of Job: Seasonal, Part-time, Hourly/Non-Exempt

Salary: Wage starts at the current NYS minimum wage and increases based on certification and experience.

Contact Information: Submit your application online at www.snowridge.com/employment

Job Description:

Come be a part of a fun and unique outdoor learning environment! We are looking to hire both certified and non-certified ski and snowboard instructors for our ’21-’22 winter season. If you are passionate about snow sports, self-motivated and a high energy individual, come join our great team of instructors at Snow Ridge Resort!

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Be “on-snow” ready and available to teach at all designated lesson times, when scheduled.
  • Be able and ready to work in all types of winter weather and ski conditions.
  • Utilize current teaching methods consistent with PSIA-AASI organization.
  • Maintain a safe skiing and riding environment for all of our guests and students, including selecting appropriate terrain and effective class management.
  • Instructors should make a continued effort to expand their knowledge and skill set in their preferred discipline, attending both on and off snow clinics throughout the year.
  • Teach a variety of lessons including group and private lessons for all ages and abilities, as assigned.
  • Flexible in response to changing class assignments and working in a fast paced environment.
  • Adhere to all Snow Sports School and Snow Ridge policies and procedures, particularly as outlined in our handbook.
  • Deliver exceptional guest service to all resort guests.
  • Fulfill a season long teaching commitment.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Expect to be asked to work extra hours or days on occasion, especially during the holidays and school breaks.

Job Requirements:

  • Skiers or snowboarders ride at a Level I Certification standard in accordance to PSIA-AASI.
  • Must have a strong understanding of the Responsibility Code.
  • Ability to identify appropriate guest specific goals and develop lesson plans designed to achieve these goals.
  • Be able to apply teaching methods consistent with PSIA-AASI and Snow Ridge Ski & Ride School standards.
  • Be able to provide a safe and fun experience for all students by selecting appropriate teaching progressions, demonstrating skills and movements, and applying these skills on appropriate terrain.
  • No prior instructor experience necessary, although preferred candidates will hold a current PSIA-AASI Level I Certification.
  • Professional level knowledge of ski and snowboard equipment and terminology.
  • Successful candidates will have strong guest service skills and demonstrate a friendly and helpful attitude on and off the hill.
  • Instructors must be able to use strong decision making skills to determine what is best for every students needs, especially regarding safety.
  • Must be 16 years old.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2021

To apply for this job email your details to jackie@snowridge.com