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Ski or Snowboard Instructor

Job Description

Snow King Mountain Resort is the iconic Mountain Resort located in the heart of beautiful Jackson Hole, WY. As a dual seasonal facility, it is home to many summer and winter family-friendly attractions. The Snow King Team is looking for people with a love for the outdoors, a desire to learn, and a commitment to excellent service.

Job Description

Snow King Mountain Resort is looking for a Ski or Snowboard Instructors who are dedicated to providing exceptional quality and service to our guests. The Instructor will provide quality ski or snowboard instruction to guests in a safe and fun learning environment while upholding the Company guidelines and all Wyoming Skier Safety Act rules/regulations.

Responsibilities (But not limited to)

  • Possess Skiing or Snowboarding ability preferably Level IV
  • Be able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate assigned levels of Alpine
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Effectively communicate instructions to guests during a lesson
  • Be able to discuss the lesson content and evaluate the progress of the lesson with the guest
  • Ensure that guests are matched to appropriate skier/snowboarding skill levels and work with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary
  • Uphold the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain in high altitudes, with varying winter weather conditions
  • Coach guests to load and unload the chairlift and physically assist children with the process
  • Have a high level of guest service skills and experience
  • Be willing to teach a family lesson
  • Understand and abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Ski and Snowboard School Resource and Guidelines Manual
  • Possess high levels of creativity
  • Attend and be responsible for morning meeting information
  • Assist guests with transportation of equipment
  • Supervise children in class at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring the return of children to the identified guardian
  • Assist in the operational responsibilities of the Ski & Snowboard School programs including but not limited to the registration process, direct guests to the appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities (Children's Instructors Only)
  • Assist with boot/equipment fitting, sales lobby greeting, and other tasks assigned by Manager/Supervisors

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School or Equivalent Education
  • Must successfully complete the Background Check
  • Attend and successfully complete the Ski and Snowboard School training sessions
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written)
  • Must have excellent guest service and communication skills
  • Must work well in a team
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions

Basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and browser applications, basic internet navigation