Website Vail Resorts

Certified Snowboard Instructor (1 & 2)

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains! Whether it’s your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts and our remote Corporate team, you can join for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you’ll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es), 40% retail discounts, summer activities discounts, wellness benefits, and the chance to grow through Epic Service – our leading training and development experience.

Job Benefits

Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons
MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities
401(k) Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Excellent training and professional development
Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
Free ski passes for dependents
Critical Illness and Accident plans

Job Summary:

Experience the best office in the world teaching skiing and snowboarding to guests of all ages. Certified Professional Instructors will deliver quality ski/snowboard instruction to groups and individuals, providing world class guest service in a safe and fun environment. Full and Part Time positions available.

Job Specifications:

Expected Pay Range: $21.00 – $62.52 / hour

Shift & Schedule Availability: Full and Part Time available, Holidays Required

Other: Must be certified by an accredited Snowsports governing body (Certified 1 or Certified 2)

Job Responsibilities:

Teach group and private lessons

Work with guests of all ages and abilities.

Deliver world class guest service to all guests

Create a safe and fun learning environment

Support all ski school needs inclusive of scanning, running surface lifts, facilitating lunch, fitting equipment

Provide guest feedback that inspires and creates lifelong skiers and riders

Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Minimum PSIA/AASI instructor Level 1 certification or equivalent and above

Must be able to communicate fluently in English

Must be willing to work weekends/holidays

Placement as an instructor is contingent upon successfully completing training and meeting the minimum skill, guest service, and safety standards.

Additional requirements for hires under age 18:

Submission of a Parental Consent Form upon hire, along with other applicable documents required by state law; such as a work permit, physician’s note, and/or proof of birthdate

The expected pay range is $21.00 – $62.52. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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