• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Durango, CO

Website Purgatory Ski and Snowboard School

Instructor – Full Time

Job Description:

The Ski and Snowboard School Instructor will provide instruction to students of all ages and various ability levels in alpine skiing and/or snowboarding techniques, skills, and safety protocols, in a safe, professional, and fun manner consistent with the school’s progression.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach students of all ages and various ability levels..

  • Plan, organize, and implement ability-appropriate lessons.

  • Promote and emphasize safety in all classes.

  • Maintain a positive attitude and encourage further learning by teaching high-quality lessons.

  • Work as a team to assist with set-up, take-down, and maintenance of facilities on a daily basis.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor or manager.

Job Qualifications/Essential Functions:

  • This is a physical position. The ability to lift 50 pounds and remain on your feet in skiing/snowboarding equipment for long periods of time is required.

  • Effective oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude in and adapt to rapidly changing environmental, social, and physical conditions.


  • Skis and/or a snowboard, boots, and bindings that can pass a safety inspection.

  • Black pants appropriate for winter activities.

  • Professional under layers appropriate for a wide range of temperatures.

  • A helmet that is appropriate for skiing/snowboarding.

  • A uniform jacket for outdoor use will be provided.

Other Requirements:

  • The ability to pass a background check is required.

To apply for this job email your details to wkalish@purgatory.ski