• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Stowe, VT

Website Stowe Mountain Resort

Ski & Ride School Adaptive Supervisor

Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first-time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, 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 across 3 continents, you can join our team 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) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service – our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until December 15th or until the positions are filled (whichever is first).

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, and mountain shuttles
  • 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: 

The Ski and Ride School Adaptive Supervisor is responsible for all adaptive lessons and programming.  They will ensure quality in the guest and employee experience by leading the resort priorities and modeling our company’s values. This is achieved through the focus on quality control, guest and employee relations, staff performance and development, financial responsibility, communication, teamwork and administrative duties. The Adaptive Supervisor will supervise operations of the adaptive programs, indoor and outdoor facilities, teaching areas, and will oversee staffing, lesson assignments, and training. This position will work with the Ski and Ride School Senior Manager, Managers, and Administrative Assistants as well as Product Sales and other resort departments to ensure seamless and efficient management of the school for all stakeholders

Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Stowe Adventure Center
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time & Part Time / Winter Seasonal
  • Skill Level: Advanced

Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilize available resources to monitor and maintain the quality of the adaptive teaching standards of instructors.
  • Maintain and foster relationships with our non-profit adaptive sports partners
  • Manage staffing to ensure appropriate instructors are available for adaptive lessons.
  • Build and maintain training programs for the schools adaptive needs.
  • Understand, lead, and model safety standards within the department.
  • Assist with other line-ups in Ski and Ride School (Adult, Private, and Children’s lessons) wherever necessary.
  • Monitor and review employee performance with other supervisors and individual instructors on a regular basis.
  • Resolve guest complaints by utilizing guest service guidelines and accommodate special requests when appropriate.
  • Ensure Instructors are knowledgeable about our product lines, company policies and procedures, and work schedules.
  • Establish and review mutual seasonal goals and performance objectives with each instructor, providing feedback and coaching.
  • Communicate effectively with leadership, peers and other departments to create an environment of support and trust that will benefit staff and guests.
  • Understand, lead and model the Company’s mission, vision and values.
  • Teach guests as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years working in an adaptive program
  • 1- 3 years working in a Ski & Snowboard School
  • PSIA/AASI Level 1 certification or equivalent
  • Adaptive certifications
  • Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency
  • Fluent verbal and written communication in English
  • Excellent communication and guest service skills
  • Able to work with and build teams
  • Strong understanding of teaching and instructing fundamentals
  • Current with PSIA/AASI or equivalent
  • Flexible and adaptable to a changing environment
  • Must be able to work Weekends and Holidays
  • Extensive adaptive experience
  • Significant supervisory experience

The expected pay range is $27.00. 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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.vailresortscareers.com.