Website Blizzard Ski & Snowboard

Alpine Ski & Snowboard Instructors

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach skiing and/or snowboarding to groups and individuals in K-12th grades in a safe and fun learning environment through exceptional class handling and creativity
  • Follow the Responsibility Code and ensure guest safety on varied terrain in winter weather
  • Teach students to load and unload lifts and physically assist children with the process
  • Supervise children at all times in class and assist during lunch and snack times
  • Attend mandatory staff training and abide by the Staff Handbook
  • Own and maintain contemporary equipment
  • Maintain attendance and punctuality, and exercise good judgment
  • Promote teamwork and a positive attitude with respect for all members and staff
  • Wear uniform (first-year instructors are exempt)
  • Continually learn and update teaching, technical and skiing/snowboarding skills based on PSIA-AASI standards
  • Perform all other duties assigned or identified as a need

Qualifications/Experience 

  • Intermediate or above skiing and/or snowboarding (comfortable on blue slopes)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Basic proficiency with email and internet websites
  • 18 years of age or older and out of high school
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • PSIA-AASI or USSA certification or equivalent experience preferred

Physical Demands 

  • Must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a validated medical or religious exemption
  • Skiing and/or snowboarding up to 4.5 hours per day in inclement winter weather
  • Independent mobility throughout the Metro Area to reach Blizzard bus stops
  • Riding school buses to and from snowsports areas
  • Frequent verbal and written communication
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

Work Environment 

  • Direct contact with Blizzard members, parents and staff and host area employees and guests
  • Ski and snowboard areas, travel within the Metro Area

Experience Required:  Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, able to pass a background check, at least 18 years old and out of high school, and an intermediate skier or snowboarder. We have team-teaching opportunities for new instructors!

Education Required: N/A. PSIA-AASI certification strongly preferred.

Contact Information: or apply online at http://my.blizzardmn.com

Application Deadline: November 19, 2021

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To apply for this job email your details to office@blizzardmn.com