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Ski Team Mighty Mites Manager

Job Summary:  The Ski Team Mighty Mites Manager is responsible for the success of the Mighty Mites Department of the Team Palisades Tahoe. This list is designed to assist in delimiting job duties and is not exhaustive.  Other duties may be assigned or arise in the course of work.  These duties are not listed in order of priority.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Applicants must be 21years of age.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
-Manage/plan Mighty Mite’s and Shooting Star’s programming for the entire season, including winter, spring, and some camp opportunities.  Coordinate, design, and oversee all activities involved in the training, scheduling, equipping, and events of team athletes.
-Address and implement programs to assist parents in the program in obtaining proper ski equipment that adhere to established Team philosophies, in a timely fashion and maintaining it throughout the season.
-Educate all MM Families about all of Team Palisades Tahoe’s programs and pipeline after MM program.
-Manage/plan the Mighty Mite World Cup and other events (Little Big Mountain, Crazy Helmet Day, Little Big Air, Ski Cross, etc.) schedule to complement annual training plan curriculum and Palisades Tahoe operations.
-Manage and facilitate the Mighty Mite/Shooting Star engagement with Peak 2 Peak and other Palisades Tahoe Community Foundation events.
-Coordinate Lunch/Snack operations in cooperation with the Food & Beverage department.
-Manage lead and team staff. Communicate with appropriate staff regarding progress during the season.  Participate in planning meetings with the Development Teams Manager and other team coaches.
-Manage equipment program including appropriate ski availability, ordering and replacement, and regular/normal coach use in daily coaching/team environments
-Maintaining communication with administrators, parents, and students through meetings, reports, team communication app, and other vehicles regularly.
-Ensure all coach training elements are calendared and communicated in advance and in a timely manner: ie. Chair Lift Riding, Terrain -Parks Safety and Etiquette, Deep Snow and Terrain Safety, Race Course Etiquette and Safety, Athlete Advancement/Competencies Model and Assessment Plan, Daily Curriculum, General Safety, etc.
-Manage Mighty Mite’s and Shooting Star’s coaches, including scheduling, education, adherence to company standards, performance assessments and goal-setting
-Be fully aware of and support the mission, vision, and goals of all aspects of our program, including Alterra.
-Create written team goals and facilitate goal setting for all team members. Foster an atmosphere of respect and courtesy between coaches, parents, athletes, Palisades Tahoe and Alterra employees, and the public; ensure that we maintain a strong emphasis on customer service.
-Model appropriate and ethical behavior consistent with program values and our code of conduct.
-Work with the Manager/Director to identify and recruit coaches. Primary recruiter for MM/SS Coaching Staff.
-Identify and help develop staff members who show leadership qualities and desires.
-Be fully aware of industry trends, norms, behaviors, and teaching strategies including but not limited to safety, Safesport, skill development, child development, and leadership.
-Participate in professional development program and maintain outside certifications as necessary.
 Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings and lead weekly safety meetings.
Competencies and Job Requirements :
-Knowledge and Expertise: Understands and is knowledgeable of job skills, duties and responsibilities. Performs required tasks at the appropriate level for the position. Has successfully mastered techniques, processes, equipment, procedures and materials necessary to perform in the job. Is often seen as subject matter expert in an area, or several areas. Willingly shares knowledge with others as appropriate for the betterment of the team.
-Communication: Communicates clearly and concisely. Uses effective methods of communication including face to face, phone and electronic methods. Seeks opportunities to share and receive information across all levels in the organization. Is respectful as both a communicator and listener and promotes collaboration through communication across functional work groups.
-Delivers Results: Drives results every day, meets deadlines, and achieves the department standards as outlined. Able to correct problems and resolve issues quickly. Shows initiative to perform high quality work with efficiency, works individually to meet the performance objectives of the team, exhibits a willingness to be versatile and flexible in work duties and assignments. Demonstrates capacity and desire to seek out greater challenges.
-Fosters Teamwork: Is continually focused on Team of Teams concept. Willingly assists with the goals of others and is eager to support the overall success of the company through direct actions. Creates strong connections across departments and functional areas and provides resources as needed. Open and approachable for others to develop productive and collaborative relationships. Proactively reaches out and offers support to fellow team members and is easy to work with. Builds rapport and recognizes others and expresses appreciation for their efforts.
-Guest Service: Is a champion for delivering great guest service. Creates a warm and welcoming environment for our guests and provides authentic and genuine connections on a daily basis. Contributes to a pleasant and fun work environment that fosters commitment and dedication to service excellence. Takes personal ownership for positive and helpful interactions with both internal and external guests. Strives to meet the goals and objectives of the department’s guest service system.
-Safety: Contributes to a safe work environment through rigorous awareness and mitigation of safety hazards for self and others. Engaged in a culture of safety by completing safety training, audits, incident debriefs and adhering to processes in accordance with company policy. Takes personal responsibility for safety.
​Education and Experience:
High School diploma
Fluent in reading, writing and communicating in English
PSIA Certification
US Ski & Snowboard Level 100
3 years’ supervisory experience
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Bachelor’s Degree
PSIA Children’s Specialist certification
US Ski & Snowboard Level 100 or higher preferred
background in snowsports instruction or competition
The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Palisades Tahoe Resort, LLC’s salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Palisades Tahoe Resort, LLC’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.
Base salary range: $64,480.00 – $98,409.64 per year
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear, and ski/snowboard. Employee must be capable of skiing or snowboarding in all types of terrain in varying and sometimes hazardous snow and weather conditions. Must be capable of standing for long periods of time, up to 90% or more of a normal work shift. Must be capable of frequently or constantly balancing, reaching, squatting, bending, kneeling, stooping, handling and twisting. May require out of the ordinary skiing or snowboarding movements in order to assist children on the mountain. Must be capable of occasionally carrying, lifting. pushing or pulling up to 75bs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee may encounter extreme winter cold and blizzard conditions.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: This job may experience atmospheric conditions such as fumes, odor, dusts, mists, gases, ventilation
Equipment Used in Job: hand tools, small power tools, bags or large duffels, bamboo poles, ropes and rope spools, banners, shovels, gates/poles, skis or snowboard
Safety/Protective Equipment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to wear eye protection, gloves, masks, helmet.
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