Website Whistler Blackcomb

Snow Sport Instructor (Level 4) – Housing May Be Available – Winter Seasonal – WB

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.

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
  • RSP Options (after 12 months or 2000 cumulative hours of service)
  • 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

Level 4 Snow Sport Instructor – CSIA/PSIC/CASI Level 4 or Equivalent  

Start Date: These positions will start on approximately November 28 2024 

Term of employment: Seasonal Full Time 

Business Mailing Address: 4545 Blackcomb Way Whistler BC V8E 0X9 

Rate of Pay will be between $33.80 – $54.25 / hour depending on certification and experience 

Job Summary:  

Experience the best office in the world teaching skiing and snowboarding to guests of all ages. As a highly certified Professional Instructor you will deliver high quality ski/snowboard instruction to groups and individuals, providing world class guest service in a safe and fun learning environment.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Supervise a group of children, adults or families for the day on Whistler or Blackcomb Mountain, in a variety of activities including instructional skiing, skier safety, lunch, special events and to accept all duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor.
  • Lead guests into a variety of advanced terrain
  • Develop advance skiers and riders to reach their next level goals
  • Work with advanced season long programs, and athlete development
  • Lead sessions, and Instructor development programs
  • Follow the guidelines and safety rules as outline in our Safety Manual
  • Be responsible for your safety and the safety of the guests
  • Act as the prudent parent in the absence of the child’s parent
  • Attend all mandatory training sessions.
  • Be familiar with all Snow School programs, prices and lesson times.
  • We are a company that works together and throughout the season you may be required to assist in other departments as needed.

Job Requirements: 

  • Level 4 CSIA, PSIC, CASI or foreign equivalent is essential
  • Certified in secondary recognized discipline e.g. Snowboard/ Ski dual certified
  • Certified Course Conductor is an asset
  • Fluent in multiple languages is an asset
  • Experience working with Children and Families is essential.
  • Experience teaching advanced lessons
  • Experience training level 1 and 2 Instructors
  • Patience and ability to have lots of fun.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliable and committed to working
  • Required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check certificate upon check-in (valid within 18 months of your start date)
  • Demonstrating our Core Values, Serve Other, Do Right, Be inclusive, Drive Value, Do Good. Be Safe and Have Fun

Benefits include: 

  • Full Time receive Free Ski passes for employees and dependents
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family
  • Discounted Food and retail
  • Professional Deals active employees are able to access select industry/sport-based websites to access discounts direct from vendors
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Staff Accommodation available on limited basis

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.