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Level 2 Ski/Board Instructor (Winter 2020-21)

August 24 2020
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Banff, AB
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Level 2 Ski/Board Instructor (Winter 2020-21)

Banff, AB, Canada Req #765
Friday, July 10, 2020

Why join us?

We work and play in Canada’s most beautiful playground, Banff National Park, and you can too. Sunshine Village is the premier ski resort in Western Canada. If you want to be part of making our guests’ ski experience unforgettable and think a winter season skiing and riding on the best powder in the Rockies would be great too, then read on for more information...

What’s in it for you?

  • A ridiculously cool life experience
  • Free ski pass for Sunshine Village and super deals at other resorts
  • A plethora of lively staff events all season long
  • Marvelous discounts on ski gear, food & drinks and transportation.

What can you expect:

The primary role of a Ski/Snowboard Instructor is to provide professional ski and snowboard education and instruction based on the client’s capabilities. You will be responsible for the experience of clients while skiing/riding on the mountain. In order for this experience to be the best possible, instructors must actively ensure; safety is paramount at all times, technical assistance is sound and personalized to the client/s, genuine rapport with the client/s is established, each lesson is personalized and professional and a passion for the sport is portrayed.

This role is right for you if you can:

  • Teaching Skiing and/or Snowboarding
  • As needed, act in a supervisory capacity
  • Organize assignment of lessons
  • Motivate and encourage fellow instructors
  • Provide performance based feedback to staff in support of continuous improvement
  • Assist with Instructor Training when needed for new and returning staff
  • Maintain Intermediate to Expert skiing/riding abilities
  • Maintain a high level of customer service and ensure that Sunshine Ski & Snowboard School is presented in the best possible light
  • Attend ski school morning meetings and conduct morning meetings where needed
  • Be punctual to ski school lesson line ups and interact with students before lessons
  • Lead client/s and teach according to ability, age and stamina level
  • Assess client/s skiing or riding abilities and use proper terrain and lesson plans for effective learning
  • Tailor each lesson based on the assessment and the student’s goals and attend to special needs
  • Demonstrate basic maneuvers for your class
  • Provide a fun and interactive learning environment that will exceed any client’s goals/ expectations
  • Recognize changing snow conditions and understand how they may affect you approach
  • Maintain class control while out on the mountain and promote safety rules and regulations
  • Maintain a safe learning environment related to the clients, inclusive of all relevant Sunshine policies
  • Understand emergency procedures in case of accidents, including accident report completion
  • Adhere to the Alpine Responsibility Code at all times and ensure group participants are aware and adhere to the Code Assist with Special Events when required
  • Own and maintain your own ski and/or snowboard equipment as required for work purposes
  • Perform other duties as required (e.g. shoveling, snow fencing etc…)

And you have:

  • Level 2 CSIA/CASI Certification, or equivalent international certification.
  • Must have intermediate to expert skiing/riding abilities
  • Ability to assess and build plans for individuals
  • Should possess relevant teaching or instructing experience
  • Willingness to personally improve and learn new skills

Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply online at and tell us why you’re the next awesome member of our team. Remember, we’re looking for people who will wow our guests, so start now and wow us.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Min Hiring Rate $17.50
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, November 3, 2020
  • Job End Date Monday, May 24, 2021 network