Winter 2019/20 - Level 1 Ski/Board Instructor
Banff, AB, Canada Req #462
Monday, June 3, 2019
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 ead on…
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.
The primary role of a Ski/Snowboard Instructor Level 1 is to provide professional ski and snowboard education and instruction based on the client’s capabilities. You will be responsible for the experience of group participants 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 an infectious passion for the sport is portrayed.
Teach Skiing and/or Snowboarding.
As needed, act in a supervisory capacity:
Organize people into groups and assign lessons
Motivate and encourage fellow instructors
Provide performance based feedback to staff in support of continuous improvement
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
Be punctual to ski school lesson line ups and interact with students before lessons
Lead groups and teach according to ability, age and stamina level of students
Assess students skiing or riding abilities and use proper terrain and lesson plans for effective learning
Tailor each lesson based on the assessment and the students 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 student
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 the Code
Assist with Special Events when required
Attend and organize après functions with clients from lessons
Maintain and repair ski and/or snowboard equipment
Perform other duties as required (e.g. shoveling, snow fencing etc…)
Level 1 CSIA Certification, Level 1 CASI, or equivalent international certification.
Must have intermediate to expert skiing/riding abilities
Ability to assess and build plans for individuals
Should possess some relevant teaching or instructing experience
Willingness to personally improve and learn new skills
This position includes a multi-area ski pass to Sunshine Village & other resorts, a staff event calendar for experiencing the Rockies, and free transportation from Banff and Canmore to Sunshine.
Interested applicants please apply online or send a resume and cover letter stating the job title in the subject line to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you to all applicants for applying but we will only contact those suitable for the position.
Can’t wait to get started? Great, because we can’t wait to hear from you! Apply online at SkiBanff.com/jobs/ 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.
Pay Type Hourly Employment Indicator Seasonal Job Start Date Monday, November 4, 2019 Job End Date Monday, May 25, 2020
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