Winter 2019/20 - Level 1 Ski/Board Instructor

June 4 2019
Categories Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Outdoor, Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Sports, Fitness
Banff, AB
Apply Now 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. Description  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.    Essential Functions  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…)    Experience/Requirements  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: 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 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 Job Start Date Monday, November 4, 2019 Job End Date Monday, May 25, 2020
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