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Certified Instructor Level 3/Experienced Staff Trainer - Full Time - Winter Seasonal - Northstar

Company: Northstar California Resort
Location: Truckee
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

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 program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime! 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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:
    • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours)
    • Free ski passes for dependents
    • Critical Illness and Accident plans Job Summary:As staff trainer for the Northstar ski and snowboard school, primary duties are focused on PSIA/AASI certification preparation and mentoring staff for overall professional developments. A trainer's role is focused on, but not limited to, training other ski & snowboard instructor's modern techniques and principles for guests of all levels and delivering trainings and staff observations as outlined by the SRS Training program. Job Responsibilities:
      • Train ski & snowboard instructors on modern techniques and principles for guests of all levels.
      • Focus on advanced skiers/riders and training/teaching contemporary skiing and riding methodologies.
      • Train staff in preparation for PSIA/AASI certifications & accreditations.
      • Deliver training on in-house programs focusing on customer service, safety awareness and the overall guest experience.
      • Participate in delivering staff observations and providing feedback to instructors and leadership team, as necessary.
      • Teach a variety of alpine or snowboard lessons during peak business levels.
      • Understand, abide by and promote rules and procedures set forth in Resource and Guidelines manual, including lift-loading and safety protocols.
      • Upholding the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
      • Clearly and accurately instruct assigned levels of skiing and or snowboarding to students, both physically and verbally.
      • Execute all aspects of the Cert 3 Ski Instructor position, as required.
      • Assisting in operational responsibilities of Ski & Snowboard programs including but not limited to registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities. Job Requirements:
        • High School or Equivalent Education
        • Must have current Level III certification w/ Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA), American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI), International Ski Instructors Association (ISIA), or equivalent organization. Previous experience with staff training including but not limited to new hire instructor training, PSIA/AASI certification clinics, training focused on regional/local business needs and general professional development. Must be able to work in a full time/winter seasonal status.
        • PSIA/AASI Level 3 Certification
        • Basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and browser applications; basic internet navigation
        • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written)
        • Previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring
        • Previous ski/snowboard instructor experience
        • Must work well in a team
        • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment
        • Must have excellent guest service skills
        • Must have excellent communication skills
        • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions
        • Must be available to work holidays and weekends
        • Must be able to lift, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach frequently.
        • Experience working with guests of all ages
        • Knowledge of local area/resort
        • Previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring all age groups The budgeted range starts at $27. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience. 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. Requisition ID 459788

Keywords: Northstar California Resort, Reno , Certified Instructor Level 3/Experienced Staff Trainer - Full Time - Winter Seasonal - Northstar, Education / Teaching , Truckee, Nevada

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