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Teams Certified Ski and Snowboard Coach

Company: Northstar California Resort
Location: Truckee
Posted on: September 24, 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 experience, 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

      The Coach will provide quality riding instruction to groups and individuals in a safe and fun manner while upholding all Colorado and California Skier Safety Act rules/regulations and Company guidelines. Full and Part Time positions for PSIA/AASI/USSA/FIS certified instructors/coaches are available for the upcoming season. Positions are available in Alpine U10, U12, U14, U16, Freesk, Moguls, Snowboard and All Mtn devo team programs. We are an in-house team, with foundation support and tremendous growth opportunities.

      The Ski and Snowboard Team offers many different options for coaching depending on your style and preference!
      • Development Ski and Snowboard Teams - Introduction to the Ski and Snowboard Teams with a focus on all mountain skills
      • Competitive Ski and Snowboard Teams - Coach upper level and committed athletes. Prepare them for competitions regionally and nationally.
        Ski and Snowboard Team Breakdown:
        • Development Ski and Snowboard Teams - All-Mountain Ski Team and All-Mountian Snowboard Team
        • Competitive Ski and Snowboard Teams - Freeski/ Snowboard (Park & Pipe), Alpine Racing (U10 - U18)
          Job Specifications
          • Starting Wage: $20 - $26 / hour
          • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time and Part Time Job Responsibilities
            • Upholding the highest levels of athlete safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
            • Clearly and accurately instructing assigned levels of skiing to athletes, both physically and verbally.
            • Ensuring that athletes are matched to appropriate skier skill level and working with Head Coach to make appropriate changes when necessary.
            • Assisting guests to load and unload the chairlift.
            • Communicating instructions and delivering a season long progression of skills
            • Supervising athletes at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of group to identified guardian.
            • Other duties as assigned Job Requirements
              • High School or Equivalent Education
              • Attend Ski and Ride training sessions
              • PSIA/AASI/USSA/FIS Level 1, 2 or 3 certification and/or USSA coaching
              • 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)
              • Must have excellent guest service skills
              • Must have excellent communication skills
              • Must work well in a team
              • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment
              • 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.
                Preferred Skills
                • Experience working with guests of all ages
                • Previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring
                • Previous ski/snowboard coaching experience
                • Knowledge of local area/resort
                • Previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring all age groups
                  The budgeted range starts at $20 - $26. 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 470294

Keywords: Northstar California Resort, Reno , Teams Certified Ski and Snowboard Coach, Education / Teaching , Truckee, Nevada

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