Ski Instructor

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Deer Valley Resort
  • Post Date: July 28, 2023
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Job Overview

Classic, consistent quality from a winning team!
Deer Valley Resort is nestled in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, in the historic mining town of Park City which has evolved into an exciting and diverse mountain ski town. Our staff consists of locals, transplants, seasonal workers from all 50 states and international students from around the globe. We are a diverse workforce where everyone feels welcome, appreciated, and valued. No matter if you are 14 or 84 years, there is a place for you in the Deer Valley family! (Last year over 1,100 staff members celebrated their fifth season or more at Deer Valley).

  • $20 per hour minimum starting wage for non-tipped position
  • Ski perks (vary based on employment status) may include Deer Valley season pass, free skiing or riding at other Alterra Resorts and select local Utah resorts
  • Friends and family ski discounts, free staff ski lessons and discounted rentals (winter staff only)
  • Subsidized meals at Employee Dining Rooms offered for staff while on shift
  • Subsidized housing options available for seasonal full-time staff
  • Discounts for staff members at restaurants, shops, and service providers in Park City
  • Healthcare options, vision and dental benefits are available for staff members
  • 401k plan with company match


ACCEPTING OUT-OF-COUNTRY H-2B APPLICANTS – Must have previous ski teaching experience and necessary certifications.


PURPOSE OF POSITION: Teach alpine skiing to Deer Valley guests (children or adults) at Beginner to Intermediate ability zones.


Full-Time and Part-Time positions available



  • Teach alpine skiing to Beginner to Intermediate ability zone skiers, using PSIA/AASI teaching methodology and following the safety codes of the mountain
  • Punctuality: must be dressed, equipped and at the meeting location on time; must adhere to lesson times, lunch breaks, clinics and schedules of the Ski School
  • Plan, organize and implement appropriate ability zone plan for each ski lesson; conduct lesson in professional manner
  • Attend instructor meetings, training and performance reviews
  • Able to work with general supervision and make reasonable decisions based upon policies and procedures outlined in company manuals; adhere to Ski School and HR policies and procedures
  • Display professional conduct with parents, children and caregivers in all situations, some of which may be stressful; write daily progress cards for students and their parents
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Exemplify a strong work ethic
  • Function as a team player
  • Interact with members of Skier Services peer group, instructors, agents and supervisors in a positive and professional manner
  • Interact positively with other Deer Valley Resort employees
  • Communicate any suggestions or concerns to manager in a timely manner
  • Speak and act professionally while on duty
  • Support/follow Deer Valley Resort policies and procedures, including DV Employee Handbook guidelines and the Ski School Instructor Guide
  • Be a good example to those around you with a positive, supportive attitude



  • Must have excellent guest service skills
  • Able to ski at an Intermediate ability in variable conditions
  • Able to lift 40 lbs. and carry; stand/ski six to nine hours; perform bending, lifting and twisting movements
  • Able to work in variable weather and snow conditions
  • Willing to work weekends and holidays
  • Own/use alpine ski equipment
  • Must be 18 or over


  • 11/29/2023 – 04/14/2024



  • $20.00 per hour
Job Detail
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