Ski Instructor – Experienced

Deer Valley Resort
Job Overview

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Teach alpine skiing to Deer Valley guests of any age or ability zone.

Eligible for the H-2B Visa.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have excellent guest service skills
  • Current PSIA/ASSI Alpine Certification Level 1, 2 or 3
  • Advanced skier able to ski Beginner to Expert terrain in variable conditions
  • Able to teach groups and private lessons to individuals and families
  • Able to lift and carry 40 pounds; 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 pass boot/binding checks

 

JOB DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Teach alpine skiing to students of any age or ability zone, using PSIA/AASI teaching methodology and following the safety codes of the mountain
  • Punctuality: must be in uniform, 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

 

DEER VALLEY SKIER SERVICES EXPECTATIONS:

  • 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

 

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT:  December to mid-April

 

  • The Deer Valley Difference

    Our standards help staff maintain a demeanor and appearance consistent with Deer Valley Resort’s first-class image and the expectations of our guests. Take a moment to review Deer Valley Resort’s appearance standards, and the perks and benefits we offer, on our website prior to submitting an application.