SZF238 Ski/Snowboard Instructor (Full Time) Winter 2020-21

SZF238 Ski/Snowboard Instructor (Full Time) Winter 2020-21

09 Nov
Grouse Mountain
North Vancouver

09 Nov

Grouse Mountain

North Vancouver

Scope of the Job:

As a Snowsports Instructor you are responsible for providing high quality ski/snowboard instruction to groups and individuals in a safe and fun manner while upholding all Grouse Mountain Resorts' policies, procedures, and guidelines. The goal for Snowsport Instructors is to deliver an exceptional mountain experience to each and every guest. From teaching Ski Wees to take their first turns, to showing visitors on vacation what the mountain has to offer, or even demonstrating a new trick in the park to an experienced local, the wide range of Snow School programs offered means that each day is a different experience. Grouse Mountain is looking for Instructors with certifications across multiple disciplines (Ski,

Snowboard or Adaptive) and the ability to deliver an exceptional guest experience.

As a Snowsports Instructor you will be focused on but not limited to: 

- Carry out the functions of the position of Snowsports Instructor in a professional and ethical manner

- Communicate clearly in a respectful and enthusiastic manner using language appropriate to our guests

- Provide the highest quality of Instruction, teach/coach skiing and/or snowboarding based on guests’ needs and experience level in a safe and fun environment

- Work with guests of all ages and abilities and promote guest loyalty through a fun and engaging learning experience

- When working with children:

- Always supervise children while they are in your care

- Assist in operational responsibilities of relevant Kids' programs including but not limited to registration process, lunch and snack service and upkeep of outdoor teaching areas

- Adapt to, support, and effectively deal with change and share learning opportunities with others

- Be a team player, work considerately with all departments within the company

- Engage with the supervisory and management team, demonstrate pro-active, positive, and effective communication to facilitate and support teamwork and cooperation

- Maintain currency in qualification and pursue ongoing professional training and development to provide high-level guest service and a positive snow experience

- Arrive fit for work and take responsibility for your personal health and safety.

As an employee, you will be required to:

- Demonstrate an approach to work consistent with and supportive of Grouse Mountain Resorts' goals, values, policies and procedures

- Have the ability to embrace all aspects of your job

- Have the ability to positively, proactively and safely work alone as well as in a team environment

- The ability to provide an experience that creates a desire for our guests to return

- Be punctual, reliable and show up for work in full uniform with an enthusiastic attitude in all weather conditions

- Develop and maintain excellent relationships with fellow workmates, showing respect to Managers, Supervisors, and peers at all times

- Show initiative in handling routine matters and have quick, thoughtful judgement in any situation.

- Maintain high housekeeping standards; including, cleaning and disinfecting snow school equipment, all common touch surfaces, and other areas of the snow school facilities when required.

- Perform all other duties as required.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position reports directly to the Snow School Team Leads, Snow School Supervisors and the Snow School Manager, no direct supervisory duties are given.


- Prior experience working as a Ski/Snowboard Instructor preferred

- Possess a minimum CSIA/CASI Level 1 Certification (or international equivalent) and able to provide proof of current certification

- Have appropriate physical fitness to take on all assignments

- Possess a high level of skiing/snowboarding abilities

- Be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written)

- Have excellent guest service skills

- Have excellent communication skills

- Work well in a team

- Be able to work in inclement weather in an alpine environment

- Have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions.

- Available to work five days a week, including evenings, weekends & holidays

- Successful applicants over the age of 19 will be required to provide results of a clear background check valid within six months of the hire date before starting work. Grouse Mountain will assist with this process if the applicant does not have a valid background check

Working Conditions

Snowsport Instructors perform most of their duties outdoors and may work in all different kinds of weather conditions. Hours of operation and tour availability are weather dependent. Due to the nature of the business, this position requires flexibility in terms of your work schedule. A variety of work schedules may include rotation of shifts, day/evening shifts, and weekends and statutory holidays.

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- Pay Type Hourly

- Job Start Date Tuesday, December 1, 2020

- Job End Date Wednesday, March 31, 2021

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