• Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Truckee, CA

Website Northstar

Certified Instructor Level 3/Experienced Staff Trainer

Salary: $27/hr

Job Description

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.

Experience Required

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

Apply Here: https://jobs.vailresortscareers.com/northstar/job/Truckee-Certified-Instructor-Level-3Experienced-Staff-Trainer-CA/959380200/?&utm_source=PSIA&utm_medium=Web&utm_campaign=FY23_SRS

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