Website Blizzard Ski & Snowboard

Alpine Ski or Snowboard Instructors


Blizzard Ski & Snowboard School is a weekend traveling ski & snowboard school for children in grades K-12 in Minnesota. We have over twenty bus stops around the Twin Cities and our entire program visits eight snowsports destinations during our twelve-week season. Since 1958, we’ve been inspiring kids to become lifelong skiers and snowboarders! If you’re passionate about snowsports, we want you on our staff!

What’s My Job?

  • Teach skiing and/or snowboarding to groups and individuals in K-12th grades in a safe and fun learning environment through exceptional class handling and creativity
  • Follow the Responsibility Code and ensure guest safety on varied terrain in winter weather
  • Teach students to load and unload lifts and physically assist children with the process
  • Supervise children at all times in class and assist during lunch and snack times
  • Attend mandatory staff training and abide by the Staff Handbook
  • Own and maintain contemporary equipment
  • Maintain attendance and punctuality, and exercise good judgment
  • Promote teamwork and a positive attitude with respect for all members and staff
  • Wear uniform (first-year instructors are exempt)
  • Continually learn and update teaching, technical and skiing/snowboarding skills based on PSIA-AASI standards
  • Perform all other duties assigned or identified as a need

Am I Qualified?

  • Intermediate or above skiing and/or snowboarding (comfortable on blue slopes)
  • 18 years of age or older and out of high school
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Basic proficiency with email and internet websites
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a validated medical or religious exemption
  • PSIA-AASI or USSA certification or equivalent experience preferred

What Are The Perks?

  • FREE cutting-edge training by PSIA-AASI certified clinicians
  • FREE dryland clinics to advance teaching theory and technical skills
  • FREE on-snow clinics focused on personal skiing/riding, teaching and technical skills
  • FULL reimbursement for passing PSIA-AASI certification exams
  • Team-teaching opportunities for new instructors
  • Advanced opportunities for instructors with previous experience and PSIA-AASI certification
  • Discounts on your child(ren)’s program and weekly trip fees
  • Pay ranges from $16-$30 per lesson plus bonuses based on your PSIA-AASI certification level combined with your Blizzard trip attendance

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