Website Taos Ski Valley

Job Information:

Job Title: Snowsports Instructor
Location: Taos Ski Valley, NM
Type of Job: Winter seasonal PT or FT
Salary: DOE, competitive wages
Experience Required: Intermediate skiing ability preferred
Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent
Contact Information:
Application Deadline: 9/15/2021

Essential Job Functions:          

Guest Services

  • Recognizes that service is our product and helping guests have a great Taos experience is our primary job. Ultimately embraces that our goal is to help guests find the love of skiing/riding and the mountains we share.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate information that is relevant in an enthusiastic manner to create an exceptional guest experience.
  • Serves as a public relations representative for Taos, both on and off the job.
  • Initiates contact and greets guests in a friendly, helpful and respectful manner.
  • Listens to guest needs and concerns. Then relates the message to management.
  • Looks for ways to better serve the guest, Snowsports, and Taos Ski Valley.


  • Makes continued effort to improve personal skiing/riding skill, teaching skills and coaching knowledge.
  • Instructs group, private and special program lessons of varying abilities as assigned.
  • Instruct students of any age, sex and learning abilities as assigned as young as 3 years old.
  • Reliable attendance on all scheduled work days.

Team Work

  • Participates with the teamwork that is essential for the success of the Guest, Instructor, Snowsports School and Area.
  • Cooperates with all area employees and co-workers in the performance of duties.
  • Maintains good humor and cooperative attitude.
  • Performs other jobs and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Must be able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate skiing/snowboarding model.
  • Must be able to share the information and emotions that inspire the guest to return to Taos and the Snowsports School.
  • Reads and complies with Taos employee handbook and Snowsports procedures and policies.
  • Is responsible for information; emails, newsletters, informational websites, bulletin boards, memos and required meetings.
  • Maintains personal safety as a top priority.
  • Supplies personal equipment and maintains it in a safe functional and attractive condition.
  • Understands and adheres to the Responsibility Code and Skier safety Act.

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