Company: Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Posted on: November 13, 2023
Please note, this position is located at Schweitzer Mountain
Resort in Sandpoint, ID
Thanks for your interest in Schweitzer! We're a community of
passionate ski industry pros who work hard and play even harder at
Schweitzer. Our team is consistently recognized as some of the
friendliest in the biz, and we've worked diligently to craft a
culture of inclusivity, respect, and fun! With our master plan as
our guide to the future, we're collectively channeling to grow
thoughtfully, charting a course of enhancing mountain accessibility
and village vibrancy. We look forward to learning more about you
and how you can be a part of the Schweitzer difference!
PERKS & BENEFITS:
- Free Ikon Pass for all eligible employees
- Additional free skiing + riding privileges across the family of
Alterra Mountain Company resorts for eligible employees and their
- Discounted skiing + riding for friends and family of eligible
employees across the family of Alterra Mountain Company
- Employee housing available in Sandpoint area
- Onsite employee childcare available (limited space)
- Flexible Time Off (FTO) and Paid Time Off (PTO) policies for
eligible employees to rest, relax and recharge
- Generous discounts on outdoor gear, apparel, food, lodging,
- Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term
disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs, and more for all eligible
- 401k plan with generous employer match
- Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible
- Discounts available for equipment rentals (based on
availability), retail, food, lodging, and more
- Pro-deal pricing on equipment from top outdoor brands
- Bereavement pay
- Employee transportation available
- Discounted tuition with partner online university for all
Alterra Mountain Company employees to further education
SUPERVISORY: No SUPERVISED BY: Snowsports Supervisors, Manager &
POSITION SUMMARY: Lead, instruct, and supervise guests in proper,
safe skiing techniques.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTONS: Instruct all ages of skiers in a variety of
changing lesson types on each scheduled day. Reports daily on
activities and duties. Expected to participate in on-the-job
training throughout the ski season to expand knowledge on
instruction and mountain services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: May complete paperwork for up to 1 hour per day;
will stand/walk/ski for up to 7.5 hours per day. Breaks and lunch
available between lessons scheduled. May lift up to 35 lbs.
frequently; up to 100 lbs. occasionally. Lifts may be done to pick
up fallen skiers, and may provide support to help skiers from
falling. Will bend, squat, kneel, climb, twist, and reach above
shoulder level on an occasional to frequent basis. May use hands
for grasping, pulling up skiers and fine manipulation. Sensory
skills of speech, vision, touch and hearing needed. Worksite is 90%
outside and 10% inside. Exposed to all temperatures and moisture
conditions. Hazards are snow/ice and ski injury. Avalanche is also
a possible hazard. Wears company provided uniform.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Must have extensive knowledge of
Schweitzer's facilities and activities. Responsibilities are listed
as guidelines and the position is not necessarily limited to these
items. Qualified individuals may also instruct freeride/freestyle
SKILLS: Ability to ski most terrain at Schweitzer.
EDUCATION: Instructor certification preferred; English reading,
writing and communication.
EXPERIENCE: Prior sports coaching preferred but not required.
LICENSE NEEDED: PSIA/USSA certification preferred but not
MACHINES OR TOOLS OPERATED: Ski equipment
JUDGEMENT / MENTAL COMPLEXITY: High
BENEFITS: Group 3: see employee handbook
REVIEW SCHEDULE: This position and the person filling it will be
evaluated once a season.
Exemplary Staff will demonstrate:
-a strong desire to work/take all assignments.
-enthusiasm and passion for teaching kids under 12 years old.
-an ability to generate a high return/request rate.
-a high commitment to their professional development through
-an interest in training for snowboard teaching to be available for
While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection
of the job requirements, Schweitzer reserves the right to modify,
add, remove, or assign other duties as necessary.Required
Keywords: Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Missoula , Ski Instructor, Education / Teaching , Missoula, Montana
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