Ski Instructor - Experienced

  • Snowmass Village, CO, USA
  • Full-time
  • Job category: Ski and Snowboard School
  • Job Location: Multiple Locations
  • Season: Winter 2021-22
  • Budgeted pay rate minimum (actual pay may be adjusted based on experience): $45.10
  • Job Classification: Full-Time or Part-Time

Company Description

The Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass are a collection of world class Pros who are committed to cultivating exceptional experiences that inspire journeys within. Our Pros know more than just teaching; they deliver acclaimed services, forge deep personal connections, and create new perspectives. The Aspen Academy is dedicated to talent development and offers industry leading training that supports our commitment to excellence. Through the Academy, Pros have the opportunity to gain a holistic instructor education. 

Job Description

The Experienced Ski Instructor will teach skiing to individuals or groups of all ability levels, including children. Applicants must have PSIA Level 2 or higher, or foreign equivalent, and 2,000 documented teaching hours.

This role typically pays between $45.10 and $60.42. Actual pay will be dependent on experience and lessons taught.
Essential Job Functions
•    Teach and demonstrate skiing to classes in a safe environment using a variety of teaching techniques as well as skiing techniques 
•    Work with teams of ski instructors to organize classes and students according to individual student goals and abilities
•    Teach a variety of lessons, including instruction for beginners and clinics for more advanced class participants
•    Work with fellow employees and on own with group of students
•    Be informed of ASC's intranet for scheduling 
•    Work in a safe manner for both the guest and themselves while providing an exemplary guest experience


• Must be at least 18 years of age
• High School Diploma or equivalent preferred  
• Minimum 3 years full-time teaching experience    
• Level 2 PSIA Certification or higher, or foreign equivalent, required
• Must be able to ski demonstrating maneuvers to students throughout the duration of a lesson for up to 6 hours per day  

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received 

Supervision given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities
Supervision received: Works under general supervision of the Ski and Snowboard Manager. Receives continuing or individual assignments according to supervisor’s directions and may perform routine tasks. Expectations of the quality, quantity and deadlines are clearly set. Instructions, advice and assistance available as needed. Work is reviewed on demand or during scheduled check-ins.  

Work environment and physical demands

Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, stand, bend or be on your feet for extended periods of time  
Regularly work in wet, cold, hot conditions requiring the use of protective apparel/equipment to prevent exposure to the elements and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces. Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance (weight limits can vary according to position, but no more than 50)

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.     

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Aspen Skiing Company / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.  

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