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Ski School Team Leader

Date:  Aug 2, 2022

Hunter, NY, US

Company:  Hunter Mountain
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours) 
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 




Job Summary 

Service is the foundation of everything we stand for at Vail Resorts and our Ski School team is no exception to this experience of a lifetime. Responsible for ensuring quality instruction and coaching, Ski School Team Leaders are devoted leaders focused on development of staff and guest experience 


Job Specifications

  • Outlet: Learning Center
  • Starting Wage: $25 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time and Part Time Available 
  • Skill Level: Advanced 


Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with operational responsibilities of Ski and Ride School including but not limited to training, scheduling, lesson assignments, private lesson bookings, and guest service 

  • Oversee the daily upkeep, including set up and tear down, of indoor and outdoor teaching areas  

  • Conduct daily meetings with instructors and coaches on company and department updates 

  • Collect, review and report on guest experience data to ensure company and guest quality expectations are met 

  • Monitor and document instructor performance and behavior to provide meaningful feedback 

  • Maintain knowledge of and adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and company policies 

  • Other duties as assigned  


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required 

  • Current PSIA/AASI certification required 

  • 2-5 years ski/snowboard instructor experience required 

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, and weekends 

  • Able to meet the physical demands of ski and ride training and drills 

  • Ability to frequently walk/stand, stoop/reach, crouch, and kneel frequently 

  • Ability to lift/carry up to 50lbs 

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English 




The budgeted range starts at $25.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID 458067