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Ski School Supervisor - Winter Seasonal


Afton Alps, MN, US

Company:  Afton Alps
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


The Ski and Snowboard School Supervisor is responsible for promoting workplace safety programs, assignment of ski school products to instructors, instructor on-hill observations to review product quality offering feedback and systemic evaluations. Responsible for regular interaction with guests to solicit feedback, resolve conflicts, and accommodate.


Job Summary: 

This position will oversee the day-to-day operations in the Ski & Snowboard School including:  class management, lists, and instructor schedules to Ski School Programming at Afton Alps this winter.  You will work closely with the Product Sales & Service Team for necessary data to effectively create classes for programming. You will be responsible for promoting workplace safety programs, assignments of products to instructors, and on hill observations to ensure a quality product. 


Ski & Snowboard School Supervisor responsibilities include:

  • Provide excellent Guest Service while maintaining attention to detail in a fast-paced, vibrant environment.
  • Instructor scheduling to fairly administer work priority status and business needs, while managing labor budgets for financial success.
  • Work on a computer with a high degree of accuracy and efficient speed.
  • Perform daily sales and closing and be held responsible for your end of day point of sale audit
  •   Communicate with other cross-functional teams to create an environment of support and trust that will benefit staff and guests


    What you will be doing:

  • Oversee a team of office staff to ensure product and scheduling accuracy.
  • Develop a process for accurate lesson execution from the purchase to the day of the lesson.
  • Using computer programs to create and fulfill reservations, including Private Lessons, in a timely and organized manner.
  • Manage inventory levels for products and communicate status to Sales Agents for all programming
  • Managing instructor assignments and schedule.
  • Staff communications including daily pre shift safety meetings, instructor messaging and Ski School Leadership team participation and communication.
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to answer operational questions and meet the needs of our guests.
  • Assisting other departments with responsibilities as they arise such as fulfilling tickets, shoveling snow, etc.
  • Staying up to date on all products, policies and operations in order to provide the highest level of guest service at all times.
  • To continually strive to exceed our guest’s expectations.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Demonstrate Vail Resorts Core Values:  Do Good, Do Right, Drive Value, Service Others, Be Safe, and Have Fun.
  • Lead and Mentor a team.
  • Punctual, in uniform, and adhere to all Vail Resorts policies.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • High level of interpersonal skills to ensure: teamwork, high level guest contact, fact finding for appropriate decision making, commitment to guest service and employee relations.
  • Professionalism and strong guest service skills, attention to detail and timeliness.
  • Flexible schedule required during peak times throughout the year.  Must be willing to work evenings, holidays and weekends.
  • Must demonstrate ability to receive direction and act upon it
  • Must be 18 years of age


Preferred Skills:

  • A passion for snow sports.
  • Excellent communication skills and problem-solving ability.
  • The ability to work effectively with dynamic and constantly changing information.
  • Good knowledge of computer systems, Word, Excel and Outlook preferred
  • Broad experience in various aspects of customer service preferred
  • Team player, enthusiastic, positive attitude.
  • Keen to learn new skills, open-minded.





Create incredible experiences for guests at the Midwest’s premier winter destination. In the scenic St. Croix River Valley, this big-time resort with a small town feel has converted thousands of first-timers into lifelong skiers and riders. This truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too. Become part of the Afton Alps family. www.vailresortscareers.com

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 246327

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis