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Non-Certified 3-6 Ski Instructor - PART TIME ONLY - Winter 2018/2019 - Beaver Creek, CO DH 1

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.


Beaver Creek Ski & Snowboard School is still hiring PART-TIME Non-Certified Ski Instructors in our 3-6 Children's Program for the remainder of the 2018-2019 season!

The Instructor will provide quality instruction to individuals and groups in a safe and fun learning environment while upholding the Company guidelines and all Colorado Skier Safety Act rules/regulations.


1. Training Commitment

You must complete scheduled paid training on the following dates:  Feb. 22 - 28.  You also must complete (4) paid audits before you start teaching; these are shadowing of real classes.  These will be scheduled with your supervisor.  


2. Work Commitment

You must teach for (15) days during the following peak business period:  Mar. 10 - 30


The candidate MUST:

  • Possess level 6 or higher skiing/riding ability
  • Be able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate assigned levels of Alpine Skiing
  • Effectively communicate instructions to guests during a lesson
  • Be able to discuss the lesson content and evaluate the progress of the lesson with the guest
  • Ensure that guests are matched to appropriate skier skill levels and work with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary
  • Uphold the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions
  • Coach guests to load and unload the chairlift and physically assist children with the process
  • Have a high level of guest service skills and experience
  • Be willing to teach a family lesson
  • Understand and abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Ski School Resource and Guidelines Manual
  • Possess high levels of creativity
  • Attend and be responsible for morning meeting information
  • Assist guests with transportation of equipment
  • Supervise children in class at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of children to identified guardian
  • Assist in the operational responsibilities of the Ski & Snowboard School programs including but not limited to the registration process, direct guests to the appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities  (Children's Instructors Only)
  • Assist with boot/equipment fitting, sales lobby greeting and other tasks assigned by Manager/Supervisors
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must possess level 7 or higher skiing/riding ability - required
  • Must be 18 years of age or older - required
  • High School or Equivalent Education - required
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends - required
  • Must successfully complete the Background Check - required
  • Attend and successfully complete the Ski  School training sessions - required
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written) - required
  • Must have excellent guest service and communication skills - required
  • Must work well in a team environment - required
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment - required
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions - required
  • Must be willing to adhere to the Vail Resorts policy of wearing an approved snowsports helmet  at all times while teaching - required
  • Knowledge of local area/resort - preferred
  • Knowledge of the Spanish language is helpful – preferred

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you.

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.

PTVD2018 Requisition ID 164164

Nearest Major Market: Denver