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Holiday Help Ski Instructor - PT - Mt. Brighton, MI

Date: Nov 16, 2018

Location: Brighton, MI, 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.


Mt. Brighton is currently seeking Alpine Ski Instructors with entry-level experience for Holiday Help!


Holiday help will work 5 shifts per week for 2 weeks over the Winter Break and 1 shift for either Martin Luther King Jr weekend (January 19-21) or President’s Day weekend (February 16-18).


What you will do:

  • Build strong guest relations and utilize communication skills to facilitate learning and repeat visits.
  • Understand, lead and model safety standards within the department for yourself, guests and others; contribute to our culture of Health and Safety.
  • When working with children, supervise children at all times ensuring return of child to identified guardian.
  • Model and demonstrate knowledge about our resort and department product lines, company policies and procedures, dress code and work schedules.


Job Summaries:

The Non-Certified Ski Instructor is a novice ski instructor, typically with little or no previous experience. At this level, instructors are actively engaged in attaining teaching skills and learning the responsibilities of a fully competent instructor.  The Entry Instructor is proficient in skiing and/or riding in a variety of terrains.  Working under the guidance of more experienced instructors, this instructor typically instructs entry level skiers and snowboarders and teaches less difficult/challenging classes or individuals.



  • Must be at least 18 years of age – Required
  • Must be able to work 10 shifts over 2-week Winter Break period AND 1 shift on either Martin Luther King Jr weekend or President’s Day weekend – Required
  • Excellent communication and guest service skills
  • Ability to perform in a high paced, variable, multi-faceted environment with the ability to multi-task and work on a team
  • Previous experience in teaching/coaching/mentoring (children if applicable)
  • Familiar with proper techniques regarding the lifting and handling of children
  • Able to withstand lengthy exposure to cold and inclement weather
  • Physical strength and ability to: respond appropriately to emergency and other unplanned situations; stand for long periods of time; kneel, stoop, bend frequently; lift 50 lbs.


Work with a team that’s passionate about providing world-class experiences at one of the legendary Midwest family winter destinations. An easy drive from many southeast Michigan cities, Mt. Brighton is truly the place where Epic begins offering year-round amenities from skiing to golf and mountain biking.Become part of the Mt. Brighton family.

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 162330

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Entry Level