Certified Bike Instructor (1&2)

Date:  Apr 1, 2024

Crested Butte, CO, US

Company:  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

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 experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.


Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until June 15th or until the positions are filled (whichever is first).


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, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

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


Job Summary:  

As our Certified Bike Instructor, you will spend your days mountain biking, sharing your knowledge and passion for riding with our guests. Join us in creating a memorable experience for guests to want to return to the bike park again in the future! 


Job Specifications:  

  • Starting Wage:  $21.00 - $23.26 / hour

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Part Time

  • Skill Level: Intermediate

    • Level 1 & 2 Certification


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Teach guests of all ages (children and adults) how to ride the trails 

  • Strive to exceed our guests' expectations and create memorable experiences on a daily basis. 

  • Follow all safety procedures and policies on a daily basis and utilize appropriate PPE at all times. 

  • Stay up to date on local trail and bike park trail knowledge. 

  • Maintaining your own personal toolkits, first aid packs, and any resort owned bikes. 

  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements:   

  • High School Diploma 

  • Minimum of 2 seasons experience downhill mountain biking. 

  • Previous mountain bike instructing or coaching experience. 

  • Must be able to mountain bike at a proficient level 

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds 

  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English 

  • Perform in all-weather conditions 


Preferred Skills: 

  • A comprehensive understanding of bike mechanics 

  • Bike instructor certification 

  • Retail or sales experience 


The expected pay range is $21.00 - $23.26. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  500455
Reference Date: 02/20/2024 
Job Code Function: Bike Park 

Nearest Major Market: Colorado