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PSIA Certified Ski Instructor - Winter Seasonal - Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Date: Nov 24, 2018

Location: Crested Butte, 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.


We are seeking full-time PSIA certified ski instructors to teach beginner to intermediate lessons. As a member of the instructor staff, you will receive training that prepares you to teach our resort guests and to continue on your certifcation pathway. Part-time and full-time positions must be able to work Christmas Break through the first week of January, President's Day Weekend and the March spring break season.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaches skiing to beginners and intermediates.
  • Attends mandatory educational/safety clinics. 
  • .Supports and promotes the Ski and Ride School, the CBMR company, and the Crested Butte community.
  • Arrives on time to morning meetings, group lesson line-ups and private lesson line-ups throughout the day.
  • Assists the Ski School Supervisors with the creation of groups through verbal and visual splits.
  • Assists the Training Supervisor by participating in and/or creating curriculm for continued education.
  • Seeks education and certification through organizations such as PSIA/AASI.
  • Actively communicates and works across departments to assure the highest level of service to all guests of CBMR.
  • Maintains a safe working environment for all associates and guests and participates in all safety initiatives.


  • Must learn and understand the scheduling system.
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work holidays and weekends.
  • Must be a strong intermediate skier.

Instructor Levels:

  • Instructor II – Level 1 PSIA certification
  • Instructor III – Level 2 PSIA certification
  • Instructor IV – Level 3 PSIA certification
  • Instructor V – Trainer Certification


*A Background Check is Required for this Position*

At Crested Butte Mountain Resort we are passionate about this place, the land around us and our community. There’s nothing quite like ski town life in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. We take pride in being stewards of this land and its rich history. Come work for us for a season and stay for a lifetime.

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 157283

Nearest Major Market: Colorado