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Ski & Ride School Manager

Date:  Jan 9, 2023

Eureka, MO, US

Company:  Hidden Valley Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023


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. 


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, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 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

Service is the foundation of everything we stand for at Vail Resorts and our Ski School Managers are no exception to facilitating this experience of a lifetime. Responsible for supervising school operations, Ski School Managers are devoted leaders committed to staff development and guest experience


Job Specifications

  • Starting Wage: $51,000
  • Outlet: Children's Ski School / Hidden Valley
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full-Time Available
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Other Specifics: Travel Required


Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee quality and performance of the Ski and Ride School, maintaining up to date knowledge of industry trends, competitions, and events
  • Review instructor performance and behavior to provide meaningful feedback and direction, including recognition, correction action, or escalation if necessary
  • Manage administrative duties including hiring, scheduling, training, payroll, managing equipment inventory and monitoring guest feedback
  • Manage compliance to all safety related programs including policy training and incident reporting
  • Maintain knowledge of and adhere to all applicable laws, regulations, and company policies
  • Participate in leadership forums providing feedback and input on school operations, training, and continuous improvement opportunities
  • Coordinate with other management, departments, and third-party organizations as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Current PSIA/AASI certification required
  • 2-5 years supervisory ski/snowboard instructor experience required
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft applications
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in English


The expected pay range is $51,000 - $61,200. 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 492156

Nearest Major Market: St Louis