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Certified Ski or Snowboard Instructor Level 3 - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Jul 23, 2022

West Dover, VT, US

Company:  Mount Snow
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023

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 program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!


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 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

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



As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Mount Snow is now part of the Vail Resorts family and we’ve started hiring for our Winter 22-23 season!  Minimum pay starts at $20/hr (additional wages based on certification).  Benefits include an employee Epic Pass that gives you access to skiing and riding at all Vail Resorts-owned mountains. Along with the free ski pass, employees also get discounts on food, lodging, retail products, and other pro-deal discounts on brand names. Join the team this season for an Experience of a Lifetime!


Full and Part Time positions for PSIA/AASI certified instructors are available for the Winter Season! The Instructor will provide quality ski instruction to groups and individuals in a safe and fun manner while upholding Company guidelines.


  • Work is either full-time or part-time
  • Responsible for delivering a safe and positive environment
  • Responsible for teaching group and private lessons
  • Willingness to work with lesson of all ages
  • Help to serve and supervise children’s lunches where required
  • Provide superior guest service to all resort guests
  • Attend both on-snow and off-snow clinics for professional improvement
  • Perform other functions that may be requested by a supervisor, manager or director



  • PSIA/AASI instructor certification or equivalent
  • Caring and sensitive attitude towards guests
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible in response to changing class assignments and working in a fast paced environment


Physical Demands:

  • Ability to ski or snowboard at an intermediate level or above and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to work in all types of weather in a winter alpine environment



The budgeted range starts at $27.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 438590

Nearest Major Market: Vermont