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Ski and Snowboard Team Coach - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

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Location: 

Northstar, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

 

Job Summary:  

Coaches provide quality ski instruction to Team athletes in a safe and fun manner while upholding all Colorado and California Skier Safety Act rules/regulations and Company guidelines.  Part Time and full time  positions for PSIA/AASI/USSA/FIS certified instructors/coaches are available.

 

Positions available:

 Development All Mountain Ski Program. Certified coaches for our Sunday (10 day) Weekend (24 day) and Part Time (45 day) programs. 

                      Development Ski Teams - Introduction to the Ski and Snowboard Team with a focus on all mountain exploration (Non-Competitive)

Alpine Race Coaches. Full and Part time postions open for Certified coaches with expereince

                      Alpine Race Program U10 - FIS U19

Mogul and Freeski Coach Part Time weekend and holiday positions for certified coaches with experience

 

Northstar Ski and Snowboard Team is an in-house team, with support from the Northstar Team Foundation. 

Together we support coaches and Team families.  As a growing program, we  have  tremendous growth opportunities.

 

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Upholding the highest levels of athlete safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
  • Clearly and accurately coaching  skiing domains to athletes.
  • Ensuring that athletes are matched to appropriate skier skill level and working with Head Coach to make appropriate changes when necessary. 
  • Communicating instructions and devlivering a season long progression of skills
  • Supervising athletes at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of group to identified guardian.
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  • Requirements:
  • High School or Equivalent Education
  • Attend All Mountain Training
  • PSIA/AASI/USSA/FIS Level 1, 2 or 3 certification and/or USSA coaching
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written)
  • Must have excellent guest service skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must work well in a team
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in a high alpine environment
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions
  • Must commit to the days that the program is in session
  • Must be able to lift, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach frequently.

 

  Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with guests of all ages
  • Previous experience with teaching/coaching/mentoring

 

 

With diverse tree-lined mountain trails, a world-class terrain park and a vibrant village, Northstar is the perfect setting for families and snow sports enthusiasts alike. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada just 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe, 30 minutes from Reno and a few hours from Napa and San Francisco, it’s easy to explore everything Northern California has to offer. Join the Northstar team and learn why Truckee, CA has been voted one of the “Top 25 Ski Towns in the World.” www.vailresortscareers.com

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 214808