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Non-Certified Ski or Snowboard Instructor - FT & PT - Stowe Mountain Resort

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Stowe, VT, 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.

Stowe Ski & Snowboard School in beautiful Stowe Vermont is now hiring Non-Certified Full-Time and Part Time Ski & Snowboard Instructors  for the 2018-2019 season! 

The Instructor will provide quality instruction to individuals and groups in a safe and fun learning environment while upholding the Company guidelines and all Vermont Skier Safety Act rules/regulations.

The candidate MUST:

  • Possess level 7 or higher skiing/riding ability
  • Be able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate assigned levels of Alpine Skiing
  • Effectively communicate instructions to guests during a lesson
  • Be able to discuss the lesson content and evaluate the progress of the lesson with the guest
  • Ensure that guests are matched to appropriate skier skill levels and work with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary
  • Uphold the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions
  • Coach guests to load and unload the chairlift and physically assist children with the process
  • Have high level of guest service skills and experience
  • Understand and abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Ski School Resource and Guidelines Manual
  • Possess high levels of creativity
  • Attend and be responsible for morning meeting information
  • Assist guests with transportation of equipment
  • Supervise children in class at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of children to identified guardian
  • Assist in the operational responsibilities of the Ski School programs including but not limited to the registration process, direct guests to the appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities  (Children's Instructors Only)
  • Assist with boot/equipment fitting, sales lobby greeting and other tasks assigned by Manager/Supervisors
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must possess level 7 or higher skiing ability - required
  • Must be 18 years of age or older - required
  • High School or Equivalent Education - required
  • Must be available to work holidays and weekends - required
  • Must successfully complete the Background Check and scheduled training - required
  • Attend and successfully complete the Ski  School training sessions - required
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written) - required
  • Must have excellent guest service and communication skills - required
  • Must work well in a team environment - required
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather in an alpine environment - required
  • Must have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions - required
  • Must be willing to adhere to the Vail Resorts policy of wearing an approved snowsports helmet  at all times while teaching - required
  • Knowledge of local area/resort - preferred
  • Knowledge of the Spanish language is helpful – preferred

Stowe Mountain Resort is widely revered as the Ski Capital of the East. Located on Vermont’s highest peak, Stowe is a renowned world-class, family-friendly destination, offering year-round amenities from skiing to rock climbing and zip-lining. Travelers are drawn from across the globe to this dynamic mountain and the legendary community of this passionate, quintessential New England ski town.  Come join the Stowe Mountain team where you’ll instantly feel at home.

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 162934

Nearest Major Market: Vermont