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Title:  Ski and Ride School Support Crew Lead - Full Time - Winter Seasonal - Stowe

Date:  Jun 7, 2022

Stowe, VT, US

Company:  Stowe Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2022/2023

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.

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


Job Summary:

The Ski and Snowboard School Support Crew Lead is responsible for leading the Ski and Ride School Support Crew and Instructor Aides.  This includes scheduling and directing daily activities in support of the day-to-day operations of the Ski and Ride School. The Crew Lead is responsible for ensuring the image, appearance, and functionality of indoor facilities and outdoor teaching areas, including daily set up and tear down, lunch service, and assistance with check-in and check-out procedures of child students. Crew members will also spend time with small children performing indoor activities, assisting in ski school classes on-hill when necessary to help motivate children when necessary.  Crew lead will also help support operational teams with payroll and other duties as assigned.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilize available resources to monitor and maintain the quality of the Ski and Ride School facilities, support lessons, and ensure smooth operations. 
  • Manage staffing levels to daily needs for Support Crew and Instructor Aides.
  • Working with small children to facilitate appropriate games and activities in both indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Assist with ski school classes and discovery guide as necessary.
  • Monitor and review employee performance on a regular basis.
  • Work with the Senior Manager and Managers to support and achieve Guest Experience targets for the success of the overall Ski & Ride School.
  • Understand, lead and model safety standards within the department.
  • Establish and review mutual seasonal goals and performance objectives with Instructor Aides and Support Staff, providing feedback and coaching.
  • Communicate effectively with leadership, peers and other departments to create an environment of support and trust that will benefit staff and guests.
  • Understand, lead and model the Company’s mission, vision and values.
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience working with children
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency
  • RPOS
  • Fluent verbal and written communication in English
  • Able to work in and built cross functional teams
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing environments
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Teaching Experience (ski and ride school or equivalent)
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Ability to ski and/or snowboard at an intermediate level


Other requirements:

  • Must be able to work both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
  • No hazardous materials but noise exposure to snowmaking and grooming equipment 
  • Appropriate alpine ski or snowboard equipment that includes clothing, boots, bindings, skis or board, radio, computer, phone, fax, race equipment, video and photographic equipment
  • Required to work as needed, including holidays, weekends and some evenings.  

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. 

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 441987