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Ski School Support Staff

Date:  Jul 15, 2022

Newbury, NH, US

Company:  Mount Sunapee Resort
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 




Job Specifications:

  • Starting Wage: As of October 2022, all minimum wages will be $20 an hour.


We are looking for patient, caring individuals who love working with children ages 5-6 to join our team this winter.  Our Ski Instructor Aides assist with outdoor supervision, organization and assisting coaches with of our Ski guests ages 5-6, as well as assisting with lift riding - all while attending to the physical, emotional and cognitive needs of students in a way that promotes fun, safety and a positive learning environment.  This position is generally for non-certified Skiers wishing to train to be a certified Ski instructor when they reach qualification. 


 Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as a Ski Aide for our Ski Instructors teaching our 5-6 year old Ski classes
  • Assist with set-up and breakdown of children’s corral and learning areas
  • Help Supervisors and Ski Instructors with check in and check out on snow-front
  • Ride the beginner lift with 5-6 year olds. Help children load and unload the chair lift safely 
  • Assist children with snack, lunch and bathrooms breaks when applicable
  • Assist with supervision of the children throughout the day
  • Positive, informative and courteous communication with guests 



  • Ability to interact on appropriate level with children
  • Enthusiasm toward children
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to Ski at beginner and intermediate levels
  • Ability to safely ride the lifts with 1 or 2 children
  • Share a love for winter sport and a reverence for the outdoors
  • Have an attitude that is cooperative and supportive, creating a “team spirit” working environment
  • Good guest relation skills with children and adults. 
  • Work in fast paced, somewhat stressful and intense environment.
  • Ability to perform medium work (defined as exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects).
  • Must be age 16 years or older per our Kids on Lifts policy for all Ski School programs.
     Part time positions are available starting mid-November through until end of March. We are looking for enthusiastic team players to join us in providing our guests with a superior recreational experience and an attitude of constant improvement and excellence. We offer great recreational benefits and resort discounts!



The budgeted range starts at $20.  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 443191

Nearest Major Market: Concord
Nearest Secondary Market: Manchester