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Title

Snow Sports Instructors - Ski 

Category Skier Services  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Employment Type Winter 2019-2020 Seasonal Position.  
Shift Various Shifts  
Age Requirements The minimum age requirement for this position is 16.  
Description

Crystal Mountain is currently hiring certified and non-certified ski instructors to provide the highest level of ski instruction to guests of Crystal Mountain.

Job Duties Include:

  • Provide guests with a fun, safe, enjoyable and memorable learning experience while exploring appropriate terrain on Crystal Mountain.
  • Conduct lessons according to the standards set out Crystal Mountain Snow Sports programs.
  • Create a fun environment that is conducive to learning by employing a variety of appropriate teaching strategies.
  • Encourage student enthusiasm for skiing, the learning process, and the further development of good skiing skills
  • Develop and foster group dynamics appropriate for the age, skill, and makeup of the students in the class.
  • Evaluate the accomplishments of students on a daily basis by using the appropriate and available methods developed for each Ski School program.
  • Follow The Resort's etiquette guidelines while interacting with guests and respond to all guests in a courteous, professional manner. Maintain positive relations with students, parents, visitors, and general public at all times.
  • Instruct all students on The Responsibility Code, and ensures all safety practices are taught and adhered to.
  • Demonstrate teamwork, cooperation, respect, and professionalism at all times.
  • Attend all required training, safety and other meetings, required both by the department and company.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to improving personal skiing and teaching abilities through attendance of supplementary training.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 
Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Ability to achieve PSIA certification or equivalent
  • Intermediate skiing ability: able to ski comfortably and in control on black terrain.
  • Must have own equipment
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Clear and concise verbal communication skills.
  • Dependable and meets goals.
  • Exemplifies professional conduct and adherence to company Core Values.

Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Physical & Other Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • Able to work any shift, weekends and holidays as schedule and weather dictates.
  • Evenings, weekends and holidays are a regular part of the schedule.
  • Must have excellent attendance and conduct record for consideration.
  • Non-smoking candidates preferred.
 
About the Organization Resort Recreation Benefits:

ALL employees at Crystal Mountain receive these resort benefits to include FREE; fitness center, indoor pool, outdoor water park, golf, wellness programs, climbing wall, adventure courses, alpine slide, mountain biking and trail access, group ski lessons, downhill skiing/boarding and ski & snowboard rentals. DISCOUNTS on; spa services, fitness classes, retail products & apparel, food, lodging and personal training!



Resort Overview:

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort recognized nationally as one of the Midwest’s premier destinations. Located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City, Crystal Mountain offers 58 slopes for downhill skiing and snowboarding, Crystal Mountain Snow Sports School, winter activities like dog sledding, cross-country skiing and fat tire biking, snowshoeing through Michigan Legacy Art Park, the Edge Adventure Course, award-winning Crystal Spa, fine-dining, shopping as well as wedding, meeting and conference facilities.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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