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Title

Snow Sports Instructors - Ski 

Category Skier Services  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Employment Type Seasonal position for Winter 2020-2021.  
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.
 
About the Organization Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The resort features lodging, dining, downhill and cross-country skiing, two championship golf courses, shopping, award-winning Crystal Spa, Michigan's only alpine slide, the Park at Water's Edge, Michigan Legacy Art Park, weddings and a conference center. Visit www.CrystalMountain.com.  

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