Snowboard Instructor Job Description

Snowboard Instructor Job Description

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Snowboard instructor provides supplemental classroom instruction in Spanish (in conjunction with Macalester language faculty & adhering to all established college academic standards and procedures).

Snowboard Instructor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Communicate instructions and help guests to their feet during a lesson
Supervising children in class at all times
Supervising children in lessons at all times
On snow teach and demonstration of skills
Off snow interview
Knowledge and awareness of the environment
Must be able to discuss the lesson content and evaluate the progress of the lesson with parents and/or legal guardians
Follow The Resort’s etiquette guidelines while interacting with guests and respond to all guests in a courteous, professional manner
Setting up and maintain ski teaching areas
Ensures a positive memorable experience for guest and staff by teaching snow-sports in a safe and fun learning environment

Snowboard Instructor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Snowboard Instructor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PSIA/AASI, CPR

Education for Snowboard Instructor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Skills for Snowboard Instructor

Desired skills for snowboard instructor include:

Word processing
Spreadsheet and browser applications
Basic internet navigation
Local area/resort
Spanish language
Browser applications
Spreadsheet
Spanish language is helpful

Desired experience for snowboard instructor includes:

Supervise children in class at all times
Communicate instructions and help guests during a lesson
Must successfully complete the Background Check and Fit to Ride fitness assessment program in the fall of 2015 - required
Must be willing to teach both children and adults
Must be able to lift, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach frequently
Ability to ride blue terrain comfortably and under control

Snowboard Instructor Examples

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Snowboard Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of snowboard instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for snowboard instructor
  • Maintain a high level of physical conditioning
  • Check your schedule daily and throughout the day using the computers located inside and across the hallway from the Ski & Ride School locker room
  • Report any unsafe conditions regarding equipment and area of work, or elsewhere on the premises
  • Work closely with Supervisor or Team Leader to establish goals for the year
  • Assist the Supervisor/Team Leader in greeting guests as they arrive at the lesson location
  • On snow teach and skiing/riding
  • Remain current with teaching and skiing/riding skills through participation in WPSRS training AASI training
  • Cross-train in opposite discipline and willingly work in all areas of SRS
  • Demonstrate highest proficiency skiing in all terrains and conditions
  • Clearly and accurately instruct skiing or snowboarding to students in a fun and safe manner using various training techniques adapted to the students’ needs
Qualifications for snowboard instructor
  • Successfully complete the Background Check in the fall of 2016 - required
  • Attend and successfully complete the Ski and Snowboard School training session - required
  • At Minimum, 1 Written Letter of Reference/Recommendation and a Resume
  • Previous ski instructor experience
  • High School equivalent education
  • Must have good guest service skills
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Snowboard Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of snowboard instructor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for snowboard instructor
  • Clearly communicating instructions for guests to load and unload the chairlift
  • To teach skiing or snowboarding with safety and welfare of students being of primary importance
  • Safekeeping and return of proper equipment with children at end of lesson
  • Safe receipt and drop off of children at the end of lesson
  • Recording of tickets and hours at the end of each day
  • Attendance at required orientation and training sessions
  • Knowledge of all posted information and that which is contained in the instructor manual
  • Care and safekeeping of company-owned uniform
  • Proper completion of incident reports in accordance with departmental and company manuals
  • Attendance at designated meeting times on days scheduled to work
Qualifications for snowboard instructor
  • Prior experience working as a ski/snowboard instructor is preferred
  • Must be able to able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Required to lift fifty (50) pounds consistently
  • Must have excellent communication skills and work well in a team
  • Must be able to handle varying snow conditions (extreme cold temperature)
  • Must be an intermediate skier/rider minimum required
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Snowboard Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of snowboard instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for snowboard instructor
  • Provide guest with general company information
  • Report to Ski School Line–up area at scheduled times
  • Participate in training that is provided by Ski School trainers
  • Be proficient and current to teach all levels that you are qualified for based on PSIA/AASI standards
  • Must understand class management skills including, but not limited to, safety and risk awareness, “Skiers Responsibility Code”, “Smart Style”, lift loading, terrain choice, handling and reporting an accident
  • Clearly and accurately instruct assigned levels of skiing or snowboarding to students using physical and verbal techniques
  • Answer any resort-specific questions from guests
  • Ensure all ski school locations are clean and present a professional appearance to our guests, staff, and purveyors
  • Demonstrate flexibility and be willing to work in a variety of areas/programs within the Ski and Snowboard School as required by the business’ needs
  • Ensure that students are matched to appropriate skill level and working with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary
Qualifications for snowboard instructor
  • Previous ski or snowboard instructor experience
  • AASI 2 or equivilent
  • Ability to ski all groomed blue terrain comfortably and under control
  • Ability to attend all mandatory training sessions
  • PSIA/AASI Level 1, 2 or 3 certification (international equivalent ok)
  • Work outdoors for extended periods
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Snowboard Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of snowboard instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for snowboard instructor
  • Assisting in operational responsibilities of School's programs including but not limited to registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities
  • To teach snowboarding with safety and welfare of students being of primary importance
  • Must be willing to perform occasional duties with other departments
  • Providing exceptional guest service at all times through sharing your passion for working with people and skiing/riding
  • Providing exceptional guest service at all times through sharing your passion for working with people and snowboarding
  • Keeping yourself and your children SAFE at all times and in all situations
  • Create a fun and supportive lesson environment, connecting with your students and providing consistent feedback and positive reinforcement
  • Set achievable goals and celebrate successes to build confidence and a sense of accomplishment in the students
  • Remain engaged throughout the lesson to ensure your communication and presentation style and the level of challenge matches your students learning styles and ability
  • Keep the students moving to allow ample practice time and an opportunity to experience the movements
Qualifications for snowboard instructor
  • Clearly communicate verbally in the English language
  • Previous instruction, teaching or coaching experience of any sport preferred
  • Must provide a safe and fun, learning environment
  • Must maintain a neat appearance in conformance with company standards
  • Interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers and management consistent with Steamboat Ski & Resort Corportation’s Service Excellence standards
  • Must be able to stand and walk on snow for extended periods of time
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Snowboard Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a snowboard instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for snowboard instructor
  • Be an ambassador for the sport and the resort, and teach all assigned lessons in a manner consistent with the school’s philosophies, methods and values
  • Perform all supporting tasks such as boot fitting, guest check-in, greeting, snow removal, conveyor lift operation, teaching area setup and all other labor duties as needed
  • Know and follow all policies and procedures as they pertain to teaching and related tasks
  • Other duties including assisting other departments as needed & as assigned
  • Serve as assistants to Ski + Ride School instructors
  • Helps with all aspects of Snow Stars, or Mountain Explorers programs directly relating to the care of the children both on and off the snow
  • Set up and clean up the Terrain Garden, dress and undress the children from ski clothing put on and take off ski equipment for children in the Ski + Ride School Children’s Programs
  • Assist with fencing and signage set-up for meeting areas
  • Assist with lunchtime procedures for all Ski + Ride School Children’s Programs
  • Work is either full-time or part-time
Qualifications for snowboard instructor
  • Applicants who are 18 years of age or older will be required to provide a Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Must be a strong “blue level” skier or rider based on the Bretton Woods ability levels
  • Attend Ski and Snowboard School new hire training sessions
  • Current PSIA/AASI Level 1 certification or equivalent – Required
  • Previous ski or snowboard instructor experience – Required
  • Must demonstrate ability to receive and give direction and act upon it

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