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Children's Snowsports Instructor (winter seasonal) job in Taos Ski Valley

Taos Ski Valley, Inc. jobs
New Mexico (NM), Taos Ski Valley
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Sports & Physical Recreation
Employment:  Other
Impact Area:  Sports & Fitness
Company Name:  Taos Ski Valley, Inc.

Location
Country:  United States
State / Province:  New Mexico (NM)
City:  Taos Ski Valley
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Description


SNOW SPORTS SCHOOL


Children's Snowsports Instructor (winter seasonal)




Hiring Full-Time/Part-Time/Peak Children's Snowsports Instructors for the 2017-2018 Winter Season



*Start & End dates will vary, ranging from November through April                       



Reports to: Designated Manager and/or Supervisor



Classification: Full-time, Seasonal; Part-time, Seasonal; Peak, Seasonal                                                                          



Schedule: Variable. Must be available to work weekends and holiday periods.



 



Job Summary:             



Serves as a professional instructor, coach and representative of Taos. Works as member of an interdependent team dedicated to creating the best possible environment for taking and teaching lessons. Shares our traditions of stewardship and inclusiveness. Inspires deep connections with our mountains and helps Create lifelong snowsports enthusiasts.



Essential Job Functions:         



Guest Services





  • Recognizes that service is our product and helping guests have a great Taos experience is our primary job. Ultimately embraces that our goal is to help guests find the love of skiing/riding and the mountains we share.




  • Must be able to clearly communicate information that is relevant in an enthusiastic manner to create an exceptional guest experience.




  • Serves as a public relations representative for Taos, both on and off the job.




  • Initiates contact and greets guests in a friendly, helpful and respectful manner.




  • Listens to guest needs and concerns. Then relates the message to management.




  • Looks for ways to better serve the guest, Snowsports, and Taos Ski Valley.





Self-Direction





  • Makes continued effort to improve personal skiing/riding skill, teaching skills and coaching knowledge.




  • Instructs group, private and special program lessons of varying abilities as assigned.




  • Instruct students of any age, sex and learning abilities as assigned.




  • Reliable attendance on all scheduled work days.





Team Work





  • Participates with the teamwork that is essential for the success of the Guest, Instructor, Snowsports School and Area.




  • Cooperates with all area employees and co-workers in the performance of duties.




  • Maintains good humor and cooperative attitude.




  • Performs other jobs and responsibilities as assigned.





Knowledge/Skills/Abilities




  • Must be able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate skiing/snowboarding model.

  • Must be able to share the information and emotions that inspire the guest to return to Taos and the Snowsports School.

  • Reads and complies with Taos employee handbook and Snowsports procedures and policies.

  • Is responsible for information; emails, newsletters, informational websites, bulletin boards, memos and required meetings.

  • Maintains personal safety as a top priority.

  • Supplies personal equipment and maintains it in a safe functional and attractive condition.

  • Understands and adheres to the Responsibility Code and Skier safety Act.



Criteria For Evaluations



The Snowsports Instructor is evaluated on performance of duties and take into account a variety of factors some examples are: teaching ability, communication skill, level of guest service, attitude, attendance and punctuality, attire and grooming, initiative, guest comments, student return rate, skiing/riding ability and improvement, technical knowledge, relations with co-workers, and have professionalism, mature and logically sound judgement.



Skill Level I – Non-certified instructor and/or has little to no experience in teaching, guiding, coaching roles



Skill Level II – PSIA/AASI Level I certification and/or equivalent teaching, guiding, coaching experience and/or relevant recreation or education certifications. Qualified intermediate skiing/riding ability.



Skill Level III – Current PSIA/AASI Level II certification and/or equivalent teaching, guiding, coaching experience and/or relevant recreation or education certifications. 2+ years teaching within the snowsports industry. Qualified intermediate skiing/riding ability. Must be able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate and articulate the skiing/snowboarding model at most levels of skiing/riding.



Skill Level IV – Current PSIA/AASI Level III certification and 5+ years teaching within the snowsports industry. Qualified expert skiing/riding ability. Must be able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate and articulate the skiing/snowboarding model at any and all levels of skiing/riding.



Skill Level V – Current PSIA/AASI Trainers certification and 10+ years teaching within the snowsports industry. Qualified expert skiing/riding ability. Must be able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate and articulate the skiing/snowboarding model at any and all levels of skiing/riding. Have the ability and motivation to; Share our traditions of stewardship and inclusiveness, Inspire deep connections with our mountains and help Create lifelong snowsports enthusiasts; is a critical asset.



 



Please contact HR@skitaos.com for a full job description.



Taos Ski Valley, Inc. is an at will employer. 



Taos Ski Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer                                                                        



This job description is intended to be a broad description of duties.  More specific information on duties and policies can be found with your supervisor or in the Employee Handbook.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.                                                                    



Background Check



Employment is contingent upon a favorable background check.



 



                                                                              



 





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