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Working As A Ski Instructer

  • Coaching and Developing Others
  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • $36,680

    Average Salary

What Does A Ski Instructer Do At Copper Mountain Resort

* Teach skiing or riding to all ages of guests
* Responsible for developing a logical lesson plan in order for children to have a positive and successful learning experience
* Lessons must be professional and organized while following proper safety procedures
* Children's coaches are responsible for their students at all times during the lesson
* Must attend trainings throughout the season to develop personal and professional riding and teaching skills
* Must be available all holidays and weekends.
* Secondary Function:
* Operation of our surface lifts and assist with support staff duties.
* Assistance with teaching area set up and removal of signs, fencing and props.
* Help other departments as requested.
* During heavy snow falls, instructors will be asked to help with snow removal

What Does A Ski Instructer Do At Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

* Assures customer satisfaction with safe, friendly and efficient service.
* Provides exceptional guest service in a group ski lesson through personable use of modern teaching techniques.
* Instructs and educates guest ages 3
* in skiing, using modern teaching techniques.
* May also instruct adults.
* Maintains an environment of safety, fun and learning.
* Clarify customer’s expectations and goals at the beginning of each lesson.
* Provides individual or group instruction on skiing.
* Analyzes problems and resolves them in a positive and safe manner.
* Selects appropriate terrain for skills being developed.
* Use effective pacing that is appropriate for students ability level.
* Participates in snowboard or skiing clinics to keep current with the most modern and efficient teaching methods and techniques.
* Communicates daily with fellow staff to maintain awareness of mountain operations and activities.
* Helps with set up/tear down of beginner area as well as light cleaning of Children’s Center.
* Assists in the rental shop by fitting children with ski equipment

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Top Ski Instructer Skills

  1. Private Ski Lessons
  2. Professional Ski Instructor
  3. Ensure Safety
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Instructed ages 3 and up both group and private ski lessons
  • Instructed all levels and all abilities Nationally Certified through Professional Ski Instructors of America for Skiing and Snowboarding.
  • Fitted skis and adjusted individual binding settings to ensure safety for up to 80 guests per day; tuned skis and equipment
  • Delivered private and group instruction to youth and adult clients
  • Instructed beginner ski lessons for the Kids Vacation Center at the Steamboat Ski Resort.

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