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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
  • $39,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Ski Instructer Do At Omni Hotels

* Providing the best guest service based on Omni Service Standards.
* Must be a strong “blue level” skier or rider based on the Bretton Woods ability levels.
* Report to Ski School Line–up area at scheduled times.
* Be prepared for any lesson that Base Area supervisor assigns.
* 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.
* Have knowledge of all ski school programs.
* Have a clear understanding of all resort and ski school policies and procedures based on Omni Resorts standards and staff manual

What Does A Ski Instructer Do At Deer Valley

* Teach alpine skiing to students of any age or ability zone, using PSIA/AASI teaching methodology and following the safety codes of the mountain
* Punctuality: must be in uniform, equipped and at the meeting location on time; must adhere to lesson times, lunch breaks, clinics and schedules of the Ski School
* Plan, organize and implement appropriate ability zone plan for each ski lesson; conduct lesson in professional manner
* Attend instructor meetings, training and performance reviews
* Able to work with general supervision and make reasonable decisions based upon policies and procedures outlined in company manuals; adhere to Ski School and HR policies and procedures
* Display professional conduct with parents, children and caregivers in all situations, some of which may be stressful; write daily progress cards for students and their parents
* Perform other duties as assigned
* DEER VALLEY SKIER SERVICES EXPECTATIONS:
* Exemplify a strong work ethic
* Function as a team player
* Interact with members of Skier Services peer group, instructors, agents and supervisors in a positive and professional manner
* Interact positively with other Deer Valley Resort employees
* Communicate any suggestions or concerns to manager in a timely manner
* Speak and act professionally while on duty
* Support/follow Deer Valley Resort policies and procedures, including DV Employee Handbook guidelines and the Ski School Instructor Guide
* Be a good example to those around you with a positive, supportive attitude

What Does A Ski Instructer Do At Vail Resorts

* Upholding the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
* Clearly and accurately instructing assigned levels of skiing or snowboarding to students, both physically and verbally.
* Ensuring that students are matched to appropriate skier/snowboarding skill level and working with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary.
* Assisting guests to load and unload the chairlift.
* Clearly communicating instructions and helping guests.
* Provide a safe and fun learning environment through exceptional class handling and creativity using our teaching handbook as a guide.
* Supervising children in lessons at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of children to identified guardian.
* Assisting in operational responsibilities of Ski & Ride programs including but not limited to registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting source or lesson meeting place, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities.
* Attend morning meetings/be responsible for morning meeting information and assist with guest introductions.
* Teach skiing/snowboarding at all levels of difficulty based upon ability and experience.
* Understand and abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Resource and Guidelines Manual.
* Must be able to discuss the lesson content and evaluate the progress of the lesson with the guest.
* Able to physically, clearly and accurately demonstrate assigned levels of Alpine skiing or Snowboarding models.
* Must have high level of guest service skills and experience.
* Assist with boot/equipment fitting, sales lobby greeting and other tasks assigned by Manager/Supervisors.
* Other duties as assigned

What Does A Ski Instructer Do At Vail Resorts

* Keeping yourself and your guests_** **_SAFE_** **_at all times and in all situations._
* Providing great guest service at all times through sharing your passion for working with people and skiing._
* The details:
* Upholding the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
* Clearly and accurately instructing assigned levels of riding to guests, both physically and verbally (you’re going to have to explain and demonstrate to guests what they need to do).
* Ensuring that guests are matched to the appropriate skill level and working with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary.
* Assisting guests with transportation of equipment.
* Assisting guests to load and unload chairlifts.
* Communicating instructions and helping guests to their feet during a lesson; lifting children by the vest (if applicable).
* Supervising children in class at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of children to identified guardian.
* Assisting in operational responsibilities of Ski & Ride programs including but not limited to registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities

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Average Length of Employment
Ski Patrol 3.1 years
Swimming Teacher 2.2 years
Ski Instructer 2.0 years
Ski Lift Attendant 1.1 years
Top Careers Before Ski Instructer
Internship 16.9%
Volunteer 7.7%
Cashier 6.8%
Server 6.4%
Instructor 4.5%
Manager 4.0%
Owner 3.2%
Hostess 3.2%
Teacher 3.1%
Waitress 2.8%
Guide 2.8%
Assistant 2.7%
Top Careers After Ski Instructer
Internship 11.1%
Server 9.5%
Cashier 7.9%
Volunteer 7.1%
Manager 4.4%
Teacher 4.1%
Owner 3.5%
Instructor 3.4%
Coach 3.3%
Hostess 3.1%
Waitress 2.8%
Nanny 2.8%

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Top Skills for A Ski Instructer

  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:
  • Worked with other ski instructors to teach group lessons, ski camps and private ski lessons to people of all ages.
  • Earned certification from Professional Ski Instructors of America, including cognitive childhood development and teaching courses.
  • Engage in movement analysis assessments, making necessary equipment adaptations to ensure safety.
  • Trained new instructors in the correct techniques and new methods to teach lessons.
  • Established positive rapport and provided technically sound lessons to beginner-level students.

Ski Instructer Resume Examples And Tips

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Ski Instructer Demographics

Gender

Male

55.0%

Female

41.5%

Unknown

3.5%
Ethnicity

White

72.3%

Hispanic or Latino

11.1%

Black or African American

7.2%

Asian

5.9%

Unknown

3.5%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

51.6%

French

14.9%

German

10.0%

Italian

4.5%

Russian

3.2%

Japanese

2.7%

Chinese

2.3%

Swedish

1.4%

Mandarin

1.4%

Portuguese

1.4%

Romanian

0.9%

Hindi

0.9%

Korean

0.9%

Tibetan

0.9%

Arabic

0.9%

Swahili

0.5%

Dutch

0.5%

Hungarian

0.5%

Georgian

0.5%

Nepali

0.5%
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Ski Instructer Education

Schools

University of Colorado at Boulder

13.1%

University of Vermont

9.7%

University of Utah

8.8%

University of Denver

5.9%

University of Nevada - Reno

5.9%

Pennsylvania State University

5.4%

Colorado State University

5.1%

Montana State University - Bozeman

4.3%

University of Massachusetts Amherst

4.3%

Plymouth State University

4.0%

University of Washington

4.0%

University of New Hampshire

3.8%

Fort Lewis College

3.8%

Appalachian State University

3.5%

Northern Arizona University

3.2%

University of Connecticut

3.2%

Keene State College

3.2%

Michigan State University

2.9%

University of Maine

2.9%

State University of New York College at Plattsburgh

2.9%
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Majors

Business

17.8%

Psychology

7.7%

Kinesiology

6.3%

Biology

6.0%

Communication

4.9%

History

4.5%

Marketing

4.5%

Environmental Science

4.4%

Political Science

4.4%

Management

4.0%

Mechanical Engineering

4.0%

Education

3.8%

Liberal Arts

3.7%

English

3.7%

Finance

3.7%

Elementary Education

3.5%

Hospitality Management

3.5%

Economics

3.4%

Graphic Design

3.4%

Nursing

3.3%
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Degrees

Bachelors

65.2%

Associate

10.0%

High School Diploma

9.1%

Masters

8.5%

Certificate

4.0%

Doctorate

1.5%

Diploma

1.3%

License

0.4%
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