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Snowboard Instructor- Certified (Winter Seasonal)

Job Category: Ski School & Childcare
Requisition number: SNOWB002156
Posted: 8 August 2022
Schedule: Full-time
Rate: $14 USD per hour
Purgatory Resort
Durango, CO 81301, USA

Job Description

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Provide snowboard instruction to guests up to eight (8) hours per day.  You will be required to teach both children and adults.
  • Make appropriate decisions regarding student progressions, terrain and teaching different abilities/attitudes.
  • Encourage further Ski & Snowboard School participation by teaching high quality lessons.  Demonstrate the enjoyment of skiing, give accurate feedback to students, and inform guests of their options regarding further instruction.
  • Understand and adhere to all Ski & Snowboard School policies and procedures.
  • Attend and participate in continuing education clinics.
  • Promote and emphasize safety in all classes.
  • Wear assigned uniform jacket with solid black snow pants. Uniform must be clean with accessories appropriate for ski and snowboard professionals.  Overall appearance must be neat, clean and professional.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintaining locker and Ski & Snowboard School room.
  • Communicate any existing or potential safety hazards to supervisor immediately.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to snowboard at an advanced intermediate level or above with consistency of speed and turn shape. 
  • Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Alertness, precision, ingenuity, problem solving, analytic ability, spatial perception, persuasiveness, memory, creativity, concentration, judgment, aesthetic sense, reasoning, imagination, initiative, patience, auditory and visual discrimination, excellent speaking and hearing ability are necessary abilities.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.


Education or Formal Training:  Certification by American Association of Snowboard Instructors. Must maintain current membership and continue education credits for certification

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