Big White Ski Resort Ltd

Big White Ski Resort Ltd

Snowboard Instructor – Winter 24/25

Play while you work! Join the Ski & Board School team at Big White Ski Resort, and be a part of one of the largest Ski & Board School teams in Western Canada. We offer a positive working environment, plenty of staff incentives & social events throughout the winter, a competitive hourly wage, fantastic instructor training programs, and a guaranteed winter of great times working and playing on almost 3,000 acres of varied terrain with some of the finest and reliable snow in Canada.

We are currently seeking minimum CASI Level 2 (or international equivalent) Snowboard instructors to teach across both our Adult’s programs and in the Kids Centre who are available for the full winter season (approximately the beginning of December until early April). Full-time positions are available; Ideal candidates will be dual-certified instructors who can teach both skiing and snowboarding, and have a number of seasons of teaching experience in other international Snow School environments.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Teaching snowboard lessons following both CASI teaching methodology and Big White Ski & Board School’s progression levels to a range of clients of all ages in both group and private settings
  • Always working with safety in mind to safeguard guests and fellow workers
  • Planning lesson content to create a safe and fun learning experience
  • Evaluating lesson participants, completing achievement records and recommending their next steps
  • Ensuring effective public relations, and problem solving as required
  • Working cooperatively and maintaining ongoing communication with other program staff
  • Taking appropriate action to deal with incidents and emergencies, as outlined in the Ski & Board School’s policies and procedures

Position requirements:

  • CASI Level 2 and above (or international equivalent)
  • Previous snowboard instructing experience, and experience working in organized settings.

All applicants must submit a cover letter and resume with two contactable references and include a copy of any relevant current certifications. Preference will be given to those who also have:

  • Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) certifications
  • Freestyle (Park and Pipe) certifications
  • CASI Evaluator certifications
  • Experience in teaching children

Criminal Record Checks:
All employees are subject to criminal record checks at Big White Ski Resort. Due to the fact that we are all dealing and working with children (defined as any persons 18 years of age or younger) on a daily basis throughout the season, it is imperative that these checks are done. It is the responsibility of the employee to provide a current criminal record check.

Physical demands:

  • Ability to carry 40lbs/18kg while skiing/riding
  • Ability and prepared to work in extreme alpine weather conditions
  • Ability to assist a fallen skier/snowboarder back onto their feet
  • Ability to lift 40lbs/18kg
  • Ability to ski/ride for 6-7 hours a day

PLEASE NOTE: All employment offers to foreign nationals are conditional upon individuals obtaining their own valid working holiday visas for the coming winter season.

Starting wage – $22.50, plus sales incentives with increases based on relevant instructing certifications and time-based accruals.

Target start date9th December

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