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Vail Resorts Ski School Aide - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal in Hunter, New York

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.

Hunter Mountain is now part of the Vail Resorts family and we’ve started hiring for our Winter 20-21 season! All Hunter Mountain employees receive a FREE ski pass that gives you access to skiing and riding at all Vail Resorts-owned mountains. Along with the free ski pass, employees also get discounts on food, lodging, and retail products, along with other pro-deal discounts on brand names. Join the team this season for an Experience of a Lifetime!

Job Summary: The Ski and Ride School Instructor Aide will provide assistance to the lead instructor to enhance the guest experience by providing support to children in group lessons. This is accomplished by motivating, encouraging, consoling, managing fears and assisting children in need all in a fun and engaging manner while upholding all Skier Safety Act rules/regulations and Company guidelines. This position may include skiing and snowboarding to assist with lessons!

Responsibilities:

  • Upholding the highest levels of safety on varied, high altitude terrain with varying winter weather conditions for both yourself and guests.

  • Assisting with class management; behavioral issues, safety issues, emotional issues, and organization of the class.

  • Helping to facilitate lunch, monitoring group and bussing tables.

  • Assisting children in getting equipment on and off.

  • Accompanying and assisting with breaks for the children, including bathroom time, and sick and sad children.

  • Communicating primary Instructor’s instructions and helping children to their feet after a fall; lifting children by their safety vest.

  • Assisting in operational responsibilities of the Ski and Snowboard School programs including but not limited to registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities

Qualifications:

  • Desire to work with children

  • Excellent communication and guest service skills

  • Ability to perform in a high paced, variable, multi-faceted environment with the ability to multi-task and work on a team

  • Physical strength and ability to: respond appropriately to emergency and other unplanned situations; stand for long periods of time; kneel, stoop, bend frequently; lift 50 lbs.

As a premier, world-class resort in the Catskills, guests at Hunter Mountain can expect the ultimate ski experience with service to match. Join us and become a part of a team who takes pride in providing the best of what the mountain has to offer. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 255029

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