Play while you work!
Join the Ski and Snowboard School Team at Big White’s Kids Centre and be a part of one of the largest children's programs in Western Canada. We offer a positive working environment, incentives, training programs that are second to none, and a guaranteed winter of great times working and playing on almost 3000 acres of patrolled terrain. Currently seeking instructors that are certified to teach both skiing and snowboarding. Only candidates with CSIA/CASI Level 2 (or equivalent) in the primary discipline and a Level 1 equivalency in the secondary discipline are being considered at this time. We are looking for full time instructors who are able to work from approximately the beginning of December to early April.
To be considered all applicants must submit a resume with at least two references who can be contacted, and provide a copy of current certification(s). Previous ski instructing experience and experience working with children in organized settings (daycares, camp counseling, school learning assistant) are definite assets. Preference will be given to those who also have: 1. Canadian Ski Coach Federation (CSCF) certification and are interested in coaching with the Nancy Greene ski race program on Saturdays during the season; and/or 2. Park and Pipe certification and are interested in coaching with our Freeride program. A recent criminal record check is required prior to starting the first day of work.
Safety awareness is very important. All snow pros must know and adhere to the Alpine Responsibility Code. While at Big White Ski Resort, the snow pro must always be aware of safety concerns for the staff, public and themselves. If unfamiliar with safety procedures, snow pros are expected to request their supervisor provide training.
Ability to carry 40 lbs/18 kg while skiing/riding
Ability to assist a fallen skier/snowboarder back onto their feet
Ability to lift 40 lbs/18 kg
Ability to ski/ride for 6-7 hours a day
Foreign Applicants: All employment offers to foreign nationals are conditional upon individuals obtaining their own valid working holiday visas for the coming winter season.
Salary range for Level 2 and above: $17.10/hr to $26.60/hr
Date posted: April 27, 2020
Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications only candidates selected for follow up interviews will be contacted.