Play while you work!
Join the Ski & Board School team at the Big White Kids Centre to be a part of one of the largest mountain programs designed for children in Canada. We offer an inclusive and positive working environment, employee incentives, outstanding instructor training and access to almost 3000 acres of fun, varied and powder filled terrain.
We are currently seeking minimum CSIA level 1 (or international equivalent) ski instructors who are available for the full winter season (approx. the beginning of December until early April. Full-time and part-time positions are available, as well as a number of positions for dual-certified instructors who can teach snowboarding and skiing.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Teach ski lessons following both the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance (CSIA) teaching methodology and the Big White Ski & Board School's progression levels
Always working with safety in mind to safeguard guests and fellow workers
Plan lesson content to create a safe and fun learning experience
Evaluate lesson participants and complete achievement records
Ensure effective public relations and problem solve as required
Work co-operatively and maintain ongoing communication with other program staff
Take appropriate action to deal with incidents and emergencies as outlined in Ski & Board Schools’ policies and procedures
CSIA level 2 and above (a minimum of Level 2 or international equivalent)
Experience working with children in an organized setting (e.g. ski school, daycare, summer camp, schools)
All applicants should 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:
CASI – Canadian association of Snowboard Instructors certifications
CSIA/CFSA – Snowpark or Canadian Freestyle Ski Association certifications
CSCF – Canadian Ski Coach Federation certifications
Criminal Records Checks:
All employees are subject to criminal record checks at Big White. 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.
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
Level 1 starting at $19.50/hour
Level 2 starting at $22.50/hour
Please note: All employment offers to foreign nationals are conditional upon individuals obtaining their own valid working holiday visas for the coming winter season. Due to the high volume of applications only candidates selected for follow up interviews will be contacted.