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Certified Snowboard Instructor - Winter 24-25

The Little Nell

The Little Nell

Snowmass Village, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Company Description

With roots dating back to 1946 and a division of Aspen One, Aspen Skiing Company owns and operates four mountains—Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk—creating premium, sustainable, and transformative experiences in recreation, culture, and nature. In addition, the company runs the award-winning Aspen Snowmass Ski & Snowboard School, Four Mountain Sports rental and retail shops, and a collection of sustainably sourced on-mountain food and beverage outlets. Aspen Snowmass encompasses 5,680 acres of skiable terrain across four mountains, more than 40 ski lifts and more than 410 trails. Aspen One is the parent company of Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen Hospitality and ASPENX and leverages its influence across all of its business units to advance climate action, community engagement and racial justice. For more information, visit www.aspensnowmass.com or follow @aspensnowmass on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

Job Description

The Aspen Snowmass Ski & Snowboard School are a collection of world class Pros who are committed to cultivating exceptional experiences that inspire journeys within. Our Pros know more than just teaching; they deliver acclaimed services, forge deep personal connections, and create new perspectives. The Aspen Academy is dedicated to talent development and offers industry leading training that supports our commitment to excellence. Through the Academy, Pros have the opportunity to gain a holistic instructor education.

The Snowboard Pro for Aspen Snowmass will teach snowboarding to children and adults of all ability levels by focusing on the fundamentals of on-mountain safety and providing a safe and fun on-snow experience

  • This role typically pays between $28.95 and $56.00 per hour. Actual pay will be dependent on experience and lessons taught.
  • Applications for this position will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work together with a team of Pros to organize classes and students according to individual student goals and abilities
  • Teach and demonstrate snowboarding to classes in a safe environment using a variety of teaching and riding techniques
  • Teach a variety of lessons, including instruction for beginners and clinics for more advanced class participants
  • Provide exceptional guest service while maintaining safety as a priority at all times
  • Work collaboratively with fellow employees and independently with groups of students

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Experience working with children is required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to snowboard, demonstrating maneuvers to students throughout the duration of a lesson for up to 6 hours per day required
  • Level 3 AASI Certification, or foreign equivalent, preferred
  • 2000+ hours of documented teaching experience
  • Crossover certification and experience preferred

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received

Supervision Given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Supervision Received: Works under general supervision of the Ski & Snowboard School Coordinator or Manager. Receives continuing or individual assignments according to supervisor’s directions and may perform routine tasks. Expectations of the quality, quantity and deadlines are clearly set. Instructions, advice and assistance available as needed. Work is reviewed on demand or during scheduled check-ins.

Work environment and Physical Demands

  • Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, stand, bend or be on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Regularly work in wet, cold, hot conditions requiring the use of protective apparel/equipment to prevent exposure to the elements and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces.
  • Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance

Job Benefits

This position is classified as a part time seasonal position eligible for the following benefits:

  • Enrollment dates differ across the various programs.
  • Paid Time Off Programs
  • Paid Leave Programs
  • Employee Ski Pass
  • Other company perks

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. By accepting a position with Aspen Skiing Company, you acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. To request accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 970-300-7700.

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit www.aspensnowmass.com/employment/benefits-and-perks

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here