New Snow School Instructor | Sommet Edelweiss

Description

The Instructor will provide quality ski/snowboard instruction to groups and individuals in a safe and fun manner.

This is an entry-level position for candidates with no previous experience with Sommet Edelweiss instructor team.

Responsibilities

  • Upholding the highest levels of guest safety on varied terrain with varying winter weather conditions.
  • Clearly and accurately instructing assigned levels of skiing or snowboarding to students, both physically and verbally.
  • Ensuring that students are matched to appropriate skier/snowboarding skill level and working with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary.
  • Assisting guests with transportation of equipment and how to load and unload the chairlift.
  • Supervising children in class at all times; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of children to identified guardian. (Childrens' Instructors Only)
  • Assisting in operational responsibilities of Snow School's programs including but not limited to registration process, directing guests to appropriate equipment fitting source, upkeep of outdoor teaching areas, and cleanliness of facilities. (Childrens' Instructors Only)
  • Acts as ambassador for the station and promotes the activities of the station.
  • Attends weekly information meetings.
  • Performs any other related task.

Experience requirements

Less than 1 year.

Qualifications

  • Ski: Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance (CSIA) or PESQ Level 1 valid certification (or in the process of obtaining it);
  • Snowboard: Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI) or PESQ Level 1 valid certification (or in the process of obtaining it).

Skills requirements

Must be fluent in all aspects of the English and French language (spoken and written).

Benefits

More than a job, it's a lifestyle! Being part of les Sommets Snow School means enjoying benefits such as regular workshops on the terrain to perfect your skills, advanced teaching tools and a variety of job opportunities!

Job Summary

  • Outaouais
  • Winter
  • Snow School & Racing Team
  • Customer Service
  • Outdoor
  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time
  • Weekend (Sat + Sun)
  • Monday to Friday
  • Per diem
  • Daytime

Wishing Of Being Part Of Sommet Edelweiss Team As An Instructor?

In order to join our passionate instructors at Sommet Edelweiss, we invite you to take note of the following steps for becoming a first-time instructor:

1. Send us your application by filling the form below.

Please note that you must offer a minimum of 18 working days between December 21, 2019 and March 8, 2020, mostly on Saturdays and Sundays.

2. You will receive an email or a phone call from one of our Snow School member inviting you to an off-snow meeting. Information needed to become a ski instructor will be given at that moment. 

3. You must obtain the CSIA (Canadian Ski Instructors' Alliance) or the CASI (Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors) level 1 certification or have a valid PESQ (Programme d’enseignement sportif du Québec) certification.

Les Sommets is very proud to announce a breakthrough initiative in the ski industry!  Starting this fall the Snow School, in collaboration with the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA), will offer future Les Sommets ski instructors the chance to complete a Level 1 certification at the cost of $150 plus taxes. 

This exclusive program includes:

  1. A Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance certification which is recognized across Canada after a year of employment with Les Sommets.
  2. Additional course content specifically developed for today’s market at Les Sommets.
  3. An unheard of price for this type of certification!

Successful completion of either certification is required.

At this time, it is not recommended that you register to a level 1 certification class. Your Snow School Director will advise you on that matter.

#1 In North America!

Les Sommets group is very proud to confirm that it has won the prestigious Conversion Cup Challenge, after being ranked among the finalists for two consecutive years. Presented annually by the NSAA (National Ski Area Association), this award highlights the efforts made by ski resorts in North America to convert novices into snow sports enthusiasts.

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