Snowboard Instructor

Type: Seasonal | Part-Time 



At Snowriver, Instructors provide quality instruction to groups and individuals in a safe and fun manner while upholding all safety rules/regulations and Company guidelines.  

  • Provide safe, professional, and fun instruction to students of all ages
  • Assist students in achieving goals for improvement
  • Provide feedback to students and/or to guardians regarding the progress made in the lesson and what to work on next
  • Uphold the highest levels of guest safety on all terrain in varying weather conditions
  • Ensuring students are matched to appropriate snowboard instructor skill levels and work with supervisors/managers to make appropriate changes when necessary
  • Communicating instructions and helping guests to their feet during a lesson; lifting children by the vest (if applicable)
  • Supervising children in class; assisting at lunch and snack times; ensuring return of children to identified guardians
  • Exceed expectations by going out of your way to assist all guests, being courteous, friendly, and informative, ensuring the ultimate customer service experience on the mountain. 
  • Answer guest inquiries and resolve problems quickly and effectively
  • Foster an atmosphere of safety and cooperation and promote positive teamwork amongst your team members as well as in all other Snowriver locations
  • Assist with base area snow removal and salting
  • Carry out other related duties as assigned
  • Advanced proficiency as a snowboarder 
  • Must have excellent communication and guest service skills with all ages 
  • Must work well in a team 
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather 
  • Must be available to work holidays and most weekends, weekday shifts also available 
  • Must be able to lift, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach frequently
  • Previous Snowboard instructor experience preferred but not required 
  • Knowledge of local area/resort 
  • Previous experience working with youth organizations; (coaching, camp counselor, scouting, lifeguarding, youth/mission groups)