Mt Seymour Resorts-Ski Instructor: Level 4

  • Mt Seymour Resorts Ltd
  • Supervisory
    • Full Time | 
    • Seasonal
  • 1700 Mount Seymour Road North Vancouver
  • 2 position available
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on August 24, 2023

Job Description

Mt Seymour is looking for enthusiastic, friendly, and highly motivated fully certified instructors to join our team and share their passion for skiing with our guests.

Mt Seymour is located in North Vancouver, just 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver and is known as Vancouver’s place to learn to ski and ride. Our Snow School provides a fun and inclusive atmosphere in which to work. Instructors are responsible for providing a great learning experience to our guests, a large proportion of whom are children.

We offer competitive wages and instructor incentives, as well as a range of industry perks and resort discounts. We are looking for fully certified L4 instructors or international equivalents to drive progression in our Snow School.

These are seasonal full-time positions (30-40 hours per week), 4-6 days a week (extra work during peak operating periods). Mt Seymour pays instructors for their full shifts, setting a new standard in the industry. No matter if you’re teaching, assisting, or on stand-by, your dedication is always recognized and rewarded. Be part of a snow school that values you.

Advertised as a full-time role, considerations would also be given to a part-time position, if the applicant can meet the primary duties of the role.

Our season is generally December to Mid-April, with orientation training in late November.

Title: L4 Ski Instructor
Department: Snow School
Reports To: Instructor Supervisors & Snow School Assistant Managers / Manager

Summary of Responsibilities:
You will be employed to teach guests to ski according to the standards of the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance (CSIA) in a safe and fun environment. In addition, provide on-going training for our staff to help them attain new certifications and improve their teaching and skiing skills. New Instructors are expected to always behave in a professional manner as they are dressed in uniform and are role models for all guests and staff. Instructors are expected to be available to work weekends and holidays, these being our busiest periods.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Duties & Responsibilities:
– Commitment to the Snow School Mission Statement & Core Values “Safety, Fun, and Learning”.
– Teach skiing lessons according to the current CSIA standards.
– Responsible for the safety of each guest in the instructor’s care (Duty of Care).
– Assist with organization and administration of lessons and supervision of other instruction staff as necessary.
– Be knowledgeable of and teach the variety of lessons that Mt Seymour offers.
– Providing support and leadership to visiting groups and schools in outdoor programs.
– Assist with the organizing of ski and snowboard lessons (aid time).
– Be knowledgeable of and teach the Alpine Responsibility Code.
– Record all class and student information accurately on Snow School class cards.
– To be knowledgeable of current equipment, technique, and teaching methodology by attending regular instructor training.
– Motivate & encourage fellow instructors and provide feedback to them.
– Work with the Snow School Supervisors and Managers to improve the quality of lessons delivered by our staff.
– Be in constant communication with Supervisors, Lesson Desk, and co-workers.
– Other related duties as required (as related to other departments and aid time).

Job Requirements & Qualifications:
CSIA Level 4 or equivalent certification.
Previous teaching experience
Previous Training Experience working with staff within a Snow School an asset.
Excellent communication and guest services skills.
Personable and helpful attitude.
Legally entitled to work in Canada (Citizen, Permanent Resident, Valid Working Holiday Visa).
We may have some limited opportunities to offer assistance with VISAs for highly skilled and experienced candidates.

Mt Seymour is proud to be a Snow School industry leader by paying all instructors for the duration of their shifts, regardless of whether they teach a lesson, are performing other duties or are on stand-by. This is an hourly role. Overtime will be required during busy periods.

Full Time
Hourly wage – dependent on qualifications and experience. Starting from:
Level 4 – $31.50
Premiums for dual certification ($1 per hour)
Ski Park Certification ($1.50 p/h)
Snowboard Park Certification ($1)
Other certifications (on a case-by-case basis)
As well as higher private request lesson rates of compensation.
Full-Time Employee Bonus Scheme, paid out twice seasonally depending on attendance and performance.
Complimentary season’s pass and shuttle bus pass provided.

Application Process:
If teaching for Mt Seymour sounds like a good fit for you, please send your resume, cover letter, and a copy of your certifications to or complete the online application form.

Mt Seymour is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.



Job Application Process

Please submit cover letter and resume

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