Snow School Team Lead – Winter 24/25

  • Grouse Mountain
  • Supervisory
    • Full Time | 
    • Contract/Temporary
  • 6400 Nancy Greene Way North Vancouver, North Vancouver
  • 6 position available
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on June 5, 2024

Job Description

As Vancouver’s premier attraction we offer truly rewarding and memorable experiences! Our team members get to work in a challenging and cooperative environment where everyone comes together to create memories of a lifetime. We offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation, an inspiring setting, and many unique employee privileges. We are seeking new team members who embody our core values that focuses on people, connection, growth and challenge. We foster a work environment where diversity is valued, quality of life is enhanced, and individual aspirations are fulfilled. Applicants who thrive in a positive atmosphere where service excellence is top priority are encourages to apply.

Snowsports Team Leads provide a consistent flow of information between instructors and management to create positive and memorable experiences for our guests and staff. They demonstrate positive energy and show resourcefulness, safety first practices and professionalism.
Carry out the functions of the position of Snowsports Team lead in a professional and ethical manner
Communicate clearly in a respectful and enthusiastic manner using language appropriate to our guests and team members.
Assist Supervisors with the day-to-day co-ordination of all Snow School programs through scheduling assistance and on snow staff supervision.
Work with guests of all ages and abilities and promote guest loyalty through a fun and engaging learning experience

When working with children:
Always supervise children while they are in your care
Assist in operational responsibilities of relevant Kids’ programs including but not limited to registration process, lunch and snack service and upkeep of outdoor teaching areas

Adapt to, support, and effectively deal with change and share learning opportunities with others
Be a team player, work considerately with all departments within the company
Engage with the supervisory and management team, demonstrate pro-active, positive and effective communication to facilitate and support teamwork and cooperation
Maintain currency in qualification and pursue ongoing professional training and development to provide high-level guest service and a positive on snow experience
Arrive fit for work and take responsibility for your personal health and safety

This position provides direct supervision to the following positions: Snowsports Instructor, Snow School Volunteer

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Have 4 previous seasons of experience working as a Ski/Snowboard Instructor and a minimum of 1 season in a supervisor or lead role
Possess a minimum CSIA/CASI Level 2 Certification (or international equivalent) and able to provide proof of current certification
Have appropriate physical fitness to take on all assignments
Possess a high level of skiing/snowboarding abilities
Be fluent in all aspects of the English language (spoken and written)
Have excellent guest service skills
Have excellent communication skills
Work well in a team
Be able to work in inclement weather in an alpine environment
Have sight, speech, and hearing abilities sufficient to learn skills, follow and provide directions.
Available to work five days a week, including evenings, weekends & holidays
Successful applicants over the age of 19 will be required to provide results of a clear background check valid within six months of the hire date before starting work. Grouse Mountain will assist with this process if the applicant does not have a valid background check.

Hours of Operation are weather dependent. Due to the nature of the business, this position requires flexibility in terms of your work schedule. A variety of work schedules may include a variety of start times, including shifts on weekends and statutory holidays. Shifts require standing for long periods of time, lifting, twisting, shoveling and other forms of manual tasks.


$21.10 to $34.25 per hour dependent on certification and experience.

Other Perks/Benefits

All positions are eligible for the following benefits and perks: Free Seasonal Access Pass Discounts at the resort’s restaurants, retail, and rental outlets Referral Bonus Program Public Transit subsidies Free or discounted lift tickets at many other resorts (winter/summer) Access to free Employee and Family Assistance Program Excellent training and professional development Northland Properties friends and family discounts program including hotels, restaurants, and recreation. Full-time, year-round positions are also eligible for these: Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans RRSP matching plan after 1 year of service Free access passes for dependents DISCLAIMER The prior statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Northland Properties is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law. At Northland Properties, we are committed to building a network of talented professionals who can help to provide exceptional hospitality experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we are constantly seeking motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join us in various fields, including Construction, Finance, IT, HR, Marketing, and Support Center. To join our dedicated team and be a part of our thriving hospitality community, explore the exciting career opportunities available at

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