Jobs Ski/Snowboard Instructor


$20 - $25/hour


Mt. Crescent Ski Area; 17026 Snowhill Lane, Honey Creek

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Pottawattamie County Conservation is announcing the hiring of seasonal Ski and Snowboard instructors. This position will run through the duration of the ski season. 

Individuals in this role will teach new skiers/snowboarders and intermediate skiers/snowboarders the various fundamentals of skiing/snowboarding. Instructors will work with the Snowsports Coordinator to ensure the Ski School performs to meet the expectations of guests, while keeping guest safety a priority.

Essential Functions

Instructs groups and/or individuals in a lesson format.

Teaches proper technique appropriate to the ability level of those being instructed.

Promotes safety and gives students the knowledge to remain safe when they leave the lesson to ski/snowboard on their own.

Participates in clinics and free-skiing/snowboarding to constantly improve personal skiing skills.

Attends PSIA or AASI clinics and takes appropriate exams, on an ongoing basis.

Greet guests and direct guests to proper lesson location.

Must be helpful, friendly, courteous and professional in accordance with Mt Crescent’s commitment to providing superior customer service.  Treats each lesson recipient as an important individual when providing instruction.     


Other duties as assigned. 

Essential Knowledge, Experience, and Ability

Ability to ski or snowboard safely and confidently in all conditions and in varying types of terrain.

Ability to work during peak times and in bad weather

Essential Education, Certification, and/or Licenses

Must be eighteen (18) years old at the time of hire.

Must complete ski/snowboard instructor training upon hire.

Prior ski/snowboard instructor experience is preferred. 

PSIA or AASI certification is preferred.

Must be reliable, punctual and have own transportation.

Flexibility to work during evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Pottawattamie County has provided me a platform to challenge myself and to grow both professionally and personally. What really sets Pott County apart though is the people. The public we serve and the coworkers we spend our days with make the job fulfilling and rewarding.

Andrew, Recorder
8 Years with Pottawattamie County
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