Employment Opportunity

Here is more information about the Kids Program Instructor employment opportunity at Sun Peaks Resort.

Job Description: Kids Program Instructor

Department Sports School
Employment Type Full Time or Part Time, Seasonal
Reports To Sports School Director
Working Hours November - April
Posting Date May 21, 2019
Closing Date November 30, 2019

Work, Live, and Play

Sun Peaks Resort LLP has proven to be one of the highest levels of guest service providers within the ski industry. We can promise you a memorable and gainful working experience within our high volume and challenging work environments. Sun Peaks Resort LLP has many benefits to offer our employees including:
-Winter Alpine and Nordic Passes
-Employee and Family Assistance Program
-Staff Recognition Dinners and Events
-Corporation wide discounts
-Staff  Housing, available to those 19 years +
-Network and interact with our diverse culture
The Snow Sports School is responsible for creating a welcoming first and last impression on all guests and students. They are responsible for the overall quality of the guest and employees experience, this is accomplished by focusing on the guest, the business, and personal development. Under the guidance of the Sports School Director, you will receive a fun, interactive and teamwork oriented job experience.

Physical Demands:

•You must be physically able to fully undertake teaching responsibilities pertinent to your certification level and discipline in a safe and diligent manner up to forty hours per week and eight hours per day.
•Able to work outside in all winter weather conditions including stormy and extremely cold conditions safely.
•High degree of physical fitness is initially required and daily maintenance of such condition as to reduce and or eliminate the risk of at work soft tissue stress. A department dry land training outline will be supplied for this purpose. Presently free of injuries that may obstruct daily duties.
•You must be physically able to fully undertake teaching responsibilities pertinent to your certification level and discipline in a safe and diligent manner. 
•Able to work outside in all winter weather conditions.
•High degree of physical fitness. Free of injuries that may obstruct daily duties.

Your Responsibilities Will Include

•Teaching duties relative to certification and experience mostly in our Kids Groups/Schools and Locals Programs 
 Full list of programs at: http://www.sunpeaksresort.com/
•Direct product marketing to guests.
•Operate according to code of conduct and values statement of Sun Peaks Resort LLP and the Snow Sports School.

Ideal Candidates

•Professional and current teaching certification with a nationally recognized organization (CSIA, CASI, CANSI or National equivalency).
Position Requirements:
•Proficient use of spoken English.
•Outstanding verbal communication skills especially with 8-12 yr. old children.
•Polished interpersonal and motivational skills and highly organized.
•Proven track record in tourism guest services and as a team player.
•Legally able to work in Canada from November 2018 until April 2019. 
•Willing to submit to an RCMP criminal record check.
•Undertake required daily duties as per SPR LLP operating guidelines.
•Comply with the Alpine Responsibility Code.

Preferred Attributes:

•Second language skills are an asset (e.g. Mandarin or Spanish).
•Extended sales training and/or experience is an asset.
•Dual or Multi snow sport certification i.e. CSIA and CASI. Preference for level 2 and 3 applications.
•Several seasons’ previous kids lesson snow sports teaching experience.
•CSIA “Teaching Children” or national equivalent kids teaching module.
Enjoy the natural mountain environment and fresh air.  Sun Peaks mountain is a smoke-free environment.

To maintain a welcoming environment for all our guests and protect our natural surroundings, effective August 01, 2019, smoking of any kind is strictly prohibited anywhere on the Sun Peaks mountain areas.  Designated smoking areas will be limited to the village base.

Application Process

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click the 'Apply' button below to submit your resume and any other required documentation. Please note that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.