Employment Opportunity

Here is more information about the Mountain Bike Instructor / Guide employment opportunity at Sun Peaks Resort.

Job Description: Mountain Bike Instructor / Guide

Department Sports School
Employment Type Full Time or Part Time, Seasonal
Reports To Sports School Director
Posting Date July 5, 2019
Closing Date July 31, 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:
•Hike/Bike Pass and Golf pass for our full time employees (Summer)
•Employee and Family Assistance Program
•Staff Housing available to employees 19+ years of age
•Staff Recognition Dinners and Events
•Corporation wide discounts
•Network and interact with our diverse culture

Your Responsibilities Will Include

•Provide group and individual guests with the best mountain bike experience by delivering all programs in a safe enjoyable and fun manner then completing all requested daily administrative duties.
•Appropriate risk assessment for hazards, features and trail choices.
•Assess student’s skill levels and plan appropriate activities.
•Follow all required company operating guidelines and safe work practices.
•Provide basic first aid and assist Patrol and Mountain Operations as required. 

Ideal Candidates

•Current First Aid recognized by the province of British Columbia.
•17 years of age or older.
•Mountain Bike Instructor Certification from a nationally recognized provider.
•Previous mountain bike (racing, guiding, instruction) experience.
•Physically able to undertake up to 6 hours of Bike Park downhill riding up to 6 days per week in all types of mountain weather and extreme terrain. Safely demonstrate riding to manage descents and ascents through various and changeable ground surface conditions and obstacles including rocks, trees and man-made features.
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
•Second language skills are an asset
•Knowledge of Sun Peaks Resort bike trails.
•Ability to undertake basic bike mechanical repairs in the field.
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.