Employment Opportunity

Here is more information about the Race Coach employment opportunity at Sun Peaks Resort.

Job Description: Race Coach

Department Sports School
Employment Type Full 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

Your Responsibilities Will Include

•Teaching and coaching duties relative to certification and experience (group lessons, all ages of private lessons, and special programs). Full list of programs at: http://www.sunpeaksresort.com/sports-school/
•Direct product marketing to guests.
•Operate according to code of conduct and values statement of Sun Peaks Resort LLP and the Snow Sports School. 
•Course setting duties for village race activities.
•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 ski with back pack e.g. 30lb load.
•Able to work outside in all winter weather conditions.
•High degree of physical fitness. Free of injuries that may obstruct daily duties. 
•Carrying equipment, race gates, tools while skiing safely.
•Setting and removing gates in a safe and timely manner.
•Loading and unloading chairlifts while transporting gates.

Ideal Candidates

•Professional and current teaching certification with a nationally recognized organization (CSC, CSIA, CASI, CANSI or National equivalency). minimum level 2 (Development Level)
•Second language skills are an asset (e.g. German or Spanish).
•Extended sales training and/or experience is an asset.
•Dual or Multi snow sport certification i.e. CSIA and CASI.
•Course conductor/course evaluator with CSIA or CASI.
•Several seasons’ previous Adult / Kid lesson snow sports teaching experience.
•Proficient use of spoken English.
•Outstanding verbal communication skills.
•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.
•Previous ski coaching experience.
•Basic Rec/Race Course Setting Experience
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

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