Coach 2023/2024

Chicopee, 396 Morrison Road, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Req #181
Monday, August 28, 2023

Coach Positions: 

We are currently looking to fill coaching positions in our U8, U12, U14, U16/ U19 programs as well as our Adult House League. These positions run during the week and weekend from January – March. There are opportunities to coach during the pre-season at our dryland training as well at our Slalom camp. Coaching at Chicopee is an incredible experience for anyone residing in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. We provide many opportunities to develop your own coaching skills as well as help you achieve your own coaching goals throughout the season.  


Position Title: Coach, Snow School (Seasonal)                                                            

Department: Recreation (Snow School)

Reports to: Manager, Race Programs


Our Mission: Offer unique and memorable experiences through fun-filled programs, activities, and events!

Job Summary: This individual coaches skiers of all ages and abilities on ski improvement, while providing a fun and effective learning environment. 


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of young athletes and providing a safe space for them to learn and grow.
  • Responsible for maintaining all necessary certifications.
  • Responsible for maintaining all necessary class records; maintaining an ongoing detailed record of all lessons taught including attendance and lesson plans.
  • Communicates with both students and parents to ensure a high level of customer service.
  • Ensure the safety of our participants.
  • Required to be punctual and adhere to the uniform requirements of the position.
  • Required to attend pre-season department training and corporate training.
  • Encouraged to attend pre-season and on-hill training sessions.
  • Encouraged to continuously work towards achieving the next level in the certification process.
  • Required to assist in other departments as needed determined by the demands of operations.


Key Qualifications:

  • Ability to be self-motivated with strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, and independently.
  • Able to repeatedly lift 20.4 kg (45 lbs) comfortably.
  • Able to communicate verbally in a clear and concise manner.
  • Able to complete other physically demanding duties as required.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Bilingual is an asset.
  • Customer oriented.
  • In good standing with, and dues paid, to the CSCF & AOA.


Additional Requirements:

  • You are passionate about the recreation industry and eager to share that passion with others.
  • You have strong people skills. You are approachable, a good listener and empathetic.
  • You will be flexible with your schedule. Your work hours will be based on business needs.
  • Ability to work weekends and weeknights and on occasion be available to cover shifts.
  • Ability to work occasionally at other ski hills while at away races.
  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • Purchase/own the required Chicopee Snow School jacket and provide your own black (no logo) snow pants.
  • Provide your own CSA Z263.1, ASTM F2040, EN 1077, or Snell RS 98 (Health Canada standards) approved ski/snowboard helmet.
  • You have the following certifications: CSCF
  • Having following certification will be considered an asset: CSIA or CASI
  • You have, or can use our Human Resource platform to obtain, the following certificates: WHMIS 2015, Ladder Safety Training, Ontario Health & Safety Awareness Training (OHSA), Workplace Violence & Harassment Training (Bill 168 & 132) and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Training.
  • You have a Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC), if you are 18+ years of age.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Job End Date Sunday, March 17, 2024
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  • Chicopee, 396 Morrison Road, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada