Snowboard Instructor 2023/2024

Chicopee, 396 Morrison Road, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada Req #184
Monday, October 16, 2023

Position Title: Snowboard Instructor, Snow School (Seasonal)

Department: Recreation (Snow School)

Reports to: Supervisor, Snow School


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


Job Summary: Instructs snowboarders of all ages and abilities how to improve their riding skills, while providing a fun and effective learning environment. 


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining all necessary certifications.
  • Ensure the safety of our guests.
  • Required to be punctual and adhere to the uniform requirements of the position.
  • Required to attend pre-season department training and corporate training.
  • Required to assist in other departments as determined by the demands of operations.
  • 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.
  • Encouraged to attend optional pre-season and on-hill training sessions.
  • Encouraged to continuously work towards achieving the next level in the certification process.


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.
  • Customer oriented.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Takes pride in their work.
  • Bilingual is an asset.


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 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: CASI
  • Having following certification will be considered an asset: CSIA or CSCF
  • 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
  • Travel Required No
  • Job Start Date Sunday, November 26, 2023
  • Job End Date Sunday, March 17, 2024
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  • Chicopee, 396 Morrison Road, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada