Queenstown Snowsports Instructor – 2021 University Students – Currently in NZ
We have one thing in common around here; a passion for snowsports, our mountains and creating memorable experiences for our guests. Our purpose is simple. Love it, live it, share it!
Our Snowsports crew are an important part of our mountain’s personalities and help us deliver on our promise to our guests. As a Snowsports Instructor at Coronet Peak or the Remarkables, our expectation is that you will strive to deliver an exceptional experience for all our guests in every lesson you deliver, each and every day.
We are looking for some pretty special people.
Every guest brings their unique self whether they are a first timer on snow through to a seasoned expert and performance skier or rider. You will need to be flexible, adaptable and completely customer centric. You will be willing to go the extra mile – whether by assisting your own guests or helping out another instructor or team, we all roll up our sleeves and ‘muck in’ whenever required.
Our instructors have a unique opportunity to make ‘Winter Legendary’. We want all our guests to have a fantastic day and leave the mountain planning their next winter experience with us!
About the role
Providing lessons/coaching of high value to all levels of guests
Using appropriate terrain to develop skills, build confidence and facilitate fun learning
Teaching both kids & adults across your certification level
Teaching all snowsports products we offer in 2021 including local and regional school groups, group and private lessons, programmes and workshops (if relevant to your cert level) with a consistent focus on a high value experience, fun and progression for our guests. In the background you’ll refer to NZSIA/SBINZ methodologies as your guide
Concierge style welcoming of all our guests and efficient allocation into their reservation allocation and ability groups. Always using a professional manner and providing information on our environment, our region and ski resort services
Committed to the delivery of outstanding customer experiences.
Adaptable to teaching/coaching in our ever-changing environment and committed to developing return business and work
Confidently step in to help each other and other departments when and as required
Drive your own development and on snow training opportunities
Understand that employment is subject to the vagaries of the weather, conditions and business levels. Hours of work cannot be guaranteed
Skills and Qualifications
A member of a national instructor organisation (NZSIA, PSIA, BASI, APSI, CSIA etc) with a current active membership ISIA or equivalent Level 2, 3, 4, Trainer or Examiner Level
New Zealand and Australian applicants require a minimum of NZSIA Level One or equivalent to be considered for employment. ( If you are a Kiwi or an Australian and currently uncertified but keen to enter the industry, please consider our new “NZ Rookie programme”)
Previous instructing or coaching experience, as well as qualification/s, is a distinct advantage
Freestyle, Racing, Adaptive, Kids Cert qualifications/certifications and experience is a huge advantage
Ability to teach another discipline (Ski, snowboard, telemark) also an advantage