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An Alf Engen Ski School Instructor leads a group of you skiers on a sunny day at Alta

Ski School

Job Description

Ski Powder. Change Lives.

The Alf Engen Ski School is hiring passionate skiers interested in becoming ski instructors to work as aides to the certified instructors. Gain professional experience with the opportunity to pursue PSIA Level 1 Certification and become an instructor at Alta. This is an hourly, paid position. Varied part-time schedules are available.

Alta's authentic feel plus the unique combination of a dream destination resort and an expert locals' ski area, create an inspiring and rewarding environment for employment and personal skiing. We endeavor to create excellent value and to cultivate long-term relationships with our skiers. Alta's pure mountain experience and amazing snow quality inspire a friendly and welcoming attitude on a hardcore skier's mountain.

Qualifications for this position include

  • A high comfort level working with young children
  • Advanced alpine skiing skills
  • A desire to learn about skiing and teaching it
  • Tolerance for strenuous physical work in an outdoor winter environment
  • Background screening required
  • Minimum commitment from December 1 to mid-April
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Individuals employed in this role will work as aides to lead certified instructors during group lessons, as well as perform other duties as needed to facilitate the smooth operation of Alta's Children’s Ski Adventure programs as well as family and adult beginner zone lessons.

Perks for Ski School Apprentices

  • Professional development training and certification preparation with current and former PSIA Intermountain Examiner Staff
  • A skiers-only mountain
  • A spacious ski school locker room
  • One of the most dependable ski seasons in North America.

At this time, Alta Ski Area does not have company housing available for those employed as Ski School Apprentices.

Alta Employee Benefits

  • Free skiing at Alta with your employee ID
  • Qualifying employees receive discounted skiing at Mountain Collective Resorts and Ikon resorts.
  • Alta ticket vouchers for friends and family are available for qualifying employees.
  • Your employee ID allows you free use of Utah Transit Authority (UTA) ski buses.
  • Employees are eligible to participate in our UTA Rideshare Vans.
  • Free or discounted lessons from the Alf Engen Ski School.
  • Discounts at Alta restaurants.
  • Discounts at Alta Ski Shops

A full list of benefits for all Alta employees is listed on the Benefits & FAQs page.

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Contact Us

Alta Ski Area
P.O. Box 8007
Alta, UT 84092-8007

Phone: 801.359.1078

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