Job Postings

Tahoe Donner is seeking a new Snowsports Teams Coordinator 

Description
The Snowsports Teams Coordinator is responsible for organizing and training all season-long program participants, to include all communication duties with all programs including but not limited to Race Team, Master's Team, Recreational Team, Sunday Speedsters, and TD Tykes. This position is also the head coach of both our Master’s Training program on Thursdays and Fridays as well as our Tahoe League youth race team on the weekends.  The Snowsports Teams Coordinator reports directly to the Ski and Snowboard School Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides excellent customer service to customers, employees and business partners.
  2. Coaches team participants on proper form, technique and equipment.
  3. Maintains safety and skier/snowboarder responsibility as top priority while skiing/riding and teaching.
  4. Set up racecourses and timing equipment.
  5. Assist with special events.
  6. Communicates regularly with all program participants in-person, as well as via phone and email.
  7. Oversees all season-long programs to ensure that they are being taught to the Tahoe Donner Standard
  8. Other duties as assigned by the Ski and Snowboard School Director or senior management

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrates excellent communication and “People” skills; Must love dealing with people.
  • Must be willing to work holidays and busy periods
  • Requires possession of a valid class C Driver's license with a driving record meeting the minimum standards required by the Association Insurance Carrier.
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certifications recommended.
  • Current Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA), United States Ski and Snowboard certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Current certification in ski binding procedures (will certify on the job)

Please email [email protected] for questions related to the position or apply online at:https://www.tahoedonner.com/community/general/employment/

 

Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy Launches Search for New Executive Director & Head of School

California’s Only Ski-in/Ski-out Ski Academy and Ski Team Seeks New Leader to begin July 1, 2023
NORDEN, California - September 9, 2022: Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy announced today a global search for its next Executive Director & Head of School. The Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy (SBSTA) Board of Trustees has appointed a Search Committee, which has just published a Position Statement highlighting SBSTA’s history, strategic plan, and key opportunities and challenges, and the qualities and experiences SBSTA is seeking in its next Executive Director & Head of School (EDHOS).

About the Position
Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy’s Executive Director & Head of School will be the leader of the organization, reporting to the Board of Trustees. The EDHOS is responsible for driving SBSTA to realize its mission and vision by executing on its strategic plan:
• Offer the highest quality skiing experiences and training opportunities
• Provide the most sophisticated and innovative programming for athletic, academic, and personal development
• Deliver rigorous college preparatory academics to meet the immediate challenges of student-athletes as well as support their long-term goals
• Develop and broaden institutional, community, and financial resources to ensure long-term sustainability and growth

About the Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate would possess the following qualities and experiences:
• Personal and/or professional experience balancing academics with high-level athletics
• Proven leadership within a complex organization
• Financial management acumen (e.g., P&L, budgets, compensation)
• Demonstrated experience in fundraising/development/endowments
• Demonstrated ability to connect with and inspire a wide spectrum of stakeholders
• Thought leader/visionary/innovator/strategic thinker
• Willingness to jump in wherever needed
• Passionate, energetic, inspiring
• Transparent, inclusive, relational, and collaborative leadership style
• High emotional intelligence (e.g., self-awareness, humility, empathy, interpersonal skills, authenticity)

To view the EDHOS Position Statement, please visit sbacademy.org/executive-director-and-head-of-school-search. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply no later than October 28, 2022, in accordance with the application process described in the Position Statement.

ABOUT SUGAR BOWL SKI TEAM & ACADEMY
The Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy is a nationally recognized Alpine, Freeride, and Nordic ski team and ski academy that has produced multiple US Ski Team members, NCAA collegiate competitors, national champions in virtually all age groups, and numerous nationally ranked athletes. SBSTA is gold certified through the US Ski and Snowboard Certification Program and accredited by NAIS. Sugar Bowl Ski Team & Academy is a community dedicated to providing passionate skiers the opportunity to pursue athletic dreams, academic excellence, and personal growth while celebrating grit, grace, and courage.

 

 

Diamond Peak Ski Education Foundation
Masters Assistant Coach Job Description

Come join our growing Masters team at Diamond Peak!

Ideal candidate:

  • 2+ years coaching experience at any age, especially Masters level
  • Personal racing experience as a junior, collegiate, and/ or Masters athlete

Other:

  • USSS L100 (or higher) coaching certification is a plus, or desire to do so
  • USSS Referee or competition official is a plus
  • USSS Coaching Fundamentals (can be done after hire)
  • USSS SafeSport (can be done after hire)
  • USSS Course setting certification is a plus (can be done after hire)

Duties:

  • Will be tasked with direct, one-on-one or group coaching duties under the direction and supervision of the DPSEF Head Masters coach
  • Will be tasked with helping to set courses and on-hill safety equipment. Occasional lifting of 35-50#, frequent lifting of 0-35#
  • Responsible for safety awareness during training of all types – in gates and out of gates.
  • Responsible for coordinating with other DPSEF teams/ ages/ groups to maximize safe, effective training space
  • Other assigned tasks as directed by DPSEF Head Coach and/ or Head Masters coach, including potential limited time spent with U-group racers or all mountain athletes during joint training
  • Effective communicator to describe drills, body mechanics, technique and tactics
  • Adaptable, flexible, creative problem solver on the hill who can cooperatively and constructively interact with all on-hill staff – DPSEF coaches across the age and group range, ski patrol, DPSR employees – and all DP guests

Pay dependent on experience
DPSEF is an equal opportunity employer

 

HEAD MIGHTY MITES COACH
Diamond Peak Ski Team, Incline Village, NV, Lake Tahoe
The Diamond Peak Ski Education Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide a year-round program to develop each athlete's skill, grit, and integrity and to inspire and empower each of their athletes to achieve their personal goals in athletics and life. Located on the shores of Lake Tahoe, this unique and special community is surrounded by mountains offering hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, dozens of beaches, world-renown downhill, and Nordic skiing and snow sports of all kinds. In addition, there are many nationally recognized Lake Tahoe events, including music festivals, concerts, food pairings, and sporting events that take place each season.

Summary:
The Head Mighty Mite Coach is responsible for all the management and day-to-day operations for the entire Mighty Mite program of 80 athletes and 8 staff/coaches. This is a 40 hours week, 6/7-month salaried position, reporting directly to the Team Director. 

Summary of Duties:

•Mighty Mites (MM) is a 10-week long weekend and Thursday program for 6 to 9-year-olds, focusing on ski fundamentals and building a love for the sport.
•Work directly with the Director and Head Coach to create a creative, fun, learning-based ski program and progression.  
•Communicate and manage MM staff and Shooting Stars Staff. 
•Communicate with the athlete's families on scheduling and formate of the program. 
•Communicate the MM training philosophy and goals. Ensure consistency of all MM groups, appropriate goal setting, development plans, and athlete feedback. Ensure a consistent theme and skills progression throughout the different groups. 
•Communicate the team behavior philosophy and ensure adherence to this philosophy. 
•Provide a monthly report to the Director on key activities, the status of the program, and additional resources required.

Skills
•The applicant needs to have related experience managing and operating a team and be familiar with ski team operations and organization. Education or experience in childcare or early childhood education is recommended as well as a passion for teaching children. Strong communication, leadership, and management skills, as well as collaborative decision-making ability, are desired. Communication with staff, parents, athletes, and other coaches is paramount. The ability to work under pressure and unassisted will be necessary.

To apply, please include your current resume and cover letter expressing your interest in this position.

Email; [email protected] 

 

Auburn Ski Club- Boreal Mountain Resort
Alpine Program Director job announcement

ASC (Auburn Ski Club) is seeking candidates to fill the position of Alpine Program Director at the ASC multi-discipline training center on Donner Summit in California. The Alpine program has 200+ junior athletes ranging from development teams, U8 through U16 USSS athletes and many regional High School teams competing in the CNISSF.  ASC has a dedicated training/competition venue with snowmaking, night training and timing infrastructure at the adjacent Boreal Mt. Resort.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a passion for inspiring and growing athletes at the development level.  For the right candidate, this position can be structured full-time year-round or seasonal. Applicants can learn about the 94-year long ASC legacy of winter sports and the position here. Resumes and questions can be submitted to Bill Clark, [email protected].

 

Palisades Tahoe

Team Palisades Tahoe is seeking applicants for FIS Alpine Gender Head Coach. This position works closely with FIS Head Coach Anna Sullivan, Alpine Head Coach John Cashman, and is instrumental in the overall success of Palisades Tahoe elite/competitive athletes within our mission, and vision to be the number one supplier of athletes to the US Ski Team. Please inquire and send resume to [email protected]

 

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe
Ski Team Head Coach
POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for the assistance in the development of the Ski Team training and race operations, including its operations and staff.  Instruct children and adults of different ability levels on a variety of racing techniques. Link: https://skirose.com/employment/.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SKILLS AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
oExcellent English communication skills.
oExcellent customer service and organizational skills.
oAbility to work under pressure, multi-task and prioritize tasks.
oAbility to teach entry to advanced level Skier and Snowboarders
oMust have previous supervisory experience
oMust have USSA/FIS race experience
oMust have USSCA Level 100 Referee Level 1
oMust be familiar with Far West and FIS seeding and qualifications procedures.
oMust be qualified to set a race event to USSA/FIS specs
oMust have previous USSA/FIS coaching experience

CONTACTS
oINTERNAL: Ski Team Ski School Lead Coaches
oEXTERNAL: Far West and Western Region ACC’s, Far West Office, Western Region Office, Equipment suppliers of Athletes, and resort guests

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
oCommunicate effectively to staff and team regarding policies and procedures.
oCoach ski teams as assigned
oObserve all applicable safety standards
oAssist in the general operation of all Ski Team/Ski School activities
oHiring and training of Ski Team coaches
oCoordinate on hill training schedules
oCoordinate with Administrator regarding schedule changes, web updates, and all communication to parents, coaches, and athletes.

MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
oCoordinate and cooperate with other departments as necessary in the completion of the above essential duties.
oProvide information and answer questions about the resort-to-resort guests.
oAny other duties that may contribute to the cleanliness, orderliness and overall efficiency of the entire operation and all of the tasks contained therein.
oAttend staff meetings as part of the ski area management team
oParticipate in steering committee activities to develop policy and procedures.
oSet up/take down of Race Training Venues
oRepair of team equipment
oComplete all required paperwork: dev requests, green sheets, incident reports, etc.
oAttend any assigned training as needed
oPerforms other related tasks as necessary

 

EMPLOYEE PERKS
Working at a Ski Resort has its advantages – All Mt. Rose employees receive the following PERKS!
•FREE Staff Season Pass
•Free Employee Guest Pass* (AKA Dependent Pass ) 1 Dependent Pass (Spouse/friend/guest of your choice) plus dependent children up to age 26
•Complimentary Lift Tickets (for friends / visiting friends & relatives / etc.)
•431 Sports Discounts: 25 – 40% off store items
•Food Discounts: 50-70%
•Beverage / Bar Discounts: Free Sodas / Coffee / Hot Chocolate / Beer & Wine discounts (ages 21+)
•Equipment Rental: Free Daily Ski or Snowboard Personal Rental Equipment
•Tuning Center: Free Basic Services (on personal gear)
•Ski School Lessons: Free Ski & Snowboard Lessons

Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe
Ski Team Developmental Coach
POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for coaching in the development of the Ski Team programs. Coach children through the appropriate developmental phases for this program following USSA and PSIA coaching methods. Link: https://skirose.com/employment/

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SKILLS AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
oExcellent English communication skills.
oExcellent customer service and organizational skills.
oAbility to work under pressure, cross-train, multi-task and prioritize tasks.
oAbility to coach ever changing skill levels; you will be trained to achieve coaching goals

CONTACTS
oINTERNAL:  Ski School, Ski Team, Rosebuds
oEXTERNAL: Resort guests

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
oCommunicate effectively to staff and team regarding policies and procedures.
oCoach developmental teams as assigned
oObserve all applicable safety standards
o Assist in the general operation of all Ski Team/Ski School activities
oOpportunity to assist in ski school operation during holiday periods

MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
oCoordinate and cooperate with other departments as necessary in the completion of the above essential duties.
oProvide information and answer questions about the resort-to-resort guests.
oAny other duties that may contribute to the cleanliness, orderliness and overall efficiency of the entire operation and all of the tasks contained therein.
oComplete all required paperwork: dev requests, green sheets, incident reports, etc
oAttend any assigned training as needed
oPerforms other related tasks as necessary

EMPLOYEE PERKS
Working at a Ski Resort has its advantages – All Mt. Rose employees receive the following PERKS!
•FREE Staff Season Pass
•Free Employee Guest Pass* (AKA Dependent Pass ) 1 Dependent Pass (Spouse/friend/guest of your choice) plus dependent children up to age 26
•Complimentary Lift Tickets (for friends / visiting friends & relatives / etc.)
•431 Sports Discounts: 25 – 40% off store items
•Food Discounts: 50-70%
•Beverage / Bar Discounts: Free Sodas / Coffee / Hot Chocolate / Beer & Wine discounts (ages 21+)
•Equipment Rental: Free Daily Ski or Snowboard Personal Rental Equipment
•Tuning Center: Free Basic Services (on personal gear)
•Ski School Lessons: Free Ski & Snowboard Lessons

 

Ski Team Race Coach
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe

POSITION SUMMARY
Responsible for the assistance in the development of the Ski Team training and race operations, including its operations and staff.  Instruct children and adults of different ability levels on a variety of racing techniques. Link: https://skirose.com/employment/.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE/ SKILLS AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
•Excellent English communication skills.
•Excellent customer service and organizational skills.
•Ability to work under pressure, cross-train, multi-task and prioritize tasks.
•Ability to teach entry to advanced level Skier

CONTACTS
•INTERNAL:  Ski School, Ski Team, Rosebuds
•EXTERNAL: Far West and Western Region ACC’s, Far West Office, Western Region Office, Equipment suppliers of Athletes, and resort guests

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
oCommunicate effectively to staff and team regarding policies and procedures.
oCoach ski teams as assigned
oObserve all applicable safety standards
oAssist in the general operation of all Ski Team/Ski School activities
oMust assist in the Rosebuds department during holiday periods or as needed

MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
oCoordinate and cooperate with other departments as necessary in the completion of the above essential duties.
oProvide information and answer questions about the resort-to-resort guests.
oAny other duties that may contribute to the cleanliness, orderliness and overall efficiency of the entire operation and all of the tasks contained therein.
oAttend staff meetings as part of the ski area management team
oParticipate in steering committee activities to develop policy and procedures.
oSet up/take down of Race Training Venues
oComplete all required paperwork: dev requests, green sheets, incident reports, etc.
oAttend any assigned training as needed
oAssist in preparing lesson plans for upcoming lessons.
oPerforms other related tasks as necessary

EMPLOYEE PERKS
Working at a Ski Resort has its advantages – All Mt. Rose employees receive the following PERKS!

  • FREE Staff Season Pass
  • Free Employee Guest Pass* (AKA Dependent Pass )
    1 Dependent Pass (Spouse/friend/guest of your choice) plus dependent children up to age 26
  • Complimentary Lift Tickets
    (for friends / visiting friends & relatives / etc.)
  • 431 Sports Discounts: 25 – 40% off store items
  • Food Discounts: 50-70%
  • Beverage / Bar Discounts: Free Sodas / Coffee / Hot Chocolate / Beer & Wine discounts (ages 21+)
  • Equipment Rental: Free Daily Ski or Snowboard Personal Rental Equipment
  • Tuning Center: Free Basic Services (on personal gear)
  • Ski School Lessons: Free Ski & Snowboard Lessons

 

 

Palisades Tahoe
Description
About Palisades Tahoe

Palisades Tahoe is the largest ski resort in the Lake Tahoe region, boasting 6,000 skiable acres across eight peaks. The more than 70-year-old resort celebrates a rich history as the host of the 1960 Winter Olympics, the Spring Skiing Capital, and home mountain to dozens of Olympic and World Cup athletes across multiple snow sports. With an average annual snowfall of 400 inches, Palisades Tahoe frequently operates the longest ski and snowboard season in Lake Tahoe. The European-inspired Village at Palisades Tahoe offers year-round events and over 50 bars, restaurants, and boutiques, many of which are locally owned and operated. Palisades Tahoe is on the Ikon Pass, which offers access to 47 international ski destinations. In 2021 the resort changed its name, trading in a harmful slur for a name that better reflects its values and legacy. Visit the Palisades Tahoe website or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more. You can also visit us on InstagramTwitterFacebook, and Vimeo.

A Great Job and Benefits to Match:

  • Free skiing + riding privileges to 14 iconic resorts including Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, Steamboat, Solitude and more!
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match
  • Free lift tickets, plus 50% off lift tickets
  • 25%-50% discount at Food & Beverage locations at Olympic Valley and Alpine Meadows
  • 30% discount at Palisades Tahoe operated retail stores, including The North Face, Oakley and more
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Applicants must be 18 years of age.

Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties include the following; other duties may be assigned:
General Responsibilities:

  1. Know and adhere to schedule, Time & Attendance expectations
  2. Set up quality Training Environments: Transport and install necessary equipment for training, safety & security including closures, signage, training poles/panels, drills and other
  3. Implement Team training at the direction of Team Manager: accountable for the quality of curriculum, products and services delivered
  4. Execute against a long term athlete development focus: athlete retention and skill development
  5. Adaptability to training environments and interpersonal dynamics
  6. Help maintain quality and appearance of all Ski Team facilities and physical plant including Team Center, on-mountain training facilities, signage and program imaging and other
  7. Stay current and adhere to company guidelines, policies and procedures including but not limited to: Employee Ski & Ride Policy, safety, behavior, appearance, travel, time & attendance and other
  8. Communicate effectively with Team Members including guest and employees
  9. Ensure and execute teamwork within the team, departments and company
  10. Attend and positively contribute to required trainings and meetings
  11. Perform other duties as assigned and agreed to with Supervisor, Manager and/or Director

Guest and Employee Focus

  1. Meet, greet and interact with guests daily. Be a role model for others
  2. Contribute to the quality of overall staff, including coaches and administrative staff, to deliver exceptional guest experience
  3. Seek feedback and input from customers, athletes and parents when required
  4. Contribute to a positive work environment for all staff
  5. Communicate company goals and objectives
  6. Stay informed on all levels
  7. Contribution to meaningful and compelling goals within the overall mission, vision and values of the Team and company
  8. Proactively involved in the performance development process including goal setting and feedback on performance

Personal Focus

  1. Take ownership for professional development and personal growth
  2. Remain current with US Ski and Snowboard certification and license; remain current of industry trends.
  3. Remain open and eager to learn tools for communication professional development
  4. Arrange time with immediate Supervisor for performance assessments
  5. Attend educational opportunities for professional growth.

Competencies and Job Requirements:

  1. Professionalism: Punctual, reliable and displays proper appearance in accordance with company guidelines. Understands and is knowledgeable of the job skills, duties, protocols, and responsibilities.
  2. Productivity: Shows initiative to perform high quality work with efficiency, works individually to meet the performance objectives of the team, exhibits a willingness to be versatile and flexible in work duties and assignments. Values athlete progress through the program.
  3. Service: Takes personal ownership for positive and helpful interactions with both internal and external guests, strives to meet the goals and objectives of the department’s guest service system. Values ski team family retention.
  4. Safety: Has a proactive approach towards safety of self and others, maintains awareness of order and cleanliness in the workplace and takes action when needed, adheres to and supports safety policies and procedures including Employee Ski and Ride Policy.

Competencies and Job Requirements:

  1. Current membership with US Ski & Snowboard
  2. Extensive experience and credibility within the competition level/segment.
  3. A proven track record of working in successful team(s).
  4. Adherence to US Ski & Snowboard core values
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to be a team player
  6. Ability to work independently
  7. Excellent communicator
  8. Basic level of comfort utilizing “smart” devices, tablets, video camera, etc

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear, and ski/snowboard. Employee must be capable of skiing or snowboarding in all types of terrain in varying and sometimes hazardous snow and weather conditions. Must be capable of standing for long periods of time, up to 90% or more of a normal work shift. Must be capable of frequently or constantly balancing, reaching, squatting, bending, kneeling, stooping, handling and twisting. May require out of the ordinary skiing or snowboarding movements in order to assist children on the mountain. Must be capable of occasionally carrying, lifting. pushing or pulling up to 75bs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee may encounter extreme winter cold and blizzard conditions.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: This job may experience atmospheric conditions such as fumes, odor, dusts, mists, gases, ventilation
Equipment Used in Job: hand tools, small power tools, bags or large duffels, bamboo poles, ropes and rope spools, banners, shovels, gates/poles, skis or snowboard
Safety/Protective Equipment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to wear eye protection, gloves, masks, helmet

Qualifications
Education
Required
High School or better.

Experience
Required
Racing experience and/or applicable Alpine Coaching experience

Preferred
PSIA Certification
US Ski & Snowboard Level 100 or Higher