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Heavenly Ski and Ride School

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Heavenly is one of the largest ski resort on the west coast of the United States and offers an ideal combination of heavy snowfall and sunshine. The mountain is based in the town of South Lake Tahoe, which is a year-round tourist destination - there is a lot more to the town than just skiing and riding. Many people come for the winter and end up staying for life.

The ski resort has unbeatable views of Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the desert valley in Nevada making it one of the most scenic resorts in the country. The normally heavy snowfall and well spaced trees combine to provide some of the best tree skiing and riding anywhere in the world.

Building on these natural attributes Heavenly Ski and Ride School employees are in a unique position to influence our guests and employees on and off the mountain. Our department is one of many departments that work as a team to achieve ultimate guest satisfaction. We have the rare opportunity to make already happy guests even happier during their time at Heavenly with the Ski and Ride School. 

What we look for:

Teaching skiing and/or riding is all about building relationships with your guests. You need to get to know your guests, find out what they want to do and then help them achieve their goals.

The following are the prerequisites we are looking for in our instructor candidates. You need to be able to prove that you have all of the characteristics listed below during your interview regardless of whether you would like to teach kids, adults, skiing or snowboarding.

• A passion for working with people.
• A passion for skiing and/or riding.
• The ability to communicate easily, naturally and empathetically with different people from all walks of life and from all over the world.
• The ability to ski and/or ride blue terrain (or more difficult terrain) confidently and comfortably.
• An openness and willingness to deal with new ideas, feedback and doing things differently.
• Experience of working with kids or in a guest service orientated job.
• A willingness to teach kids. The majority of our guests are children.
• Realistic expectations of what the job involves (we will give you a good idea of what to expect during the interview).

How to Apply:

To apply for a job, go to jobs.vailresorts.com. In the "Where would you like to work?" field select "CA - S. Tahoe incl. Heavenly" and in the "What would you like to do?" field select "Ski and Ride School." 

Follow the instructions to fill out the application, make sure you fill out everything and you provide all the information that is asked for. Any missing information may result in a delay in processing or rejection of your application. We look forward to receiving your application.

Thank you for your interest in the Ski and Ride School of Heavenly,
James Kayser/Tom Sbertoli
snowschool@vailresorts.com
Tel: (530) 542-5131
Fax: (530) 541-0288
P.O. Box 2180
Stateline, NV 89449

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