Ski School Instructor
Job Details
Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort - Wenatchee, WA
$14.49 - $21.00 Hourly
Skier Services
Ski and Snowboard Instructor

Group/Class:  Group III, IV/Hourly, Non-Exempt

Reports to: Ski School Manager, Ski School Supervisors 

Pay Range: $14.49-$21.00 DOE and Certification

Status: Seasonal, Full or Part-time

Updated:  9/21/22 JT


Mission Ridge exists to improve the lives of our guests – to fill their hearts with unexplainable joy, freedom, fun, excitement of exploration - all while enhancing and strengthening our community.


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Promote and support the Central Purpose of the Mission Ridge and provide excellent guest service to all mountain guests.  Teach skiing and/or snowboarding to children and adults relative to experience and qualifications.  



  • Teach skiing or riding skills for designated days and time periods set by Ski School guidelines.

  • Provide all aspects of guest service to all area guests and serve as a role model for the Mission Ridge and the Mission Ridge Ski School

  • Participate in mandatory and voluntary training to maintain the highest standard of performance and personal growth.

  • Accept and take responsibilities for all designated work assignments.

  • Be familiar with and provide general mountain information to all guests.

  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of teaching, snow sports products and  procedures.

  • Report any and all incidents to supervisors and complete appropriate forms accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Promote an atmosphere of support and cooperation with peers and all other Mission Ridge Mountain Departments.

  • Work outside in a winter environment, which may be subject to harsh weather conditions.

  • Use moderate physical exertion for lifting and moving equipment and/or students.


  • Minimum age of 16. 

  • Current affiliation with PSIA (Professional Ski Instructors of America) or other recognized association desirable.

  • Teaching experience, degrees, certificates and other experience in the field of education desirable.

  • Early childhood education or pre-school experience desirable.

  • Prior experience working with, teaching or coaching groups of children desirable.

  • Minimum level 6 (intermediate skier or snowboarder) desirable.



  • Submit application with Mission Ridge.

  • Receive invitation from Ski School to attend verbal interview screening.

  • Attend skiing/riding proficiency evaluation hiring clinic.

  • Successful applicants will be required to attend training prior to Christmas break.

  • Ability to ski or snowboard at an intermediate or expert level
  • Willingness to leard
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