Resort & Snowsports Assistant

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Interski are looking to recruit for the role of Resort & Snowsports Assistant (qualified ski instructor) to join us for the season.  

This is a dual role working as a Resort Assistant and Snowsport Support. 

The Resort Assistant tasks will include in resort movements, airport transfers, assisting at Only Ski or the ski storage facilities, après ski activities, rescue (Assisting clients in the medical centre if there has been an accident/injury and ensure relevant documentation is completed & On Call Night - on call from 17:00-08:00 for any accidents/injuries or any operational requirements that may take place).

The Snowsports Support tasks will include delivering the instructor meeting, co-hosting the morning instructor briefings, helping with check out, monitoring instructors and their progression during the week, and helping at check in and being a point of contact for the part time instructors whilst ‘off hill’.  It will also include delivering staff lessons, private lessons, group lessons and booster lessons. 

When there are insufficient client numbers in the home resort, you may be allocated to work in other resorts within the Aosta Valley. You are entitled to one day off per week.

Whether you are an instructor new to teaching, wanting to further your qualifications, or wanting to spend a season in the Alps, Interski may be the perfect place for you.

REQUIREMENTS

  • EU Passport or Right to Work in Italy (via residency or work visa)
  • Minimum of a Level 2 Ski Qualification
    • g., BASI, IASI, CSIA, NZSIA, APSI etc.
    • For clarification if your qualification is permitted, please email staffing@interski.co.uk
  • Instructor Membership Card (in date to cover the current season)
    • For example, this could be a physical card or electronic card, or it could be a QR code
  • Criminal Record Disclosure / DBS / Police Check
    • Enhanced DBS for UK residents/citizens which Interski would assist with
  • First Aid Certificate (if a requirement of your instructor governing body)
  • CPD (if a requirement of your instructor governing body)
    • For example, some governing bodies require instructors to revalidate their qualification every 3 years
  • Fluent/Conversational in the English language

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

RESORT ASSISTANT 

  • In Resort Movements
  • Airport Transfers
  • Assisting at Only Ski & our ski storage facilities
  • Resort Rescue - Assisting clients in the medical centre if there has been an accident/injury and ensure relevant documentation is completed
  • Rescue On Call Night - on call from 17:00-08:00 for any accidents/injuries or any operational requirements that may take place
  • Attendance & assistance at après ski events
  • Ad hoc staff cover requirements

SNOWSPORTS SUPPORT

  • Deliver instructor briefing on a Sunday
  • Co-host daily instructor briefings
  • Assist with check out, monitoring of lessons & check in
  • Deliver staff lessons, private lessons, group lessons, booster lessons 
  • Monitor the snowsports school presentation event, normally on a Thursday afternoon after lessons
  • Assist instructors off hill & assist with staff welfare

SKILLS

  • Passionate about skiing and teaching people how to ski
  • Friendly, positive, and personable
  • Excellent communication and motivational skills
  • Taking ownership of your responsibilities
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • A team player, both on and off the slopes

STAFF PACKAGE

  • Contribution towards travel expenses at the start and end of the contract
  • Training programme delivered upon arrival in resort
  • Accommodation (maximum twin share in a hotel or apartment)
    • Option to live out and an allowance of £400.00 per month offered
  • Meals (lunch provided during the season)
  • Uniform (ski jacket, ski trousers, gilet and polo tops)
  • Lift Pass
    • La Thuile instructors will receive a season pass for La Thuile / La Rosiere
    • If required to work in another resort, a daily or 5 day lift pass will be provided
  • Equipment (skis/poles/boards/boots if required)
  • Insurance (travel, medical and public liability)
  • On-snow training (ad-hoc during the season)
  • Minimum of one day off per week
  • Staff Engagement Programme (employee of the month and social events)
  • Competitive wages of £1700.00 pcm working on a contractor basis

AMOUNT OF ROLES AVAILABLE

  • 1 role in La Thuile

WHERE YOU CAN DO THIS ROLE

Our full time Resort & Snowsports Assistant is employed to work in the Aosta Valley, Italy working in the ski resorts of La Thuile, Pila & Gressoney.

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Closing date
01 November 2024

Start Date
28 November 2024

End Date
21 April 2025

Basis
Full Time (Seasonal)

Job Category
Instructors

Posted By
Erin Tickner
Erin Tickner

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