Peek'N Peak

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Junior Instructor *Minor Friendly*

Department

Snow Sports - Junior Instructor (Ages 14-17)

Season

Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Description

Interested in employment at Peek 'n Peak Resort? 

Complete the online application now and plan to attend a Job Fair with Open Interviews:

  • Saturday, November 11 @ Retreat from 9am-12pm
  • Thursday, November 16 @ Retreat from 5pm-7pm
  • Saturday, December 2 @ Retreat from 9am-12pm

*Human Resources will be available on the day of the event to print hard copies of the completed online application(s).

Since 1964, Peek ‘n Peak Resort has been recognized in the North East region as an all seasons family destination.  The Resort is comprised of 105 acres, 27 slopes and 4 Terrain Parks with varying difficulties.  Travelers from PA, OH, NY and Canada visit the resort for affordable recreation, such as: Snow Sports (Ski/Board/Terrain Park/Tubing), Golf, Adventure Park, Spa and Events.   We’ve established generations of enthusiasts who love the beautiful location, rustic charm, learn to “ski and ride” programs and legendary snow conditions. Scott Enterprises mission is centered on the guest experience and our employees are good at what they do – there is no better place to work and play!

Junior Instructors are beginner-intermediate skiers/snowboarders who will assist Snow Sports Instructors with classroom lessons, gearing up, lift/magic carpet boarding and “on snow” activities for Peek ‘n Kids Students (ages 4-12) while focusing on safety and fun.  The Peek ‘n Kids program teaches an average of 4,500 Children’s Lessons annually.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Welcome guests and act as an ambassador for the Resort by answering questions regarding Snow Sports programs/pricing, describing “points of interest” and supplying maps/directions/general information.
  • Assist Snow Sports Instructors with classroom instruction, gearing up, lift/magic carpet boarding and “on snow” activities for Peek ‘n Kids students while creating a memorable experience.  
  • Work in a team environment to provide fun, interactive learning that will exceed guest goals/expectations.
  • Learn PSAI/AASI/Resort standard techniques to increase ability level and teach basic skills.  
  • Recognize changing snow/weather conditions and understand how this may affect teaching environment.
  • Exhibit professional attitude and maintain control of Peek ‘n Kids students or groups.  
  • Facilitate a culture of safety and promote rules, regulations and accountability.   
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Resort and industry safety regulations and emergency procedures.
  • Increase repeat business by creating enthusiastic sliders.
  • Implement feedback, attend training clinics and take advantage of educational opportunities to improve individual skills (including pursuit of PSAI/AASI certification).   
  • Collaborate with various resort departments (including Rentals, Terrain Park and Guest Services) to ensure an unparalleled guest experience.  
  • Maintain accurate availability, communicate changes and be considerate of: operating hours, guest reservations, special events and holidays.  * See Resort attendance policy for complete details.
  • Use time clock to ensure accurate payroll processing.
  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must demonstrate a high level of customer service, professionalism and motivation to achieve predetermined objectives.  
  • Ability to learn coaching/leadership abilities to direct “first time” skiers/snowboarders; stable performance in emergency situations required.
  • Superior verbal/non-verbal communication skills to articulate instructions, safety regulations and ensure compliance.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Beginner or intermediate skiing or snowboarding technical skills required.  
  • If Junior Instructors are interested in becoming a Snow Sports Instructor, the program supervisor will conduct an evaluation at the close of season to evaluate skills.  Junior Instructors who demonstrate the appropriate skill level can invited to attend the “on snow” training session conducted by the Snow Sports Operations Manager and Snow Sports Supervisory Team (the following season).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 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.

  • Optimum physical fitness required to actively participate/train in Snow Sports School
  • Frequent skiing/boarding on terrain in various conditions, carrying of objects up to 50lbs, reaching/maneuvering/positioning oneself to perform assigned tasks.
  • Constant moving about Resort and performing majority of job duties outdoors, often in inclement weather for extended periods of time.
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays required and willingness to flex up work hours (based on business need).

Apply Now


Peek 'n Peak Resort is NOW HIRING FOR WINTER and there is no better place to WORK and PLAY!

Employees receive a $10 Season Pass plus excellent discounts on recreation and dining at Scott Enterprise owned properties!     

There are full/part time seasonal and year round positions available, including: Snow Sports, Lift Operations, Rentals, Terrain Park, Tubing, Guest Services/Tickets, Food & Beverage, Hotel, Housekeeping, Retail, Hotel, Housekeeping, Management and more! 

Find your seasonal job (or lifetime career!) by scrolling down the page and clicking your preferred job title to submit an application online.  The job opportunities listed on www.PKNPK.com are all currently available; unlisted positions are no longer available.

Interested candidates should complete the online application now and plan to attend a Job Fair with Open Interviews:

  • Saturday, November 11 @ Retreat from 9am-12pm
  • Thursday, November 16 @ Retreat from 5pm-7pm
  • Saturday, December 2 @ Retreat from 9am-12pm

*Human Resources will be available on the day of the event to print hard copies of the completed online application(s).

The Resort provides employment opportunities for ages 14+ and these positions are identified as *Minor Friendly* on the website.  Minors (under the age of 18) must have a valid New York State Work Permit; applications are available by contacting Human Resources.

Depending on business need, the length of time for our hiring process may vary and we appreciate your patience.  There are often multiple employment opportunities available and we are working diligently to find you the perfect fit.  We appreciate your interest and invite you to check the website frequently for new employment opportunities!

Human Resources Department
Monday - Friday 8am-5pm
Phone: (716) 355-4141 Ext. 7312
Job Hotline: (716) 355-4141 Ext. 7311
Email: PeekHR@VisitScott.com

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