Nordic Ski Instructor

Big Sky Resort
Job Description


Teach adults/children/families to cross country ski, including classic and skate skiing; properly size/fit Nordic equipment as needed; and enjoy the mountain environment. A love of the sport and the desire to continually improve both personal skiing skills and teaching ability is important.


  • Must be comfortable setting up an environment conducive to safety, fun and learning.
  • Must have strong communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with students, children and parents, supervisors and co-workers.
  • Must be reliable, dependable and timely.
  • Must have a genuine desire to pass on knowledge of the sport and inspire others to enjoy it.
  • Must be able to work outside in extreme and quickly changing winter mountain conditions.
  • Must be able to work in a physically challenging environment.
  • Must be able to maintain a great guest service attitude while working with beginner students on green terrain throughout the season.
  • Must be willing to assist in retail and Rental sales as needed.
  • Must be comfortable with properly fitting/sizing Nordic equipment for classic and skate techniques.


  • Certified PSIA level 1 is strongly encouraged (can be completed during the current season), level 2or 3 is preferred (or international equivalent)
  • A great guest service personality
  • Experience in ski instructing for at least 2 seasons preferred

All full time seasonal employment at Big Sky Resort includes:

  • FREE All Access Ski Pass and eligibility for Montana Ski Area Association (ski other Montana hills and Boyne properties for free)
  • Discounted skiing for friends and family
  • Discounted ski/snowboard lessons/rentals and F&B/retail discounts at all Boyne outlets
  • Eligibility for affordable employee housing and lodging discounts for friends and family
  • Discounted Lone Mountain Ranch Cross Country Ski Trail Pass
  • FREE Basecamp activities including zip line course
  • Monthly employee events
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