Employment


Crested Butte Avalanche Center – Crested Butte Colorado

Position: Executive Director and Lead Avalanche Forecaster

The Crested Butte Avalanche Center (CBAC) is seeking to fill the positions of Executive Director and Lead Avalanche Forecaster to begin in the spring or fall of 2017. Applications are due February 3, 2017.

For more information and to apply, visit http://cbavalanchecenter.org/director/


Red Rocks Community College

Position: AIARE 1 Instructor

  • Dates: January 27-29
  • Location: Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO; 28-29 – St. Mary’s Glacier.
  • Requirements: Current WFR, Qualified AIARE 1 Instructor, Experience in snow/winter travel

If interested please contact Sally Cirincione at sally.cirincione@rrcc.edu.


Colorado Mountain College: Spring Valley Campus

Position:  AIARE L1 Instructor and Course Leader for January 2017 course

Colorado Mountain College is looking for an experienced AIARE instructor and/or course leader to join our team.  We offer a multitude of courses in winter sports and are looking to build relationships with AIARE professionals which have the opportunity to last into the future. This position listing is for an AIARE L1 course in January 2017. Successful hires could have an inside track on future courses at multiple CMC locations.

Course dates: L1 AIARE course: This course has two pre-meetings on 1/31 and 2/2 from 6-7:50pm and two field days on 2/4 and 2/5.

Course location: Spring Valley Campus, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

If interested, please contact us at jaberger@coloradomtn.edu


Oregon Ski Guides

Position: Female AIARE 1 Course Leader

Oregon Ski Guides (www.oregonskiguides.com) is looking for an experienced female AIARE 1 course leader who has completed her AMGA ski guide course to lead the only all-female AIARE 1 course in the state of Oregon. We base our courses out of Bend, with field days in the backcountry near Mt. Bachelor. She will be working with our female AIARE 1 course instructor who is very knowledgable about our local terrain. A fuel stipend will be provided if the course leader will be traveling from out of state.

The dates we prefer are January 28 – 30.

Please contact Pete Keane for more information: pete@timberlinemtguides.com


Bear House Mountain Guiding

Position: Female AIARE 1 Course Leader

UPDATED Position Posting: Female AIARE 1 Course Leader
Bear House Mountain Guiding (www.bearhousemountainguiding.com) is looking for an experienced female AIARE 1 course leader to lead an all-female AIARE 1 Course in the Cottonwoods, east of Salt Lake City, Utah. Housing and hot drinks will be provided in addition to wages. Wages based on training and experience. The instructor and students will all be given helmets and goggles by Giro (for keeps, not loaners!).

This course will be February 10-12 and is sponsored by the Outdoor Women’s Alliance.

Please contact Susan DeBruin at manager@bearhousemountainguiding.com or 803-351-2573.


Chamonix Experience

Position: AIARE 1 course leader

Chamonix Experience is looking for an UIAGM mountain guide / AIARE 1 course leader for our course in Chamonix, France. The course is in English.

  • 3- day course 8am – 5 pm daily, class room and field sessions
  • Dates: January or February  2017 (we will set the dates depending on AIARE LEADER availabilities)

Please contact us by email at info@chamex.com.

Position: AIARE 2 course leader

Chamonix Experience is looking for an AIARE 2 course Leader for our course in Chamonix, France. The course is in English.

  • 4- day course 8am – 5 pm daily, class room and field sessions
  • Dates: January or February  2017 (we will set the dates depending on AIARE LEADER availabilities)

Please contact us by email at info@chamex.com.

www.chamex.com


Tahoe Mountain School

Position:  AIARE Instructors and Course Leaders for 2016-2017 season

Tahoe Mountain School is looking for experienced AIARE instructors and/or course leaders to join our team for this winter season.  We run a full avalanche program throughout the winter as well as a full ski guide program.  Looking for someone to commit to the whole season but would also entertain the right person for part of the season.

We are located in Truckee, CA and pay is competitive and commensurate with experience.

If interested, please contact us at info@tahoemountainschool.com.


Apex Mountain School

Positions: AIARE 1 & 2 Course Leaders / AIARE 2 instructor opening for the 2016-17 season:

Apex Mountain School has the following opportunities for avalanche instructors

  • AIARE 1 & 2 Course Leader & AIARE 2 instructor   (Jan 6-9, 2017)
  • AIARE 1 & 2 Course Leader  (Jan 20-23, 2017)
  • AIARE 1 & 2 Course Leader  (Feb 3-5, 2017)

Apex Mountain School provides 20+ avalanche education courses every winter in Vail Pass, Fremont Pass and Vail backcountry terrain.

Competitive Pay Range. Call (970) 949-9111 today for more info.

Visit www.apexmountainschool.com to apply today or call 970-949-9111 for more info.


Synnott Mountain Guides

Position: AIARE Level 1 Course Leader 2016-17

Synnott Mountain Guides (www.NewHampshireClimbing.com) is looking for an experienced AIARE Level 1 course leader to join our team for the upcoming season.  We run our courses on Mt. Washington, the best backcountry ski venue on the east coast. We are looking for help throughout the season from late December to late March.  We could potentially use someone for the whole season, or just for one or two courses. So if you are interested in working with us, please email or call SMG owner/director Mark Synnott. mark@synnottmountainguides.com; 603-986-9607


Colorado Mountain School

Position: AIARE Instructors and Course Leaders for upcoming Season 2016-17

Colorado Mountain School is looking for experienced AIARE instructors and course leaders to join our program for this upcoming season and beyond.  We are the largest AIARE provider in the country and are looking for qualified applicants.

Our ideal candidate has three years of experience leading groups in the winter environment, at least five AIARE courses taught and professional guide training.

This is an opportunity to join our experienced team and teach up to 10 courses this winter.  We will have a required two day pre-season paid training.  Our compensation is competitive and you will be hired as an employee covered by our workers compensation insurance.  We also have a lodge in Estes Park that is available to our instructors at no cost.

If interested please send a cover letter and resume to Russell Hunter, CMS Owner: russell@coloradomountainschool.com
and Joey Thompson, CMS Avalanche Program Director: Joey@coloradomountainschool.com