Employment

Rocky Mountain Outdoor Center – Buena Vista, CO

Position: AIARE Qualified Course Leaders and Instructors

RMOC is searching for Course Leaders and Instructors to teach AIARE 1 and Avalanche Rescue courses between January 5 – March 1, 2022.  Exact dates are flexible at this time and can include weekdays if that works better for scheduling.  The RMOC facility offers indoor and outdoor classroom space.  They are based out of Buena Vista, CO and have permits on Monarch Pass, Independence Pass, and Fremont Pass for field sessions.  Pay is $300/day and they have access to Weston demo gear.

Contact Brandon Slate at (719)395-3335 or email brandon@rmoc.com


Red Rocks Community College – Lakewood, CO

Position: AIARE Qualified Instructors

AIARE Support Instructor positions at Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, Colorado. Course dates are:

  • December 18-19. (AIARE 1)
  • January 29-30 (AIARE 1)
  • April 2-3, 9-10 (AIAIRE 2)

Must have current WFR, AIARE Instructor qualification, and experience teaching/guiding in winter environments. Pay is $250/day +$100 prep day.

Please contact sally.cirincione@rrcc.edu if interested.


Tahoe Mountain School – Truckee, CA

Position: AIARE QualifiedCourse Leaders and Instructors

Tahoe Mountain School is looking for AIARE Course Leaders and Instructors to work the 2021-2022
winter season and beyond.  We are based out of beautiful Truckee, CA and work throughout the Tahoe
National Forest. We run a full avalanche education program and a backcountry ski/splitboard guiding
program throughout the winter and spring from December through April. AMGA guide training is a plus
with guiding opportunities available for apprentice through certified ski guides. Competitive pay with a
flexible schedule with part time to full time work available.

Please contact Steve at info@tahoemountainschool.com or 530-414-5295 for more information.


Sierra Mountain Center – Bishop, CA

Position: AIARE QualifiedCourse Leaders and Instructors

Sierra Mountain Center based in beautiful Bishop, California is looking for AIARE qualified Level I Course instructors and Course leaders. We have a full slate of courses proposed for winter 2021/22 and this job can also expand to ski guiding and instruction for someone who is in the AMGA ski program. Winter season hopefully runs from December to April and again this job can transition into summer rock and alpine guiding for the right person. SMC guides have operated in the Eastern Sierra since the 1980s and we are the most experienced local guide service. We can offer mentoring and tutoring to take someone beyond the AIARE and AMGA trainings. Competitive rates  and a flexible work schedule. SMC is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send a resume to SP Parker sp@sierramountaincenter.com to apply.


Burrell Adventures – Glacier, WA

Position: AIARE Qualified Instructor and AMGA Apprentice Splitboard Guide

Join a growing mountain guide service in one of the premier alpine sports destinations, Glacier Washington. Burrell Adventures offers a wide variety of guided mountain experiences in the North Cascades and the legendary Mount Baker area. A complete progression from first time splitboarders and avalanche training to touring courses and high-end ski mountaineering provides engaging courses and trips for guests and guides alike.

Burrell Adventures is seeking a skilled AIARE instructor and AMGA Apprentice Splitboard or ski guide. Higher levels of training and certification are welcome too. This part time role would primarily be co-instructing AIARE 1 & 2 courses and Intro to touring days for 6 days per month with additional days of professional development. This part time position could quickly grow into a full-time guide position or part time administrative position. For AMGA Apprentice Alpine and Apprentice Rock Guides year round employment is possible with spring and summer trips being offered throughout the North Cascades. Equitable wages are commensurate with experience.

While any mode of travel is great the ideal candidate would be on a splitboard.

Reach out to Jere Burrell at guidedexposure@gmail.com to apply.


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