Employment


North American Ski Training Center

Position: AIARE 1 Course Leaders & Instructors Needed – URGENT NEED

Instructors needed for three AIARE 1’s in Truckee: Feb 20-21, Mar 1-3 and Mar 5-7  (2021) with NASTC. Very competitive pay, lodging, travel & meal stipend.
NASTC started in 1994 in Tahoe/Truckee & offers a full avalanche program and guided backcountry skiing/riding on the Tahoe National Forest, advanced ski clinics at 25 resorts around the world 10 mos/year, & summer rock climbing on Donner Pass.  Hiring for other positions too.
Contact: Jenny or Chris Fellows, NASTC Directors
530-386-2102

Lake Tahoe Community College, South Lake Tahoe, CA

Position: AIARE Course Leader and Instructor – URGENT NEED

The Wilderness Education & Outdoor Leadership Program (www.ltcc.edu/wilderness) is seeking to hire AIARE Course Leaders and Instructors for courses in February and March.

Depending on your qualifications, you may be able to teach additional classes within the WEOL Program.

  • You must be eligible to work for the State of California within the California Community College System (CCCS) and pass a background check
  • Pay competitive but set by LTCC’s Faculty Collective Bargaining Unit
  • Course Leaders are Adjunct Instructors for LTCC and must have a Bachelor’s degree or meet minimum CCCS eligibility qualifications
  • Instructors must meet minimum WEOL Program requirements
  • LTCC is an equal opportunity employer

For more information or to send your resume (with relevant training, certifications and references) contact Clinton Culp at cculp@ltcc.edu.


Tahoe Mountain School

Position: AIARE Instructors and Course Leaders – URGENT NEED

Tahoe Mountain School is looking for AIARE instructors and Course Leaders to work the 2020-2021 winter season and beyond.  We are based out of beautiful Truckee, CA.  We run a full avalanche 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.  This could be a part time or full-time position for the right person.  Competitive pay with a flexible schedule.

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


Mountain Bureau – Washington State

Position: AIARE 1 InstructorSnoqualmie Pass WA – URGENT NEED

We need an assistant Instructor for field session only Feb 20 & 21 Field Sessions AIARE 1 to work with an IFMGA/AIARE Course Leader for the Mountain Bureau LLC; Link: www.mountainbureau.com
  • Course Instructors will receive a competitive day-rate and travel per diem for each field day
  • All Instructors are expected to teach 2 Full-Day Field-Sessions for up to 6 students.
  • All client communications, books, maps, and lectures have been handled by the office and course leader.
  • COVID communication and social distancing standards are handled at registration, during the web sessions, and groups are pre determined prior to field days.
  • Lodging with Wifi can be arranged.
If you wish inquire about this work, please contact Mark Allen at: contact@mountainbureau.com

Bluebird Backcountry

Position: AIARE Course Leaders and Instructors – URGENT NEED

Bluebird Backcountry is the first and only fully human-powered, inbounds backcountry ski area in the country. With a mission to make backcountry skiing safer and easier to learn, our operation features a 1,200-acre avalanche-evaluated and ski-patrolled area with zero chairlifts. We are located halfway between Kremmling and Steamboat Springs (just over a 30-minute drive from both).

Our team has a welcoming, energetic, get-it-done culture. We are excited to introduce a new way to think about skiing and to see just how far we can take the Bluebird Backcountry concept.

We’re looking for instructors on these field days (along with Zoom meetings beforehand in evening): March 11-12 and March 19-21 (Intro + AIARE 1) and Women-specific instructors for Feb 25-26.

Please contact Lucas@bluebirdbackcountry.com with resume and availability.


Sierra Mountain Center – Bishop, California

Position: AIARE 1 Course 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 2020/21 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.
Email sp@sierramountaincenter.com with a resume and to set up an interview.