Employment


AIARE

 

Position: FULL STACK ENGINEER

AIARE is seeking a full-stack engineer on an hourly or retainer basis to maintain and develop existing database and CRM systems. This is a virtual position as AIARE has no central office, however AIARE employees primarily live and work in the Mountain and Pacific time zone. You will need to be able to work both independently while collaborating virtually, thus be comfortable communicating using a variety of modern technologies and web-based platforms. Working hours are flexible, but you must be able to respond to email and phone calls in a timely fashion and be able to meet firm deadlines.
Job description & application instructions: Full Stack Engineer


AIARE

Position: 2022–23 AIARE PRO Instructor

AIARE PRO Instructors deliver AIARE Professional Level 1 and 2 avalanche courses. Staffing on AIARE PRO Programs is guided by the instructor qualifications and applicant’s previous work experience.  The AIARE PRO Program Director will work with PRO Instructors to curate a staffing and professional development plan for each individual. This North American winter seasonal position requires some travel and the ability to work remotely.

AIARE is committed to building an inclusive workplace whose staff represents the diversity of people and the modes by which they travel in the backcountry. We also consider the geographic representation of prospective hires to complement the current geographic distribution of our team in best meeting the needs of our PRO course demand.

We budget professional development funds each year to train and build the experience of talented educators who may not yet have the required professional experience with the potential of becoming PRO Instructors in the future. If you believe your background and experience could be a valuable addition to the AIARE team, we encourage you to apply and outline your experience in your cover letter.

Full job description and application instructions here.


AIARE

Position: 2022–23 AIARE Instructor Trainer

AIARE Instructor Trainers train practicing avalanche professionals and experienced backcountry travelers to instruct and course lead AIARE recreational courses. This includes delivering the Instructor Training Course and Course Leader Training as well as continuing education and professional development courses.

AIARE is committed to building an inclusive workplace whose staff represents the diversity of people and the modes by which they travel in the backcountry. We also consider the geographic representation of prospective hires to complement the current geographic distribution of our team in best meeting the needs of our course providers

We budget professional development funds each year to train and build the experience of talented educators who may not yet have the required professional experience with the potential of becoming Instructor Trainers in the future. If you believe your background and experience could be a valuable addition to the AIARE team, we encourage you to apply and outline your experience in your cover letter.

Full job description and application instructions here.


AIARE

Position: 2022–23 AIARE Continuing Education Instructor

AIARE Continuing Education Instructors deliver continuing education and professional development  to AIARE Instructors and Course Leaders. This position may lead to work as an AIARE Instructor Trainer depending on teaching performance and qualifications.

AIARE is committed to building an inclusive workplace whose staff represents the diversity of people and the modes by which they travel in the backcountry. We budget professional development funds each year to train and build the experience of talented educators who may not yet have the required professional experience with the potential of becoming Instructor Trainers and CE Instructors in the future. If you believe your background and experience could be a valuable addition to the AIARE team, we encourage you to apply and outline your experience in your cover letter.

Full job description and application instructions here.


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. The 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.

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


Miyar Adventures – Ballard, WA

Position: Avalanche Education Program Director

Company Description:

The company’s focus is summer backpacking, rock climbing, and alpine climbing in the Cascades. Miyar also runs snowshoeing and winter backpacking trips. The company has a family-like working culture and a loyal following of return clients. The company has been growing rapidly over the past seven years. Miyar Adventures is known for its work to make guiding and outdoor instruction more financially sustainable and emotionally fulfilling career choices, while also creating a space that is welcoming to people from all backgrounds.

Miyar is developing a more robust winter schedule of program offerings, which will include avalanche education, winter navigation, backcountry skiing/split boarding, and ski mountaineering.

We are looking for an experienced AIARE Course Leader who is excited about the opportunity to develop a new avalanche education program for a reputable guide service. The candidate should enjoy working with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds, as our management team and clientele are diverse. The candidate should also be a skilled teacher who enjoys teaching those who are new to winter recreation.

Location of employment:

Some work may be done remotely, while client contact days will take place in classrooms and winter backcountry areas of Washington State.

Required Training:

  • AIARE Course Leader Qualification
  • Wilderness First Responder or WEMT
  • Completion of AMGA ski/splitboard guide track programs preferred

Required Experience:

  • 5 years working within the space of avalanche education
  • Program development experience preferred
  • Management experience preferred
  • Familiarity with backcountry skiing or split boarding areas in Washington State, or the ability to gain this familiarity on personal time prior to the first AIARE program

For more information about specific job duties, compensation, and how to apply, please visit the Miyar Adventures employment page!


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