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Job Summary: To plan and implement safe ski and snowboard lessons for participants of all ages.
Machines and Equipment Used: Ski, recreation, communication and various office equipment, first aid kit.
Season(s): Winter
District(s): North York Ski Centre, Centennial Park Ski Centre  District map (pdf)
Wage: View wage rate chart (pdf)


  • Plans and implements safe ski and snowboard lessons.
  • Oversees participants for the duration of the lesson.
  • Instructs groups and private lessons.
  • Performs lesson preparations such as on-hill set up and tear down of hill materials area.
  • Provides front-line customer service.
  • Interacts with participants, staff, spectators and community members.
  • Follows up with parent/guardian at the end of each lesson regarding the students' progression.
  • Monitors participants and adapts lessons.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Attends and participates in meetings, clinics and training sessions.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.


  • Current certification with the Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance (CSIA), Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI), Canadian Ski Coaches Federation (CSCF), or The Canadian Snowboard Federation (CSF). Note: Minimum Level 1 required.
  • Previous work or volunteer experience as an instructor is an asset.
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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