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Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. Mountain Bike Instructor - Summer Seasonal - Full/Part Time in Steamboat Springs, Colorado


Who We Are: Steamboat- Ski Town, U.S.A. ® is known as the friendliest mountain destination in the world, thanks to our western heritage and welcoming staff. We pride ourselves on hiring the best employees and providing the best experience in the industry. Our employee satisfaction scores top the charts and we have employees who choose to work for the resort for 2, 5, 10, 20 plus years. Fair warning, starting a job at Steamboat could lead to endless fun, lifelong friendships and a rooted sense of community.

Who We’re Looking For: Friendly folks who want to work at the best summer vacation destination, play in the outdoors and meet friends from around the world. If you like to provide incredible guests service with a friendly attitude, then you’re ready to join our team. If you’re dream job includes working in the sunshine, interacting with guests, rewarding work, rides on a mountain coaster, employee parties and more, we’d love to hear from you!

Perks & Benefits: Steamboat offers many exciting perks and benefits including a Steamboat ski pass for you and eligible dependents, competitive compensation, retail/rental discounts, food & beverage discounts, industry pro deal discounts, friends & family discounted tickets subject to restrictions, reservations and/or blackout dates, access to employee housing (seasonal full time only), 401(k) profit sharing plan (eligibility rules apply), Employee Assistance Program, Accrued Sick Pay and a chance to learn and advance within Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp.

If teaching is your thing and biking is your game, this is the job for you! Teach Mountain Bike lessons on the trails of the Steamboat Ski & Resort, Co., while patrolling and maintaining signage throughout the day. Will also be expected to assist guests and Patrol Team. Mountain bike riding experience and a valid CPR a must.

Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:

  • Primary job duty is to instruct Mountain Biking lessons – while providing a safe, consistent, and memorable lesson experience to guests

  • Patrol, monitor, and maintain downhill trails and signage while enforcing ticketing as well as safety rules

  • Maintain first-aid supply bags and administer first-aid at appropriate level of training, documenting incidents that require first-aid

  • Provide information and assistance to the guest

  • Attendance mandatory at designated meeting times on days scheduled to work

  • Assist with transportation of guests via ATV, van or truck

  • Assist Patrollers with Patrol operations, basic first response within level of training

  • Trail maintenance as required on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Experience using shovels, saws, hammers, and other common trail work and construction tools preferred.

  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as any regulatory requirements

  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum skills, experience, and education required for this job:

  • High school education or GED strongly preferred

  • Sports instruction/coaching/guiding experience strongly preferred

  • Instructor certification required or must be willing to obtain (PMBIA, Terramethod IDP, IMPBA’s ICP, or other accredited program)

  • Wilderness First Responder & Outdoor Emergency Care preferred

  • Valid CPR card and basic first-aid (8 hour course) required

  • Adhere to all Safety policies

  • Interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers and management consistent with Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp Service Excellence standards

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age

  • Must lift approximately 50 pounds, (O2 bottles, injured guests)

  • Must stand and ride a bike for long periods of time

  • Work outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions, including extreme mountain weather

  • Read and write in the English language, Spanish is a plus

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and meet insurability standards

  • Must ride a downhill mountain bike at a high level of proficiency

Miscellaneous information:

  • This is an hourly paid position subject to overtime pay

  • Work bikes are NOT provided – you must be able to provide your own mountain bike

  • Pay incentives available for those candidates possessing certifications in both the medical and instructional arenas

  • Pursuant to county and/or state orders and company policies, every employee is required to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms, practice social distancing, wash hands frequently, wear a mask per current guidelines, self-report and call in immediately and stay home if sick and assist with sanitizing and disinfecting work areas. Employees must follow all resort mitigation plans and protocols, which can be found posted on resort buildings and on Beekeeper

The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation hourly pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.

Steamboat area base hourly pay range: $12.50 - $18.00 per hour

Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an equal opportunity employer


Licenses & Certifications


  • First Aid/CPR–Public Safe

  • Driver's License



  • Wilderness First Responder & Outdoor Emergency Care

  • Sports instruction/coaching experience