Now hiring Ski & Snowboard Instructors

Website Rusutsu Resort

Rusutsu Resort is currently hiring ski & snowboard instructors for the 2019/20 winter season.

If you are seeking a true Japanese experience with the chance to experience the culture while working at a great resort with great conditions then don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to join the team at Rusutsu.

Resort Ski & Snowboard School benefits include:

  • Great working conditions
  • Competitive pay
  • Free ski-in/ski-out staff accommodation
  • Free access to the resort facilities (swimming pool, public bath etc.)
  • Subsidised meals in the staff canteen
  • Free season pass for Rusutsu Resort
  • Free equipment rental
  • 20% staff discount at all resort shops/food outlets
  • Special Staff discounts available from sponsored brands (Dakine / Von zipper and more)
  • Regular Training and the chance to take additional Japanese SAJ ski & snowboard certifications
  • Full assistance with bank accounts & government paperwork
  • Regular ski school events and parties
  • Visa sponsorship for highly experienced candidates
  • A large vibrant team of Japanese and international staff
  • A REAL Japanese cultural experience.

Selection Criteria 

A successful candidate will fulfill the criteria by possessing all of the following requirements:

  • Minimum Level 1 ski or snowboard licence
  • Advanced conversational English
  • Eligible for visa to work in Japan
  • Fun, energetic and positive attitude
  • Able to work 6 or more days per week, in high season
  • Outstanding communication and guest service skills
  • Flexible, mature and professional
  • Good time management skills
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership ability

Additional Criteria

Candidates who possess some or all of the additional requirements will be highly regarded:

  • High level or dual certification
  • Have prior instructing experience
  • Previous relevant customer service experience
  • Additional languages
  • Willingness to experience Japanese culture
  • Any level of Japanese ability or the strong desire to learn

Additional Information:

  • Fixed-term contract
  • Duration | Employment from 1st December until the specific contract completion date. *Short term contracts are available for university students.
  • Salary | Based on certification and experience.
  • Visa | Must be eligible for either: Working holiday visa  or skilled labour visa (36 months of teaching experience)

For more information:

Salary: based on certification and experience
Qualification Required: BASI Level 1

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