Employment: Mountain Learning Manager

Job Summary

The Mountain Learning Manager is responsible for the safe administration and delivery of all snow-related instruction, for all age groups. The ideal candidate will be PSIA or AASI level 2 certified or above. This position will supervise all Snowsports staff to include training personnel, supervisors and will be required to interface with the sales desk team. The successful candidate will be highly versed on risk management, training, and development. Prior supervisory or management at an established PSIA/AASI affiliated Snowsports School is mandatory.


Location: On-site at Sunrise Park Resort

Department: Mountain Learning

Reports to: Director of Resort Services

Employment Status/Type: Full Time (October – March)

Qualifications: PSIA/AASI Level II or higher

Compensation: $19.50 – $26.00/hr. (DOE)


Medical, dental, vision
Voluntary retirement plan.
Paid time off
Skiing, riding for free at Sunrise Park Resort
Deeply discounted access to additional resort amenities such as dining, and mountain biking and discounted merchandise available through the retail division.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Hiring, motivating, evaluating, and directing Mountain Larning Center employees (collaboratively with HR department).
  • Provide training, support, guidance, and feedback to all ski/snowboard instructors and bike skiing instructors.
  • Maintains professionalism in conducting business and in appearance. Customer service is key.
  • Maintains composure in a fast paced, potentially high-pressure environment.
  • Works a flexible schedule with hours, days, weekends, holidays….and prioritizes the seasonal position.
  • Encouraging students before, during, and after instruction and following up with students afterwards.
  • Building rapport with team, students, and Sunrise Park Resort employees.
  • Establish departmental standards, guidelines, and objectives.
  • Perform administrative functions: budgeting and advanced planning/forecasting to achieve departmental goals.
  • Maintain a guest focused culture.
  • Develop a reward/motivating culture for employees within the Mountain Learning Center, as well as hold instructors accountable per policy/attendance etc.
  • Work closely with Ticket Manager, Rentals Manager, and Marketing/Events Coordinator (bookings, collaboration, campaigns).
  • Proficient in sales via online, phone, in-person. Must assist customers with booking, scheduling, payment, selection of an instructor, time, day, location, and other customer requests.
  • Keep inventory records and maintenance records of all equipment and uniforms necessary to maintain the standards set forth by Sunrise Park Resort.
  • Actively promote safety by educating staff and guests.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • PSIA/AASI Level II or higher
  • Previous supervisory or management of PSIA/AASI affiliated school
  • High School education or equivalent, some college preferred.
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time, able to read and speak English fluently and clearly.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must have experienced using Microsoft Office products, resort specific software, and the internet.
  • Must have excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Must possess traits of honesty and integrity.
  • Must have excellent follow-through on projects.
  • Must be able to carry 50 lbs.

About Sunrise Park Resort

Sunrise Park Resort is a wholly owned and operated tribal entity of the White Mountain Apache Tribe and is located in Greer, Arizona.  Sunrise is Arizona’s premier mountain resort destination.  Elevation – 9,200 feet above sea level.

Tribal Hiring Preference:

Sunrise Park Resort applies the White Mountain Apache Tribe’s preference policy.  Preference in hiring will be given to qualified candidates who are enrolled tribal members in the White Mountain Apache Tribe or enrolled in other federally recognized tribes.

To Apply:

If you are interested in joining our team please email the following items to hr@sunriseskipark.com:

  • Job title you are applying for in the Subject line
  • Sunrise Employment Application (download below)
  • Letter of Interest (cover letter)
  • Your Resume

For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Sunrise at 855-735-SNOW (7669) or email hr@sunriseskipark.com. We hope you join our team!