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Stirling Experience Pty Ltd

Nordic Ski Instructor

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Cross Country Ski Instructors & Ski Hire Staff
Mt. Stirling Alpine Resort 2021 Season
Cross Country Ski Instructor and Mountain Guide

The following skills and qualifications are required:

  • APSI Nordic Level 1 or above (or International equivalent)
  • Outdoor education training and/or experience
  • Group management skills with an emphasis towards student groups
  • English language
  • Current Police and Working with Children Check
  • First aid qualifications

Other useful skills

  • International ski-school instructing experience
  • Navigation skills
  • Manual drivers license
  • Hazardous endorsement light or medium rigid bus license

Where: Mt.Stirling Alpine Resort, Victoria Australia

Workload: Full Time and Part Time positions available

Core Period: July 1st to August 31st. Additional work prior and following dependent on snow conditions.

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Full Employment Details:

Join a fun and enthusiastic outdoor team operating the Mt.Stirling Ski Hire and Cross Country Ski School for the 2021 winter season (June to September).

Mt.Stirling is a nature based Cross Country ski resort set amongst the alpine ash and snow-gum forests in Victoria’s Alpine High Country. The Resort has 30 kilometres of groomed cross country trails, 35 kilometres of back country trails and an open summit with plenty of off-piste ski terrain. There are no ski lifts. Stirling Experience has operated the Nordic Centre comprising the cross country ski school, extensive ski hire, alpine mountain camp and transport operations within the Resort since 1986.

Ski School staff are selected for their outdoor experience, group leadership skills and cross country skiing competency, all will have Australian or International Nordic Ski Instruction Qualification and must be competent teaching on light ski touring equipment.

Successful applicants will be joining a small enthusiastic team of up to 12 staff, responsible for the operation of winter guest services within the Mt.Stirling Alpine Resort. Primary responsibilities include instructing and guiding student groups, together with the public ski hire & ski school classes, private lessons and cross country skiing development programs.

Vacancies exist for four full time qualified ski instructors. Applicants must be experienced and competent classical cross country skiers with additional skills in skating and or telemark technique a benefit. Previous experience guiding and instructing both primary and secondary school students would be a distinct advantage. International Instructors must have a current Visa entitling them to live and work in Australia for the period of their employment.

The primary role of our instructor staff members is to conduct formal (classic style) cross country ski lessons and guided mountain tours for both school groups and the general public. Skating and telemark lessons are also offered through the ski school. All staff will be required to assist with other functions such as ski equipment hire, sales and equipment maintenance to ensure a full day work schedule is available.

During your introduction period Stirling Experience will undertake a training familiarization and safety program designed to equip you with the ability to fulfill a range of customer services within the Resort.

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Seasonal Work Period:

The core winter work period extends from early late June to mid September. Should there be early snowfalls or late snowfalls, an opportunity may be available to commence from the June Queen’s Birthday season opening weekend and or continue through to season closure at the end of September. An early start or late finish is subject to negotiation and your availability.

During the core work period every effort is made to provide full time staff with at least 5 days work per week and in a number of weeks you may be required to work 6 or 7 days. However every endeavor will be made to provide 1 free day per week.

Ski Equipment & Accommodation

While working for Stirling Experience you will be provided with Skis, Boots, Poles, a polar fleece and Ski Jacket. You will be expected to provide your own ski pants (preferably black), thermal wear, gloves, beanie etc.

When conducting ski lessons, you will be required to select your ski equipment from our staff range to match both the style of skiing you will be teaching and similar equipment to that being used by your class.

Affordable off-mountain self contained staff shared accommodation is available with daily staff bus transport to the resort included.


Applications should include a covering letter and resume detailing your relevant qualifications, employment history, references and experience.  Please direct to craigjones@stirlingexperience.com.au  or call Craig Jones 0418 773 541 for further information.

Where: Mt.Stirling Alpine Resort, Victoria Australia

Workload(s): Full Time, Part Time

Closing Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Craig Jones
Stirling Experience Pty Ltd

Phone: 03 5777 6441
Mobile: 0418 773 541

Email: craigjones@stirlingexperience.com.au

Website: https://www.stirlingexperience.com.au

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