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Female Coach- Trestle Bike Park School - Summer Season

Company: Winter Park Resort
Location: Golden
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Winter Park Resort in Winter Park, CO.

Seasonal (Seasonal)
Who We Are: At just 67 miles away, Winter Park is the closest major mountain destination to Denver. Don't be fooled by our convenient location, though... you'll feel remotely tucked away in our high-country corner of the Rockies. With easy access to 765,000 acres of public land, Winter Park is home to endless adventures and an unparalleled and unfiltered Colorado experience. Whether you are fulfilling a lifelong dream to work at a ski resort or you are just wanting a change of scene, we have great jobs and an awesome experience waiting for you!

Who We Are Looking For: Winter Park Resort is a place for mountain lovers, adventure seekers, and outdoor explorers. A place to chase new experiences, marvel at the unexpected, and discover the adventure that will keep you coming back for more. Whether you are looking to have your first taste of a winter season in the Rockies or to build a long-term career, we have something for everyone. We work to play... Are you in?

Perks & Benefits: There's more than a free season pass waiting for you! You don't just get a job at Winter Park, you get an experience and a lifestyle. As a member of our team, you'll enjoy a variety of perks and benefits that are available to our year-round and seasonal employees. Some examples include:

  • Free season pass to Winter Park Season and free access to all 17 Alterra Resorts throughout North America.
  • Discounted tickets for your friends & family
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs for eligible employees
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees
  • Generous food & beverage and retail discounts
  • Onsite employee childcare based on availability, discounted equipment rentals and plenty of opportunities for growth, advancement & year-round employment! Don't worry the uniforms are provided!

    The Downhill Mountain Bike Coach will follow all Winter Park policies and procedures, all applicable laws (federal, state, and local), and all health and sanitation codes. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

    • Teach lessons as assigned - group class, private, special programs; adult and/or children.
    • Maintain a friendly, congenial, and helpful attitude while effectively dealing with the guests and other employees.
    • Own a contemporary, full-suspension bike that is suitable for riding on technical, black-rated downhill trail and is always in good working order.
    • Check schedule regularly and pro-actively communicate any inaccuracies to supervisor or administrators.
    • Report to all assignments on time, in proper uniform, adhering to all established appearance and uniform guidelines.
    • Check in for class and private lessons throughout the day at designated areas as assigned by supervisor.
    • Maintain accurate record of lesson participants daily.
    • Provide post lesson feedback and recommendations for students.
    • Report any unsafe conditions regarding equipment and area of work, or elsewhere on the premises.
    • Follow reporting procedures related to incidents or injuries.
    • Participate in required Trestle Bike Park School and Winter Park Resort trainings and orientations.
    • Remain current with teaching and riding skills through participation in TBPS training as well as PMBIA certification.
    • Maintain a high level of physical conditioning.
    • Keep personal or loaned equipment in good working order.
    • Assist with maintaining a sustainable and environmentally friendly resort by disposing of trash and recycling in proper receptacles.
    • Work closely with supervisor or team leader to establish goals for the year.
    • Other duties as assigned.

      • Ability to ride comfortably on all green, blue, and black downhill mountain bike trails.
      • Ability to ride comfortably on small, medium, and large trail features including jumps 5-15 feet, drops 1-6 feet, and a variety of technical trail features such as rock gardens, rooted sections, and off camber turns.
      • Own a contemporary, full-suspension bike that is suitable for riding on technical, black-rated downhill trails.
      • Ability to diagnose and perform basic trailside maintenance on mountain bike tires, wheels, and drivetrains.
      • To qualify as a Certified Instructor under the 2024 pay plan, you must have a current level 1 or higher certification from Professional Mountain Bike Instructors Association (PMBIA). Other equivalent industry recognized qualifications may be considered.

        • Coach/teaching experience in a bike park setting or in a cross country setting that includes freeride features is preferred.

          • High School diploma or GED (high school equivalency) is required


            The base hourly pay range below represents the low and high end of Winter Park Resorts 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 Winter Park Resorts total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include many region-specific benefits.

            Hourly pay range : $20.00 - $25.00/hour depending on certification. Bike coaches are eligible for an hourly incentive to offset equipment expenses, private request commission, and are eligible for tips.


            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear, and operate a computer and other office productivity machinery.

            • Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to harsh and varying outside weather conditions.
            • Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the workplace is usually moderate.


              Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment.

              We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law.

              Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

              This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

              Application Deadline: Recruiting timelines vary by position, however, all Winter Park Resort positions accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days from the posting date listed above. This position is open and still accepting applications. Associated topics: cdl, docent, farm, fee, orchard, sanctuary, specialist, tour, tour guide, trip

Keywords: Winter Park Resort, Denver , Female Coach- Trestle Bike Park School - Summer Season, Education / Teaching , Golden, Colorado

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