Tahoe Powderhouse Employment

Ski Technicians & Retail Clerks

Job Description

We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated individuals, who love the outdoors to join our team for the 2011-2012 season. We're expecting great snowfall and loads of business and fun!

Perks include:

Access to shared ski passes at all South Lake Tahoe Resorts.

On the job training and ski tech certification (if hired as a technician).

Free use of all ski/snowboard related equipment.

A competitive hourly wage.

Ski technicians are responsible for working with customers on a daily basis. Duties include assisting customers with their equipment, fitting skis/snowboards to customer's skill level, fitting boots, and adjusting bindings to correct tension settings. There is also some retail floor work required. The typical workday starts at 7:30am and includes some physical duties such as snow removal and moving equipment. Nights shifts from 2pm to 9pm are also available for our employees who live for skiing! Candidates should be customer service oriented with an open, friendly personality as we serve a diverse customer base.

Job Requirements

No experience necessary! We train all employees on the types of ski / snowboard equipment that we carry and they will receive national certification to set ski bindings. All applicants need to be positive, motivated people looking to work at one of our 8 seasonal ski stores. We employee people who have skied their entire life and people who have never been skiing from all nationalities. Applicants need to be flexible, willing to try new things, fluent in english and able to work with a wide variety of customers.

Act Now! Interested candidates should send their resume, photo, and cover letter to jobs@tahoepowderhouse.com. We will follow up with a phone call so please include your contact numbers.

Ski Shop Managers

Job Description

Powder House Ski & Board, South Lake Tahoe is seeking highly motivated individuals with enthusiasm and strong personal relationship skills for one of its & high-energy ski and retail shops located in the resort of South Lake Tahoe. We are looking for a self-starter who can motivate staff and put smiles on customer's faces.

This position involves:

  • Management of staff.
  • Weekly scheduling.
  • Cash handling.
  • Hands-on ski and boot sales.
  • Ski/snowboard rentals.
  • Selling of merchandise (ski gear, clothes, and accessories).

Job Requirements

Prior management experience required. Familiarity with state-of-the-art ski equipment and ski shop experience a plus!

Act Now! Interested candidates should send their resume, photo, and cover letter to jobs@tahoepowderhouse.com. We will follow up with a phone call so please include your contact numbers.

Seasonal Boot Fitter

Job Description

We are seeking an individual to work in a fun ski & surf shop as a ski/snowboard boot fitter. The position would entail full time, year round work. There will also be responsibilities in other parts of the shop, such as retail, workshop and hire. While experience in the area of boot-fitting is a plus, it is not essential, as we have a training programe for the right person.

Duties include:

  • Fitting of ski & snowboard boots.
  • Making adjustments to boots.
  • Moulding and grinding of footbeds.
  • Working as a sales assistant when not fitting boots.

Job Requirements

  • Take pride in their work and be open to new learning.
  • Be somewhat technically and mechanically minded.
  • Be willing to work in retail and hire areas, as well as the workshop.
  • Interact with both staff and customers in a courteous, professional manner.
  • Have fun and enjoy themselves in a pleasurable working environment!

Candidates will preferably possess:

  • Bootfitting qualifications such as the Masterfit Universtity course or alike.
  • A solid knowledge of skiing &/or snowboarding mechanics.
  • A knowledge of surfing, body boarding &/or in-line skating.
  • Experience in retail situations.

Act Now! Interested candidates should send their resume, photo, and cover letter to jobs@tahoepowderhouse.com. We will follow up with a phone call so please include your contact numbers.

 

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