Downhill Bike Instructor/Gravity Coach

Bolton Valley Resort

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Bolton Valley is committed to making our work environment more diverse, equitable, and inclusive by never discriminating against race, religion, color of skin, gender, gender identity, sexuality, disabilities, age, national origin, and veteran status when hiring candidates and within our place of work. We believe that a range of lived experiences, voices, and perspectives directly contribute to the success of our team.

Job Summary:  Instructs students of all ages and abilities how to improve their mountain biking, sports, wilderness knowledge, recreational activities, hiking and skateboarding while providing a fun and effective learning environment.       

Essential Functions:  

  • Instructs groups and /or individuals in a fun progression format
  • Teaches proper technique appropriate to the ability level of those being instructed
  • Promotes safety
  • Participates in training and education to constantly improve personal teaching skills
  • Pre-season clinic required

NOTE:  All Bolton Valley employees are required to perform alternate functions from time to time, both within and outside of their assigned department, particularly during peak periods such as holiday weekends.  

Customer Service Expectations:  Must be helpful, friendly, courteous and professional in accordance with Bolton’s commitment to providing superior customer service.  Treats student as an important individual when providing instruction.          


  • High school diploma 
  • Friendly, outgoing personality 
  • Patience, and a love of the outdoors and teaching 
  • Must pass background check necessary to work with children

Required Knowledge and Skills:   

  • Clear verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to bike safely and confidently in all ski conditions and in varying types of terrain at all times 
  • Ability to work during peak ski times and in bad weather

Physical and Mental Demands:  Must be capable of hiking and other recreational activities for prolonged periods of time (2+ hours at a time) to teach campers.  Dealing with demanding kids can be stressful.       

Work Environment:  Work is performed both outside in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, , wind and rain, on varied snow surfaces, as well as indoors.  Indoor time is spent meeting and greeting, and in the sports center with children.           

If you have any questions about this position or are having trouble applying, please email [email protected]

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.     

Bolton Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse environment for it’s staff and guests alike. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color of skin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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