Work for Mammoth Mountain
Bike Park Instructor
Mammoth Lakes, California
Leads individual/groups on a variety of trails with a focus guiding and building the skills required to ride single-track trails and obstacles found in the bike park.
Instructors will mentor participants in the appropriate progression of mountain biking and basic bike maintenance skills and educate guests on bike park safety precautions & rules, as well as help participants develop confidence and foster teamwork in an outdoor environment.
Just as important, this position is about inspiring participants to become lifelong mountain bikers in a fun outdoor environment.
We value those who come to the workplace happy, are able to work well with both our guests and our fellow Mammoth teammates in a collaborative and flexible work environment under the direction and feedback of their supervisors/managers.
A passion for working with participants of all ages and abilities in a summer environment is a prerequisite for this position. Guest service experience required. Moderate-advanced bike skills are required.
Previous experience as an instructor or as a camp counselor is an advantage. Empathy for and an ability to teach children/adults new skills in an unfamiliar environment are more important than your personal biking ability.
- Must know basic bike maintenance
- Must have a bike park worthy bike
- Must have own protection equipment including helmet, gloves, knee and elbows guards
- Accomplished and experienced with Downhill, Enduro & XC Mountain Biking
- Experience leading children/adults and a passion for working with kids
- Able to lift 50+ lbs
- Certification in Mountain Bike instruction desirable
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation
about 1 year ago