Job Opportunities

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra relies on a small group of professional, compassionate, and fun staff to administer and execute our programs. We are currently seeking exceptional candidates for the following positions:

Adaptive Ski & Snowboard Instructor

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra is hiring a Staff Instructor for the upcoming 2018/19 winter season!

Staff Instructors are responsible for delivering high quality adaptive lessons in the areas of Cognitive, Visually Impaired, 3 Track, 4 track, Monoski, and Biski lessons.  For more highly qualified staff, instructor training opportunities exist as well.  Acceptable candidates will be trained in the above disciplines if they lack adequate experience.

DSES Instructors must be able to adapt their types and styles of communication and teaching techniques to their students’ needs, display patience with their students and display creativity in their teaching methodology.

Staff Instructors must be able to teach a variety of skill levels on alpine skis as well as beginning levels of snowboarding.

This is a 35 – 40 hour/week position starting Nov 1, 2018 and lasting until April 31, 2019. Occasional overtime work is available. Pay is based upon PSIA/AASI certification and practical experience. PSIA/AASI Certification is a prerequisite for this position.

As an example, a Level 2 Instructor with a certification in another discipline can expect to be paid a minimum of $17/hr for approximately 1050 hours per season.

DSES Staff Instructors work in a physically demanding winter environment teaching in all conditions and must be able to safely lift 70 lbs in full winter ski gear.

Strong internal candidates may exist for this position.

To apply, please contact Mark Spieler, Ski School Director, at, and include a cover letter and resumé/CV

Winter Intern

Internships with Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra are exceptional opportunities to develop professional experience teaching adaptive sports and working in a dynamic non profit organization. DSES is currently accepting applications for interns for winter 2019. Successful applicants will work directly with athletes teaching a variety of on-snow disciplines including alpine skiing, snowboarding, and Nordic skiing incorporating personalized teaching techniques and adaptive equipment. Extensive training will be provided.

For more information, please review the Intern Job Description . To apply, complete the Intern Application and submit it to Mark Spieler, Ski School Director, at

PO Box 7275
Mammoth Lakes, California 93546-7275
FAX 760.934.0729