One of the most fun jobs you’ll ever have!

Before you get into the nitty-gritty of applying to be an instructor, take a moment to watch the video above giving you a sense of what it’s like teaching at the Meadows Learning Center.

Share your passion of skiing or snowboarding with children and/or adults just getting started in the sport as an instructor at Mt Hood Meadows. If you have great people skills, love skiing or snowboarding and want to share that passion with others, you’ll be a great instructor. Applicants should be able to ski or snowboard comfortably on blue groomed runs – no need to be an expert skier or rider to be a great instructor. If you can commit to being here between 15 to 25 days this season for training and teaching, then come join the instructor team whose goal is to be “The Best in the West” in delivering the ultimate on snow experience. Benefits include a season’s pass for self and dependents, employee food discounts, free lessons and clinics from the highest certified instructors, plus one of the most fun jobs you’ll ever have!

To learn a little more about the specifics of the job, see our Frequently Asked Questions & Answers page complete with a video description of the position. Once you’re ready to get started, be sure to submit an official application at

Pathway 1

If you are a new, non-experienced instructor applicant who has a passion for skiing or snowboarding but has never taught snow sports, please go to our New, Non-experienced Instructor Applicants page.

If you taught for more than one season but it’s been more than 5 years ago and you have no previous PSIA-AASI certification OR you were previously a PSIA-AASI certified instructor (with an expired membership) and have been out of teaching for for more than 5 seasons, then please go to our New, Non-experienced Instructor Applicants page to sign up for the training course.

Pathway 2

If you are an experience instructor from another mountain with one or more seasons of experience or have a current PSIA-AASI certification (or foreign equivalent) please go to our Experience Instructors New to Mt. Hood Meadows page for applicant information.

Other Circumstances

If you have any special circumstances that fall outside the above parameters please send an email to Tyler Barnes, Learning Center Operations & Training Manager at



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