Canyons Snowsports School currently has operations in Minakami, Yuzawa and Nozawa in central Japan.

We employ over 60 instructors and are now hiring staff for the 2016-2017 season and are looking to fill the following positions:


  1. Part/Full time SKI or DUAL(SKI&SB) instructors

Looking for mature individuals who are looking at snowsports instruction as a career.



– NZSIA L2 or equivalent (or higher!)

– Eligibility to legally work in Japan

*Minimum of 36 months experience required for visa sponsorship

– At least 1 full season of experience is preferred


  1. Ski/Snowboard Lesson Receptionist(guest service)


– Organizing lessons including desk, e-mail and telephone inquiries.

– Occasional teaching for those with ski/snowboard qualifications.



– Experience with data base software. At minimum proficient with computers.

– Familiarity with snowsports. Ideally, some ski, snowboard or BC qualifications.

– A “people” person who has worked in customer service and is detail oriented.

– Experience handling credit cards and cash.

– Basic Japanese language ability would be an asset.


  1. Early season rookie trainer (Part Time)

Also looking for L3 or trainers cert holders to train rookie instructors during Mid Nov – Early Dec.



– NZSIA L3 or equivalent / Higher

– Responsible Induviduals


For more details and further questions please contact us directly by e-mail.


荻島 貴  Takashi Ogishima


~Refresh the World,

Through Adventure Experience~


TEL: 0278-72-2811   FAX: 0278-72-2812