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Golf Course Equipment Mechanic, Northstar

Date:  May 14, 2022

Northstar, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round (10-month)

With diverse tree-lined mountain trails, a world-class terrain park and a vibrant village, Northstar is the perfect setting for families and snow sports enthusiasts alike. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada just 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe, 30 minutes from Reno and a few hours from Napa and San Francisco, it’s easy to explore everything Northern California has to offer. Join the Northstar team and learn why Truckee, CA has been voted one of the “Top 25 Ski Towns in the World.”

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Job Summary:

Northstar California is currently seeking a Golf Course Equipment Mechanic for our Golf Course. This person will work as part of the golf course/turf team and, under general supervision of the Golf Course Superintendent, will perform repair and preventative maintenance on all turf equipment. This includes diagnosis, rebuilding, repair of gas and diesel engines. Duties also include sharpening of reels and overseeing golf car fleet maintenance.


Job Qualifications:


  • Professional Mechanic with 3-5 years of experience.
  • Trained and experienced (or willing to learn) in all phases of turf equipment diagnoses and repair.
  • Ordering of parts using on-line ordering system. Staying within budgetary guidelines and prioritizing expenditures.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and physically able to perform all mechanic-related tasks.
  • Basic computer knowledge, recordkeeping of all equipment maintenance.
  • Must be team player, willing to train and direct staff in proper safe operation of all turf equipment.
  • Willingness to assist the Golf Superintendent in any and all golf maintenance tasks
  • Valid US Driver’s License and clean DMV record


  • Supervisory experience
  • Welding/fabricating and use of Foley grinder
  • Knowledge of cold climate turf grass maintenance


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 429668