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Golf Course Maintenance Technician

Date:  Jan 16, 2023

Northstar, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world. 


With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success. 


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons  
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan  
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Excellent training and professional development 
  • Referral Program 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus: 

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents 
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans 





Do you enjoy golf and want to work outside in a beautiful setting? Now is your chance to start a career in golf course maintenance! The Golf Course Maintenance position reports to the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent and helps to provide the best possible golf experience with our season pass holders and destination guests. The Northstar California Golf Course offers a fast-paced, safe, fun, and exciting work environment.  We are willing to train individuals with no prior golf maintenance experience for this position.


This is a seasonal position available from April through November, weather and conditions depending.  Full and Part-Time positions are available. Starting wage at $17 per hour and many more benefits working for Vail Resorts!



Job Specifications: 

  • Outlet: Golf Course
  • Starting Wage: $17 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time and Part Time

Job duties include, but not limited to:

  • Maintains 18 holes of golf course; mowing greens, tees, fairways, and rough areas, clubhouse lawns, landscape beds, sand bunkers and waterways while using a variety of equipment.  Specialized mowing on all areas of the golf course.
  • Hand watering, irrigation repair, and troubleshooting.
  • Bunker raking, and bunker maintenance.
  • Assist with project work. 
  • Use of company vehicles including but not limited to; lawn mowers, golf carts, utility carts w/trailers, tractors, loaders, mini excavator, skid steer.



  • 18 years of age or older
  • Able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Perform physical labor in adverse weather conditions such as snow, rain, and cold temperatures.
  • Must be able to communicate both verbally and written effectively.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt with change and through Supervisor support.
  • Flexibility with working weekends and holidays.


Northstar Golf Perks of Employment:

  • Vail Resort facility:  All Vail Resorts perks apply.
  • Excellent golf privileges at Northstar, including; complimentary use of practice facilities, free golf, discounts for family and friends.
  • Leadership, training, and future opportunities with Vail Resorts.
  • Discounted lunch and complimentary beverages when working.
  • Fun employee events and other offerings throughout summer.


Vail Benefits include:

  • Free summer pass for golf and mountain biking for employees.
  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family.
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), retail discounts, and more. 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf. 


Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above:

  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours).
  • Free ski passes for dependent.



The budgeted range starts at $17.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


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 474407