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Golf Course Maintenance Technician

Date:  Sep 22, 2022

Northstar, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

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.”



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: 

  • 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.


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 474407