Base Area Operator Team Leader

Date:  Nov 17, 2023

Truckee, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


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, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program


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


Job Summary:

As the Base Area Operator Team Leader, you will perform critical operations in the base area to deliver an incredible arrival experience for our guests. It is a great opportunity to perform a variety of different work through the day ensuring great service and smooth operations of the resort.   


Job Specifications: 

  • Outlets: Northstar, Castle Peak Lot
  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $22.03 / hour 

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time Hours available  

  • Skill Level: Advanced 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all base area operations which may include and is not limited to parking, scanning, maintenance of the base of the resort (inclusive of snow removal in the winter).   

  • Act as a flexible labor force for various projects and events 

  • Janitorial Duties  

  • Other duties as assigned 


Job Requirements: 

  • Follow procedures and guidelines to stay safe and keep your team safe – your safety is our priority  

  • Comfortable working both inside and outside in seasonal environments 

  • Ability to lift 50 Lb. (22.6 Kg.) 

  • Ability to work standing on your feet and performing physical work consistently 

  • Ability to work weekends and holidays 



The expected pay range is $22.00 - $23.04. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  498656
Reference Date: 10/19/2023 
Job Code Function: Roads and Parking