Driving Team Lead

Date:  May 31, 2023

Truckee, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round (11-month)


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, 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 and our remote Corporate team, you can join 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), 40% retail discounts, summer activities discounts, wellness benefits, and the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience.


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 


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: 

Experience of a Lifetime is more than just our mission. These words describe our unique and iconic resorts along with the people who share a desire to achieve and experience excellence. One of our core values is providing an exceptional experience to our guests and employees. An opportunity to work at Northstar California / Vail Resorts is an opportunity to bring out your full passion for everything our company stands for, including our commitment to our product, the communities we live in, our local environment, and our shareholders. Our employees are good at what they do, and we welcome people who bring enthusiasm and pride to work.


This Team Lead position is specifically for a full-time PM position, and normal working hours will be (1:30pm – 10:00pm). As a Transportation Team Lead for Northstar California, you will supervise a team of up-to 70 drivers and navigate the daily challenges of our diverse operations. During the winter, Team Leads will be responsible for greeting drivers, completing time and labor, keeping up-to-date driver files, adjusting the schedule, monitoring dial-a-ride and fixed-route shuttle operations, coordinating bus rotation with the vehicle maintenance team, and providing any necessary support to the drivers to ensure a smooth operation. In the summer, Team Leads will be primarily communicating with prospective clients to organize wedding transportation, drafting service contracts, overseeing dial-a-ride and charter operations, and maintaining up-to-date driver and vehicle records. Team Leads will connect drivers to the department manager by communicating concerns and addressing safety issues at our weekly meeting. They will also discuss any changes or updates with the drivers during our weekly safety meetings. Team Leads will be expected to observe driver behavior, address safety concerns, provide performance feedback, and execute corrective action plans. They will coordinate with dispatch and other departments to accomplish tasks and overcome daily challenges and may be asked to drive as needed.


Job Specifications:

  • Expected Pay Range: $29.00 - $30.00 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time, Year Round (11 Month)
  • Skill Level: Advanced  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor daily operations and guide drivers to successfully overcome the daily challenges of our transportation department
  • Serve as a role model for all drivers and a representative of the company by adhering to and supporting all company safety programs and initiatives
  • Observe and evaluate drivers’ operating behaviors and compliance with all company and federal regulations
  • Maintain up-to-date physical and electronic driver qualification files in accordance with local, state, and federal DOT guidelines
  • Complete Time & Labor daily/nightly
  • Create a schedule to meet our volume-based operational needs
  • Utilize computer dispatch to assign pick-ups and drop-offs
  • Initiate post-accident follow-up and executive corrective action retraining if necessary
  • Deliver performance feedback through ride-alongs and end of season reviews
  • Other duties as assigned to assist the department manager
  • Flexible working hours
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma
  • Class B CDL with Passenger endorsement is required
  • At least 2 years minimum experience driving commercial vehicles
  • At least 1 year minimum supervisory experience
  • Ability to communicate and work well with the public and others inside and outside of the department


The expected pay range is $29.00 - $30.00. 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 493906