Golf Course Maintenance Team Lead

Date:  Feb 26, 2024

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 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.

Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).

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:

The Assistant Golf Course Superintendent reports directly to the Golf Course Superintendent and assists with the day to day oversight of all maintenence and agronomic practices. The Asst Superintendent will complete all the standard VR manager/leadership trainings in the LIFT within 2 months of being hired into this position.


Job Specifications:

  • Housing: Currently Available
  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 - $30.00 / hour
  • Shift Availability: Full Time


Duties include:

  • Daily supervision of maintenence team members to complete all tasks and projects in a timely manner.
  • Provides guidance and training to staff as needed.
  • Ability to manage staff with a positive and respectful leadership style.
  • Developing individual team members to learn new skills, and provide feedback as needed.
  • Irrigation system operation and repair experience a plus.
  • 2-3 years of golf turfgrass maintenence experience.
  • Turfgrass management degree a plus, but not mandatory for a candidate eager to learn and succeed. 


The expected pay range is $20.00 - $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  493107
Reference Date: 04/12/2023 
Job Code Function: Golf Course Maintenance