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Grooming Lead - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Dec 31, 2020

Truckee, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

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. 


The Terrain Park Lead Attendant will assist the terrain park manager and terrain park day staff supervisor in the overall delivery of the terrain park experience for our employees and guests.  This individual is responsible to assist with the supervision, training, and motivation of the team.  The terrain park lead attendant will perform a Daily risk management assessment of terrain park venue including design and testing of features as well as the completion of daily logs. The terrain park lead attendant will be responsible for implementing park attendant safety and other training programs. The terrain park lead attendant will assist in carrying out all guest service, operational, and financial goals and objectives set forth by the terrain park manager, the terrain park best practices group, and upper management.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist terrain park manager and day staff supervisor with the training, coaching, supervising, and leading of terrain park attendants
  • Lead terrain park attendants to effectively monitor and maintenance all terrain parks, half pipes, events, and other areas of responsibility throughout the day
  • Perform a Daily assessment of risk, feature inspections and the maintenance and testing of features as well as completion of daily logs in Supervisors absence
  • Assist all supervisors and terrain park manager in planning with all associated features, trails, special events, and other construction plans
  • Ensure that all animation, fencing, rope-lines, and terrain park signage are functional at all times
  • Assist Ski Patrol/Mountain Safety with accident investigations, regulating terrain park guest behaviors, and ensuring the overall safety of our terrain parks 
  • Act as role model regarding employee development and guest service related initiatives
  • Assist in all trainings for Day Staff including all daily objectives and special projects needs
  • Other duties as assigned by Terrain Park Manager/ Day Staff supervisor



  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Minimum of  2 years of prior terrain park experience
  • Minimum of 1 season of supervisory experience
  • Must be competent in Microsoft office
  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Must be able to pass a Level 7 skiing/riding ability test
  • Must have own ski or ride equipment
  • Must be able to lift over 50lbs.


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.” www.vailresortscareers.com

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 270207

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Elk Grove