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J1 - Rental Technician - Northstar California Resort - Winter Seasonal

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: Truckee, CA, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Are you looking for a fun winter job? Do you want to move to the mountains for a season? Looking for a seasonal position that allows you to spend most days either waste deep in pow on the Backside or smashing terrain park laps with the homies? Want to make new friends from near and far? Trying to ski or ride as much as humanly possible? If you answered "yes" to one or many of these questions, we want you!


Northstar Sports is the marquee rental shop at Northstar, and we hire upwards of one hundred employees from all over this great country, and abroad, to staff this high-volume location. We are seeking fun, enthusiastic and professional candidates to join our team for the 2017/18 Season. No industry experience? No problem, we are seeking candidates who have a positive attitude and an aptitude for great guest service. We will teach you anything and everything else you need to know!


Some of the benefits included with this job include:

  • Vail Resorts Employee Ski Pass (Valid at Northstar, Heavenly and Kirkwood resorts in CA as well as many resorts across North America).
  • Working with a large staff of colleagues from across the US and many students from abroad.
  • Discounts on Rentals, Retail, Food and Beverage.
  • "Ride Breaks" are encouraged, so, if you are seeking lots of time on the hill, this is a great position for you.
  • Medical, Dental and Financial Benefits available based on employee status (check  for more details).
  • Working with others who love skiing or riding as much as you. Or, if you're new to the sport; You'll probably make tons of new friends who can teach you how to rip!


Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • GUIDE guest through their rental experience
    • Fit for boots, skis and boards
  • Ensure guests are equipped with anything they may need to create a mind-blowing day on the hill
  • Follow all Vail Resorts Retail policies and procedures
  • Serve Others, Drive Value, Do Right, Do Good, Be Safe and ....
  • Most importantly; HAVE FUN!!



  • English fluency - Required
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and Customer Focused - Required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; including nights and weekends - Required
  • Basic Computer Skills - Required
  • Passion for the snowsports industry - Preferred


About Us:

Vail Resorts Retail operates over 200 year-round and seasonal stores under 40 + retail brand names specializing in ski, bike, golf and fly fishing products and gear.  We operate in world-class locations such as Aspen, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Telluride, Park City, Vail, Lake Tahoe, Minneapolis, Denver’s Front Range and the San Francisco Bay Area.


Our Mission:

Experience of a Lifetime:

At Vail Resorts, our mission is simple – to create the Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide exceptional experiences for our guests.

Vail Resorts is dedicated to delivering seamless guest service by continuously investing in our team and the infrastructure, systems and training programs that support the employee experience.

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.”

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 154596

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Elk Grove