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Kids Rental Technician - Part Time - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Jan 27, 2021

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. 


Employees and dependents can ski anytime, including weekends, with no reservations required.



The Rental Technician is ultimately responsible for the overall quality of the Northstar Children's Rental Shop and Ski School. This position plays an integral role in the success of the school and will have daily communication and interaction with ski school management, instructors, POS staff, inside support staff, children, and parents attending ski school. As a rental technician’s we represent the Kid’s Ski and Board School by ensuring that our guests have the best experience on the mountain. From customer service, providing lesson information, booting, scanning inventory, rental queue procedures, properly setting ski DIN’s, ASTM safety checks, and more.


Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Continuously providing the highest guest customer service
  • Training - including binding certifications, manual DIN, and ASTM certification
  • Providing a higher quality guest experience
  • Workplace safety and supporting safety initiatives
  • Quality control - routine equipment maintenance and safety checks
  • Assisting with the yearly inventory and replacement of retired equipment
  • Torque tests and inventory control
  • Administrative duties
  • Self-development
  • Driving value for the company
  • Superior guest relations
  • Maintaining and promoting teamwork
  • Operational duties and maintenance of physical assets and other duties as assigned



  • Must be 18 years or older
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • 1 years rental shop experience required
  • Must possess superior guest service skills
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, understand and comprehend English fluently
  • Desire to work directly with young children
  • Knowledge of skiing/snowboarding equipment is a must
  • Must be willing and able to be outside in adverse winter conditions
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift, bend and carry items with a combined weight of 30 lbs. (such as ski racks, ski and snowboard equipment, etc.)
  • Must be willing/able to work weekends and holidays throughout the season


Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience with children is preferred
  • Previous rental shop experience preferred


Benefits include:

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family
  • Free ski lessons
  • Discounted lodging, food and gear, including $5 meals.
  • Discounted bike haul & golf
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Excellent training and professional development


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 276091

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Elk Grove