Mountain Safety Assistant Manager, Northstar

Date:  Jul 5, 2024

Truckee, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2024/2025


Continue Your Experience of a Lifetime!
Vail Resorts provides a variety of opportunities for employees to grow in their passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.  


As you move from season to season, or begin a year-round career, you’ll continue to 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.


Our team members are the core of our mission. Providing the Experience of a Lifetime for our guests starts with you. 


Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until December 15th or until the positions are filled (whichever is first).


Employee 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


To Learn More, please review the Benefits Eligibility Summary


Job Summary:

The Mountain Safety Assistant Manager will work to uphold the highest levels of guest safety on the mountain as well as promote the Skier Responsibility Code and Vail Resorts’ safety policies and procedures.  This position also serves as an ambassador for guest service and resort knowledge.  The Assistant Manager will be responsible for the supervision and management of the Mountain Safety Attendants and Leads, ensuring proper coverage on the mountain and managing both guest and employee safety issues.


Job Specifications:

  • Housing: May Be Available
  • Expected Pay Range: $25.00 - $28.94 / hour
  • Schedule & Availability: Full time / Winter Seasonal
  • Location: Northstar


Job Responsibilities:

  • Hiring/Firing/Daily team Management
  • Hold Morning Meetings/Safety Meetings
  • Interviewing
  • Purchasing/Ordering
  • Scheduling
  • Training
  • Budgeting
  • EOS Presentations
  • Conducting Mid and End of Season Review
  • Developing companywide safety initiatives
  • Violator Tracking
  • Organize/implement Safety Violator Class
  • Assisting Patrol with injuries and emergencies
  • Supervising and maintaining the highest levels of guest safety while skiing/boarding and standing at on mountain stations, on varied terrain in high altitude, with varying winter weather conditions.
  • Enforcing the Skier Responsibility Code and Resort policies with guests and employees including revocation of lift tickets or passes and instructing guests and employees on appropriate behavior.
  • Answering guest questions regarding terrain, directions, and other resort/town information in a professional friendly manner.
  • Placing and monitoring signage and baffles in slow ski zones.
  • Checking trails for safety hazards, placing ropes and packing or shoveling snow.
  • Lifting equipment which may include baffles, signage, padding, and/or toboggans.
  • Assisting guests to their feet and/or to descend the mountain.
  • Ensure violator cards are retrieved each day; enter warnings and/or suspensions into the RPOS system and department spreadsheet on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for motivating, training, managing and supporting team members.


Job Requirements:

  • Advanced skiing /  riding ability - required
  • Previous supervisory experience - required
  • Strong leadership background - required
  • Previous budgeting responsibility - required
  • Strong customer service skills - required
  • 2 year degree in Outdoor Recreation or comparable experience - preferred


The expected pay range is $25.00 - $28.94. 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  502110
Reference Date: 07/05/2024 
Job Code Function: Mountain Safety