Team Lead Golf Course Maintenance

Date:  Apr 13, 2024

Truckee, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2024


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.


Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until June 15th or until the positions are 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 Responsibilities:

The Golf Maintenance Lead will assist the Golf Course Superintendent in planning, directing, and leading the daily maintenance, repair, and improvement of golf course properties including golf course, surrounding areas, equipment, facilities, and infrastructures.  This position will work safely at all times and assist in application of fertilizers, pesticides, and soil amendments, repair and maintenance of golf course maintenance equipment and golf car rental fleet, as well as maintenance , operation, and repair of the irrigation system.  Supervisory responsibilities include assisting in scheduling, directing, and leading Golf Greens staff to complete daily maintenance, training other employees on equipment operation, chemical use, Personal Protective Equipment, and other golf course maintenance practices.  The Golf Maintenance Lead is expected to communicate regularly with the Director of Maintenance, Superintendent, and Golf Pro Shop staff to discuss upcoming maintenance activities, and to assist in completion of course improvement projects and cultural practices.  This position is critical to the delivery of world class service and it is the responsibility of staff members to be friendly, courteous and helpful under all circumstances.  



Job Specifications:  

  • Expected Pay Range: $22.00 - $23.75 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability:  Full Time
  • Skill Level: Team Lead


Job Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older - required
  • Able to communicate effectively in English - required
  • Able to lift and carry 50 pounds - required
  • Able to perform physical labor in adverse weather conditions such as snow, rain and cold temperatures - required
  • Must maintain a professional appearance and attitude at all times - required
  • Able to work weekends and holidays - required
  • Experience in golf course maintenance and construction techniques - required
  • Knowledge of turfgrass management practices - required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills - required
  • Able to motivate other - required
  • Customer service skill - required
  • Attention to detail  - required
  • Able to work all season - required
  • Turfgrass management classes or certification - preferred
  • Microsoft Word and Excel skills - preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience - preferred
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish-preferred


The expected pay range is $22.00 - $23.75. 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  500174
Reference Date: 02/15/2024 
Job Code Function: Golf Course Maintenance