Vail Resorts Advanced Race & Event Crew - Northstar California Resort - Winter Seasonal - FT & PT job in Truckee, CA

Vail Resorts
Job Title
Advanced Race & Event Crew - Northstar California Resort - Winter Seasonal - FT & PT
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time
Truckee, CA 96160

Advanced Race & Event Crew - Northstar California Resort - Winter Seasonal - FT & PT

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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.

Event/Race Crew assists in all aspects of competition production for both the Northstar Race & Event Departments.  The crew will interact with external production staffs and other internal departments with the highest level of safety, efficiency, and service in accordance with this department's strict standards for competition facilitation.  For all events the crew will be responsible for making sure the course and special events are set up in a neat and presentable manner.  As a customer focused organization, a crucial part of each employees ‘job is to get and keep guests.


Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Event set-up from pre-event planning through event construction and post event tear down
  • Coordination with internal and external contacts
  • Course setting, safety equipment set up, and timing set up
  • Maintenance of race courses-slipping, raking, shoveling, gate and safety equipment repairs
  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs regularly, often while skiing/snowboarding
  • Shovel snow on a regular basis
  • Provide great customer service to all of our guests
  • Assist with other department activities as requested
  • Maintain and organize on-hill equipment in a professional manner with an emphasis on safety and guest service
  • Assist on EpicMix Race Venue



  • USSA Membership with an Officials certification
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Expert skiing/snowboarding experience
  • Must be fluent in all aspects of the English language 
  • Some nighttime work and the ability to work safely on and around machinery and scaffolding at all hours
  • Long hours outdoors in the elements in the service of racing and event production
  • Minimum 2 yrs/seasons experience working with another race department or event production crew
  • Previous experience with race timing equipment
  • Experience in course setting and course security equipment installation
  • Familiarity and experience with all uses of power and hand tools


 Preferred Skills:

  • In person interview
  • Ability to operate on-snow machinery: Snowmobiles, snow blowers, and perhaps snow cats
  • Previous resort experience
  • Computer knowledge

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 145076

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