The Best of Tahoe Resorts to Host Job Fairs, Hiring for Winter 2015-16 Season

28 October 2015
  • Vail Resorts is now hiring employees age 16 and 17 for various customer service positions
  • Visit to view all available positions, submit applications and secure a career opportunity with the prestigious Vail Resorts family
The Best of Tahoe resorts: Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort are accepting applications for the upcoming winter 2015-16 season in addition to hosting job fairs on-site at each of the three mountains. The resorts are in search of brave, passionate, ambitious employees to fill a variety of full-time and part-time positions at any of the only three resorts in departments including food and beverage, mountain operations, retail, rentals, ticket and pass sales, and more. New this season, Vail Resorts will also hire 16 and 17 year olds for jobs as cashiers, Ski and Snowboard School teachers’ assistants, guest services representatives, parking attendants, cleaning attendants, ticket sales, scanning and more.
“The Best of Tahoe resorts offer very diverse environments for their employees” said Beth Howard, vice president and general manager of Northstar California Resort. “Whether new hires are looking to work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment like Heavenly, a luxurious and family-friendly resort like Northstar, or a true-blue, big-mountain, high base-elevation and backcountry ski experience like Kirkwood, there is something for everyone. The best part is that in addition to developing themselves personally and professionally, our employees are able to work and play in the great outdoors, skiing and snowboarding at not only one, but all three of the Best of Tahoe resorts, as they build their careers and gain work experience in one of the most beautiful places in the world – Lake Tahoe.”
Vail Resorts has recently moved to increase the minimum wage to $10 per hour across all resorts and the Best of Tahoe resorts are proud to have historically remained open for the entirety of the ski season, without having to cut full-time employee hours. Reliability of work hours is offered thanks to Heavenly and Northstar’s combined snowmaking systems – the most sophisticated of any across the west coast – as well as Kirkwood’s highly acclaimed, natural snow depths. Between both manmade and natural snowfall the Best of Tahoe resorts proudly open on time and remain open, offering the best snow surfaces around Lake Tahoe from pre-Christmas skiing, well into the days of spring corn skiing in April. 
Benefits of working at the Best of Tahoe resorts can include a season pass valid at multiple Vail Resorts mountains, free or discounted dependent passes, discounts on food, beverage and retail items at the resorts, complimentary and/or discounted lift tickets for friends and family, full benefits for full-time employees*, 401K matching*, lodging discounts at other Vail Resorts properties*, access to ski and snowboard lessons, complimentary local area bus passes, a reliable and wide-spread bus transportation system available to employees around the lake and more. Vail Resorts properties are also known for hosting great employee events, as well as providing innovative training and incentive programs.
*Eligibility subject to service hours requirements
Best of Tahoe Resort Job Fair Schedules
Northstar California Resort: November 6, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. in The Village at Northstar.
Heavenly and Kirkwood Mountain Resorts: November 7, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the California Main Lodge.

About Best of Tahoe Resorts
Collectively, Heavenly Mountain Resort, Northstar California Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort offer guests unmatched variety, the highest standard of guest service, the most terrain with 10,270 skiable acres, and access to the region’s finest snow surface conditions through state-of-the-art snowmaking and acclaimed natural snow depth. The Best of Tahoe resorts, subsidiaries of Vail Resorts, Inc., represent the essence of Lake Tahoe’s most famed characteristics – including Heavenly’s unrelenting, high-energy party atmosphere, Northstar’s renown for laid-back California luxury and Kirkwood’s prized bounty of authentic, big-mountain terrain and prodigious snow depth. Each resort’s unique characteristics complement one another and combine to offer skiers and riders the Best of Tahoe experience. 

About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. The Company’s subsidiaries operate nine world-class mountain resorts and two urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Perisher, Australia; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. The Company owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is



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