Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood will Host National Hiring Event Saturday, Nov. 5

20 October 2016
  • The Best of Tahoe Resorts  are now hiring employees age 14 and up for various guest  service positions during the winter 2016-17 season
  • Secure a career opportunity with the prestigious Vail Resorts family by visiting www.vailresortscareers.com to view all available positions and submit applications 
The Best of Tahoe Resorts: Heavenly Mountain, Northstar California and Kirkwood Mountain are accepting applications for the upcoming winter 2016-17 season and will host hiring events on-site at each location on  Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 from 2-5 p.m. Northstar will also offer a separate morning event from 9-11a.m., before the afternoon event.  The resorts will hold on-the-spot interviews and are prepared to extend same-day job offers. Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood are in search of  passionate, ambitious and brave employees to fill a variety of full-time and part-time positions at any of the three resorts in departments including food and beverage, mountain operations, retail, rentals, ticket and pass sales and more., The Best of Tahoe Resorts will also hire ages 14 and up for jobs as cashiers, Ski and Snowboard School teachers’ assistants, guest services representatives, parking attendants, cleaning attendants, ticket sales, scanning and other mountain and village departments.
“The Best of Tahoe Resorts offer very diverse environments for their employees” said Pete Sontag, Tahoe region vice president and chief operating officer. “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 ski experience like Kirkwood, there is something for everyone. While developing themselves personally and professionally, our employees are able to work and play in the great outdoors, skiing and snowboarding at 12 Vail resorts across the country, as they build their careers and gain work experience in Lake Tahoe – one of the premiere ski locations in the world.”
The Best of Tahoe Resorts, as part of the Vail Resorts portfolio, are proud to have historically remained open for the entirety of the ski season without having to cut full-time employee hours, 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 an EpicPass valid at any owned and operated Vail Resorts mountain, 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
National Hiring Events Schedule
Northstar California Resort: Saturday, Nov. 5, 9  – 11 a.m. and 2  – 5 p.m. in The Village at Northstar
Heavenly and Kirkwood Mountain Resorts: Saturday, Nov. 5, 2  – 5 p.m. in the California Main Lodge

For additional information about the hiring event and locations visit the Vail Resorts Careers page

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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 relaxed 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. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate 10 world-class mountain resorts and three 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; Whistler Blackcomb in Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts 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 www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.



Marcie Bradley, mhbradley@vailresorts.com, 530.562.3866
Anna Jacobson, ajacobson@vailresorts.com , Heavenly: 775.586.4486; Kirkwood: 209.258.7215

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