Vail Resorts Entry Equipment Ops - Base Operations - FT - Winter Seasonal - Northstar CA in Truckee, California

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Entry Equipment Operator

The equipment operator will assist with the maintenance and day-to-day operation of the village at Northstar California.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The cleanliness of outdoor areas, trash removal, snow and ice removal, ice rink maintenance, maintaining equipment, and assisting with special events.

  • Responsible for operating the following; tool cat, skid steer, ice resurfacing machine, sweeper, atv's, and other equipment as necessary.

  • Responsible for working in a safe and precise manner while operating equipment and maintaining the village.

  • This position generally has two shifts; days and evenings.


  • Must have current valid driver’s license.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Commitment to safety.

  • Ability to follow oral and written directions.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience operating light weight equipment such as skid steer, fork lift, and tool cat.

  • Previous work experience in landscape or grounds maintenance capacity.

  • Working knowledge of and ability to properly use hand tools and power tools.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Self-motivation and ability to work well with others will benefit a person in this position.

  • Must possess a strong work ethic and willingness to learn.

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.

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