Vail Resorts Team Lead, Summit Smokehouse - Northstar California Resort - Winter Seasonal in Truckee, California

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Job Summary:

Fulfills lead function for a variety of food and beverage functions in the areas of food preparation, customer contact (serving, bartending, bussing, and front of house functions), or support (cleaning, stewarding etc.)

Additional responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Communicates with supervisor to insure proper management of staff and projects.

  • Assists supervisor to hire, motivate, evaluate, and direct staff to ensure adequate guidance and resources to accomplish established goals and objectives. Ensures that all employees receive the training, support, guidance, feedback, and resources necessary.

  • Responsible for providing quality guest experiences within resort operations.

  • in absence of the supervisor, ability to delegate responsibility, motivate and lead direct reports to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Familiarity with state and federal environmental standards and OSHA regulations.

  • Understanding of corporate and resort specific policies and procedures.

  • Performs job performance evaluation by observing employees’ daily job performance.

  • Assists in providing quality to guests by directing staff in meeting quality standards and food handling and preparation, safety and sanitation.

  • Contribute to team effort by participating in Job Sharing, assuming responsibility for the cleanliness of the resort and safety of guests and employees; participating in safety meetings; accepting diverse assignments; maintain a positive and friendly attitude and demeanor in all internal and external interactions.

  • Meet service level objectives and department goals as set forth by immediate supervisor.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

  • 3 – 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

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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