Heavenly Mountain Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe are giving candidates the opportunity work where they play by hiring 1,500 employees and 750 employees, respectively, for the 2012-13 winter season.
On Saturday, Oct. 20, the annual job fair will be held jointly for Heavenly and Kirkwood at the California Main Lodge at Heavenly from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Kirkwood is on Highway 88 near CarsonPass.
Job fair attendees must register online 48 hours in advance at jobs.vailresorts.com. However, a large portion of the hiring will take place prior to the job fair so prospective employees are encouraged to apply now either online or at the Heavenly and Kirkwood Human Resources office inside the California Main Lodge.
“At our resorts we believe that if our employees are having fun, then our guests will too,” said Pete Sonntag, Heavenly’s general manager. “We are looking for hard-working people that have a passion for snowsports. With more than 1,500 jobs available just at Heavenly, there are a multitude of different career opportunities for people.”
There will also be a Kirkwood-only job fair on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Kirkwood Red Cliffs building from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Positions are available in departments including: Terrain Parks Crew, Snowmaking, Food & Beverage, Mountain Operations, Ski & Ride School, Ticket Services, Specialty Sports Venture, and more. For a complete list of available positions, both on and off the mountain, visit the application website at jobs.vailresorts.com. Not all positions require the ability to ski or snowboard.
Benefits of working at Heavenly and Kirkwood can include a season pass valid at multiple Vail Resorts mountains, discounted dependent passes, discounts on food, beverage and retail items at the resort, complimentary and/or discounted lift tickets for friends and family, full benefits for full-time employees, 401K matching after 1,000 hours worked (for full-time employees working at least 750 hours), lodging discounts at other Vail Resorts properties, access to ski and snowboard lessons, complimentary local area bus passes and more.