Northstar-at-Tahoe resort announces upcoming winter job fairs, local housing assistance |

Northstar-at-Tahoe resort announces upcoming winter job fairs, local housing assistance

TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; As the winter season approaches, Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort is beginning its search for service-oriented, professional employees to fill a variety of seasonal positions for the upcoming winter. The resort, recently named a andamp;#8220;Best Employerandamp;#8221; finalist in the 2010 Best Of Truckee/North Tahoe contest hosted by the Sierra Sun and the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, has scheduled two on-site job fairs and will hire for positions including the Northstar Resort ski and snowboard school, race department, lift operations, food and beverage, rentals, demos, resort activities and sales, retail and more. Upcoming job fairs include:Ski andamp; Snowboard Instructor andamp; Race Team/Services Hiring Fair: Oct. 9, hosted in the Village at Northstar Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., this hiring fair is designed for applicants interested in working for Northstar Resortandamp;#8217;s race and/or ski and snowboard school. Skiing and non-skiing positions will include full-time, part-time and holiday/on-call shifts.Due to last yearandamp;#8217;s success, the Northstar Resort ski and snowboard school will again offer training opportunities including dry-land, pre-season training for ski and snowboard instructor candidates. This training includes aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, functional movement screen analysis and corrective exercise and PSIA and AASI pre-certification prep and clinics. Training dates include six weekends from Oct. 16 andamp;#8211; Nov. 21, 2010, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The cost is $99 per participant and lunch is not included. Call 562-2267 or 562-3510.Resort Hiring Fair: Nov. 6, in the Village at Northstar, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., the resort hiring fair will cater to applicants interested in a variety of resort positions including lift operations, food and beverage, rental services, snowmaking, retail, security, parking, Village grounds, overnight storage, ice rink attendant, ski and snowboard school, resort services and sales, volunteer mountain safety hosts and transportation. Positions will include full-time, part-time and holiday/on-call shifts. The ability to ski or snowboard is not required for all available jobs.Northstar Resort is committed to providing a welcoming environment for its employees and resort guests, and offers opportunities for applicants with varying backgrounds and experience levels. The resort continues to encourage employees to improve their skills in areas including social responsibility, guest service training and will continue to provide career growth opportunities and assistance for employees in need of local housing.Benefits of working at Northstar Resort can include a season pass, access to affordable housing, discounts on food, beverage and retail items at the resort, complimentary lift tickets for friends and family, access to ski and snowboard lessons and more. Northstar Resort is also known for hosting great employee events, as well as providing innovative training and incentive programs.On-site housing is available through Polarstar Properties, and the resort is again encouraging local homeowners to join its Rental Rewards program in an effort to help provide employees with affordable housing. Interested area homeowners who have a room or house available for rent are invited to complete a form with Northstar Resortandamp;#8217;s Human Resource Department indicating the space available. The resort will connect local landlords with resort employees and should a lease be signed, will provide the landlord with a non-transferable value season pass (not valid Saturdays or holidays). This program is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants will not be accepted after Dec. 1, 2010. To inquire about rental opportunities, please call 562-3510.For all job fairs, it is recommended that applicants complete an online application in advance. Interview appointments are encouraged; however walk-ins are welcome if space is available. To schedule an appointment call 562-3510 or more information including a current list of open positions, visit andamp;#8212; Submitted to

One of the finest year-round mountain resorts in North America, Northstar Resort is host to a base area village featuring more than 35 unique shops and restaurants, a conference center, 9,000 square foot skating rink, on-site lodging, special events and more. A winter sport enthusiastandamp;#8217;s paradise, Northstar Resort offers 93 ski trails spread across 3,000 acres, award-winning terrain parks and snow sports including alpine and Telemark skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and tubing. Summer activities include mountain biking, golfing, scenic lift rides for sightseeing and hiking, horseback riding, fly-fishing and more.Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort is located on Highway 267, just six miles north of Lake Tahoe and six miles south of downtown Truckee. For more information, call 800-GO-NORTH (800-466-6784) or visit

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