Tahoe ski resorts to hold job fairs this Saturday; Kirkwood holds ‘Pray for Snow’ party | TahoeDailyTribune.com

Tahoe ski resorts to hold job fairs this Saturday; Kirkwood holds ‘Pray for Snow’ party

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The South Shore region’s three ski resorts ” Sierra-at-Tahoe, Kirkwood Mountain Resort and Heavenly Mountain Resort ” will host job fairs this Saturday to fill positions for the coming winter season.

Sierra-at-Tahoe will hold its fair on Saturday at the resort from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nearly every operational department will be interviewing and hiring seasonal workers including patrol, lift operations, retail, food and beverage, adult ski and snowboard school, Wild Mountain Children’s Center, guest services, parking, rental and repair services and ticket administration. Positions range from ful-time, November through April to weekends and holidays only.

Benefits of working at Sierra Resort can include a season pass, discounts on food and beverage and retail items, free lift tickets for friends and family, access to ski and snowboard lessons, and, of course, legendary employee parties that are the talk of the town. Once hired, new employees can get assistance finding housing through the Human Resources office at Sierra Resort.

Applicants are welcome to fill out a job application online prior to the job fair at http://www.sierraattahoe.com. Information about relocation, employee benefits and more is also available online.

A second Sierra job fair will be held on Nov. 3, 2007 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., also at Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort. Applicants are welcome to direct any questions to Human Resources at (530) 543-3116.

Meanwhile, Kirkwood Mountain Resort will host its annual Job Fair Saturday at the Lake Tahoe Golf Course, 2500 Highway 50, in Meyers from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A “Pray for snow” party will happen following the fair.

Kirkwood is looking for fun, energetic people to join the staff this winter. Managers will be interviewing for all positions Saturday with job offers made on the spot.

Openings are available in the following departments:

Lift attendants, parking attendants, shuttle drivers, ticket checkers, rental attendants, ticket sellers/concierge, housekeepers, food and beverage cooks, lodging front desk attendants, ski patrollers, lodging reservationists, trail maintenance/groomers, food and beverage cashiers, food and beverage servers/busers, food and beverage kitchen utility workers, guest service staff and facilities maintenance staff.

In addition to a competitive salary, seasonal employee benefits include: Kirkwood season pass, discount lift tickets for family and friends, retail/rental discounts and food/beverage discounts, ski/ride breaks, flexible scheduling and carpool reward program, free employee shuttle from South Lake Tahoe and Gardnerville. Limited employee housing available.

The “Pray for Snow” Party will take place in the Lake Tahoe Golf Course clubhouse following the job fair and will include showings of ski/snowboarding films along with plenty of giveaways. Festivities commence at 4 p.m. with special prizes for the first 100 in attendance. Summon the snow gods in celebration of Kirkwood’s 35th season of epic conditions.

Kirkwood Mountain Sports offers discounts off of last season’s inventory, including skis, boots, snowboards, bindings from industry leaders such as Rossignol, Salomon, Burton, Sapiant, DC, Ride and Marmot. For those who missed the Season Pass price increase deadline, Kirkwood will be offering pre-Oct. 15 pricing on location this Saturday only.

This is the final opportunity to buy a Full Season Pass for $499 or a Midweek Value Pass for $199. For more information, go to http://www.kirkwood.com or call 1-877-KIRKWOOD.

Meanwhile, Heavenly Mountain Resort will hold two job fairs, one on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and again on Oct. 23, from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Both events will be in the California Main Lodge. Go to http://www.skiheavenly.com for more information.

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