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About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe, California and proud host of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. The resort spans 6,000 skiable acres across two mountains, with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. Skiers and riders of all ability levels are welcomed by over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, while legendary steeps, towering cliffs and heart-pumping chutes continue to be ground zero for boundary breaking skiing and riding. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year-round with nonstop events and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny California days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the Spring Skiing Capital and provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is also part of the Alterra Mountain Company family. Alterra Mountain Company  offers the the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes, which grants access to 41 iconic destinations across five continents. Visit the Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows website or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more. You can also visit us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Vimeo.

A Great Job and Benefits to Match:

  • Free skiing + riding privileges to 14 iconic resorts including Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, Steamboat, Solitude and more!
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match
  • Free lift tickets, plus 50% off lift tickets
  • 25%-50% discount at Food & Beverage locations at Squaw and Alpine
  • 30% discount at Squaw Valley operated retail stores, including The North Face, Oakley and more
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Applicants must be 18 years of age.

Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; other duties may be assigned:

  1. Provide great guest service to internal and external guests.
  2. Displaying a positive attitude and desire to learn.
  3. Wash, clean, chop, dice, grate, slice a variety of meat, poultry vegetables and other food items.
  4. Cut, portion, clean, peeling, slice, chop, measure and mix ingredients such as meats, vegetables, etc.
  5. Set up and stock food station.
  6. Operate cooking station such as the grill, fryer, oven, pantry or sauté station.
  7. Cook and serve products from the kitchen station assigned.
  8. Understand and comply consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  9. Refer to daily prep list at the start of each shift for assigned duties.
  10. Inform Chef/Kitchen Manager of product shortages, equipment or food quality problems.
  11. May assist with other duties such as washing dishes, bussing, stocking, and other cleaning duties as needed.
  12. Quick serve restaurants will require front of house service and interaction with guests.
  13. Assist with the overall cleanliness of the kitchen with assigned cleaning and opening and closing duties.
  14. Participate in trash, recycling, and compost sorting efforts.
  15. Maintaining and following proper food handling procedure, clean and sanitary work areas.
  16. Maintaining adherence at all California food handler’s sanitation standards.

Competencies and Job Requirements:

  1. Maintain a positive attitude throughout every shift.
  2. Effective communication skills, oral & written.
  3. Strong sense of customer service & safety awareness.
  4. Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  5. Have a neat & clean appearance in compliance with the company grooming standards.
  6. Punctual, able to report at scheduled start time and follow delay/closure scheduling instructions.
  7. Ability to work throughout the agreed upon season.
  8. Must be able to work flexible schedule including weekend and holidays.
  9. Work well as part of a team.

Education and Experience:


  1. Must have or be able to obtain a California Food Handlers card.
  2. High School Diploma or GED.

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