Sugar Bowl Resort - Job Positions

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Business Name:    Sugar Bowl Resort

Business Type:   Ski Resort

Work Location Address:   629 Sugar Bowl Road, Norden CA 95724


Company Website:

Please list the dates of your seasonal operation:  November – April

Begin Date:     Estimated 11/30 – depends on snow levels

End Date:   Depends on snow levels – estimated to stay open until the 2nd week of April






 Job Title







    Indoor Staff














Male or female

Male or female

Male or female

Male or female

Male or Female

Male or Female

Male or Female

Wage per Hour

$13.00 for AM Dishwashers.

$15.00 for PM Dishwashers.

























 $12.00-        $13.00

Estimated hours/week








Special Skills required for position

On the job training

On the job training

On the job training




On the job training





Are the positions assigned in advance or upon arrival? In advance

Is there a second employer Skype interview after the initial GeoVisions interview?  Yes – employer to conduct Skype interview if not available for travel interviews

Student Work Dates – Complete the below 4 lines:

Earliest Start Date:  11/30/19                     

Latest Start Date:  12/10/19

Earliest End Date: 4/15/20

Latest End Date: 4/31/20


***Please note that students may not work in positions requiring work hours that fall predominantly between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Are the wages tipped? What is the tipping policy? No

Is Overtime Available?: Yes

Overtime policy: CA overtime laws in effect


Is there any necessary training which the exchange visitor must undergo prior to starting their work?  Yes – on the job training

If so, is this training paid?  Yes

Is there any fee to the exchange visitor for this training? No

If so, what is the fee? Click here to enter text.

Is there an end of season bonus?  If so, what is it? None .

What conditions must be met in order to receive it?  . Click here to enter text.


Number of Employees: About 700

Percentage of J-1 Work and Travel students: 30 Students

Is it possible to get a second job at another employer in the area?                                             Yes.

Drug Testing Policy: 

  • Any employee who holds a safety sensitive position and is involved in an on-the-job accident which requires medical attention and/or results in property or vehicle damage in excess of one thousand dollars ($1,000 value to be determined by department head), may be subject to an immediate drug and alcohol test.
  • When involved in an incident where a guest or another employee is injured regardless of whether you are injured if you are suspected of causing and/or contributing to the incident.
  • Reasonable suspicion

Are you offering this job directly, or through a third party? If so, whom?




What is the dress code? :  Depends on department – some uniform pieces are provided.
Food & Bev: Shirt provided. Employee must provide own pants, shoes.
Ski School: Pants, outer jacket, and shell provided.
Housekeeping: Must provide own pants. Polo shirt and vest provided.
ALL: Beanie and baselayer provided

             What are the grooming guidelines? :  Clean & neat appearance. No visible body or facial piercings other than earrings.

             Are uniforms provided? :  Yes 

             Costs (or deposits) for uniforms:   none

             Is there anything the students need to bring?    Waterproof, insulated boots (not steel toe). Waterproof, insulated coat. Waterproof, insulated pants. Warm clothing (Long johns, Extra socks, Warm sweaters/baselayers)
|If Moving into Sugar Bowl Employee Housing, Remember to Bring Bedding  Sheets Pillows Blanket / Sleeping Bag Food (the nearest grocery store is a 20 minute drive when the roads are dry – there is a small convenient store with grocery items located a few minutes from Sugar Bowl and employee housing) Easy to store cupboard food Minimal refrigerated / frozen food Dishes / Kitchen Items Ice Chest (for additional cold food storage) Plate Bowl Cup Knife / Fork / Spoon Pot  Pan 



            Description/ Type of Housing:    VILLAGE DORMS – shared dorm rooms

Address of Housing (if known):     Click here to enter text.

What is the weekly cost for housing?:    $8-10 based on room type

How is the rent paid?:     check, or credit card – Sugar Bowl does not accept cash.

Is it deducted from payroll or paid directly to the landlord?:     Paid to Human Resources or Housing Manager

Is there a Housing Deposit?:   Yes

How much is the housing deposit?:      $150

When is the deposit due and are there any conditions for a refund Upon moving in. To be returned, room must be left in the same condition as when they moved in with no damages.


Please provide a copy of the housing agreement. Students should tour the housing before signing a housing agreement. REQUESTED FROM HOUSING DEPARTMENT. ROOMS ARE ASSIGNED PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.


Will apartments be mixed gender? (Bedrooms are required to be the same gender):


Number of Bedrooms?:     18

Estimated students per bedroom:   2-3

Number of full bathrooms?:  2

Number of half bathrooms?:     0

What is included in the housing cost? :   Room only

Is the housing furnished and to what degree?  Yes – bed and dresser

Will there be beds?:  Yes

Will there be a kitchen table?: Yes    

Will there be living room furniture?:    Yes

What other furnishings should students expect to see in the housing?:                                        TV room, newly remodeled kitchen & common room

Is there any additional cost to the student for the furniture?:    No


Are meals provided? :   No

Are cooking facilities available in the housing? :   Yes

Are cooking utensils, pots/pans, dishes, and/or glasses provided?  Yes  

Are basic supplies like linens/ towels provided? :  No

Is internet access available in the housing?:  Yes

Is there an extra cost for this?:  No

What other costs will students need to pay (utilities, phone, etc.)? None

Other housing features that are offered: : Click here to enter text.

Housing Distance to work? : Village Dorms are located in the main village

 Is transportation provided to work?: No.

 If YES, please indicate any cost for this transportation:  Click here to enter text.

                    If NO, please describe available local transportation:  . Click here to enter text.



Host employers are expected to actively plan, encourage and be involved in at least one cultural event or activity each month for program participants.

Please list 4 cultural activities you expect to plan for students:

Activity 1:  Beginning of season party

Activity 2:    Mid-Season Party

Activity 3:   End of season party

Activity 4:    Misc. department parties & parties planned throughout season

Helpful Websites:



            Local Population:    Truckee – 25k (rough estimate)

Distance to Major Cities:  43 miles to Reno

Is Public Transportation Available?    Yes
There will be a bus which runs from the downtown train station in Truckee to Sugar Bowl daily along Donner Pass Rd.  This service will start running mid December to mid-April.  If you have a two-wheel drive car you must carry chains & know how to put them on. 

Nearest Airport: Reno, NV

Nearest Bus/ Train Station:   Pickup at parking garage 

Are you able to meet students at the airport, bus station, train station, etc. upon arrival in the United States? : If planned in advance. Bus needs to be rented.  

Distance from Housing to Public Transportation:   10 min Gondola ride

Distance from Housing to Supermarket: .7 miles

Average Temperatures:  December:    41            March:   45           June:   66


NOTA: Las Condiciones de la oferta de trabajo se han presentado en condiciones ideales según la necesidad y proyección en el momento de la solicitud del empleador y podría sufrir modificaciones.