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FAQ

Can I get a second job?

Yes. Employees are welcome to seek secondary employment.  There are several options within The Village at Squaw Valley, Truckee, CA, and Tahoe City, Ca.  We ask that employees work with their managers to coordinate seconds jobs.

Will I be working on Holidays? When can I travel?

Holidays are our busiest time and we expect employees to be available to work weekend and Holidays.  Naturally, we experience slower periods during the season when we encourage people to travel and/or take time off.  Slow periods typically are between January 5-14th & February 1-17th.  Communicating any reasonable accommodation, or requests for time off during Holiday periods is required at time of hire.

Does Alpine do a pre-employment drug screen?

Yes, Alpine requires a pre-employment drug screen within the first 7 days of an employees first day of work.  There is an on-site facility, so it is fast & convenient.

What about ski/snowboarding equipment?

Squaw Valley/Alpine Meadows offers free rentals to their staff members, based on availability. We recommend that you look for deals when you get here and shop around.  Cheap equipment can be easy to find once you arrive and network with the other employees. Check out our First Timers Guide for more details.

What is the grooming and appearance policy?

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows has a grooming and appearance policy. Please review prior to applying to ensure that you can comply with our standards.

Creating good memories for our guests involves projecting a positive image. A professional and well-groomed appearance is an essential ingredient to our success.

We are here for our guests and it is absolutely necessary to create a safe, warm and welcoming environment at all times. Team Members should dress according to their department uniform guidelines. If a Team Member fails to dress appropriately, the Team Member may be asked to leave for the day or to return home, change into suitable clothing, and report back to work. If you have any questions about the proper attire for your work area, ask your manager.

Men can wear small rings such as class rings and wedding bands are permitted but should not be worn while performing work where they might present a safety hazard. No pins or other articles are allowed on uniforms with the exception of certification pins (P.S.I.A., Far West, Squaw related etc.). One small earring is allowed.

Hair must be of a natural haircut, neat and tidy at all times. Well groomed hair is essential. Sideburns must be neatly trimmed and may extend to a half inch below the ear. Full beards, mustaches, or goatees are permitted if fully grown at the time an individual is hired and cannot be started during the active season (June 1st through October 1st and November 1st through May 15th ). All beards, mustaches, and goatees must be neatly trimmed daily and of a conservative nature. Beards may not extend onto the neck area, or more than one-half inch in fullness.

Woman must present a neat, natural hairstyle. Long hair may need confinement in areas where it is a health or safety hazard. Jewelry should be worn in moderation. Small rings, wedding bands, bracelets, and earrings (two) are permitted, but should not be worn while performing work where they might present a safety hazard. No pins or other articles are allowed on uniforms with the exception of certification pins (P.S.I.A., Far West, Squaw related etc.).

Radical hairstyles or colors (bleached OK) do not meet our standards. Exposed body piercing and excessive exposed tattoos are not acceptable on the job with the exception of one small facial stud smaller than 1/16 of an inch with only one end exposed.

Tattoos may be required to be covered depending on location and content of the tattoo. See your manager for clarifications.

Do you provide housing?

We do not provide employee housing, however we do offer housing resources and a First Timers Guide for those relocating to the area.

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