With a variety of year-round and seasonal operations, Tahoe Donner is a great place to work and play. Many of our positions offer perks promoting health, recreation and a fun work environment with competitive pay ranges.

Full-Time Openings

(None at this time)

Seasonal Openings

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  • Aquatics Coordinator - responsible for overseeing the recreation swimming pools of the Association, serves as the primary supervisor for the Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor staff and is responsible for the health and safety, training, motivation, and coordination of the aquatics staff. The Aquatics Coordinator will organize and contribute to instructing all levels of Red Cross swim lessons, including registration, correspondence, and instructor training. This position has supervisory responsibility for 20-30 Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors, including Lead Lifeguards and/or Lead Water Safety Instructors. Required qualifications: Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer, Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification First Aid Certification, and Water Safety Instructor certifications. Lifeguard Instructor and/or WSI Instructor Trainer certification is not required but desirable.
  • Water Safety Instructor – responsible for organizing and instructing all levels of American Red Cross format swim lessons.
  • Lifeguard – responsible for the safety and well being of all patrons both in and out of the water, keeping pool area and facilities clean and free of hazards, keeping pool equipment in proper working order and enforcing pool rules and regulations while ensuring that a pleasant, family atmosphere is maintained.


  • Laborer – responsible for upkeep of the equestrian center including cleaning stalls, paddocks, and corrals. In addition, the Laborer feeds, waters and grooms the horses and performs minor maintenance work as needed.
  • Pony Attendant - responsible for monitoring parents and children on the ponies and adjusting saddles appropriately, and assisting with grooming, cleaning, feeding, watering and caring for the horses and ponies. This is an entry-level position with possibility of advancement. One year experience (i.e. riding lessons, volunteer work or owned own horse or pony) around horses and ponies required.
  • Wrangler – responsible for leading trail rides, cleaning corrals and tack room, feeding and grooming horses. At least one year experience around horses and/or ponies required (i.e. riding lessons, volunteer work, or owned a horse or pony).
  • Camp Instructor - responsible for all aspects of horsemanship camp including preparation, instruction, and administration of the camps and assisting with care of the horses.
  • Lesson Instructor (Part-time) – responsible for all aspects of horseback riding lessons, both private and group, including preparation, instruction, and administration of the lessons, and assisting with care of the horses.


  • Leader/Host – responsible for opening and closing facilities, greeting and checking passes, providing information on programs and special events, operating computerized point of sale system and credit card machine, monitoring and cleaning facilities, providing excellent quality of customer service to customers and employees, setting up and breaking down all programs and special events, preparing rosters, directing and/or leading the activities of each program, organizing and implementing program elements, overseeing participants’ participation and safety, performing related work as required, and is reliable at being on their own to run programs. CPR & AED certifications required.

Day Camps

  • Leaders – responsible for leading, supervising the campers, and overseeing the day-to-day operation of the assigned day camp.
  • Counselors – responsible for assisting in the daily planned activities, supervision of campers, and assisting in leading daily activities with day camp students.


  • Cook – responsible for ensuring the snack bar and dining area are operating in a safe, clean and professional manner, preparing and serving menu items at the request of customers and employees, and general duties at the beach including rentals, checking passes and keeping the beach club clean and free of hazards.
  • Beach Attendant – responsible for performing general duties at the Tahoe Donner Marina, including keeping beach clean and free of hazard, checking passes, and attending the snack bar.

Pizza on the Hill

  • Floor Shift Supervisor – responsible for supervising service of food & beverage in the bar, dining room and other designated areas, focusing primarily on lunch and dinner service as well as all factors pertaining to the front of the house staff.
  • Cook I – prepares a variety of food items and is responsible for the cleanliness of the kitchen area.
  • Waitstaff/Server – serves drinks and food to patrons in dining establishment.

The Lodge Restaurant & Pub

  • Busser/Waitstaff Assistant – clears and resets tables at the restaurant in an efficient manner and assist wait staff with serving. Other duties such as making salads and desserts may be assigned.
  • Server/Waitstaff - day and night shifts available – experience required – serves drinks and food to patrons in dining establishment.
  • Cook I, II or III – summer 2015 – prepares a variety of food items and is also responsible for the cleanliness of the kitchen area. Experience is required.

Summer Food & Beverage

Golf Operations

  • Outside Services – keeps an adequate supply of well-maintained golf carts in the designated staging area. Responsible for front line communication with our approaching guests, including directions, play options, as well as, initial welcoming of our guests at the podium location.
  • Driving Range Attendant - maintains the driving range in clean and working order. May be asked to invoke conflict resolution tactics with guests on the spot of interaction.
  • Starter – controls the effective play at the starting tees, greets all players as they approach and appear at their start, engages in conversation explaining pace of play, cart rules, as well as other info including, yardage markers, pin positions, food and beverage locations and specifics.
  • Marshal – effectively monitors and controls the pace of play at the golf course. As an ambassador of the facility, the Marshal will interact frequently with guests, assisting and protecting the overall experience of the guest at Tahoe Donner.


Employees receive free access to the Trout Creek Recreation Center, a world-class fitness facility, plus food & beverage/retail discounts and more!

How to Apply

An application is required to be considered for a position. Resumes and/or cover letters can be attached to the application.

We highly recommend that you complete our online application.  The online application is the fastest way to apply and has the option of attaching a document such as a resume or cover letter.  To ensure your application is successful, make sure that you have a strong and secure internet connection, complete all (*) fields, and do not use Google Chrome.

Another way to apply is to print and fill out an application (pdf).  You can email it to HR or fax to 1 (866) 799-2960 or mail to:

Tahoe Donner Association
Attn. Human Resources
11509 Northwoods Blvd.
Truckee, CA 96161

Once your completed application is received you will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

HR Office Information

Our office is located on the second floor of the Northwoods Clubhouse, at 11509 Northwoods Blvd., Truckee, CA 96161.

Office hours are Monday – Saturday 9:15am to 5pm, Closed Sundays (subject to change at any time).

Phone: 530-587-9415
Fax: 866-799-2960
Email: jobs@tahoedonner.com

Tahoe Donner is an equal opportunity employer, a drug-free workplace, and an “at-will” employer.