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Hyatt Assistant Recreation Manager in OLYMPIC VALLEY, California


A luxury California resort in an idyllic mountain setting, Resort at Squaw Creek rests at the base of Squaw Valley, which is the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics, and is just minutes from North Lake Tahoe.

Our AAA Four-Diamond resort offers ski-in/ski-out access to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows. Squaw Creek's dramatic lobby, with its floor-to-ceiling windows, overlooks a cascading waterfall and the breathtaking Sierra Nevada Mountains. 405 luxurious resort rooms and suites ( , complete with resort-style kitchenettes, fireplaces and LED flat-screen TVs, comfort guests with a "mountain meets modern" ambiance at our resort in Squaw Creek.

The Assistant Recreation Manager reports to the Director of Recreation, supporting the managing of the overall Recreation team’s operations within the Resort at Squaw Creek. The Recreation team creates a unique and exceptional experience for hotel guests and visitors at the resort Pool, Recreation Center, Ice Rink/Pavillion, Mountain Buddies Day Camp, Family Programs and Tours, Corporate Team Building, Special Events, and more! The Assistant Recreation Manager must have high energy, foster a team oriented environment, lead and inspire the Recreation team, and have a creative spirit to provide our guests with a one-of-a-kind experience!

Job duties include:

  • Oversee Recreation operations, marketing, and planning of all recreation facilities and services

  • Oversee staffing, scheduling & payroll, training & development, coaching & counseling of all Recreation staff

  • Maintain consistent and efficient systems of communication within and outside the Recreation department

  • Represent the Recreation department at resort meetings, pre-cons, conference reviews, etc.

  • Coordinate use of recreational areas with Resort departments

  • Support the overall operation, striving to achieve growth and long-range profitability goals

  • Create and implement new Recreation programs

Due to COVID-19 cleanliness protocols, this role now calls for new duties to ensure safety and cleanliness of frequent touch points and all colleagues must adhere to our COVID-19 prevention plan: wearing mask, temperature check and cleaning/disinfecting areas outside department.


  • A true desire to satisfy the needs of others with excellent customer service skills

  • Refined verbal and written communication skills

  • (2) years college education preferred

  • (1) year previous supervisory experience

  • Passion, knowledge, and understanding of the recreation environment, including strong knowledge of ice rink operations, pool operations, mountain bikes, tennis instruction, Nordic/winter activities, and children’s activity programming

  • CPR ,First Aid, and AED Certification

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Ability to work in outdoor elements for duration of shift

  • Knowledge of computers, interpreting financial statements, and developing marketing strategies

Why work at Resort at Squaw Creek?

  • 50% discounted meals at property food service areas

  • 12 Free Room Nights at any Hyatt Globally

  • Medical Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • Excellent training and professional development

  • Opportunities to work around the world with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

  • Discount Ski Pass

  • Complimentary Golf

  • Enjoy vending meal set-up in our colleague dining hall

Our Vales: Respect | Integrity | Empathy | Humility | Creativity | Fun

Hyatt is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Primary Location: US-CA-Olympic Valley

Organization: Resort at Squaw Creek

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Golf and Recreation

Req ID: OLY000667

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.