The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe Begins Hiring for December 9 Opening

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Mountain Resort to Create nearly 300 Jobs Locally in North Lake Tahoe Region.

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It's exciting to see the final details of the resort's completion and know that The Ritz-Carlton is creating jobs in North Lake Tahoe

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe announces today the on-line posting of nearly three hundred jobs for the resort’s opening on December 9 mid-mountain in Northstar-at-Tahoe®. “It’s exciting to see the final details of the resort’s completion and know that The Ritz-Carlton is creating jobs in North Lake Tahoe,” said Allen Highfield, general manager for the resort. Management and non-management jobs will be created in guest services, culinary, engineering, housekeeping and food & beverage departments. A few administrative jobs will be posted as well.

“The Ritz-Carlton is one of the premier service companies in the world and that level of service comes from the Ladies and Gentlemen we select and train,” Highfield added. “We are proud to say it is now time to select those extraordinary Ladies and Gentlemen to open Lake Tahoe’s newest resort.” Though many leadership positions have been filled from The Ritz-Carlton around the globe, expectations are that the vast majority of these new postings, will be filled by local candidates in Lake Tahoe, Northern California and nearby Reno, Nevada.

Part of bringing senior leadership to Lake Tahoe from around the world is to introduce The Ritz-Carlton philosophy, the long-standing core of the company’s iconic service culture. During the resort’s opening weeks, dedicated trainers from The Ritz-Carlton worldwide, will join the local Ladies and Gentlemen to work side-by-side to open the resort’s doors to the first guests.

To post for a position and begin the interview process, qualified candidates need only visit, click on the careers button in the lower left corner of the Web site page, click on “Your Opportunities” and select Management or Non-Management positions. The page will prompt the candidate for a location. The location is Lake Tahoe in California. The direct link to this page is:

The entire application process is managed on-line to ensure a candidate’s privacy and maintain consistency. Once the application has been received and reviewed, qualified candidates will be contacted to continue the interview process. To learn more about the process, visit

The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe is the first new-build resort development in the Lake Tahoe area in decades. Anticipated to be the premier Northern California contemporary mountain retreat, The Ritz-Carlton will introduce its legendary service on December 9, 2009. The $300 million project, situated mid-mountain in the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski area will feature ski-in, ski-out access with mountain concierge services, Manzanita, the resort’s signature restaurant by renowned San Francisco chef Traci Des Jardins, a 17,000 square foot spa and fitness center and preferred access to the Old Greenwood and Coyote Moon golf courses. An inter-mountain gondola will connect guests between the nearby Village-at-Northstar and The Ritz-Carlton Highlands, Lake Tahoe resort. Perched slope-side within a 15 minute drive of both Lake Tahoe and the historic town of Truckee, the year-round destination includes 170 guest rooms, 23 private Ritz-Carlton Residences and 25 Ritz-Carlton Club fractional ownership residences.

Steven H. Holt
Director of Public Relations
13005 Ritz-Carlton Highlands Drive
Truckee, CA 96161
Tel: (530) 550-2770
Cell: (415) 350-9221
steven (dot) holt (at) ritzcarlton (dot) com


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