Lift Operator

Type: Seasonal (full-time & part-time) 

Wage: $15.00 


Lift Operations is a team-oriented department focused on providing our guests with excellent customer service. In addition to maintaining lift stations and assisting guests onto carriers, lift operators are hosts and information centers. This is a physically demanding position requiring long hours and working in inclement weather. 

  • Assist all passengers in the safe loading and unloading of the ski lift 
  • Maintain load and unload ramps and areas around all lift stations 
  • Identify and report any unusual problems or hazardous conditions to ensure the public’s safety 
  • Be familiar with all policies, procedures and rules regarding operating and riding lifts
  • Perform daily pre-operation inspections and post-operation shutdown procedures 
  • Assist with any necessary projects, such as fencing, maze set-up, and sign replacement 
  • Have a welcoming and positive demeanor while greeting guests loading chairs 
  • Monitor pass and ticket scans to verify they are being used by the purchaser 
  • Assist with base area snow removal and salting
  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions for extended periods of time 
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs as well as twist, turn, and drag equipment 
  • Must be able to handle stressful, noisy, crowded, and distracting situations 
  • Must be comfortable interacting with guests in a friendly and helpful manner 
  • Must have effective communication skills 
  • Must be able to make quality decisions and to motivate and direct others