Boyne Resorts

Sugarloaf Lift Operator

Job Locations US-ME-Carrabassett Valley
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/4/2021 7:25 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Position Type
Seasonal Full-Time or Part-Time
Mountain Operations
Targeted Job Start Date


Sugarloaf is now hiring Lift Operators for the upcoming winter season. A Sugarloaf Lift Operator assists guests in getting on and off chair lifts by operating our resort ski lifts, including inspecting and testing for safety before opening. Lift Operators also maintain lift line corrals, lift area ramps, and other work areas by shoveling and raking snow. A Sugarloaf Lift Operator must be reliable, energetic, outgoing, and able to interact with guests in a friendly and fun manner. This is an outdoor position and work occurs in all weather conditions.


  • Operates the assigned lift in accordance with standard procedures and written or verbal instructions to provide safe, uphill transportation for guests and team members

  • Assists with shoveling and raking snow, and chopping ice on a regular basis to maintain proper ramps, corrals, and work areas

  • Assists with the inspection of the lift prior to operational start up, which includes emptying trash containers, continually checking the status of marker information boards, tissue dispensers, assisting in the daily checking of switches, chairs, and grips.

  • Must become familiar with the ski area (lifts and trails) and also know the functions of other departments

  • Advises and assists guests as needed in a courteous manner

  • Communicates problems to supervisors and mechanics, while showing initiative in handling routine matters and emergencies

  • Adheres to all departmental PPE

  • Meets service level objectives and department goals as set forth by immediate supervisor


  • Must be 18 + years old and have a High School Degree or GED equivalent

  • Must be friendly, observant, and safety conscious

  • Must be able to exert considerable physical effort in order to complete tasks

  • Must be able to work outside in varying and at time extreme weather conditions

  • Must be available to work days, weekends, and holidays


Sugarloaf Team Member Benefits include:

  • Free lift pass for skiing and/or riding (at Sugarloaf and Sunday River)

  • Discounts at resort F&B and retail locations

  • Discounted ski/snowboard lessons and rentals

  • Access to Nordic trails and discounted equipment rentals at our Outdoor Center location

  • Discounted passes at other Boyne and partner resorts

  • Eligibility for end of season service and loyalty bonus

  • Team Members may also be eligible to earn up to 40 hours of paid time off


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