Boyne Resorts

Lift Operator

US-MT-Big Sky
1 month ago
Requisition ID
2017-1503
# of Openings
20
Big Sky Resort
Position Type
Seasonal Full-Time
Season
Winter
Category
Mountain Operations

Overview

Supervisor: Ross Smethurst                 

Shifts Available:  7:45 AM – 5:00 PM with varied days off

Wage Information: $10.00/hr or Dependent on Experience

 

Lift Operators monitor passenger’s use of chairlifts including observing, advising, and assisting while they are in the operators work area as they load or unload from the aerial or surface lifts. The operator responds to unusual occurrences or conditions by choosing an appropriate action; such as: assisting the passenger, slowing or stopping the lift, and continuing operation and observation.

Responsibilities

  • All Lift Operators are expected to be knowledgeable of all operational, emergency, and equipment procedures related to Lift Operations. During shift, the Operator assumes responsible charge of the chairlift. This includes denying access to passengers in unsafe conditions, verifying that preoperational inspections are complete and documented, and maintaining an operational log
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment by shoveling, raking and removing debris from ramp areas
  • Must be willing to familiarize self with Big Sky Resort, skiable terrain, and surrounding areas in order to accurately converse with guests and answer questions
  • 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
  • Must be able to respond well to direction. This position is highly supervised by Lift Leads, Supervisors, and Managers.

Qualifications

  • Previous guest service experience is preferred
  • Must have the ability to ski or snowboard in a competent manner
  • Punctual and tolerant to long hours in cold weather
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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