Boyne Resorts

  • Lift Operator

    Job Locations US-MT-Big Sky
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/22/2019 6:16 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-6753
    # of Openings
    25
    Resort
    Big Sky Resort
    Position Type
    Seasonal Full-Time
    Season
    Winter
    Targeted Job Start Date
    12/1/2019
    Category
    Mountain Operations
  • Overview

    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.

     

    Enjoy three day weekends with four 10 hour shifts per week!

    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

    All full time seasonal employment at Big Sky Resort includes:

    • FREE All Access Ski Pass and eligibility for Montana Ski Area Association (ski other Montana hills and Boyne properties for free)
    • Discounted skiing for friends and family
    • Discounted ski/snowboard lessons/rentals and F&B/retail discounts at all Boyne outlets
    • Eligibility for affordable employee housing and lodging discounts for friends and family
    • Discounted Lone Mountain Ranch Cross Country Ski Trail Pass
    • FREE Basecamp activities including zip line course
    • Monthly employee events

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