Boyne Resorts

Sugarloaf Lift Operator

Job Locations US-ME-Carrabassett Valley
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(12/22/2020 11:07 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Position Type
Seasonal Full-Time
Mountain Operations
Targeted Job Start Date


A Sugarloaf Lift Operator assists guests in getting on and off chair lifts by operating ski lifts, including inspecting and testing for safety before opening. Lift Operators also maintain corrals, ramps, and 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 employees
  • 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
  • Must become familiar with the resort’s policies, safety policies, and guest service expectations
  • Communicates problems to supervisors and mechanics, while showing initiative in handling routine matters and emergencies
  • Adheres to all departmental PPE
  • Contributes to team effort by participating in Job Sharing, assuming responsibility for the cleanliness of the resort and safety of guests and employees, participating in safety meetings, accepting diverse assignments, and by maintaining a positive and friendly attitude and demeanor in all internal and external interactions
  • Meets service level objectives and department goals as set forth by immediate supervisor


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


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