Lift Operator - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal

$20.00 hourly
  • Mt. Brighton
  • 4141 Bauer Road, Brighton, MI, USA
  • Aug 19, 2022
Full time, Part time, Seasonal Entry Level

Job Description

Job Summary

As the Lift Operator, you are the copilot and concierge responsible for the safe operation of a multi-million-dollar machine.  You are responsible for the safety and friendly and efficient travel of our guests and fellow teammates as they navigate premier mountain terrain. Come enjoy the season in a career full of having and providing an Experience of a Lifetime again and again.


Job Specifications

  • Wage: $20 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Working between 8-10 hours/day. Weekends and Holidays as needed
  • Skill Level: Entry Level


Job Responsibilities

  • Continuously monitor safety of passengers while providing instruction and customer service in the safe loading and unloading of ski lifts; manage speed of lift as needed
  • Operate lift to ensure that optimal chair capacity is achieved as determined by Lift Operations guidelines and performance reporting
  • Proactively notify maintenance/dispatch of repair or maintenance needs
  • Work closely with Lift Maintenance department to learn proper operation of lift equipment
  • Implement emergency procedures as required, including contacting Ski Patrol
  • Perform snow work, which includes but not limited to shoveling, raking, sweeping chairs while ensuring all chairs are clear of snow, ice, and/or grease
  • Ensure lift is ready for operations prior to set up of maze; set-up/disassemble lift maze daily according to maze standards
  • Follow and perform all company and departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintain a safe work area and cleanliness of lift shacks; remove trash when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements

  • Must be 18+
  • No experience necessary, we train all lift operators (including returnees)
  • Must be able to make quick decisions/use considerable judgement regarding safety as well as multi task and anticipate issues
  • Must be physically capable of assisting guests while loading lifts, monitoring the unloading of lifts, shoveling snow, grooming load/unload ramps and assisting with lift maintenance; may lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Must be able stand outside in a mountain environment for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • Must be able to handle high guest volumes in a professional manner
  • Must be willing to perform alternate functions from time to time, both within and outside of assigned area, particularly during peak periods such as holiday weekends.