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Lift Operator

Company: Solitude Mountain Resort
Location: Park City
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Solitude Mountain Resort in Solitude, UT Seasonal (Seasonal) JOB TITLE: Winter Lift Operator DIVISION: - Mountain Operations REPORTS TO: - Lift Operations Leads, Lift Operations Supervisor, Lift Operations Manager, -Senior Lift Operations Manager, Director of Mountain Operations LOCATION: - Designated Lift area CLASSIFICATION: Full-Time/ Part-Time/ Seasonal/ Hourly POSITION: Solitude is seeking a friendly and outgoing individual to be a part of our lift operations team! Come and join us this season and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Wasatch Mountains. The lift operator is responsible for the loading, and unloading of guests of all ages and abilities, maintaining the efficiency of lift mazes, adherence to lift operations guidelines, and providing an outstanding experience for our guests. We are excited to be growing our team and treating our employees to the unique and amazing perks and benefits Solitude Mountain Resort has to offer. SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Have a basic understanding of resort operations
  • Ability to properly complete appropriate paperwork
  • Understand and comply with instructions given in English
  • Complete Solitude Mountain Resort Lift Operator training
  • Ability to spend long hours outside in all weather conditions
  • Capable of standing for extended periods of time and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to verbally give directions, answer questions, and communicate professionally with staff and guests
  • Ability to use ramp and maze maintenance tools safely and efficiently
  • Good decision-making and communication skills
  • Commitment to excellent guest service
  • Willing to work flexible work schedules that may include holidays and weekends
  • Provide own snow boots, appropriate eyewear, and gloves JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Knowledgeable of all controls and operational characteristics of each assigned lift
    • Comply with all company policies and procedures
    • Properly complete daily lift logs
    • Properly document lift incidents
    • Load and unload skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities
    • Provide loading and unloading instructions to guests as needed
    • Remain alert to anticipate guests improperly loading and unloading and other unexpected developments
    • Maintain composure in stressful situations
    • Provide exceptional guest service
    • Maintain loading and unloading ramps
    • Ensure chairs are clear of snow and ready for loading
    • Attend mandatory training
    • Set up and maintain lift mazes, perimeter fencing, slow signs, and baffles
    • Maintain a clean work area
    • Communicate with Supervisors and Lift Maintenance Department with any concerns or questions
    • Communicate with Ski Patrol clearly and concisely when reporting incidents or emergencies THE BENEFITS AND PERKS At Solitude Mountain Resort, we offer a variety of employee benefits! First, you are lucky enough to be working in the beautiful, scenic Wasatch Mountains. Enjoy mountain activities before work, after work, on work breaks, and on days off! Activities include skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross country, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and so much more. Work with other mountain enthusiasts. This is an excellent opportunity to socialize, meet great people, and attend employee events around the resort. Some events include unique opportunities like employee ski days, employee yoga, live music events, film festival ski movie features, and many more summer activities- at work! You get to work and play in the same place. Eligibility is dependent on all employee classification of work. BENEFITS: Ski and Ride
      • Eligible employees receive a free Solitude season pass for themselves and eligible dependents. This includes unlimited skiing/riding for winter employees with no blackout dates and bike hauls for summer employees
      • Free access to select Alterra Mountain Company Destinations throughout North America for you and eligible dependents
      • Discounted Solitude lift tickets for your friends & family
      • Discounted ski and ride lessons
      • Free Nordic ski and snowshoe pass for the Solitude Nordic & Snowshoe Center for winter employees
      • Ski and ride perks at other local resorts
      • Complimentary UTA Ski Bus pass Other Benefits -
        • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short-term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSA, FSA for eligible employees
        • Discounts resort-wide for food, rentals, retail, lessons, and more
        • Pro deals with hundreds of outdoor brands
        • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
        • Free counseling service for you and your household members through our Employee Assistance Program

Keywords: Solitude Mountain Resort, Salt Lake City , Lift Operator, Other , Park City, Utah

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