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Sr. Lift Operator/Foreman

Company: Solitude Mountain Resort
Location: Kamas
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Solitude Mountain Resort in Solitude, UTSeasonal (Seasonal)
JOB TITLE:Sr. Lift Operator/Foreman

DIVISION:Lift Operations

REPORTS TO:Lift Operations Manager, Lift Operations Supervisors & Lift Operations Leads

LOCATION:On Mountain

CLASSIFICATION:Full-Time/ Seasonal/ Hourly


The Senior Lift Operator provides guidance and instruction so others in the team can complete tasks safely and efficiently. They serve as guides, offer insight, and organize responsibilities while leading by example. Safety awareness and superior guest service skills are a must. All company policies and procedures are to be adhered to all times.


  • High School diploma
  • Minimum of one season Lift Operations experience required.
  • Position is required to work weekends, holidays and workdays as assigned.
  • Must maintain a professional well-groomed appearance.
  • Communications skills and the ability to coach, and praise employees.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision; think quickly, make decisions with good judgment.
  • Deal with conflict and difficult situations in a busy environment
  • Operate various hand tools, snow blowers, etc.
  • Problem solve in a highly effective manner and maintain positive relationships with guests and staff, including management and co-workers.
  • Be a consistent role model for company's Service Excellence standards.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Climb and work above ground and work outdoors in varying weather conditions.
  • Shovel, rake, scoop, and sweep snow.
  • Must be willing and able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Perform the back-and-forth twisting motion required to load chairs.
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

    • Responsible for the daily supervision of assigned lift crew members which includes but is not limited to coaching, daily operations of the lift, and reporting issues to supervisor.
    • Daily pre-operational inspections and sage and proper operation of assigned lift.
    • Awareness and promotion of personal, employee, and guest safety.
    • Providing superior guest service and coaching crew on providing guest service.
    • Completing paperwork including log and break sheets, incident reports and monitoring crew breaks.
    • Developing strong working relationships with other departments and crew members.
    • Ensure understanding and compliance with all company policies and procedures as well as any regulatory requirements.
    • Help to maintain consistency within the department and company.
    • Other duties as assigned.

      Expected work dates November -May

      Starting payrate is $18.00 / hour.

      Only applications with resumes or cover letters will be considered.


      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.


      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 Associated topics: coordinator, corporate, housing property, luxury, manager ii, manager iii, property manager, representative, superintendent, supervise

Keywords: Solitude Mountain Resort, Salt Lake City , Sr. Lift Operator/Foreman, Other , Kamas, Utah

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