Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. SB - Lift Operator - Winter Seasonal - Full Time in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
As part of the Lift Operations staff, you will be involved in a number of aspects of our mountain operations. This position is very important to the overall operation of the Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation as you will be heavily involved in the safe transportation of guests up to our 2,965 skiable acres. Apply if you love the outdoors, a fast pace and getting people excited about Champagne Powder®!
Detailed job description, including responsibilities, work performed, tools or equipment used, etc.:• Guest service – greeting, welcoming, and providing information to our guests (verbally, message boards, grooming reports, weather, conditions, etc.)• Efficient and safe operation of the lifts • Appearance at the lift areas (maintenance of the lift houses, snow on the ramps and in the maze, employee appearance, trash removal)• Knowledge of assigned lift(s) machinery (control system, braking system, auxiliary unit)• Inspections of the lifts and areas• Complete required log sheets daily and other documents as needed• Slowing & stopping the lift to avoid an accident or event of an emergency until supervisor can be reached• Control and organize guests in the maze• Refuse transportation to individuals without tickets or intoxicated• Slow or stop lift for adverse weather conditions• Be familiar with special mountain events• Specific knowledge and safe operation of assigned lift(s) machinery (control system, braking system, auxiliary unit)• Knowledge of emergency plans; evacuation, fire, lift incident, lightning, unexplained stops, serious injuries, etc.)• Other duties, as assigned
Minimum skills, experience, education and ability required for this job:• Must be minimum 18 years of age• GED or High School Diploma required• Must be authorized to work in the US or have a valid work permit• The skill to complete snow grooming, much like landscaping• Deal with conflict and difficult situations in a busy environment• Interact and maintain positive relationships with guests, co-workers and management consistent with Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation’s Service Excellence standards• Compliance with all company policies, safety and procedures as well as any regulatory requirements Physical Requirements:• Shovel, scoop and rake snow• Stand for long periods of time• Work in extreme weather conditions• Must maintain a professional well-groomed appearance• Read, write, and communicate verbally in the English language• Perform back and forth twisting motion required to load chairs or gondola cabins• Must be comfortable lifting up to 30 lbs. on a daily basis• Ski or snowboard experience is helpful but not required Miscellaneous Information:• These are hourly non-exempt positions and are subject to overtime pay• Positions require working weekends and holidays as needed
Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation is an equal opportunity employer