Sep 10, 2020

Lift Operator - Winter Seasonal

  • Vail Resorts
  • Whistler Blackcomb, Blackcomb Way, Whistler, BC, Canada
Seasonal Hospitality-Hotel

Job Description

Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime” Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

 

Align who you are with what you do and become part of the world’s leading mountain resort company. Vail Resorts’ mission is to create the Experience of a Lifetime for our employees and for our guests, and we want you to be a part of the team. 

 

Do you have a passion for learning and a love of unique experiences? Do you enjoy having fun as you work? As a Whistler Blackcomb Rental Associate, you’ll get to experience this world class resort from multiple perspectives and gain broad experience in the resort industry.

 

No two days will be the same as you give friendly support and insightful advice to guests from across the country and around the world. You will gain valuable skills by supporting multiple departments and grow as a leader within our development-focused culture. Those who work alongside you are knowledgeable teammates and leaders eager to learn more and share both their skills and the exceptional experiences working at Whistler Blackcomb can offer. 

 

Job Summary:

You are the copilot, concierge and safety engineer of a multi-million dollar machine.  You are responsible for the safe, friendly and efficient travel of our guests and fellow teammates as they navigate premier terrain.  Make our guests feel welcomed by joining our team as a Lift Operator!

Job Responsibilities (but not limited to): 

  • Monitor the operation of the lift continually and notify the appropriate personnel of any problems or unusual conditions
  • Maintain a safe work area, i.e., ramp heights, tools stored, mazes set up etc.
  • Adhere to all ski/ride policies, i.e., Responsibility Code, designated trails, skiing/riding on and off the clock etc.
  • Pleasantly greet, make eye contact, listen to and respond appropriately to every guest’s needs and or questions, in person, outside of the lift building
  • Actively and efficiently perform maze control
  • Abides by operating procedures, i.e., opening procedures, downloading procedures, last chair protocol, etc.
  • Follow and perform all company and departmental policies and procedures i.e., punctuality, attendance, dress and grooming standards, etc.
  • Help guests and fellow teammates enjoy their time on the mountain
  • Remember that fun is our product- create fun, enjoy your work and share the contagious spirit

 

Required qualifications 

  • Willingness to work a varied schedule, including weekends and holidays  
  • Willingness to work 35 to 40 hours per week (full-time) 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English  

  

Preferred qualifications 

  • High school diploma  
  • Ability to stand without sitting for extended periods of time  

  

Doing what you love comes with great benefits for you and your family: 

  • Free Ski passes for employees and eligible dependents
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family  
  • Free ski lessons  
  • Daily $5 employee meal  
  • Discounted food and gear
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits plans (full-time positions) after achieving 1500 hours with the company 
  • Training and professional development

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