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Lift Maintenance Manager, Hunter Mountain

Date:  Jun 5, 2021

Hunter, NY, US

Company:  Hunter Mountain
Shift Type:  Year Round

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


The Manager of Lift Maintenance will manage the preventative, predictive, scheduled, and unscheduled maintenance of all lifts at Hunter Mountain in a proactive, safe and efficient manner; provide oversight of lift construction and special projects as assigned by the Director of Mountain Operations; provide the quality and service required by regulatory agencies and maintain the standards set forth by Vail Resorts. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and successfully lead a staff of experienced individuals, enabling the highest levels of execution and job satisfaction while working toward excellent team cohesion and effectiveness.



  • Responsible for assuring the lifts are in compliance with ANSI /OSHA/ NEC / Insurance / NY State Codes and Vail Resorts rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for conduct, training, Department policies, Vail Resorts policies, and ensuring that paperwork and procedures are completed in a timely and thorough manner.
  • Responsible for the oversight and planning of all mechanical and electrical maintenance.
  • Responsible for oversight of department budgets and notifying leadership of financial variances.  
  • Plan for the future development and capital improvements of all lift systems and continually update and advise the Director of Mountain Operations on the long term goals for lift system upgrades.
  • Responsible for summer and winter preventative maintenance programs that include inspection of work performed to maximize lift safety and reliability
  • Assure that leadership is immediately informed and consulted on all abnormal or unusual conditions, incidents, or system malfunctions.
  • Assure that all required records are maintained and kept up-to-date. This includes, but is not limited to, all mechanical and operational procedures, maintenance and operations logs, lift failures and incidents and downtime logs.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • High school education or equivalent
  • Previous lift maintenance experience 
  • Demonstrated management/supervisory experience in Lift Operations and/or Lift Maintenance and/or Mountain Operations 
  • Intermediate ski or snowboard ability
  • Valid Driver's license
  • Strong knowledge of desktop computer systems and applications
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Lift Mechanical/Lift Electrical systems
  • Strong organizational and management skills 


  • Know rules and codes of authorities with jurisdictions
  • Involvement with ANSI and OSHA regulatory agencies


As a premier, world-class resort in the Catskills, guests at Hunter Mountain can expect the ultimate ski experience with service to match. Join us and become a part of a team who takes pride in providing the best of what the mountain has to offer. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 305107

Nearest Major Market: Albany