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Lift Operations Supervisor - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Jan 2, 2022

Bartlett, NH, US

Company:  Attitash Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

Attitash Mountain Resort offers more than just a ski area--it’s a home away from home. Join our team and experience warmth, friendliness and the ultimate winter lifestyle. A mountain of possibilities awaits. www.vailresortscareers.com


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Join us now and receive an end-of-season bonus of $2/hour for every hour worked!


Assists with the supervision of all aspects in the Lift Operations and Summer Attractions departments: safety awareness, standards compliance, guest services and team development. Help develop and carry out company and department goals to the leadership group and staff. Establish and maintain close working relationships with; Lift Maintenance, Ski Patrol, Ticket Scanning, Ski/Ride School, and encourage good relationships with all other departments.


Job responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Supervisors and Training to operate within all applicable codes and standards: UDOT, ANSI, OSHA regulations and Vail Resorts lift operations policies and procedures.
  • Work with the Manager in owning the lift operations management team through the development and implementation of all vital department programs to provide for: staffing, training, safety, goal setting, employee performance, employee retention and incentive, payroll, work comp, code compliance and record keeping.
  • Be responsible for the department in the Manager’s absence.
  • Resolve guest complaints/issues and employee issues.
  • Work in conjunction with manager in completion of employee performance evaluations on lift operations supervisory group.
  • Participate with Health and Safety departments to develop uniform policies and safety initiatives.
  • Work well with all resort and corporate departments as it pertains to lift operations and ensure work breaks are being given on time to lift personnel in assigned zone.
  • Assist Lift Maintenance and Ski Patrol with emergency lift evacuations as needed.
  • Assist the Manager with mentoring and performance reviews and input timesheets into payroll software. Supervise dept. labor.
  • Participate in leadership development classes and foster learning opportunities for the Leads.
  • Providing leadership, promoting team spirit and cooperative work ethics; providing the most outstanding examples of friendly, cooperative relationships with our guests, other staff and within the Lift Team.
  • Ensuring accurate and complete documentation of lift logs, accident and maintenance forms.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Job requirements:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, PeopleSoft & Success Factors
  • English proficiency, both written and verbal
  • Must have previous lift experience in a fast-paced, high volume, year-round mountain resort
  • Must be able to work holidays, weekends, and/or evenings as vital.


Physical requirements:

  • Work outdoors in various weather conditions that can be very inclement. Temperatures ranging from below zero and up.
  • Working at Drive Stations, running certain machines/tools so that you will have to raise your voice to be heard
  • Required to work throughout the entire season
  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, feel, hear, see, repetitive motions, carry, as needed for most of your workday



  • Minimum of 5 years Lift Operations experience
  • Minimum of 3 years supervising others
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Experience managing a team of lift operations staff in a ski and boarding learning area is an asset
  • Ability to set the standard in the industry for efficient, safe operation


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. 

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 374150

Nearest Major Market: Wolfeboro