Share this Job

Lift Maintenance Operator - Full Time - Summer Seasonal - Beaver Creek

Date:  May 14, 2022

Beaver Creek, CO, US

Company:  Beaver Creek Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2022

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Then Beaver Creek is for you.


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


The Lift Maintenance Operator is responsible for assisting mechanics and electricians in all aspects of lift related repairs and maintenance. Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of this position.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to cleaning of lift equipment and shops, vehicle pre-operational check out and upkeep, assisting in repairs and preventative maintenance, overhaul of grips and carriers, operation of lifts for maintenance work, and working at heights.  Job duties are performed in all types of indoor and outdoor mountain environments. Additional responsibilities include informing the Lift Maintenance Manager, Supervisor, and/or Lift Dispatch on all abnormal or unusual conditions, incidents, or lift system malfunctions.  This position requires adhering to Vail Resorts Health & Safety as well as Lift Maintenance department policies and procedures.  Safety is paramount and a high level of awareness relating to safe vehicle and UTV operation is also required.  Other duties as assigned.



  • Must be 18 years of age or older - required
  • High school diploma or equivalent - required
  • Valid US driver's license - required
  • Ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check - required
  • Ability to read, write, speak, comprehend and understand English fluently - required
  • Basic knowledge of computer systems - preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs. - required
  • Ability to stand for up to 4 hours without sitting - required
  • Ability to use hands and fingers to feel, reach - required
  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, crawl, and crouch - required
  • Able to work holidays, weekends, evenings as necessary - required
  • Ability to work and communicate effective in a team environment - required
  • Ability to work at heights up to 100' - required
  • Ability to work in a variety of outdoor mountain weather environments - required
  • Proficient with some hand and power tools - required
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in a mechanical, electrical, or construction field - preferred
  • Minimum of 1 season in lift operations - preferred
  • Working knowledge of Doppelmayr and CTEC lifts - preferred
  • In-person interview and resume - required


The budgeted range starts at $17.00 - $17.88.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks and benefits include

  • Free Summer passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear, and mountain shuttles 
  • Discounted bike haul & golf 
  • Excellent training & professional development 

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus…

  • Critical Illness and Accident plans
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (only available once eligible employees work 750 hours)  
  • Free ski passes for dependents


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 430307

Nearest Major Market: Denver