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Team Lead Lift Operations - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Sep 13, 2021

Breckenridge, CO, US

Company:  Breckenridge Ski Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home. www.vailresortscareers.com



The Lift Operations Supervisor position will oversee a dynamic team of employees. The successful applicant to this position will be someone who is able to hold their team and themselves accountable to our department's safety expectations, appearance standards, best practice compliance, and guest service expectations. They will also be passionate about creating the best possible environment, keeping morale high, and empowering the team to do their best. We are searching for a candidate with outstanding leadership skills and potential and will train the technical skills to the right applicant if needed. This position does require the candidate to be able to ski or snowboard at an advanced level.


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to): 

  • Assist in preparation of daily scheduling, monitoring staffing levels, efficient resource management, and budget oversight.
  • Oversee team leaders and lift operators to operate within all applicable codes and standards: CPTSB, ANSI, OSHA, and USFS.
  • Work with the supervisory team through the development and implementation of programs to provide and work towards successfully meeting departmental goals.
  • Resolve guest complaints/issues.
  • Resolve employee issues, following disciplinary procedures if necessary.
  • Assist in the hiring process for team leaders and lift operators.
  • Work with the supervisory team in completing employee performance evaluations.
  • Participate with Health and Safety departments to implement safety policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma - required.
  • College Degree - preferred.
  • Mountain operations supervisory experience – preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office - preferred.
  • Must be fluent in English written and verbal - required.
  • Must be an advanced skier or rider - required.


The budgeted range starts at $16.75 - $18.75.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks and benefits include

  • Free ski passes for employees 
  • 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Accrued Sick Time 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • 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 344250

Nearest Major Market: Denver