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Lead Lift Operations - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Apr 29, 2021

South Lake Tahoe, CA, US

Company:  Heavenly Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2021

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. 


Lift Operations Leads will be the primary contact on the mountain during operations for operators. Leads will assist with training, opening, closing, and daily operations including guest interactions, and safety practices. They will communicate any concerns or issues needing attention from supervisory staff or lift dispatch. Other duties as assigned.


 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for on the job training of new and existing personnel
  • Accountable for multiple lifts, including operators, on a daily basis
  • Maintain a safe, neat, and orderly area at all times according to the Lift Department standards
  • Promote high levels of attention to safety and guest service
  • Organize and prioritize daily interactions with operators to give breaks, assist with workload, assist Lift Maintenance, etc.
  • Lead and train by example, building a team atmosphere
  • Must know and be able to train all emergency procedures to operators
  • Communicate any employee challenges with Supervisors to proactively foster employee development
  • Assist other resort departments routinely: Activities, Patrol, Food Service, Lift Maintenance, etc.



  • 18 years or older- Required
  • Able to speak, read, write, and understand English  - required
  • Valid Driver’s license- Preferred
  • Ability to drive 4x4, off road vehicles and road vehicles
  • Able to lift and carry 50lbs  - required
  • Able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions for 10 hours during a shift  - required
  • Able to work weekends and holidays  - required
  • Familiarity with Heavenly and the surrounding area


If you want to obtain your summer Experience of a Lifetime, you’ve found your perfect match at Heavenly. With a massive mountain full of thrilling activities, adventure and incredible views of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is for those who want to go big and forge their own path. From on-mountain Canopy Tours to mouthwatering Smokehouse cuisine, Heavenly exudes high-energy from first chair to last call. Come be a part of the team committed to delivering a refreshingly unique Epic experience. 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 303550

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento