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Lift Operations Training Specialist - Winter Seasonal


Northstar, CA, US

Company:  Northstar California Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

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. 


Job Summary:

Oversees all Lift Operations training and completion of training documents for employees. Works with Team Leads, Leads and Operators in Charge to ensure consistency in training and training is completed on agreed upon time frame. Stays up to date with SOP’s/SOG’s and update operators and team with changes to policies. Performs periodic audits with operators and teams to ensure all policies are being followed. Assists Dept. Managers, Team Leads, Zone Leads, & Admins when needed.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate Employee Orientations including scheduling and assist with On-boarding
  • Oversees Dept. Lift Operator trainings and documents.
  • Oversee & assist in Team Lead, Zone Lead & Operator in Charge training. Oversee ongoing training.
  • Assist with Goals for Entry Operator, Operator in charge, Zone Lead, & Team Lead.
  • Assist Managers, and Team Leads with Performance Reviews of Operators.
  • Fill in and/or assist Team Leads in daily/weekly zone operations when needed.
  • And other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma 
  • Advanced level skier/boarder 
  • Must have at least 2 yrs. Experience in Ski Industry, preferably on mtn. or in operations?
  • Must be Driver & UTV trained
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds 


With diverse tree-lined mountain trails, a world-class terrain park and a vibrant village, Northstar is the perfect setting for families and snow sports enthusiasts alike. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada just 15 minutes from Lake Tahoe, 30 minutes from Reno and a few hours from Napa and San Francisco, it’s easy to explore everything Northern California has to offer. Join the Northstar team and learn why Truckee, CA has been voted one of the “Top 25 Ski Towns in the World.” 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 236187