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Entry Lift Maintenance Tech - Summer Seasonal

Date:  Apr 2, 2021

Ludlow, VT, US

Company:  Okemo Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2021

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.


The Entry Maintenance Technician will assist with seasonal set-up and tear down (spring and fall) of all activities, zip lines, alpine coaster and alpine slide and Epic Discovery signage. This role will also assist with summer area preparation/teardown, to include signage operational structures and fences/closures and other duties as assigned. The Entry maintenance technician will assist with daily, weekly, monthly, and annual inspections on the activities. Perform routine preventative maintenance and emergency repairs & rescues on the activities, rides, climbing walls and assigned work spaces. The entry maintenance technician will assist the lead maintenance technician and or lift maintenance staff in all aspects of maintenance and support the operations team (activities & lifts).


Job Responsibilities:

  • Follow all company policies and procedures, wear proper PPE, be at work on time and have a positive attitude.
  • Assist with set-up, tear down, and storage of activities/signage.
  • Ability to clearly communicate. Understand and speak fluent English. Able to take direction from Team Lead.
  • Ability to operate a wide variety of vehicles; truck & trailer, UTV, ATV safely on and off mountain.
  • Ability to operate/ use power tools, hand tools and precision tools safely. Able to work with hands, tie knots, repetitive motion etc.
  • Able to assist in the repair of all assigned equipment, work spaces and activities.
  • Working with the necessary PPE (harnesses, helmets, ropes, slings, rescue equipment, trolleys) to assist with maintenance and rescue at heights up to 300’ on Challenge courses, Canopy tour, and Zip Flyer.
  • Communicates and documents safety issues including near misses and incident prevention opportunities.
  • Assists in documentation of all scheduled/ unscheduled work performed. Able to read and write English.
  • Ability to do physical work, stand for long periods of time and preform repetitive motions.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Outdoors, mechanical, physical work history 
  • Valid US driver's license
  • Basic computer skills such as email, Microsoft word, Enabalon entry
  • Fluent in all aspects of English (spoken, written, and understood)
  • Comfortable working at heights in excess of 300’ feet above the ground in a physically demanding environment (all weather conditions)
  • Comfortable working in an outdoor mountain environment in all types of weather
  • Ability to remain calm and in control in varying degrees of emergency situations (weather, medical, rescue).
  • Must work well in a team environment, communicating with team members, taking direction from Team Leads.
  • Adherence to all Vail Resorts/ Breckenridge policies and procedures.


Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience in challenge courses, zip lines, canopy tours, mountain coasters, tubing hills, etc.
  • First Aid/First responder training and certification.
  • Rope work, knot tying, rock climbing experience.
  • Mechanical ability


Benefits include:

  • Free Ski passes for employees and dependents
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family
  • Free ski lessons
  • Discounted lodging, food, gear and mountain shuttles
  • Discounted bike haul & golf
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plans (full-time positions)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Excellent training and professional development



At Okemo, we’ve got 2,200 vertical feet of positive outlook and it shows. Culture is what we teach. And service with a smile is the linchpin of our philosophy. Every interaction with our guests-on and off the mountain, at the golf courses, Adventure Zone and at the Evolution Bike Park, is an opportunity to turn a skier, rider, golfer, or recreational enthusiast into a lifelong member of our family. Our employees reflect this attitude by having fun doing what they do best: creating a memorable recreational 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 298933

Nearest Major Market: Hanover