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Lift Operations Assistant Manager - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal


Lewisberry, PA, US

Company:  Roundtop Mountain 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. 


Roundtop is now part of the Vail Resorts family and we’ve started hiring for our Winter 20-21 season! All employees receive a FREE ski pass that gives you access to skiing and riding at all Vail Resorts-owned mountains. Along with the free ski pass, employees also get discounts on food, lodging, and retail products, along with other pro-deal discounts on brand names. Join the team this season for an Experience of a Lifetime!


During the winter season the Assistant Manager of Lift Operations will oversee the hiring, training, scheduling, daily operations, and budgetary compliance; act as a positive advocate for our safety culture; insure that all regulatory and Vail Resorts safety regulations are met. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and successfully lead a staff of experienced individuals, enabling the highest levels of execution and job satisfaction while working toward excellent team cohesion and effectiveness. 


Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates strong example of Vail Resorts Core Values of: Serve Others, Do Good, Drive Value, Be Safe, Do Right, and Have Fun.
  • Update, modify, and develop training material for employee development within department
  • Supervise technical training for staff as well as assist in facilitation of department training sessions as needed
  • Provide leadership development education within team.
  • Be able to oversee all lift operations during winter and golf operations during summer.
  • Ensure compliance of all safety regulations and policies.
  • Ensure proper completion of daily operations logs and required paperwork.
  • Assist Lift Maintenance staff to ensure reliable operation of lifts.
  • Handle and respond to customer complaints.
  • Conduct Mid-Season and End of Season performance reviews and disciplinary actions.
  • Responsible for safety compliance at all Lift Stations as it relates to staff, guests and lift machinery.
  • Analyze labor and expenses to stay with budget.
  • Help with making sure that all employees are paid correctly for all time worked.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements  


  • Experience in chair lift operations; grounds maintenance; staff management
  • Minimum of 2 years previous Leadership experience in a dynamic operational setting
  • Valid driver License
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Schedule Requirements: 40-48 hours per week; weekends and holidays
  • Ability to acquire pesticide license
  • Small equipment experience



  • Familiarity with mountain operations
  • MS Office proficiency; Coupa, Concur, PeopleSoft
  • Equipment maintenance skills
  • Heavy equipment experience
  • Fluent in English


As one of the east coast’s most legendary winter destinations, Roundtop is dedicated to providing guests with world-class ski experiences. Make Roundtop your home-away-from-home when you join our team and become part of the family today.  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 224947

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster