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Conveyor Lift Operator - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal - Steven's Pass (DH)

Date:  Jun 12, 2021

Skykomish, WA, US

Company:  Stevens Pass Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2021/2022

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: 

Operators interact with guests briefly, but on an almost constant basis throughout the day, and their friendly and helpful attitude is a key part of creating the welcoming and fun atmosphere that lays the foundation for a great guest experience. The Operators are tasked with the proper and safe operation of conveyor lifts (magic carpets) located within the Ski and Snowboard School teaching areas. Operators should be prepared for working outdoors for prolonged periods and sometimes in inclement weather. 


Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor the operations of the conveyor lift continually and notify the appropriate personnel of any problems or unusual conditions.
  • Welcome and greet guests as they load/unload, assist as needed, make eye contact, listen to and respond appropriately to guest needs and/or questions
  • Assist in ensuring lift is ready for maintenance inspection and operation 
  • Perform snow removal from the carpets, including operating the snowblower when trained, to have the carpets ready for inspection and operation prior to lessons starting
  • Remove and replace conveyor covers to open and close the machines
  • Ensure that the safety signage and bamboo fencing around the carpets and learning areas is properly set prior to the mountain opening and maintained throughout the day
  • Maintain loading and unloading ramps to the required standard through end of shift and ready for the next shift
  • Complete proper conveyor lift documentation i.e. lift logs and break logs
  • Maintain an informed status about lift openings and closures and general operating conditions
  • Follow and perform all company and departmental procedures, i.e. punctuality, attendance, dress and grooming standards, etc.
  • Abide by operational procedures and adhere to ski/ride policies, i.e. Responsibility Code, designated trails, skiing/riding on and off the clock etc.



  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Comfortable with seeing/hearing/feeling explosions used for avalanche mitigation.
  • Be able to lift 50 lbs., climb, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl, stand, walk, push, pull, grasp, feel, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions
  • Must be a team player that is comfortable with the changing dynamics of a seasonal operation.


Benefits include: 

  • Free Ski passes for employees and eligible dependents 
  • Discount lift tickets for friends and family 
  • Free ski lessons 
  • Daily $5 employee meal
  • Discounted lodging, food (including $5 meals), gear and mountain shuttles 
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits plans (full-time positions) after achieving 1500 hours with the company 
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Training and professional development 

Do you love the mountains and wonder what it would be like to work at a mountain resort? Looking to try something new and learn how to ski, snowboard or downhill mountain bike? Are you looking to meet new friends from all over the country and world? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we invite you to come join our community at Stevens Pass today! Why not work where you play, and let Stevens Pass be your office. 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 307207

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett