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Lift Operations Supervisor - Full Time, Year Round - Vail Mountain

Date: Jul 12, 2019

Location: Vail, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

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. Re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.




Lift Operations Supervisor - Full Time, Year Round - Vail Mountain


The Lift Operations Supervisor position will oversee a dynamic team of employees on Vail Mountain. The successful applicant to this position will be someone who is able to hold their team and themselves accountable to our department's safety expectations, appearance standards, best practice compliance, and guest service expectations. They will also be passionate about creating the best possible environment, keeping morale high, and empowering the team to do their best. We are searching for a candidate with outstanding leadership skills and potential and will train the technical skills to the right applicant if needed. This position does require the candidate to be able to ski or snowboard at an advanced level.


Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to): 

  • Assist in preparation of daily scheduling, monitoring staffing levels, efficient resource management, and budget oversight.
  • Oversee team leaders and lift operators to operate within all applicable codes and standards: CPTSB, ANSI, OSHA, and USFS.
  • Work with the supervisory team through the development and implementation of programs to provide and work towards successfully meeting departmental goals.
  • Resolve guest complaints/issues.
  • Resolve employee issues, following disciplinary procedures if necessary.
  • Assist in the hiring process for team leaders and lift operators.
  • Work with the supervisory team in completing employee performance evaluations.
  • Participate with Health and Safety departments to implement safety policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma - required.
  • College Degree - preferred.
  • Mountain operations supervisory experience – preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office - preferred.
  • Must be fluent in English written and verbal - required.
  • Must be an advanced skier or rider - required.


Be a part of the resort where it all started. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the life of luxury to its guests while infusing the mountain lifestyle in every experience. Are you someone that never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come help us deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled and unflinching. Join the team at Vail – a place that’s Like Nothing on Earth.

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 169245

Nearest Major Market: Denver