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Manager of Lift Maintenance, Whitetail

Date:  Oct 11, 2021

Mercersburg, PA, US

Company:  Whitetail Resort
Shift Type:  Year Round

As one of Pennsylvania’s premier skiing locations, Whitetail Mountain has everything guests need to make epic memories. Join our team and experience the outdoors like never before. Your adventure starts now.  www.vailresortscareers.com


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Job Summary

The Manager of Lift Maintenance will lead the preventative, predictive, scheduled, and unscheduled maintenance of all lifts at Whitetail Resort in a proactive, safe and efficient manner; provide oversight of lift construction and special projects as assigned by the Director of Mountain Operations; provide the quality and service required by regulatory agencies and maintain the standards set by Vail Resorts. The ideal candidate will have strong initiative and successfully lead a staff of knowledgeable individuals, enabling the highest levels of execution and job fulfillment while working toward excellent team cohesion and efficiency.


Job Responsibilities (ideally less than 15 bullet points)

  • Responsible for assuring the lifts are in compliance with ANSI /OSHA/ NEC / Insurance / PA State Codes and Vail Resorts rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for conduct, training, Department policies, Vail Resorts policies, and ensuring that paperwork and procedures are completed in a timely and detailed manner.
  • Responsible for the oversight and planning of all mechanical and electrical maintenance.
  • Responsible for oversight of department budgets and guiding leadership of financial variances.
  • Plan for the future development and capital improvements of all lift systems and continually update and counsel the Director of Mountain Operations on the long term goals for lift system upgrades.
  • Responsible for summer and winter preventative maintenance programs that include inspection of work performed to improve lift safety and reliability
  • Assure that leadership is immediately educated on all abnormal or unusual conditions, incidents, or system malfunctions.
  • Assure that all required records are maintained and kept up-to-date. This includes, but is not limited to, all mechanical and operational procedures, maintenance and operations logs, lift failures and incidents and downtime logs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Qualifications:


  • High school education or equivalent
  • Previous lift maintenance experience
  • Shown management/supervisory experience in Lift Operations and/or Lift Maintenance and/or Mountain Operations
  • Intermediate ski or snowboard ability
  • Valid Driver's license


  • Abide by rules and codes of authorities, know with jurisdictions
  • Involvement with ANSI and OSHA regulatory agencies



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. 

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 360027

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg