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Lift Operator - Full Time - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Nov 17, 2020
Location: 

Wilmot, WI, US

Company:  Wilmot Mountain
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. 

As part of Vail Resorts, all Wilmot employees receive a FREE ski pass providing access to all of our 34 iconic ski resorts across North America. Employees and dependents can ski anytime, including weekends, with no reservations required (with the exception of possible blackout days if limited terrain is open).

 

Job Summary:

 

You are the copilot, concierge and safety engineer of a multi-million dollar machine.  You are responsible for the safe, friendly and efficient travel of our guests and fellow teammates as they navigate premier terrain.  Make our guests feel welcomed by joining our team as a Lift Operator!

 

Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor the operation of the lift continually and notify the appropriate personnel of any problems or unusual conditions
  • Maintain a safe work area, i.e., ramp heights, tools stored, mazes set up etc.
  • Adhere to all ski/ride policies, i.e., Responsibility Code, designated trails, skiing/riding off the clock etc.
  • Pleasantly greet, make eye contact, listen to and respond appropriately to every guest’s needs and or questions, in person, outside of the lift building
  • Actively and efficiently perform maze control
  • Abides by operating procedures, i.e., opening procedures, downloading procedures, last chair protocol, etc.
  • Follow and perform all company and departmental policies and procedures i.e., punctuality, attendance, dress and grooming standards, etc.
  • Ensure recycled materials are disposed of properly
  • Help to preserve our natural environment
  • Help guests and fellow teammates enjoy their time on the mountain
  • Remember that fun is our product- create fun, enjoy your work and share the contagious spirit

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to stand outside in inclement weather for long periods of time
  • May lift up to 75 lbs., assistance is available for heavy lifting.
  • Must be able to make quick decisions regarding safety.
  • Must be able to maintain control and rational demeanor in emotionally charged situations involving guests and/or employees.
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed

 

Help create history at Wilmot Mountain as Vail Resorts bridges 75 years of skiing tradition with new state-of-the-art lifts, snowmaking, renovated lodges, and terrain parks, all while honoring the important legacy of the ski area. Be a part of the tremendous Wilmot Mountain brand recognized widely among Chicago and Milwaukee skiers and snowboarders, and also part of the Vail Resorts’ family that’s passionate about providing world-class experiences at every property. Wilmot Mountain truly is where Epic begins for skiers of all levels and can be where your epic career begins, too.

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 263750


Nearest Major Market: Kenosha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee