Openings >> Outdoor Ops: Lift Operator Winter 18/19
Outdoor Ops: Lift Operator Winter 18/19
Title:Outdoor Ops: Lift Operator Winter 18/19
Department:Outdoor Operations
Location:Big White
Big White has vacancies for qualified Lift Operators. Lift Operators are on the front line of guest services at Big White Ski Resort. Applicants should be personable and enjoy working with both guests and fellow staff in a winter outdoor environment. Lift Operators are responsible for the safe transport of thousands of guests an hour.
Please be advised that this position requires in person interviews, no Skype interviews. 
Position Requirements/Skills:
  • Experience with customer service skills and/or labour skills
  • An eager attitude with a willingness to learn
  • Helmet, ski or snowboard equipment (if riding for work)
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The safe and efficient operation of ski lifts
  • Maintaining lift log sheets and incident reports
  • Assisting the drive operator in the operation of drive and return terminals
  • Being alert to the mechanical condition of the lift and advising the drive operator of any abnormal/unsafe conditions
  • Daily set-up and removal of lift maze corrals
  • Maintain the load and unload ramps constantly
  • Maintaining fair and efficient line control with ridgid ticket control
  • Keeping lift buildings neat and organized
  • Assisting with corrective or preventative maintenance
  • Operation lift related equipment as per company policy
  • Being familiar with the employee and lift manuals
  • Performing any other duties as required
  • Maintaining a high level of customer service at all times

Each lift has a supervising Lift Operator called the Drive Operator. The Drive Operator oversees the operation of the lifts and the staff in attendance. Drive Operators are generally the most experienced, competent and reliable Lift Operators. Each season a few new Drive Operators are chosen during Lift Operator training

Physical Demands:
  • Shoveling
  • Lifting
  • Skiing\snowboarding

Position Duration:
Mid November to mid April

Dependent on experience