Start Dates: Various start dates; late October, early November, late November

Salary: $15.65/hour – depending on the resort


Lift Operators provide an outstanding experience for our guests. They are responsible for safely loading and unloading guests from the chair lifts as well as answering guest queries. This position requires a lot physical labour including holding chairs, physically assisting guests, chipping and shoveling snow.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide outstanding guest service
  • Assist and direct guests on and off chairlifts in a safe, professional, and efficient manner
  • Monitor and assess guests’ needs by slowing chairlifts down for their safety and enjoyment
  • Shovel snow, chip ice and sweep chairs in a safe and efficient manner
  • Perform daily lift checks, complete timely logs, accident, and/or avalanche reports
  • Effective communication via phones & at times radios – including prompt emergency notification to dispatch
  • Maintain safety and operating guidelines of lifts and lift ramps as per Z-98 Code requirements
  • Some resorts require staff to complete and pass a written exam
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Passion for providing outstanding guest service
  • Being physically fit is an advantage
  • Fluent English proficiency
  • Positive and friendly attitude
  • Ability to self-motivated with strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Willing to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Must own, or be willing to buy, own skis or snowboard to get to lift locations around the mountain
  • Some resorts have a minimum requirement of an intermediate level skiing/riding ability

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  • Total Jobs 8 Jobs
  • Industries Ski Resort Jobs
  • Locations Canada, Kicking Horse Resort
  • Do you supply housing No

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