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Lift Operator Lead - Alpine Meadows - Winter Seasonal

Company: Palisades Tahoe
Location: Truckee
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

About Squaw Valley - Alpine MeadowsSquaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe, California and proud host of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games. The resort spans 6,000 skiable acres across two mountains, with stunning views of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. Skiers and riders of all ability levels are welcomed by over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain, while legendary steeps, towering cliffs and heart-pumping chutes continue to be ground zero for boundary breaking skiing and riding. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley , which bustles year-round with nonstop events and over 50 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny California days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the Spring Skiing Capital and provides the longest ski and snowboard season in Lake Tahoe. Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is on the, the new standard in season passes, which grants access to 44 iconic destinations across five continents. Ahead of the 2020-21 ski season, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announced its commitment to change the resort name, removing the word squaw, which is widely considered offensive. The resort has begun work on determining a new name, which will be unveiled in 2021. Visit the to learn more. You can also visit us on,, and.A Great Job and Benefits to Match:

  • Free skiing + riding privileges to 14 iconic resorts including Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Mammoth Mountain, Steamboat, Solitude and more!
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match
  • Free lift tickets, plus 50% off lift tickets
  • 25%-50% discount at Food & Beverage locations at Squaw and Alpine
  • 30% discount at Squaw Valley operated retail stores, including The North Face, Oakley and more
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Applicants must be 18 years of age. Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; other duties may be assigned:
  • Provide all customers and employees with top quality customer service in all situations at all times.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with efficient, friendly service.
  • Perform safety checks on chairlift and fill out safety log.
  • Must be familiar with assigned lift: brakes, electrical systems, mechanical drives.
  • Assist customers and employees in loading and unloading chairs safely.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with persons using lifts, and top and bottom lift operators.
  • Maintain safe snow conditions by shoveling on loading and unloading ramps.
  • Set up and maintain signs, temporary fences and mazes for chair loading and unloading.
  • Monitor area for trash, tissues and other safety issues.
  • Must be alert at all times of everything around assigned lift area.
  • Protect the company and our guests against potential fraudulent pass and ticket issues.
  • Monitor SkiData gates by using technology such as handhelds and tablets.Additional Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; other duties may be assigned:
  • Supervise all operations at their scheduled Lift
  • Check in at 7:00am normal operation days and 6:00am on storm days.
  • Start setup, and when the rest of staff arrives complete setup and check ramps
  • When bottom station is complete go to top and check setup and ramps.
  • After returning to the bottom, complete paperwork and start ride breaks.
  • Make sure all staff are signing out for ride breaks and being timely.
  • After morning ride breaks are complete start lunch breaks at 10:30am. Make sure all staff are punching out for lunch breaks and being timely.
  • After lunch breaks are complete start afternoon ride breaks. Make sure all staff are signing out for ride breaks and being timely.
  • At 3:30pm start teardown at bottom station
  • At 4:00pm ride last chair to top station and check ramps and tear down. Return to bottom station, check ramps and tear down.
  • Verify lift is shut down properly and return to base area.Competencies and Job Requirements:
  • Effective communication skills, oral & written
  • Strong sense of customer service & safety awareness
  • Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Have a neat & clean appearance in compliance with the company grooming standards
  • Punctual, able to report at scheduled start time
  • Work well as part of a team.Physical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, and hear. Must be capable of walking or standing 90% or more of a normal 8 hour work shift. Must be capable of occasionally carrying, lifting, pushing or pulling up to 35lbs. Must capable of occasionally squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching, and balancing, able to climb ladders and shovel snow. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.Working Conditions:Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee will frequently be exposed to extreme cold, wetness and/or humidity, and occasionally blizzards and extreme storm conditions.Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the work place is usually moderate.Equipment Used in Job: Various lift operation equipmentExperienceRequired
    • Prior experience working within the Lift Operations DepartmentEducationRequired
      • High School or betterBehaviorsPreferred
        • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
        • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
        • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
        • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrityMotivationsPreferred
          • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Keywords: Palisades Tahoe, Reno , Lift Operator Lead - Alpine Meadows - Winter Seasonal, Other , Truckee, Nevada

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