Summer Lift Operator


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Grouse Mountain

Job Title: Summer Lift Operator
Location: North Vancouver
Department: Mountain Operations
Reports to: Duty Manager
Role Status: Full time/ Part time -Seasonal -Hourly. This position runs from mid May to the end of October.

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain’s renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver’s premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

Perks & Discounts:
Mountain Access Pass
40% Food & Beverage
Free Coffee & Tea
20% Retail discount
Health & Dental Benefits after 3 months probation (permanent contracts only)
Transit Subsidy
Employee Assistance Program (free counselling services)

Scope of the job:
As a Summer Lift Operator, you are responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the Peak Chairlift; including start up and shut down procedures, greeting guests, and providing physical assistance when required. With direct supervision from the Duty Manager, the Summer Lift Operator is expected to deliver a safe and exceptional experience for all mountain guests.

Key Responsibilities:
Ensuring safe and efficient operational procedures of lifts including start up and shut down procedures
Ensuring highest level of safety with respect to the load/unload area in that it is uncluttered and litter-free
Greeting guests in a friendly and welcoming manner
Providing physical assistance to guests when required
Establishing and maintaining all operational aspects of the assigned lift station; including line control, tools and signs
Maintaining housekeeping standards including load/unload areas and lift huts
Maintaining a high quality, friendly and cooperative relationship with mountain staff
Performing daily mountain clean up tasks including garbage picking, pathway sweeping and washroom maintenance
Maintaining a clean work environment, including cleaning/disinfecting of chairlift chairs, and other lift operation facilities (proper PPE will be provided).
Performing all other duties assigned

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Possess excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to provide excellent guest service
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
Ability to work flexible schedule, 10 hour shifts in all weather conditions
On-the-job training provided

Working Conditions
Summer Lift Operators perform most of their duties outdoors and may work in all different kinds of weather conditions. Hours of operation are weather dependent. Due to the nature of the business, this position requires flexibility in terms of your work schedule. A variety of work schedules may include rotation of shifts, day/evening shifts, and weekends and statutory holidays. Shifts require standing for long periods of time and physical assistance of guests loading the chairlift.

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