Lift Operations Lead

John Welsh

  • Full-Time Seasonal
  • Agassiz

Website Sasquatch Mountain Resort

Sasquatch Mountain Resort is a family focused Ski Resort located in the Fraser Valley, BC- formerly known as Hemlock Resort and in operation since 1969. We are passionate about snow sports and bringing people together for outdoor fun. We pride ourselves on our strong commitment to the quality of service we offer to each guest that comes through our door through delivering a personalized experience in everything we do. Our focus is to continually build on our culture of fun that leaves a lasting impression with our guests as they create mountain memories in a whole new way at Sasquatch Mountain Resort.

Who YOU are:

You have a genuine passion for the mountains, for winter sports and outdoor activities.
You are a creative, innovative, go-getter, and a get-it-done kind of person.
You are confident, outgoing, positive, and energetic. You see the bigger picture and you are not afraid to step out of your comfort zone.
You’re flexible and adaptable quickly to constantly changing environment
You thrive under pressure and can maintain positivity amongst challenges.
You are a friendly team player; you have a great sense of humor, and you can inspire and motivate those around you.
You have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
You have great time management skills & the ability to work both independently and part of a team
You have excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills; you can manage multiple tasks at once – the faster the pace the better.
Job Description

As an integral part of our Sasquatch Mountain Resort Leadership Team, the primary function of this role is to help execute our Lift Operation’s strategic plan. We require a hard-working, dedicated individual that is enthusiastic about bringing new ideas to the table, developing new relationships, empowering, and leading by example.

Primary function is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Lift Operators ensuring success through safe operating procedures, a positive guest experience and a focus on staff retention and development.

Duties and Responsibilities

Oversee the Lift Operators, in the day-to-day operations.
Assist and lead Lift operators in the daily setup, operation, and tear down of each lift.
Ensure consistency between lifts, and lift operators on a day-to-day basis.
Co-ordinate and plan breaks plan for lift operators.
Identify and notify appropriate persons of any problems found on lifts.
Adhere to Operational Manual, for the safe and consistent, daily setup, operation, and tear down of every lift.
Assist in the Scheduling of all Lift Operators, Parking attendants, and Tube Park attendants for all daily operations, at the direction of the Lift Operations Supervisor.
Operate company equipment safely and as per company policies and procedures.
Maintain records of operations as per related codes, legislation, and company policy.
Ensure work area(s) are safe and clean, report any damage, malfunction, or misuse of any company equipment and/or property.
Ensure radio protocols are followed as per company policy.
Assist in emergency situations.
Assist in the training of lift operator personnel pre-season, and mid-season as required.
Practice safe work procedures.
Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements and Qualifications

Previous lift operations experience is a requisite.
Strong and independent leadership skills.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Effective communication skills.
Able to work outside in all weather conditions.
Proficient in Microsoft Office and other basic computer systems and applications.
Intermediate to advanced skier or snowboarder.
Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
You are required to be available to work during all peak periods including but not limited to the following:

All weekends in December, January, February, March & April
December 18th – January 3rd for Christmas Holidays and for March Spring Break

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and copies of relevant certifications, along with your references to hr@sasquatchmountainresort.ca and please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

To apply for this job email your details to jwelsh@sasquatchmountain.ca