Summer Lift Operator

Jen Dekkers

Website Sun Peaks Resort LLP Sun Peaks Resort LLP

Sun Peaks Resort LLP

Role Proposition:

Do you enjoy working outside in a variety of weather conditions?  Our Lift Operators are key guest-facing members of our summer operations team at Sun Peaks Resort. Do ride breaks, and stellar views excite you? In collaboration with the Lift Operations and Lift Maintenance teams, this role has a shared responsibility for ensuring the lifts’ safe operations, including safety checks, safe loading and unloading practices for guests, and continued upkeep of a clean work area free from obstructions. Full training is provided, and you will work alongside skilled and knowledgeable individuals. You will be stationed at one of our many lifts, providing guests access to all three mountains for hiking, biking and sightseeing adventures! If this sounds like the ideal work environment for you, fill out an application to work, live and play where you belong.

This role is eligible for an incentive for successful applicants to select fully reimbursed staff accommodation for the Summer season OR a free Alpine/Nordic mountain pass for the Winter 22-23 season. If you are a student currently enrolled in a college/university tourism and/or hospitality program (validated by uploading the required documentation and completing the information on your student status in the job application fields), you are eligible for both incentives above. Conditions apply to these incentives and will be discussed in detail with successful applicants during interviews and a job offer stage.


Assisting the Lift Maintenance team with routine start-up and safety checks
Practice all safety measures to ensure all guests load and unload in a safe manner
Provide extra assistance to those guests requiring help
Continued upkeep of all workstations and ensure all areas are free from any obstruction
Work as part of the lift operations team to ensure all safety practices are being followed by employees and guests
Ideal Candidate:

Strong team player eager to work collaboratively within the team and with other departments
Task focused with a safety-first mindset
Highly motivated and outgoing with a sincere willingness to provide a remarkable guest experience
Keen willingness to learn from others
Open and transparent communication skills
High level of physical fitness, free from injuries
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Willing and able to work outdoors in all weather conditions for most of a day
A sneak peek into some of the perks and benefits our Seasonal employees enjoy:

Full access Winter/Summer Season Lift, Trail and Golf passes
Dining discounts within our hotel & resort outlets
Retail discounts in Resort owned outlets
Reciprocal programs with partnering hotels
Friends and family hotel rates
Continued professional growth and development opportunities

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