Lift Operations Supervisor

Charles Locke

Website The Lake Louise Ski Resort

Come work with us in Lake Louise. Live, Work, Play surrounded by awe-inspiring views!

The Lake Louise Ski Resort is a world-class ski area nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. We are a year-round operation, operating as a ski resort in the winter months and as a wildlife interpretive centre and sightseeing gondola in the summer months.

Whether you want to work indoors or outdoors, no day will ever be the same. As an employee you can expect a great working environment, employee benefits, competitive wages and the experience of a lifetime.

Wage: $22.75 per hour

Some of our Employee Perks include:

-LLSR lift pass (valued at approx. $1,200)
-Reciprocal discounts with other Ski Resorts
-Free group lessons and discounted private lessons through snow school
-Free LLSR recreational opportunities including guided snowshoe tours and tubing
-Free employee transportation from Lake Louise, Banff and Canmore
-Food and Beverage discounts at designated cafeterias and restaurants
-Friend and Family discounted day passes
-Retail, Rental and Repair discounts
-Staff rates at Skoki Backcountry Lodge
-Complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate at designated cafeterias when you provide your own reusable mug
-Employee recognition programs
-Long Service Award programs
-Opportunity for educational growth and development
-Optional subsidized staff housing for full-time employees
-Awesome Staff events, activities, and team building events throughout the season
-RRSP matching contribution depending on length of service
-Extended health care plan depending on length of service
-Year-round employees may be eligible for spousal and family passes
-Employee discounts at Lake Louise Ski Area Daycare, eligibility criteria apply

Job Description:

The primary responsibility Lift Operations Supervisor at the Lake Louise Ski Resort and Summer Gondola is to ensure the safety and enjoyment of guests using our lifts while supervising and leading a team of lift operators. The Lift Operations group has the most amount of interaction with our guests during their visit and are vital to a positive guest experience.

Job Responsibilities:

-Supervision of all Lift Operation employees, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
-Leading training sessions for new employees and updating training material as required.
-Providing high standards of service, exceeding customer expectations and leading by example.
-Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
-Create and manage the daily schedule for up to 50 employees.
-Daily opening, closing and periodic lift checks.
-Conduct seasonal employee performance reviews and evaluations – ensure to address performance-related issues, as required.
-Ensure adherence by team members of company and departmental policies and procedures.
-Tracking employee work hours and approving payroll.
-Assisting with lift evacuations when necessary.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

-Must possess strong organization and communication skills.
-Must possess strong leadership skills, 3-5 years of supervisory experience preferred.
-Background in lift operations or guest services is considered an asset.
-Able to deal with guests and staff sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally.
-Safety oriented, adhere to OH&S responsibility and requirements.
-Understanding all aspects of the Lift Operators’ Manual and all emergency procedures.
-Experience with payroll software and MS Office is an asset.
-Must be able to lift, push, pull and move equipment etc. in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds.
-Experience “herding cats” is considered an asset.
-Follow all LLSR policies and procedures.
-Intermediate to advance skiing/riding ability preferred.
-Able to work in adverse weather conditions.

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