Lift Operator

Job Description

The Lift Operator is responsible for the safe loading and unloading of HoliMont’s eight ski lifts.  Lift Operators will assist passengers with loading and unloading. Lift Operators are key staff to ensure a fun and safe skiing and riding experience for our membership and guest.  Successful Lift Operators will enjoy working outdoors and providing top-notch customer service by interacting with all lift passengers.   

Department/Corporate Entity:

Mountain Operations

Reports To:

Lift Supervisor

Job Duration:

Part-Time or Full-Time



Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be on time for your shift, as determined by the Supervisor.
  • Successfully completed training modules on operational and emergency procedures and related equipment needed to perform assigned duties.
  • Operate chairlifts and lift conveyors assigned to them on a specific day.
  • Prepare and maintain safe loading and unloading areas.
  • Advise and assist lift passengers with loading and unloading.
  • Assist in managing lift line flow and loading procedure.
  • Interact and communicate with all members and guests with grace and positivity.
  • Participate in Themed Events as outlined by the Supervisor.


NOTE:  All HoliMont employees are required to perform alternate functions from time to time, both within and outside of their assigned department, particularly during peak periods such as holiday weekends. 


  • Lift Operators must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Good work ethic and dependability.
  • Excellent Communication Skills.
  • Lift or Mechanical experience preferred.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Willing and able to perform prolonged periods of standing and walking on slippery and/or uneven snow or icy surfaces.


  • Work safely in close proximity to heavy equipment and high voltage.
  • Use Personal Protective Equipment as outlined during training.
  • The ability to work in adverse weather conditions including wind, snow, ice
  • Willing and Able to work in wet conditions and very cold temperatures.
  • Shoveling snow and/or Ice required
  • Good communication skills and ability to accurately follow instructions
  • Available as scheduled on Weekends, and Holidays


Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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