Lift Operator – Seasonal – *$500 Season Bonus*

  Ottawa

Job Description

Please note, this position is located at Blue Mountain Resort in The Blue Mountains, Ontario.

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Seasonal

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME? 
Resort perks:

  • Free Alterra Mountain Pass for employees; ski or ride for free at 14 Alterra owned destinations!

  • Pass benefits for your family and discounted lift tickets you can share with your friends;

  • Free rentals;

  • Staff priced meals & Starbucks treats;

  • Staff room rates at all our hotels;

  • Retail savings at Burton, Columbia, North Face, Red Devil, Hillside, and more!

Lift Operators will continually strive to exceed our guest’s expectations by creating the best memories. The Lift Department will ensure the safe operation of our ski lifts by maintaining the standards set for both the guest experience and maintenance.

Full-Time & Part-Time Seasonal

Hourly rate of $17.43 up to $18.43/hr

+ 500$ end of season bonus for all Lift Operators. Season ends March 19th.

*Specific criteria must be met, speak to HR or Lift Operations for more details*

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

  • Responsible for the safe operation of their assigned lift
  • Responsible for maximizing uphill capacity for all lifts
  • Responsible for focusing on ease of entry in to sport by being empathetic to the needs of our beginner guests
  • Provide physical assistance to guests when required
  • Ensures all guest using the lift have a valid ticket or pass
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining all operational aspects of all assigned lifts including ramps, mazes, tools and signs
  • Maintain a high-quality, friendly and cooperative work ethic and interactive relationship with guests, the lift team and other resort staff
  • Responsible for duties as assigned by the team leads, supervisors and manager

WHAT DO WE NEED FROM YOU?

  • Must possess excellent employee and public relations skills and be of a friendly and co-operative nature
  • Must be professional, energetic and dependable
  • Must be able to reason and react with quick and thoughtful judgment while remaining calm under pressure
  • Must be in good physical condition
  • Must be confident in a team atmosphere
  • Ski/Snowboarding experience an asset
  • Previous customer service experience

BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT COMPANY OVERVIEW
Blue Mountain, Ontario’s largest mountain resort is nestled on the shores of Georgian Bay, located 90 minutes north of Toronto. Blue Mountain has become the four-season destination of the North, visited by more than 1.5 million guests a year. Winter at the resort boasts 43 ski and snowboard trails enhanced by a world-class snowmaking system. Summer months offer the largest downhill mountain biking facility in Ontario, Monterra Golf course, Ridge Runner Mountain Coaster, Cascade Putting Course, Timber Challenge Ropes Course, Wind Rider Triple Zips and a private beach property among other seasonal attractions. Year-round the resort attracts visitors to more than 1,000 luxury accommodation units and 45 unique concept restaurants, bars and retail stores in our pedestrian Village. 53,000 square feet of state- of-the-art conference space caters year-round to corporate meeting groups. Blue Mountain is owned by Alterra Mountain Company and offers the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. Visit www.bluemountain.ca for more information.

ALTERRA COMPANY OVERVIEW

Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 15 iconic year-round destinations, including the world’s largest heli-ski operation, offering the Ikon Pass, the new standard in season passes. The company owns and operates a range of recreation, hospitality, real estate development, food and beverage, retail and service businesses. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with destinations across the continent, Alterra Mountain Company is rooted in the spirit of the mountains and united by a passion for outdoor adventure. Alterra Mountain Company’s family of diverse playgrounds spans six U.S. states and three Canadian provinces: Steamboat and Winter Park Resort in Colorado; Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain and Big Bear Mountain Resort in California; Stratton and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec, Blue Mountain in Ontario; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia.  Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in British Columbia, Canada. Alterra Mountain Company honors each destination’s unique character and authenticity and celebrates the legendary adventures and enduring memories they bring to everyone. 

For more information, please visit www.alterramtnco.com.

Blue Mountain Resort is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and inclusiveness across the organization. We believe in equal opportunity and it is our priority to ensure a barrier-free recruitment and selection process. If you are contacted for a position, please notify Human Resources of any accommodation needs you may have during the selection process. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Job ID: 29677941
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Blue Mountain Resort
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