Lift Attendant

  • Aspen Skiing Company
  • Big Sky, Montana
  • Nov 17, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Company Description

Aspen is one of the world's premiere destinations for inspiration and transformation at the intersection of recreation, nature, and culture. Aspen Skiing Company was founded 75 years ago following World War Two in a moment of vision and renewal.
With a purpose deeply rooted in expanding possibilities, we are company driven by its values and our people.

We operate four mountain resorts (Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass and Buttermilk) with summer and winter experiences; the Five Star, Five Diamond Little Nell Hotel in Aspen; the contemporary Limelight Hotels in Aspen, Snowmass and Ketchum; world-class events including the World Cup series and X Games; and a multi-store retail portfolio.

Job Description

The Lift Attendant is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of mountain lifts and the guests that use them. Lift Attendants spend their days helping guests, of all skill levels, load and unload from lifts, in an outdoor mountain environment.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provide a positive guest service experience while safely loading and unloading lifts
  • Maintain the safe and continuous operation of the lifts for extended periods of time
  • Maintain load and unload ramps in areas around lift stations in various weather conditions including shoveling and/or raking snow
  • Organize the maze to provide orderly and friendly access to the lift; help to manage guests for efficient loading
  • Scan and check tickets at specific locations
  • Perform daily pre-operation inspections and post-operation shutdown procedures at return Remain alert and attentive at all times to assist guests and monitor lift operation
  • Maintain proper communication at all times, including updating lift logs, using lift telephones/radios and communicate with others when necessary about incidents and safety Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to understand directions and communicate effectively in English
  • Previous customer service preferred
  • Entry level - no prior experience required

Additional Information

Supervision Given and Received
Supervision Given: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Supervision Received: Works under direct supervision of Lift Operations Manager. Tasks are assigned according to specific procedures, and work is checked frequently. Instruction, advice and assistance are readily available.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
Ability to reach, crouch, kneel, stand, bend or be on your feet for extended periods of time
Regularly work in wet, cold, hot conditions requiring the use of protective apparel/equipment to prevent exposure to the elements and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces
Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs individually or with assistance

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. By accepting a position with Aspen Skiing Company, you acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. To request accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at .

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here