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Winter Lift Operator

Interested in spending a winter in the mountains?  

Would you like to meet athletic outgoing individuals like yourself? 

The Sun Valley LIFT OPERATOR is responsible for the safe loading and unloading of guests of all ages and abilities that are using our chairlifts.  As a member of the lift department team, the lift operator will provide exceptional service for our guests during their visit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Follow company/department safety policies and procedures.
  • Able to work independently or in a small group to accomplish daily job related tasks.
  • Complete pre-operational procedures and inspections.
  • Assist in snow removal, daily set up and routine maintenance of work areas.
  • Anticipate guest’s needs and provide service above and beyond guest expectations.
  • Remain alert for guests improperly loading and unloading the ski lifts.
  • Assist with completing lift closing procedures.
  • Work with all mountain departments respectfully in assisting and resolving issues that could arise during the operations.


  • 18 years or older, high school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds, Able to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Skiing/Snowboarding a plus but not required
  • Completion of Sun Valley lift department / lift operator training
  • Have the ability to work weekends, holidays, and early mornings (6:00 a.m.)
  • Able to work through the entire winter season



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