Lift Operator

311 Village Dr, Donnelly, ID 83615, USA Req #21
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Working at Tamarack is an incredibly rewarding and magical experience. Not only will you be working in a beautiful mountain environment, but you will also receive amazing employee perks like a season pass for you and your family, resort discounts, free childcare and more!


Mountains, meadows and lakes are for everyone, and our resort community is no different. We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in hiring, training, and career advancement. We celebrate and respect our diverse team members and guests.


The Lift Operator will perform any and all activities as assigned by the Lift Operations Supervisor.  They will operate the assigned lift safely and efficiently while providing guests of TMA Technology and Operations with courteous and friendly service.  This person will achieve and maintain the highest standards; requires dedication to the Team in a very challenging environment.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Load and unload guests safely. 
  • Operate lifts safely and service oriented. 
  • Ensuring Safety Requirements are met for Guest’s and Staff.
  • Requiring the highest Guest Service Standards each and every day. 
  • Thorough knowledge of lift opening and closing procedures.
  • Notify Supervisor immediately of any unsafe, unusual, abnormal situations or incidents. 
  • Continually remain aware of the mechanical lift and the guest.
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests, property owners, homeowners, and fellow employees.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must enjoy working and interacting with the public
  • Ability to multi task
  • Guest Service experience
  • Outstanding safety knowledge and experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Intermediate skiing or riding ability


High School Diploma or equivalent experience



Requires possession of valid Class C driver license with a driving record meeting the minimum standards required by the resort’s insurance carrier. Apprentice Level in any one trade would be preferred.  Understanding of lock-out/tag-out procedures



Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee may be occasionally required to stand; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Please be advised that the location of this position is in the mountains.  Inclement weather can and will be encountered on a regular basis, especially throughout the winter.  Reliable transportation to and from work is a necessity.  Access to a 4WD or AWD vehicle is highly recommended.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 311 Village Dr, Donnelly, ID 83615, USA