NZSki - Lifts - Senior Lift Operator - Queenstown

Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
Full Time

Senior Lift Operator - Coronet Peak & The Remarkables

Lifties are the face of our mountain, everyone who skis or rides at NZSki during the season will interact with a Lift Operator. We are therefore seeking fun-loving personalities with an affinity for operating machinery safely who can multi-task with a smile on their face in a blizzard. If this sounds like you then read on!

About the role

  • Meeting and greeting all guests who ride a chairlift
  • Assisting guests on and off chairlifts safely and in accordance with procedures
  • Providing additional assistance to those who may require it
  • Queue management and the ability to plan for busy periods
  • Operating lift machinery
  • Participating in training for lift evacuations and de-icing chairlifts, and carrying out these tasks safely and effectively during the season if required
  • Assisting new staff with training and acting as supervisor 
  • Assisting new staff to achieve their National Certificate in Alpine Resort Operations 

About You

  • High levels of energy - sustain positivity and FUN!
  • Previous Lift Operations experience is required - minimum of 2 seasons 
  • At least 1-year front line customer service experience with a total commitment to the guest service experience
  • Proven ability to work unsupervised along with the ability to work under pressure in a team environment
  • The ability to quickly build a rapport with all guests and staff, coupled with strong teamwork skills
  • Excellent personal presentation as well as extremely punctual and reliable
  • Physically fit
  • Health & safety conscious and a good record in this area
  • Applicants should be flexible and be willing to help in other departments at times
  • Applicants need to be able to ski or snowboard in all weather conditions on intermediate terrain
  • Applicants must be comfortable working outside in an alpine environment in a variety of weather conditions and available for early shifts as required
  • An understanding that employment is subject to the vagaries of the weather and the hours of work cannot be guaranteed

Skills and Qualifications

  • National Certificate in Alpine Operations 




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