Lift Operator | Omni Homestead Ski Resort | Part Time | Winter Seasonal

US-VA-Greater Roanoke Area
2 months ago(12/5/2017 2:50 PM)
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Ski Resort Operations


The Homestead




Our employees are what make The Homestead what it is. Since 1766, they’ve helped us offer guests an opportunity to enjoy Southern hospitality at its best. Located in the Allegheny Mountains of Virginia, we are a four-season resort that boasts superb restaurant dining experiences, championship golf, spa, winter sports and numerous other activities ideal for families and corporate outings.


Omni Homestead’s associates enjoy a dynamic and exciting work environment, comprehensive training and mentoring, along with the pride that comes from working for a company with a reputation for exceptional service. We embody a culture of respect, gratitude and empowerment day in and day out. If you are a friendly, motivated person, with a passion to serve others, the Homestead may be your perfect match.

Job Description

The Lift Operator is responsible to operate the aerial and surface lifts throughout the Omni Homestead Ski Resort, and will assist all ski area guests in the loading and unloading of the chairs. The Lift Attendant is responsible for the overall safety of the loading and unloading area and is expected to maintain a groomed terrain, ensuring safety.



  • Be courteous, tactful, and helpful, but firm in enforcing snow sports area policies and procedures.
  • Report hazards at all times and mark then as required.
  • Remain for sweep at sessions end and only leave post once lead patrol/hill captain have approved all clear.
  • Assist with lift lines. 
  • Keep lift shacks clean.
  • Promote safe, controlled skiing and snowboarding
  • Assist Lift/Snow making supervisor when needed and should be aware of extra duties such as shoveling snow, placing bamboo, and other duties as needed.
  • Operate all lifts in an efficient, effective, and dignified manner
  • Monitor lift load/unload stations in order to keep a clear load/unload area 
  • Assist any passenger that may need instruction on how to use the lift.
  • Wear neat, clean, conventional ski wear that is in good condition


  • Previous guest or customer service experience
  • The ability to lift up to 50lbs, and stand for 8-10 hours each shift
  • The ability to work outdoors throughout the winter, in inclement weather conditions
  • The ability to work weekends and holidays
  • Passion for the snow sports industry and activities (preferred)


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