Vail Resorts Lift Host - Whistler Blackcomb - Winter Seasonal in Canada

Whistler Blackcomb’s Mission Statement is “Experience of a Lifetime”

Love what you do! Because that’s what we’re all about. The Whistler Blackcomb staff is comprised of individuals who thrive in the outdoors, love the mountains, and are passionate about what they do. We look for applicants who share in this passion, whether you are looking for a seasonal job or wanting to build an exciting career, don’t miss the chance to work and play in BC’s winter wonderland. If you sound like our ideal applicant please apply online and show us what you’ve got. #wbworklove

Top five reasons to work in Operations

  1. Working outdoors

  2. Once in a life-time experience

  3. Best schedule – 3 days off every week

  4. Unbelievable “corner office” view

  5. Great team environment

Position Status: Full Time (30-40 hours/week), Seasonal, Hourly. Seasonal positions can be differentiated from year round jobs as the have predefined start and end dates. These dates may vary due to seasonal business fluctuations.

Job Summary:

  • To operate the assigned lift safely and efficiently while providing guests of Whistler Blackcomb with courteous and friendly service. To achieve and maintain the highest standards; requires dedication to the Team in a very challenging environment.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Maintain a high quality, friendly and cooperative relationship with guests, lift crew and other mountain staff.

  • Adhere to all operational and safety procedures; ensuring safe efficient operation of the lift.

  • At every opportunity, greet each and every guest in a friendly manner, making eye contact whenever possible. Strive to assist the guest before the guest asks.

  • Provide physical assistance to guests when required.

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining all operational aspects of the assigned lift including ramps, mazes, tools and signs.

  • Maintain high housekeeping standards including tool storage, load/unload areas, lift huts.

  • Generally provide a groomed, uncluttered, litter-free environment.

  • Notify Supervisor/Lead Hand immediately of any unsafe, unusual, abnormal situations or incidents.

  • Prepare and complete required documents.

  • Inform Supervisor/Lead Hand if work areas are in need of tools, equipment or any special attention.

  • Continually remain aware of the mechanical lift and the guest.

  • Perform all tasks as assigned by the Lift Supervisor/Lead Hand.

  • Comply with all procedures and policies as set out in the Employee Handbook.

  • Attend all employee meetings.

  • Strive to continually improve in safety, service and job satisfaction.

  • Carry out all responsibilities with the highest level of professionalism.

  • We are a company that works together and throughout the season you may be required to assist other departments as needed.

  • Demonstrate our core values: Serve Others, Do Right, Drive Value, Do Good, Be Safe, Have Fun.

  • Always show up on time, in uniform, and adhere to the grooming policy!


  • Must possess excellent employee and public relations skills and be of a friendly and cooperative nature.

  • Must be mature, energetic, dependable and self-motivated.

  • Must be able to reason and react with quick, thoughtful judgment, while remaining calm under pressure.

  • Must be capable of performing physical/manual duties and meet the grooming standards.

  • Enjoy working outdoors and maintaining high service standards during inclement weather conditions

  • Intermediate to advanced ski or snowboard ability an asset

  • Proof of clear criminal record check

We’re looking for team members whose legendary attention to detail and commitment to phenomenal service comes naturally. Pursue a lifestyle that will elevate your expectation of what work can look like. Nothing is too big or too small for the staff to bravely pursue and elevate the expectations of the guest. Do you possess a calling for delivering world-class events and amenities? Explore Employment Opportunities with Whistler Blackcomb! ( ).

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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