Chairlift Operator
Burnsville, MN Outdoor Operations
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

Our Chairlift Operators are the front line team members at Buck Hill. They are the "faces" and "personalities" that our guests come to love. Lift Operation Team Members are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of chair lifts, rope tows, conveyor lifts and the customers that use them. They spend their days helping customers, of all skill levels, load and unload from lifts, in all kinds of weather. As a result, enjoyment of the outdoors is a must! Many guests come to know the chairlift operators and enjoy their interactions with them. We have openings for full-time, part-time, day, night, and seasonal employees in this department.


  • Be attentive at load and unload terminals
  • Engage guests at every opportunity
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Work outside in winter conditions
  • Maintain a safe work area
  • Maintain an aesthetically pleasing work area
  • Perform expected amount of snow work. (Sweeps chairs, remove snow from terminals)
  • Actively and efficiently organize lift lines and check guest's lift tickets
  • Display respect for all employees at all times
  • Demonstrate a teamwork ethic
  • Take initiative to be self-directed
  • Complete all paperwork efficiently and legibly
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Job Pay Rate $14.00-$17.00 Per Hour

Bonus Potential:

$1 per hour worked from hire date through end of February. Bonus will be paid out on the first payroll in March. To qualify the following requirements need to be made.


- Work a minimum of 3 shifts per work or 20 hours per week

- Must be staffed through the end of February.

Schedules available:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

  • Must like to have fun and work in a team environment- Required
  • Must be at least 18 years old at beginning of employment - Required
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English - Required
  • Must be safety oriented - Required
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., possibly multiple times a day - Required
  • Must be able to work outdoors in all winter weather conditions- Required
  • Must be able to come to work on time, when scheduled - Required
  • Must be able to work holidays, weekends, and/or evenings as necessary. We are a 7-day a week operation. - Required
  • Must be able to work throughout the entire season - Required
  • Strong guest service skills - Preferred
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Salary Description
$13.00 - $17.00