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Lift Attendant

Job Details

Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort - Wenatchee, WA
$16.00 - $19.13 Hourly
Mountain Operations

Lift Attendant

Wage/Group:  Group III or IV, Hourly, Non-Exempt

Reports to:  Lift Operations Supervisor, Director of Mountain Operations

Pay Range: $16.00- $19.13/hr

Status:  Seasonal, Six Month (Nov-April), Full-Time/Part-Time




Mission Ridge exists to improve the lives of our guests – to fill their hearts with unexplainable joy, freedom, fun, excitement of exploration - all while enhancing and strengthening our community.

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Assumes responsible charge of assigned lift.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting guests, snow removal, creating a comfortable atmosphere for guests, record-keeping and maintaining a clean, orderly, safe work area. Carries out Lift Attendant responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.


  • Responsible for safe operation of assigned lift

  • Responsible for the safety of all guests and employees while loading, riding and unloading lifts

  • Assists all guests and employees with loading lifts

  • Maintains ramps, signs, mazes and lift stations in a safe, clean, orderly manner.

  • Maintains an operational log book as required in ANSI-B77

  • Maintains clean and orderly work stations.

  • Monitors weather and mechanical conditions including notifying maintenance of unusual observations.

  • Participates in required Lift Attendant training sessions

  • Works with other departments in cooperative and supportive role

  • Assists in training of other Lift Attendants

  • Shovel and clear snow from lift loading and unloading areas, as well as the chair lift seats.

  • Greet and scan guests and employees (validating skier counts) and promoting safe lift practices

  • Understand and efficiently utilize scanning equipment for visits, hot passes, emergency contacts, etc.

  • Ability to communicate clear instructions & give proper direction to the guests regarding their safety.


  • High School diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent combination of education/experience preferred.



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:

  • Accurate record keeping and legible handwriting

  • Willingness to work with other members of the Lift Crew, other departments, and with our guests.  People skills are required on a daily basis, the ability to deal with problems and solve problems on the spot is important.  You may be the first to encounter a difficult situation or problem.  

  • A positive attitude toward fellow staff members and our guests.

  • Organizational skills and ability to maintain a clean work area are important.

  • Practical problem solving skills and the ability to deal with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists.  

  • The ability to interpret a variety of instructions given in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Valuable character traits such as honesty, common sense, reliability, and most importantly respect.
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