Ski Lift Mechanic

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area and Muskoka Ski Club

Muskoka's Ski Resort!

The Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area Inc. and the Muskoka Ski Club are seeking a full-time year-
round Ski Lift Mechanic. Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position is responsible for
carrying out regular maintenance, inspections, and routine repairs on the resort’s ski lifts. It is
the responsibility of the whole department to identify any situations related to the safe and
proper operation of the lifts and other equipment and to bring these to the attention of the
Operations Manager. A Lift Mechanic will be a team player working closely with Lift Maintenance and
all other departments. This position requires a self-starter who takes initiative and ownership of
lifts, with a strong work ethic to help achieve a high standard of safety and reliability. We offer
competitive industry wages. An hourly salary will be determined based on previous experience and

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform scheduled maintenance, inspection, and repairs on the resort’s lift system.
• Maintain a high level of safety on the job, and for other staff and guests.
• Provide a high level of professionalism and courtesy to ski area guests.
• Contribute to the long-term reliability of the lifts and their components.
• Complete accurate and consistent record keeping in an efficient and timely manner.
• Promote effective communication between Lift Maintenance and other departments.
• Train lift operators on the safe operation of lifts.
• Knowledge of lift regulations, Ontario Elevating Devices Act, and National Z98 Code.
• Read, understand and implement company policies and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned including but not limited to snowmaking, mechanical work on rolling
stock, light electrical, and light carpentry.
• Shifts will be mid-week, weekends, and evenings on a rotating basis – must be flexible to work
long hours during peak times.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Valid TSSA Certification SLM A or B.
• Highly mechanically inclined – with the ability to identify mechanical problems, and replace/repair parts
on lifts.
• Current working knowledge of the Health and Safety code.
• WHMIS training.
• Able and willing to work outdoors in all types of weather.
• Able and willing to climb lift towers and work above ground.

All resumes to be sent to:
Chris Thomson
Operations Manager, Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area Inc. and Muskoka Ski Club.
[email protected]

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