Lift Operator

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Rotarun Ski Club is community based seasonal ski area that is open from December to the 1st of March with days and hours of operation being Wednesday from 3:30 to 5:30 PM Friday 3:30 to 9:30 PM, Saturday from 10:00 to 9:00 PM and Sunday from 12:00 to 4:00 PM.

Overview: This position at Rotarun Ski Area is for Lift Operator. This is a part time position with hours up to 24 per week.


  • A ski lift operator will assist the guest while loading and unloading the chairlifts
  • He will help to position the incoming lift to avoiding jerks and discomfort to riders
  • Report mechanical faults immediately to his the mountain manager.
  • He checks to make sure they have a current tickets or season pass
  • Arrive 30 minutes prior to the mountain opening  dresses and ready to work
  • Check level of fuel in snow mobile and make sure they start
  • Put up lower lift maze and signs, position ski patrol sled in staging area
  • Help with closing down of the lift


  • A ski lift operator must be in physically sound condition.
  • He needs to be friendly and courteous towards the guest and ensure a pleasant and pleasurable ride. He should be able to socialize himself with other people seamlessly.
  • He must enjoy being outside around skiers and snowboarders.
  • He needs to be active and enthusiastic about letting others discover the joy of skiing down the mountains.


  • Appropriate compensation for a position at a Non-profit Ski Area
  • Free season pass for family at Rotarun


  • Previous lift experience is desired but not need
  • Able to get to and from Rotarun
  • Must be able to meet physical demands of lift work

Onsite: 788-6204
Larry: 481-2269
Jesse: 505-228-2818


Hours of Operation

Friday Nights 6-9pm
Saturdays 10-9pm
Sundays 12-4pm

Tubing Hours

Unlimited tubing
• Fridays 5:30 – 8: PM
• Saturdays 10 AM - 8 PM
• Sundays 12 - 4 PM

(Includes tube rental)

• 10 and Under - $6
• 11 to 16 - $10
• 17 and Over - $15


Areal Flood Warning

11:40 AM MDT on June 26, 2017
10:30 PM MDT on June 28, 2017

Flood Advisory

10:51 AM MDT on June 26, 2017
3:00 PM MDT on June 28, 2017
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Current Daily Ski Ticket Prices

5 and Under - Free!*
Ages 6 – 17 - $10
Ages 18 and Up - $20
Senior Pass- 70 + Free
*When accompanied by an adult or guardian