Manager – Zip Line Adventure Tour

We are currently accepting applications for a Zip Line Adventure Tour Manager.  This position is responsible for directing and coordinating the activities of the Zip Line operations. Applicants must possess a current Challenge Course Manager Certification.  As currently structured, this is a Summer Seasonal position. A year round opportunity may be available for the right candidate.

Summary of Primary Duties

  • Ensures all practices and procedures are in line with ACCT best practices.
  • Ensures that the Zip Line is registered and maintains compliance with the State Carnival Ride Program.
  • Ensures all equipment is inspected every day of operation.
  • Manages an equipment replacement program to ensure that all equipment is retired and replaced according to manufactures guidelines and as necessary.
  • Maintains platforms by staining, performing maintenance, etc.
  • Maintains proper conditions of hiking trials.
  • Develops, implements, and manages the Zip Line Employee training program to ensure that guides are trained properly and follow all procedures at all times.
  • Ensures that the Zip Stop devices are sent to the factory for inspection and maintenance on an annual basis.
  • Manages department budget, including all purchasing of equipment and supplies, to ensure budgetary goals are met or exceeded.
  • Ensures that zip line team’s appearance, job performance, attitude, and guest communication create a superior professional image.
  • Assists with communications during emergencies, including during lift closures, high winds, extreme weather conditions, and so forth.
  • Assists with lift evacuations when necessary.
  • Requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies required for operations.
  • Prioritize all projects.
  • Adhere to all safety guidelines established by the company, municipal, state agencies, OSHA and industry standards.
  • Adheres to and participates in the company safety program.
  • Ensures that workers maintain, track, and properly store equipment that is utilized for the job.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises 6-15 employees in the Zip Line Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and at least two years of management experience in Zip Line operations; and possess a current Challenge Course Manager Certification.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid Driver’s License with driving record insurable under resort insurance.
  • Valid and current Basic First Aid.
  • Valid and current CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to fulfill all duties in all of the Zip Line job descriptions.
  • Ability to drive ATV’s, UTV’s, and trucks in a safe manner.
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Good manual and physical dexterity, strength and endurance.
  • Ability to ride all lifts and self-evacuate from all lifts.

Position: Summer Seasonal Position – May – October 2017

Pay: Salary Dependent upon Experience and Qualifications

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