Lift Operations Award Given to Diamond Peak

Murillo awarded “Lift Operations Person of the Year”


INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (October 12, 2015) – Diamond Peak’s Vincent Murillo, Lead Lift Operator and Maintenance Assistant, received the 2015 Rocky Mountain Lift Association “Lift Operations Person of the Year” award.

Every year the Rocky Mountain Lift Association in cooperation with Willis MountainGuard Insurance, honors an "Operation Person of the Year and a Maintenance Person of the Year" at their annual conference.  All nominees were acknowledged, but only one person from each category was chosen.  Murillo was nominated and awarded “Lift Operations Person of the Year” for 2015.

Murillo has worked at Diamond Peak for four seasons and was promoted to Lead Lift Operator after his first season. Vincent helps manage and train the Lift Operations employees during the winter and maintains the lifts during the summer. His supervisor, Erik Castaneda, nominated him for his dependability, attention to detail, and hard work ethic. “Vincent always puts safety and customer service first and helps instill this in our employees,” said Castaneda.  “On multiple occasions he has discovered anomalies or unsafe situations and taken immediate action to solve the problem.”

“We strive to offer exceptional customer service and a quality product to our skiers and couldn’t do that without great employees like Vincent on our team,” said Brad Wilson, Diamond Peak’s General Manager. 

Diamond Peak is currently hiring Lift Operator/Ticket Checkers and other positions for the 2015-16 ski season. Winter jobs are posted online at Job seekers can create a profile and apply for jobs online or at the Incline Village General Improvement Office (893 Southwood Boulevard). Diamond Peak will also host a Winter Job Fair in the Base Lodge on Saturday, November 7th from 9am-1pm. Applicants are encouraged to apply in advance and then meet managers in person at the job fair.

About Diamond Peak Ski Resort

Diamond Peak Ski Resort is North Lake Tahoe’s hidden gem. Located in Nevada’s Incline Village, the affordable, family friendly resort offers breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe, a summit elevation of 8,540-feet and a 1,840-foot vertical drop. Skiers and boarders can experience 655 acres of beginner to advanced terrain that include open glades. For more information or to check the snow report, visit, call (775) 832–1177 or connect with Diamond Peak on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.