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Now hiring for the following winter employment positions:

More Information Server
More Information Front Desk Attendant
More Information Housekeeper - The Great Divide Lodge (2x Position
More Information Gas Station Attendant - The Great Divide Lodge
More Information Cook
More Information Assistant Snow School Director
More Information Chef de Partie
More Information Daycare Attendant - Lvl 2 or Lvl 3 Certification
More Information Daycare Attendant


Don’t forget to also check our summer job and our year-round job opportunities.

 

Server - posted January 26th 2015

Position:                                Server

Employment Status:          Seasonal Full-time – staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:          Early February until May 13th, 2015

Rate of Pay:                          $9.20 / hour

Job Description:

Reporting to the Outlet Supervisor, this role is to provide outstanding customer service to our guests while taking and delivering food and orders to our international clientele of avid recreationalists

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide friendly, efficient & professional table service to our guests
  • Increase check average at every opportunity
  • Efficient use of Maitre’D POS
  • Menu knowledge including beer, wine, spirits & food
  • Cash handling and processing variety of transactions including debit, credit and company accounts
  • Knowledge and adherence of ALGC legislation

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6 months serving experience in a high volume environment with 2 years preferable
  • Bar tending experience an asset
  • Must possess the desire to provide a high level of genuine customer service
  • ProServe certification and working knowledge of AGLC legislation

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Front Desk Attendant - posted January 24th 2015

Position:                                Front Desk Attendant - The Great Divide Lodge

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Date:              Early February - May 13th, 2015  

Rate of Pay:                          $11.25 / hour

Job Description:

Reporting to the Front Desk Supervisor, the successful candidate must be able to perform all front desk related functions, display confidence and capability when using RoomMaster and provide exceptional customer service with each guest interaction. 

Job Location:

The position is based at the Great Divide Lodge, which is a guest hotel, located at the summit of the famous Kicking Horse Pass in Yoho National Park. The 50 room hotel and hostel style accommodation overlooks the Canadian Rockies and Wapta Lake. More information regarding the Lodge can be found on our website -http://thegreatdividelodge.com/.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform check-in/check-out procedures in an efficient and timely manner
  • Provide quotes for room rates and up sell where possible
  • Make reservations and liaise with third party booking agents
  • Ensure positive guest experience through interaction & satisfaction and resolve guest issues within scope of authority
  • Regularly communicate with Front Desk Supervisor to ensure the overall success of the department
  • Respond to telephone, e-mail, and in-person inquiries from customers
  • Concierge duties as required 
  • Organize, maintain, and coordinate office records and files in their proper locations.
  • Keep an inventory of rooms reservations and room assignments
  • Verify correct room charges and collect payment
  • Ensure all cash is balanced and accounted for at the beginning and end of each shift.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years experience using the booking system RoomMaster is preferred
  • Posses a strong working knowledge of the hospitality industry
  • Cash handing experience is preferred
  • Previous customer service experience is an asset
  • Switchboard experience an asset
  • Strong, professional phone manner

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Housekeeper - The Great Divide Lodge (2x Position - posted January 24th 2015

Position:                                Housekeeper- The Great Divide Lodge

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Subsidized shared accommodation is provided

Employment Period:          January– Early May

Rate of Pay:                          $11.25 / hour

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Housekeeping supervisor or duty manager, the successful candidate must be able to handle all housekeeping duties with diligence and ensure that all rooms are kept stocked, clean and tidy at all times.This position will be responsible for cleaning guest rooms, common areas and public washrooms located throughout the lodge. There is an opportunity to continue employment for the following season if successful.

Job Location:

The position is based at the Great Divide Lodge, which is a guest hotel, located at the summit of the famous Kicking Horse Pass in Yoho National Park. The 50 room hotel and hostel style accommodation overlooks the Canadian Rockies and Wapta Lake. More information regarding the Lodge can be found on our website - http://thegreatdividelodge.com/.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all bedrooms, common areas and public washrooms are serviced and cleaned daily by performing general housekeeping duties including; dusting, vacuuming, changing linens and emptying garbage and recycling etc.
  • Liaise with Duty Manager or Housekeeping Supervisor, and notify them of areas in need of attention pertaining to repairs and maintenance.
  • Reporting damage, theft and articles found.
  • Ensure cleaning supplies are well stocked, and storage areas are kept clean and tidy.

Job Requirements:

  • Positive attitude coupled with friendly polite service
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
  • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion
  • Complete other tasks as assigned
  • Follow all LLSR policies and procedures
  • A three month probationary period applies
  • A police background check, from your home country or province, will be required upon commencement of employment

Work Schedule:

5 days on/2 days off

Dress Code:

Housekeepers will be provided with the Lake Louise polo shirts and will need to provide their own black pants or long shorts.

 

To Apply:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit a cover letter and current resume outlining previous work experience and qualifications to:

Human Resources - Lake Louise Ski Resort

Box 5, #1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise, AB, T0L 1E0

Email: jobs@skilouise.com

Fax: 403-522-1342

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Gas Station Attendant - The Great Divide Lodge - posted January 24th 2015

Position:                                Gas Station Attendant - The Great Divide Lodge

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Subsidized shared accommodation is provided

Employment Date:              January – May  

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Duty Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the sale of fuel and other automotive products, as well as all in-store merchandise.During the winter months this position is also responsible for ensuring safe access for vehicles and pedestrians and at times can include a lot of snow removal/snow plowing dependant on weather. There is an opportunity to continue employment for the following season if successful.

Job Location:

The position is based at the Great Divide Lodge, which is a guest hotel, located at the summit of the famous Kicking Horse Pass in Yoho National Park. The 50 room hotel and hostel style accommodation overlooks the Canadian Rockies and Wapta Lake. More information regarding the Lodge can be found on our website - http://thegreatdividelodge.com/.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Refuel vehicles
  • Perform minor service and maintenance such as washing the windshield, checking air pressure, and replacing parts such as windshield-wiper blades
  • Receive payment from customers & issue receipts, refunds, or change due to customers.
  • Perform minor property maintenance duties such as sweeping service station lot, scrubbing service bays and cleaning of retail space and washrooms
  • Answer customers' questions
  • Provide accurate directions where possible
  • Count money in cash drawers at the beginning of shifts to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change
  • Greeting customers and assisting with enquiries
  • Resolve customer complaints
  • Stock shelves, and mark prices on shelves and items.
  • Change fuel prices on signage
  • Monitor and record daily pump readings and dip checks of fuel tanks

Job Requirements:

  • Positive attitude coupled with friendly polite service
  • Professional appearance and manners
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Follow all LLSR policies and procedures
  • Complete other tasks as assigned
  • A three month probationary period applies
  • A police background check, from your home country or province, will be required upon commencement of employment

Qualifications:

  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
  • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion
  • Customer service and/or retail experience preferred
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Valid class 5 Alberta Driver’s license (or equivalent) considered an asset  (clean abstract/traffic history report will be required).

Work Schedule:

8:00am-6:30pm (4 days on/3 days off)

Dress Code:

Uniform shirt provided at cost, black pants and comfortable shoes in accordance with appearance policy

A bright orange safety vest will be provided

 

To Apply:

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit a cover letter and current resume outlining previous work experience and qualifications to:

Human Resources - Lake Louise Ski Resort

Box 5, #1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise, AB, T0L 1E0

Email: jobs@skilouise.com

Fax: 403-522-1342

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Cook - posted January 13th 2015

Position:                             Cook

Employment Status:        Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:        Early January until May 13th, 2015

Rate of Pay:                       $14.00 / hour

Job Description:

Qualified candidates will have a working knowledge of standard kitchen equipment and its uses. A working knowledge of stocks, sauces, butchering & standard cooking techniques such as grilling, frying, sautéing, poaching, smoking and any other cooking medium needed to execute all types of cuisine. A general knowledge of all ingredients to be utilized in their area of work and knowledge of all health and sanitation practices. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures all food is prepared on clean surfaces (and with clean utensils). 
  • Remains appropriately groomed and must wear the uniform provided.  Must maintain a clean uniform and work station – both guest side and employee station area.
  • Maintains a kitchen work space that must be clean, tidy, well organized, and ready at all times during service.
  • Ensure that assigned work station is ready for service.
  • Abides by all sanitation policies and communicate with the Sous chefs and Chef De Parte when equipment is not functioning properly, if assistance is needed or food pars are low or out.
  • Is on their assigned station at all times and reports to manager before departing work area.
  • Is to know and follow all basic culinary standards, executing proper knife skills, cooking techniques, food safety procedures, culinary terms, positive dialog with guests.
  • Must know specifically all menu items and ingredients

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in a professional kitchen
  • Formal culinary training is an asset

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Assistant Snow School Director - posted January 13th 2015

Position:                          Assistant Snow School Director

Employment Status:     Full Time Seasonal - Staff accommodation is provided

Job Description:

Reporting to the Snow School Director, this position is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operation of the department and leading their team in providing the highest level of customer service.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Snow School’s products, programs and procedures to ensure the highest level of customer service and productivity
  • Plan and conduct effective department training that fosters a positive attitude toward departmental and Company goals and objectives.
  • Monitor financial performance to ensure the department is meeting or exceeding budgetary commitment
  • Regularly communicate with the Snow School Director & Management through formal and informal channelsto ensure the overall success of the department

Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of previous management experience with proven leadership abilities
  • Previous experience within the ski industry
  • Computer literacy, proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

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Chef de Partie - posted January 13th 2015

Position:                                Chef de Partie

Employment Status:           Full-time - Seasonal / Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:           Early January until May 13th, 2015

Rate of Pay:                          $17.00 / hour

Job Description:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, this role is responsible for the supervision of back of house operation of numerous outlets.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily menu planning, creation & implementation
  • Supervise & participate in all aspects of kitchen cleanliness & organization
  • Assist in meeting or exceeding labor, inventory & cost control targets
  • Closely monitor all food cost related tasks including portioning, product rotation & left over management

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience with both high production buffet & line experience
  • Canadian Red Seal, Provincial Papers or equivalent
  • Food safety certification required
  • HACCP training considered an asset

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Daycare Attendant - Lvl 2 or Lvl 3 Certification - posted January 13th 2015

Position:                                Daycare Attendant – Level 2 or Level 3 Certification

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:      January until May 13th, 2015 – potential to extend to summer employment

Rate of Pay:                          Based on certification level

Job Description:

Reporting to the Daycare Manager, the primary responsibility of a Daycare Attendant is to ensure an enjoyable and safe stay for the children at The Lake Louise Ski Resort Daycare. The Chocolate Moose Park – Daycare at The Lake Louise Ski Resort is a licensed drop in centre serving our skier families from all over the world. We take care of children from 10 days to 6 years old.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the daycare
  • Ensure equipment and the facility are clean, well maintained and safe at all times
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures
  • Ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Prepare nutritious snacks and lunches
  • Develop & maintain good customer relations with families enrolling children.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand

Qualifications:

  • Background in Childcare and Early Education is essential
  • Cash handling experience
  • Strong communication skills and a second language is considered an asset
  • First Aid certification is an asset
  • Level 2 or 3 Alberta Certification in Child Development is required (workers and supervisors)
  • All International applicants must have proof of Canada-approved medical examination and clearance in order to be considered for this position

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Daycare Attendant - posted January 13th 2015

Position:                                Daycare Attendant

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:          mid January until May 13th, 2015

Rate of Pay:                          Based on certification level

Job Description:

Reporting to the Daycare Manager, the primary responsibility of a Daycare Attendant is to ensure an enjoyable and safe stay for the children at The Lake Louise Ski Resort Daycare. The Chocolate Moose Park – Daycare at The Lake Louise Ski Resort is a licensed drop in centre serving our skier families from all over the world. We take care of children from 10 days to 6 years old.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the daycare
  • Ensure equipment and the facility are clean, well maintained and safe at all times
  • Ensure children are supervised at all times
  • Prepare nutritious snacks and lunches
  • Develop & maintain good customer relations with families enrolling children.

Qualifications:

  • Background in Childcare and Early Education is preferred
  • Strong communication skills and a second language is considered an asset
  • First Aid certification is an asset
  • Alberta Certification in Child Development is beneficial (workers and supervisors)
  • All International applicants must have proof of Canada-approved medical examination and clearance in order to be considered for this position

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