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Now hiring for the following winter employment positions:

More Information The Great Divide Lodge - Front Desk Attendant
More Information Cashier
More Information Cook - The Great Divide Lodge
More Information Snow Cat Operator
More Information Cook's Helper
More Information Cook
More Information Dishwasher
More Information Chef de Partie
More Information Assistant Snow School Director


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The Great Divide Lodge - Front Desk Attendant - posted February 27th 2015

Position:                                Front desk Attendant- The Great Divide Lodge

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

Employment Date:              Early March – Early October  

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Front Desk Supervisor or Duty Manager,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. There is an opportunity to continue employment for the following season if successful.

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 can be found on Lodge thewebsite - 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.

 

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
  • Must be able to work night shifts
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • 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

 

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

 

Work Schedule:

Will be discussed at interview

 

Dress Code:

Business Casual Attire – Black pants or skirt with dark stockings and a black long or short sleeve blouse or shirt. Neat and professional appearance is essential.

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Cashier - posted February 27th 2015

Position:                              Food & Beverage Cashier

Employment Status:        Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:        December – May 2015

Rate of Pay:                       $10.20 / hour

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the food and beverage Supervisor, this position is responsible for all purchase transactions within the food and beverage outlets while maintaining a positive guest experience.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and stock product to established par levels
  • Ensure cleanliness & maintenance of all lodge areas at all times including restrooms
  • Barista duties as required
  • Receive payment by cash, check, credit cards, vouchers, or automatic debits.
  • Knowledge and adherence of AGLC legislation
  • Continued commitment to high standards of service, exceeding customer expectations

 

Job Requirements:

  • Self motivated, can work well in a team as well as independently
  • Manual dexterity required
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move food, equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds.
  • Punctuality and reliability is essential
  • Some positions require beginner to intermediate skiing/snowboarding ability and equipment
  • Possess strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous cash-handling experience an asset
  • Current Pro-Serve certification – must be received within 30days of hire
  • Energetic and self –motivated
  • Strong written and verbal English with a second language considered an asset

 

Work Schedule:

5 days on/2 days off

 

Dress Code:

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

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Cook - The Great Divide Lodge - posted February 27th 2015

Position:                                Cook- The Great Divide Lodge

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Start Date:                            March – October (Option to extend for the right candidate)

Rate of Pay:                          Commensurate on Experience  

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Lodge Manager, the Cook will be responsible in the overall management and success of the kitchen. The successful candidate must be able to offer guests high quality service with professionalism and enthusiasm.

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 accommodation overlooks the Canadian Rockies and Wapta Lake. More information regarding the Lodge can be found on our website - http://thegreatdividelodge.com/.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to supervise employees, including organizing, training, and scheduling work assignments
  • Ensure positive guest experience through interaction & satisfaction
  • Prepare & cook food in accordance with established recipes
  • Responsible for maintaining specified inventory levels
  • Stock ordering when required
  • Assist with menu design, creation & implementation
  • Maintain Health and Safety records
  • Maintain high quality control standards for food product & services
  • Be reactive to any special dietary needs as requested
  • Communicate regularly with the Lodge Manager to ensure the overall success of the establishment
  • Be readily available at all times to deal with problems or complaints.
  • Ensure cleanliness & maintenance of work area & equipment at all times

 

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to lead, direct & motivate
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in adiverse working environment.
  • Highly organized & detail oriented
  • Follow all LLSR policies and procedures
  • A police background check, from your home country or province, will be required upon commencement of employment

 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum 3-4 years of cooking and kitchen experience is required
  • Possess strong knowledge of food safety
  • Strong leadership & problem solving skills
  • Experience running a professional kitchen an asset

 

Work Schedule:

Shift work

5 days on/2 days off 

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Snow Cat Operator - posted February 23rd 2015

Position:                                Snow Cat Operator

Employment Status:          Seasonal Full Time – staff accommodation provided

Employment Period:          February until May 13th, 2014          (Snow dependant)

Rate of Pay:                         Based on grooming experience

Job Description:

Reporting to the Grooming Supervisor, the ideal candidate will be required to safely operate heavy duty equipment and carry out tasks that lead to a superb skiing and riding product for the guests of the Lake Louise Ski Resort.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining ski run surfaces through the safe and effective operating of Prinoth Snow cats
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other minor cat repair and maintenance work
  • Performing safety/pre-start-up checks on equipment
  • Monitoring gauges/equipment at all times
  • Report defects, accidents, or damage to equipment

Qualifications:

  • Previous grooming experience an asset
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s license (or international equivalent) with clean driving record (abstract/traffic history report must be provided before commencement of employment)
  • International driving license (obtained before arrival in Canada)

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Cook's Helper - posted February 13th 2015

Position:                                Cook’s Helper

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

Employment Period:          ASAP until May 13th, 2015

Rate of Pay:                          $10.71 / hour      

Job Description:

Reporting to the Sous Chef, the successful candidate will assist the cooksby keeping all kitchen areas clean and by performing a variety of food preparation tasks as assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Wash and clean utensils and dishes, return to the kitchen and make sure they are stored appropriately
  • Clean food preparation equipment, floors and other kitchen tools or areas
  • Clean up spillages when they occur and dispose of rubbish
  • Ensure proper use of chemical/cleaning products and ensure they are stored appropriately
  • Assist in the preparation and cooking of food, as required
  • Maintaining established standards and safe food handling practices

Job Requirements:

  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Ability to multi task effectively with a variety of tasks and assigned duties
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move food, equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time (for up to 8 hours)
  • Must be able to work in both hot (behind cooking line) and cold (fridge/freezer) environments
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • Basic cooking knowledge is preferred
  • The following courses would be an asset: WHIMIS, FOOD SAFE
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills

Work Schedule:

5 days on/2 days off

Dress Code:

Kitchen uniform (jacket and pants) which is provided, non-slip grease resistant footwear in accordance with appearance policy

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Cook - posted February 13th 2015

Position:                             Cook

Employment Status:        Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:        ASAP - May 13th, 2015

Rate of Pay:                       $14.00 / hour

Job Description:

As a cook 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). Ensure at all time their stations are clean and kept to department standards.
  • Ensures food quality and presentation meets LLSR Culinary Department standards prior to being served. Station responsibilities must be monitored at all times.
  • Remains appropriately groomed and must wear the uniform provided.  Must maintain a clean uniform and work station – both guest side and employee station area.
  • Ensures all items prepared on their work station are presented in accordance with departmental specifications.
  • Receive and put away any and all product on delivery.
  • Maintains a kitchen work space that must be clean, tidy, well organized, and ready at all times during service.
  • Provide assistance to all members of the kitchen as requested in a timely & positive manner.
  • 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.
  • Must maintain a positive, helpful and upbeat attitude towards fellow employee’s and guests. Treats guests and co-associates with courtesy and respect.
  • 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

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move food, equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of 40-50 pounds.
  • Flexibility with scheduled shifts
  • Must be able to tolorate areas with extreme high and low temperatures
  • Ability to smile and have fun while accomplishing all required tasks is essential!
  • Adhere to all LLSR policies and procedures
  • Some positions require beginner to intermediate skiing/snowboarding ability and gear

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years experience in a professional kitchen
  • Formal culinary training is an asset
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Energetic and self –motivated with a willingness to learn new skills
  • Strong written and verbal English with a second language considered an asset

Work Schedule:

5 days on/2 days off

Dress Code:

Kitchen uniform (jacket and pants) will be provided. Non-slip grease resistant footwear in accordance with appearance policy (to be supplied by employee).

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Dishwasher - posted February 13th 2015

Position:                                Dishwasher

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:          Early January until May 12th, 2015

Rate of Pay:                         $10.20 / hour

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Sous Chef, the dishwasher is an integral part of our Food and Beverage team. The successful candidate will be assisting in the operation of a high volume establishment catering to an international clientele of avid recreationalists. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the cleanliness and sanitation of all cookware, flatware, small wares, glassware, and cutlery
  • Organize and maintain cleanliness of dish room as well as inventory measures
  • Flexibility with scheduled shifts
  • Practice safe handling of all chemicals
  • Monitor chemical levels and dish machine temperature to ensure sanitary wash cycle
  • Ensure all OH&S practices and policies are being followed
  • Report any OH&S issues to the Sous Chef

Job Requirements:

  • Highly organized & detail oriented
  • Self motivated, can work well in a team as well as independently
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a humid environment
  • Good physical condition is required as this position may entail standing for long periods of time and heavy lifting
  • Ability to smile and have fun while accomplishing all required tasks is essential!
  • Adhere to LLSR policies and procedures
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Intermediate English with a second language considered an asset
  • Positive attitude and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently or part of a team

Work Schedule:

5 days on/2 days off

Dress Code:

Kitchen uniform (jacket and pants) which is provided, non-slip grease resistant footwear in accordance with appearance policy

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Chef de Partie - posted February 1st 2015

Position:                                Chef de Partie

Employment Status:           Full-time - Seasonal

Employment Period:          February– 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, catering to international clientele in a high volume establishment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with daily menu planning, creation & implementation
  • Supervise & participate in all aspects of kitchen cleanliness & organization
  • Ensure a positive employee experience through training, motivation & ongoing development of all employees
  • Assist in meeting or exceeding labor, inventory & cost control targets
  • Closely monitor all food cost related tasks including portioning, product rotation & left over management
  • Assist with product ordering needs as required
  • Ensure positive a guest experience including interaction & satisfaction
  • Regularly communicate with other team members to ensure the overall success of the department

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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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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