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Now hiring for the following winter employment positions:

More Information Ski School Administrator
More Information Human Resources Administrator
More Information Dishwasher
More Information Prep / Line Cook
More Information Lake Louise/Yoho/Kootenay International Volunteer
More Information Assistant Snow School Director


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Ski School Administrator - posted October 29th 2014

Position:                                Ski School Administrator

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided            

Job Description:

Reporting to the Administration Manager, the role of the Ski School Administration is to coordinate the sale of ski school products and the organization of instructor schedules

Job Responsibilities:

  • Dealing in a professional manner with customer enquiries, complaints and comments
  • Continued commitment to high standards of service, exceeding customer expectations and leading by example
  • Cleaning of all Ski School office and guest areas
  • Coordination of instructor schedules
  • Analyze  and interpret the needs of guests and offer the appropriate options, solutions, and resolutions required
  • Ski School product sales (including cash/debit/credit transactions and cash out procedures)

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to smile and have fun while accomplishing all required tasks is essential!
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Able to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Service oriented, assertive, flexible, outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, team player
  • Posses cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and attitude at all times
  • Able to work outside in all weather conditions

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary education (recreation management or early childhood education) or equivalent experience an asset
  • High level of computer literacy with proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel, Outlook and Internet
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and exceptional organizational competence
  • Minimum CSIA/CASI Level 1
  • Strong communication skills with a second language considered an asset
  • Highly flexible with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Self motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm

Work Schedule:

5 days on/2 days off

Dress Code:

Black dress pants, Lake Louise polo shirt ($35)

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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Human Resources Administrator - posted October 29th 2014

Position:                                Human Resources Administrator

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Start Date:                            early –mid November, 2014

Job Description:

The role of a Human Resources Administrator is an integral part of the operation at The Lake Louise Ski Resort.  The person in this position is responsible for ensuring that employees and potential employees have the best possible experience while working for The Lake Louise Ski Resort.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support Human Resource Manager and Supervisor with all transactional Human Resource functions
  • Plan, organize and develop staff events and activities
  • Willing to chaperone/lead various activities and staff events
  • Plan and organize staff appreciation nights
  • Complete purchase orders and expense reports
  • Active involvement in the recruitment and selection processes
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive employee records
  • Respond to external Human Resources related inquires
  • Help to ensure companywide compliance to policies, procedures and best practices
  • Maintain positive working relationships with employees and the management team
  • Regularly communicate with departments regarding events, hiring, and HR related functions and needs
  • Remain current with best practices, legislative changes and industry standards
  • Ensure all WCB and OH&S accident/incident reporting and documentation processes are completed in a timely manner  
  • Prepare formal communications including; letters, reports and memos as necessary
  • Distribute policies, procedures and memorandums to the appropriate individuals, divisions, or departments across the organization as required.
  • Fax, photocopy and scan documents as required.
  • Receive and distribute all forms of HR communications.
  • Assist with regular research and compliance initiatives regarding Human Resources issues

Job Requirements:

  • Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Punctuality and reliability is essential
  • Regularly communicate with your peers & supervisors to ensure the overall success of the department
  • Can work well in a team as well as independently
  • Ability to deal with a broad range of people & departments
  • Complete other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must possess Microsoft office suite skills: outlook, Word, Excel
  • Strong ability to motivate and support employees while maintaining a positive work environment
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication, oral/written and interpersonal skills
  • 1-2 years previous Human Resource or events related experience an asset
  • Adhere to all LLSR policies 
  • 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

Work Schedule:

5 days on / 2 days off

8:30am – 5pm

Dress Code:

Business Casual

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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Dishwasher - posted October 4th 2014

Position:                                Dishwasher

Employment Status:          Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Start Date:                           late October / early November

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.

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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Prep / Line Cook - posted October 4th 2014

Position:                                Prep / Line Cook

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Start Date:                            late October / early December - May 13th, 2015

Job Description:

Reporting to the Sous Chef and Executive Chef, the successful candidate will be assisting in the operation of a high volume establishment catering to an international clientele of avid recreationalists.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare & cook food in accordance with established recipes
  • Plate & present food to specified portion sizes
  • Be reactive to any special dietary needs as requested
  • Study menus and exhibit product knowledge
  • Identify, label, date and store meats, poultry, produce and dairy products correctly and in accordance with health and safety regulations
  • Communicate any ordering requirements to direct supervisor
  • Ensure cleanliness & maintenance of work area at all times
  • Dishwashing duties as required
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Self motivated, can work well in a team as well as independently
  • Ensure quality of product & services offered at all times

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move food, equipment, supplies, etc., in excess of twenty-five (25) pounds.
  • Flexibility with scheduled shifts
  • 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:

  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Previous experience or basic cooking knowledge preferred
  • 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) which is provided, non-slip grease resistant footwear in accordance with appearance policy

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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Lake Louise/Yoho/Kootenay International Volunteer - posted September 18th 2014

The Lake Louise Ski Resort is looking to fill the position

 Lake Louise/Yoho/Kootenay International Volunteer Program Coordinator

Start Date  Nov 1st 2014 - April 14th2015 with staff accommodation provided

Job Description

Reporting to the Environmental Manager, the goal of the Team Coordinator (TC) is to coordinate and implement the International Volunteer Program and also help monitor assigned LLSR projects. To help achieve this goal, the TC will work directly with LLSR and Parks Canada staff, mainly out of the LLSR Operations Environmental Office as well as other departments, on volunteer activities and projects.  They will help train, supervise, transport, and work directly with 5 groups of up to 4 international volunteers from early November to late April (group changes every month).

Job Responsibilities

  • Carry out a monthly schedule cycle: Each month there is a cycle of “learn, do, connect, celebrate!” projects, activities and a new group of up to 4 international volunteers
  • On-site communication and education with use ofthe radio: facilitate changes and relay specific knowledge about the activity or location to the group on-site (with assistance from LLSR staff)
  • Organize and lead international volunteer groups.  
  • Coordinate, motivate, and encourage teamwork within the group of international volunteers as well as build rapport with LLSR staff, Parks Canada staff, leadership volunteers, other groups and visitors.
  • Participatein weekly meetings with the LLSR Environmental Manager and Leader of Volunteer Engagement to report, share highlights and challenges, make suggestions and plan for the upcoming week.  TC must prepare agenda items and check in with each volunteer once a week and coordinate a group debrief.
  • Assist in improving the monthly and annual program schedule strategy.
  • Be responsible for collection of gear/tools before and after each volunteer activity ensuring it is received/delivered where required, maintained properly and in an orderly fashion.
  • Ensuring the safety ofvolunteers, staff, visitors and the park as a daily priority
  • Ensure all volunteers are compliant with rules and regulation of all components of the programif and when necessary, coach volunteers on expectations while on duty (e.g. wearing uniforms) and off duty (such as when they are at the accommodation, doing their chores).
  • Mentor the volunteers on getting involved in the local community and building relationships with local youth or other local volunteers in addition to their official volunteer duties.

Job Requirements

  • Commitment to the goals and values of LLSR, Parks Canada and Castle Mountain Bungalows
  • Strong ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must abide by all LLSR, Parks Canada and Castle Mountain Bungalows policies and guidelines
  • Must wear LLSR/LL/Y/K Field Unit or Banff Park Volunteer ID when on duty.
  • Must have clean criminal record.  A police background check is required at time of interview.
  • Follow and ensure the volunteers follow the Alpine and Nordic Skier Responsibility Codes and as employees of the Lake Louise Ski Area adhere to ski area policies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills

Qualifications

  • Class 4 Alberta Drivers license or international equivalent complete with drivers abstract/history
  • Level 1 Wilderness First Aid
  • Basic knowledge of Banff National Park and its management plan, geography, visitor and volunteer activities is an asset (this can be offered through training).
  • Must be able to ski or snowboard at an intermediate level as designated by a ski test. Willingness to learn new skills, such as cross country skiing and snowshoeing an asset.

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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Assistant Snow School Director - posted September 9th 2014

The Lake Louise Ski Area is looking to fill the full-time winter position of

Assistant Snow School Director

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.This individual will also be tasked with creating and implementing directives and initiatives within the Snow School to support the company’s goals and objectives.

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
  • Ensure that all reporting employees adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with other departments to align the goals of the snow school department with other areas of the company
  • Regularly communicate with the Snow School Director & Management through formal and informal channelsto ensure the overall success of the department
  • Ensure that safety is a priority and that employees are abiding by all Health and Safety procedures
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements

  • Able to identify key issues; creatively and strategically overcome internal challenges or obstacles
  • Holds a clear and solid understanding of personnel policies, practices, and procedures and other operational issues faced by the Company
  • Maintains a high level of integrity, confidentially, and accountability
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Maintains a well-defined sense of diplomacy, conflict resolution, and people management skills

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

To Apply

The Lake Louise Ski Area offers industry competitive compensation and benefits in a great working environment. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please email or fax your current resume with cover letter to:

Email: jobs@skilouise.com or Fax: 403-522-1342

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