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Now hiring for the following winter employment positions:

More Information Experience Lake Louise Booking Agent
More Information Lift Operator
More Information Ski Patrol Clinic
More Information Parking Lot Attendant
More Information Houseperson
More Information Cook - The Great Divide Lodge
More Information Chef de Partie
More Information Assistant Snow School Director


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Experience Lake Louise Booking Agent - posted March 27th 2015

Position:                                Experience Lake Louise Booking Agent

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:          May 1, 2015 – October 15, 2015

Rate of Pay:                          $11.50 / hour

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Experience Lake Louise Store Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing professional and efficient service to our guests regarding ticket sales and general information about the resort and surrounding area.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ticket selling (including cash/debit/credit transactions and cash out procedures)
  • Retail selling (including cash/debit/credit transactions and cash out procedures)
  • Accommodation & Activity booking – working between customers and 3rd party vendors to book excursions and accommodations
  • Telephones - includes operating the main resort switchboard, radio/fax/email communications for Experience Lake Louise in relation to ski resort sales and 3rd party bookings
  • Cleaning of all Experience Lake Louise areas

 

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Ability to analyze and interpret the needs of guests and offer the appropriate options, solutions, and resolutions required
  • Able to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel, Outlook and Internet
  • Previous customer service experience an asset
  • Strong knowledge of the Lake Louise Resort and surrounding area an asset
  • Cash handling experience preferred
  • Switchboard experience an asset
  • Strong, professional phone manner

Dress Code:

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

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Lift Operator - posted March 27th 2015

Position:                                Lift Operator

Employment Status:          Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Employment Period:          ASAP – May 13th, 2015 - 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Lifts Supervisor, the primary responsibility of the Lift Operators at Lake Louise is to ensure the safety of guests using our lifts. Combine this with a friendly, helpful attitude, efficient service, and respect for our customers and everyone will enjoy their experience at Lake Louise.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Loading and unloading guests in a safe, efficient, and friendly manner.
  • Daily opening, closing and periodic lift checks.
  • Completing daily lift logs and incident reports when required.
  • Maintenance of ramps and mazes.
  • Maintaining a clean, orderly lift area.
  • Communication with Mechanical Services for any lift problems.
  • Communication with Dispatch for any injuries, control work or in the event of avalanches.
  • Helping Patrol with end of day procedures.
  • Assisting with lift evacuations when necessary.
  • Able to work in adverse weather conditions

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Beginner to Expert skiing/riding ability preferred
  • Energetic and self –motivated
  • Strong written and verbal English with a second language considered an asset

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Ski Patrol Clinic - posted March 15th 2015

The Snow Safety Department at The Lake Louise Ski Resort is holding spring interviews and ski tests for SKI PATROL positions all levels for the 2015 - 2016 winter season.

If you are an expert skier with committed customer service skills, and have a passion for working in the beautiful mountains of Banff National Park, then email the Patrol office for an appointment. The session will include an interview and a skiing ability assessment.

Requirements for the position include:

  • Advanced skiing ability
  • 80+ hour advanced first aid course certification (by October 31st, 2015)

Also beneficial are:

  • Previous patrol experience
  • Canadian Avalanche Association Level 1
  • Mountaineering / backcountry travel experience
  • Knowledge of LLSR

This year’s hiring clinic dates are

Sunday, April 19th or Friday, April 24th

at The Lake Louise Ski Resort

The Lake Louise Ski Resort offers industry competitive compensation and benefits in a great working environment. 

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment you will need to contact:

 Kat Beets (Ski Patrol Supervisor) - kat.beets@skilouise.com

 

 

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Parking Lot Attendant - posted March 11th 2015

Position:                                Parking Lot Attendant

Employment Status:           Full Time Seasonal – Staff accommodation is provided

Start Date:                            March  15th   until May 12th, 2015

Rate of Pay:                            $10.20/hr

 

Job Description:

Reporting to the Department Supervisor or Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be required to maintain safe and efficient parking lot operations while providing our guests with fast access to resort facilities.  A high level of customer service is required. There is an opportunity to continue employment for the following season if successful.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Direct traffic and assist in finding parking spots/ assist in reserved parking area, RV parking area
  • Attending to skier drop-off area; greeting and assisting/directing guests
  • Operate a guest shuttle on busy days to bring guests from the far end of parking lots
  • Parking lot and lodge decks to be monitored; cleaned and swept clear of snow/garbage as needed throughout the day
  • Stations to be checked and stocked for maps, ticket zip ties, tissues, garbage
  • Parking lot attendant keeps an eye out for lights left on, keys locked in car, vehicle maintenance problems, assists guests in getting help
  • At end of day assist in vacating parking lots, checking lots for garbage, remove and put away necessary signage

 

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to smile and have fun while accomplishing all required tasks is essential!
  • Able to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Strong interpersonal skills

 

Qualifications:

  • 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)
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Energetic and self –motivated

 

Work Schedule:

5 days on/2 days off

 

Dress Code:

Outdoor uniform (jacket and pants) which is provided for a rental fee, you are to provide all other necessary items in accordance with appearance policy.

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Houseperson - posted March 8th 2015

Position:                                Houseperson

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

Start Date:                            mid March until May 13th, 2015

Job Description:

Reporting to the Housing Supervisor, the successful candidate will assist the housing coordinators in creating a positive living environment for staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivering and picking up internal and external mail at the Ski Hill and Post Office and running any additional errands
  • Deliver any messages or memos to residents
  • Opening laundry rooms at the appropriate times
  • Report maintenance problems to the appropriate department
  • Garbage Removal, snow removal, salting and gravelling pathways as needed
  • Responsible for general cleaning and maintenance inside and outside of building.
  • Cleaning units and moving furniture when needed
  • Clean and organize housekeeping rooms and supplies
  • Maintaining storage and lost and found rooms
  • Provide assistance and or information to employees and the general public

Qualifications:

  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s licence (or international equivalent) with clean driving record (abstract/traffic history report must be provided before commencement of employment)
  • Ability to balance the needs of staff, maintenance, tenants, and outside interests
  • Energetic and self –motivated with a willingness to learn new skills

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Cook - The Great Divide Lodge - posted March 5th 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:                          $14.00/hr  

 

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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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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