Join Our Team
Is this you?
Flexible, Creative, Attentive to details, Accountable, Confident, Adaptable, Energetic, Self-aware, Self-directed, Eager to learn, Have high service standards? Do you love the thought of spending an entire summer in a stunning yet remote location? If so, we are looking for a team of shining stars for the Klahoose Wilderness Resort which is creating an experienced team of Hospitality Super Hosts .
Even though our team is hired for the 2021 season, we always accept resumés from people interested in the tourism industry. We invite you to email us with your letter of interest, availability and contact information in case we find ourselves needing extra seasonal staff. Please note every effort is made to hire locally and that our wilderness experiences are led by Indigenous employees.
The successful candidates will have certifications pertaining to roles; the ability to adjust easily to remote location style living; endurance, an eagerness to serve, and a team-player attitude are key.
1) Chef - Kitchen Manager: Min 5 years operating a high-end kitchen preferred. FoodSafe Level 2. Creative menu planner with knowledge of local food sources. Experienced with the demands of lodge cooking, in a remote location for an entire season (May to Oct). SVOP an asset.
2) Guest Services Team: these departments are cross-functional, the positions require flexibility to shift tasks when necessary. Certifications: FoodSafe Level 1, Serving it Right, First Aid. SVOP licence an asset.
Lead Guest Services: Demonstrates leadership qualities. Is highly organized, flexible, supportive. Duties include housekeeping, meal service and organizing additional staff as seasons progresses *Start date – May
Housekeeping: Requires self-direction and flexibility. Ability to work a split-shift routine. Duties include laundry, daily housekeeping of guest rooms and public areas and meal service. Requires high sanitation standards and awareness of public health regulations. * Start date – mid June
Food & Beverage: Outgoing, ‘people person’, self-directed, highly motivated. Ability to work a split-shift routine. Team player willing to help in housekeeping, dishwashing, and kitchen clean up. Experience in food and wine service an asset, however training will be provided onsite. *Start date – late June
3) Cultural Interpreter/ Guide: Up to date marine vessel operator licence and first aid certifications. In-depth knowledge of the surrounding water ways. Cultural knowledge of the Klahoose and the surrounding Nations and Lands. Environmental awareness. Eager to offer a positive, lasting memory for the guests, and help team-mates daily in any department when needed. Must be flexible, safety-conscious, and a ‘people person’.
Wait, there’s more!
Cultural Ambassadors – Invited twice weekly throughout the season to host our special gathering such as a traditional meal, weaving, carving, drum-making, language class, song, dance, food foraging. This position is contractual.
Do you have other talents? We invite candidates to include all skills such as yoga instruction, aesthetician, masseur/se, birder, fisher, kayak guide etc…
Availability: Season schedule TBC due to any possible future tourism travel restrictions. Generally, May to October 2021. Due to its remote location, and the fact that the resort is accessible by water, most of these positions are full time for an average of 3 to 5 months with onsite staff accommodations negotiable.
Rate of pay: Competitive daily rates based on experience, plus guest gratuities
Job Application Process: To apply please submit a letter to firstname.lastname@example.org telling us what you can offer the team and why we should consider you. Include a résumé or CV with 3 most current references (they will be contacted) and indicate the position(s) that best fits your capabilities, certification, and interests.
Pre-season training and certification may be available for some candidates. Please note only short-listed candidates will be contacted for follow-up.