Join Our Team
Klahoose Wilderness Resort, is Canada newest wilderness lodge and Indigenous experience. We have completed hiring for 2022 season, however you are welcome to submit a resume for any upcoming positions.
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 .
We are now accepting resumés for our 2022 season, from people interested in the tourism industry and a unique position. We invite you to email us with your letter of interest, availability and contact information. 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.
Chef - Kitchen Manager: Min 5 years operating a high-end kitchen or wilderness resort preferred. 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 October).
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 to October
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.
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.
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 from, May to October 2022. 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 5-6 months with onsite staff accommodations negotiable.
What We Offer:
Competitive wages for ecotourism
Possible long-term employment options
Working with other amazing and passionate staff
Job Application Process: To apply please submit a letter to email@example.com telling us what you can offer the team and why we should consider you. Include a résumé or CV with 3 most current references and indicate the position(s) that best fits your capabilities, certification, and interests.
We prioritize hiring neighbours from the surrounding communities where we operate. If you are a Klahoose, Tla'amin and Homalco member or other local Indigenous community member interested in applying, please feel welcome to connect as we would love to hear from you.
Please note due to the high number of candidates only short-listed candidates will be contacted for follow-up.