Do you love working outside as well as front desk & customer service work? If so, come to work & play in the spectacular Rocky Mountains of Kananaskis Country with Sundance Lodges – a “comfortable camping” property that has been offering guests tipis, trapper’s tents & campsites (about an hour from Banff or Calgary) for over 25 years. We’re a small family business looking for mature, high energy people who prefer a small staff environment of about 8 and are excited to spend time in the mountains in a camping environment.
Include: the first 2 weeks of May; the end of May, mid-June & one for July & August. All positions last through Labour Day; others to later Sept and several until early/mid October. *Please indicate the start & end dates you prefer as this helps us determine our staffing choices.
Sundance Lodges offers our guests a unique, family camping experience in tipis, trapper’s tents & campsites, a gift shop, basic groceries & snack food, sports equipment and camping supply rentals. We pride ourselves on giving our guests memorable stays with accurate reservations, efficient friendly customer service, super clean washrooms, well-maintained sites and, of course – our exceptional staff. You truly enjoy the outdoors and are excited about spending your summer in the Rockies. Nearby, you can try back country camping, hiking, biking, rafting & horseback riding on your time off. Making lifelong friends among the staff and meeting people from all over the world are givens. Seize the opportunity to live in the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains, here on your doorstep!
Dependable & trustworthy, excellent communication skills, strong fluency in English, exceptional organizational skills, hard work ethic and positive personality – essential! You are able to multi-task & willing to work outside the boundaries of the job description when needed. You enjoy the change of duties on various shifts - from reservations and store duties to physical work both inside & outside, in any type of weather. Quick to learn, you take direction well, are well-groomed and have excellent customer service skills. High energy, an eye for detail and the ability to work quickly but thoroughly enable you to finish tasks to high standards during the fast-paced summer period. You are a team player & support other staff but able to work alone with a minimum of supervision; you are physically fit and able to perform all duties, both inside and outside. Living off the grid in the mountains away from the city is a challenge you are eager to meet. You will be camping for the season!
The variety of tasks in which you will be trained to work include: Reservations / Housekeeping / Customer Service / Campground Attendant
a) Inside work - reservations & front desk duties; cashiering; stocking shelves; customer service; janitorial; accurate record-keeping & inventory; laundry; handling rental supplies, etc..
b) Outside work - cleaning sites; janitorial; cleaning firepits; raking gravel; moving firewood; painting; litter control; interacting with customers; etc.. Whatever needs doing to be ready for guests!
The July & August position will not include training on reservations but will include most other tasks.
Accommodation is in a holiday trailer shared with no more than 1 other person of the same sex. You will be camping & cooking for yourself for the summer. Trailers have power. Washrooms a short walk away. Cost of $200.00 per month for accommodation deducted from paycheck.
Work Schedule: averages 5 ½ days per week over the season
Time Off: Weekends are always busy so time off is usually during the week.
Shifts: 8 working hours/day; rotating day shifts & split shifts
Wages: $2640/month ($15/hr) Also 25% store discount & laundry discount.
Please send your resume with cover letter & references by email to:
info at sundancelodges.com
We thank everyone who sends a resume; however, we cannot confirm receipt of resumes due to the volume. Application forms will be sent to selected candidates only. From these applications, we will contact those we wish to interview. No phone calls please.
Please visit our website: www.sundancelodges.com
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $2,640.00 /month
- outdoor: 1 year (Preferred)
- Driver's Licence: Canadian / International (Required)