If you’re looking for a solid seasonal job and you love the outdoors, why not combine the two and pursue some resort jobs in BC? The perks and benefits are top-notch, the destinations are stunning, and you’re sure to make some new friends along the way. From Whistler to the Okanagan, here are 5 resorts with open positions for summer 2023.

Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Described on its website as the “ultimate year-round playground,” Revelstoke certainly promises a high level of work-life balance. The world-class ski resort is currently hiring seasonal park attendants, bike mechanics at their rentals & repairs unit, retail positions, and much more – most with a closing date of June 1st, 2023 (or later).

Benefits & perks: Free Mountain Bike Season Pass, unlimited free days at SilverStar Bike Park, and discounts on rentals, retail, lessons, and food & drink.

Where: 2950 Camozzi Road Box 2460, Revelstoke

Fairmont Pacific Rim

Working at one of the biggest names in the game certainly has its perks, and we’ll get to those in a minute. Currently, there are over 150 positions in admin, retail, food & drink, housekeeping, and more – 26 of which are temporary summertime roles ranging from Patio Bartender to Accounting Clerk.

Benefits & perks: Medical, vision, and dental coverage, subsidized housing (furnished suites for $12.75 per day), access to staff cafeteria, discounts on food & beverage, fitness memberships, and golf memberships at all Fairmont properties.

Where: 4599 Fairmont Chateau Boulevard, Whistler

Watermark Beach Resort 

Situated adjacent to downtown Osoyoos, Watermark Beach Resort offers prospective employees a tight-knit community and supportive team no matter the time of year. Currently, the resort is looking to fill six open positions for the summer season and beyond: Food & beverage servers and supervisors, front desk agents, bell persons, and serving assistants.

Benefits & perks: Dorm-style housing, access to lakeside activities.

Where: 15 Park Place, Osoyoos

Big White Ski Resort 

The iconic Kelowna ski resort recently landed among the top ski resorts in North America and is currently hiring positions in outdoor operations (bike park and hiking patrol, trail maintenance, etc), central reservations, food & beverage, and marketing. Take a look at their open roles (June to September) & get ready for quite a scenic office, if you will.

Benefits & perks: Free summer season pass, discounted summer day tickets for friends & family, free group lessons & 50% off private lessons, on-mountain staff accommodations, access to staff fitness facilities, food and retail discounts

Where: 5315 Big White Road, Kelowna

Whistler Blackcomb

Stretching over two mountains, and featuring state-of-the-art technology, Whistler Blackcomb is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after ski destinations in Canada and beyond. And the resort is currently hiring multiple year-round positions, ranging from housekeeping staff to retail sales supervisors, to a sous chef.

And for seasonal roles at all Vail Resorts, the starting wage is $20 an hour, and all employees have access to a 40% staff discount.

Benefits & perks: Health, medical and dental coverage, free passes for employees and discounts for friends and families, discounts on food, lodging, gear, and summer activities.

Where: 4545 Blackcomb Way, Whistler

And that’s a wrap on some BC hotels & resorts hiring for the summer season. Happy job hunting!