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.
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 Chateau Whistler
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Working at one of the biggest names in the game certainly has its perks, and we’ll get to those in a minute. But first, job seekers should note that Fairmont is currently hiring summer positions at all of their mountain resorts in Canada. At Fairmont Chateau Whistler, the season begins in May, and they’re looking for everything from Irrigation Technicians to Hosts at their Clubhouse, Portobello Restaurant, and more. You can view the full list of 42 open positions here.
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
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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 five 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 & 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
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.
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!
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