Bartender, Columbia Icefield

Job Locations CA-AB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 6 months ago(11/15/2021 11:00 AM)
Job ID # (iCIMS)
# of Openings
Job Posting Categories
Food and Beverage/Culinary


  • Wage is $16.00 per hour
  • Additional $0.50 per hour retention bonus, paid at the end of the season

What will be your daily pursuit?

Striving to provide our guests with excellent service and memorable experiences in a professional and sincere manner

What perks can you expect?

For the 2022 summer season at the Columbia Icefield, team members will enjoy;

  • Almost free housing and meals, as it’s a taxable benefit
  • $500 referral bonus for each peer referred
  • An end of season bonus once you complete your contract
  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
  • Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location 
  • Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
  • Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
  • A safe work environment with structured COVID procedures and vaccination policies
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
  • Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
  • Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations 
  • Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks

What will you do in this job?

  • Strive to provide our guests with excellent service and memorable experiences in a professional and sincere manner
  • Ensure that guest complaints are resolved to the satisfaction of the guest and that each interaction is treated as an opportunity to “WOW” the guest
  • Able to communicate effectively to all customers
  • Make employee and guest safety a cultural cornerstone to maintain our reputation as an industry leader and guest safety advocate
  • Courteous service to all guests
  • Answer questions when asked about the surroundings / menu and logistics of the Icefield
  • Know cocktail & drinks menu extensively and able to guide customers accordingly
  • Use basic wine knowledge to guide customers accordingly – based on food pairing, sweetness levels
  • Know all food items on menu
  • Pass the food menu test at the end of the training program (85%)
  • Must pass the drink menu test at the end of training program (85%)
  • Ensure that all areas are clean and orderly at all times
  • Ensure stockrooms and storage are neat and organized at all times
  • Certify and confirm that SOP’s are followed and completed
  • Assist Altitude team with special projects, promotions, functions and special events
  • Ensure proper cash and float security during operating hours

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Must get excited at the idea of living and working in a remote (yet very social) environment
  • Mature, energetic, dependable and self-motivated
  • Basic knowledge on the distilling process of each main spirit group (i.e. vodka, rum, gin, whiskeys etc.)
  • Thrives in a fast paced, high energy work environment.
  • Always properly groomed
  • At least 1+ year bar experience with a minimum of 6 months working in a busy restaurant environment
  • Customer service oriented
  • A positive attitude and be a ‘go getter’
  • Able to lift at least 15 pounds
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Proserve qualifications
  • Flexible with work schedule (morning & evening shifts)
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean, well-groomed appearance and professional appearance
  • Must meet the Organization grooming and appearance standards
  • To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check

What will your work environment be like?

This fun, summer job runs from April 24 to October 10, 2022.

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
  • Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks. 
  • Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi 
  • Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required 

This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole. 


To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required. 



EEO Information

Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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