Maintenance, Columbia Icefield

Job Locations CA-AB-Jasper
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 6 months ago(11/15/2021 11:00 AM)
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  • Wage is $19 per hour 
  • Additional $0.50 per hour retention bonus, paid at end of season 

What will be your daily pursuit?

Providing assistance for all maintenance-related requests associated with the Glacier Discovery Centre, Glacier View Lodge, Glacier Skywalk and Icefield staff accommodation

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?

The Facilities Maintenance role provides assistance for all maintenance-related requests associated with the Glacier Discovery Centre, Glacier View Inn, Glacier Skywalk and Icefield staff accommodation. This is a dynamic role and will include any, or all of the following:

  • Performing daily maintenance checks
  • Completing repairs within scope of experience/skill
  • Following up on maintenance requests
  • Participating in seasonal annual opening and closing procedures
  • Booking and coordinating contractors

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
  • Ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Previous plumbing, electrical, building and carpentry experience preferred
  • Class 5 driver’s license (unrestricted), required
  • Standard First Aid Certification, required (or willing to obtain prior to beginning work)
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and capable of manual duties, required
  • Proven ability to complete minor building repairs to proper building standards/codes
  • Organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail
  • Dependable, self-motivated and fully capable of working autonomously
  • Employee and public relations skills and a friendly/cooperative nature
  • Must enjoy working outdoors, even in challenging mountain weather conditions;
  • Internally motivated with a consistently high level of energy
  • Ability to take initiative and follow through on tasks needing attention
  • High attention to detail
  • Enjoy working with a team in a busy, fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working on your feet for extended periods of time in both an indoor and outdoor environment. Be prepared for all weather conditions (Snow, Rain, Wind, Hail)
  • Must meet the Organization grooming and appearance standards
  • To honor 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 March 21 to October 29, 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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