Banff Gondola, Photo Expert $16/hr

Job Locations CA-AB-Banff
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(11/25/2021 6:10 PM)
Job ID # (iCIMS)
# of Openings
Job Posting Categories
Recreation/Guest Services

What will be your daily pursuit?

Capturing quality photos of our guests enjoying their experience!

What perks can you expect?

  • 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 Photo Expert role will provide exceptional service to our guests in the form of in-depth of high energy customer engagement. Responsibilities include; 

  • Capture quality photos of our customers enjoying their experience, and sell the photo product
  • Up-selling to additional / supplemental photo products
  • Uphold our high standards of service, merchandising, and display
  • Ensuring service is friendly, courteous and professional
  • Taking a genuine interest in the guest and identifying needs
  • Operating the point of sale system with accuracy and efficiency
  • Responsible handling of cash, credit cards, and cash out forms
  • Accountable reporting any cash or transaction discrepancies
  • Diligently following Health & Safety standard operation procedures daily
  • Assisting gift shop staff on sales floor when necessary
  • Keeping the sales floor and storage areas clean and organized
  • Communicate with co-workers and management, forward observations and comments in a timely fashion
  • Monitoring store security, facilitating efficient inventory management and movement
  • Upholding the high standard of environmental stewardship that is expected of all employees


What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Excellent communication skills, especially with non-native English speakers
  • Second language an asset 
  • Basic knowledge on operating a DSLR camera
  • Strong team player
  • Highly reliable 
  • Works well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Enthusiastic, high energy, and out-going personality, ability to use this to engage with guests
  • Cash handling experience
  • Able to take initiative on restocking, re-merchandising, and regular cleaning duties
  • Strong desire to live and experience everything Banff National Park has to offer
  • To honor our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record and credit check


What will your work environment be like?

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring National Park. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
  • Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. 

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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