Sous Chef, Prince of Wales Hotel

Job Locations CA-AB-Waterton Park
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(02/23/2022 11:34 AM)
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Food and Beverage/Culinary


  • Wage is $21 per hour 
  • Additional $1 per hour retention bonus, paid at end of season 
  • $1000 sign on bonus

What will be your daily pursuit?

 Crafting amazing provincial-inspired dishes for our guests and leading our team of culinary professionals! 

What perks can you expect?

For the 2022 summer season at the Prince of Wales hotel staff will enjoy;

  • Almost free housing and meals, as it’s a taxable benefit
  • $1000 sign-on bonus for Sous Chefs
  • $500 referral bonus for each peer referred
  • 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?

  • Act as kitchen manager when Chef is off duty 
  • Create daily specials highlighting local ingredients and Alberta-inspired cuisine 
  • Expedite orders 
  • Train and invest in culinary team’s learning and growth 
  • Assist with ordering, inventory, scheduling, etc 
  • Maintain sanitation and cleanliness of kitchen stations 
  • Maintain provincial and federal food safety standards 
  • Assist as needed with set up of rooms for special events, meetings, conferences, and banquets 
  • Offers assistance to guests and teammates where needed 
  • Be a utility player who can complete a variety of job duties 

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • 1-3 years high-volume culinary management experience required 
  • Culinary degree or training preferred 
  • Current Food-Safe certification or food handler sanitation certificate required 
  • Work-ethic and commitment to the team and guest is key 
  • Willing and able to work solo or as part of a team 
  • Committed to Safety First and the highest quality of cleaning & sanitizing standards 
  • Organized with a great eye for detail 
  • Kind to others and always bring your best 
  • A good communicator, always suggesting ideas and solutions 
  • Helpful and friendly, willing to go the extra mile 
  • Relaxed, flexible and able to handle a few curve balls 
  • Ready to have fun! 

What will your work environment be like?

This fun, summer job runs from May 5 to September 22, 2022.

  • Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring Waterton Lakes National Park. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun! 
  • Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around our historic hotel 
  • 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 the 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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