Housekeeper, Glacier View Lodge (Summer 2023)

Job Locations CA-AB-Jasper
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(12/30/2022 12:31 PM)
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The wage for this position is $17.00/hr. 

What will be your daily pursuit?

Providing our guests with a clean, safe, and welcoming environment to rest and recharge after their adventures.

What perks can you expect?

  • $15 per day housing and meals (based on double occupancy) 
  • $500 referral bonus for each peer referred.
  • An end of season performance bonus of up to $3.00 for every regular hour worked 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 
  • 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 Housekeeping team directly impacts the success and our ability to deliver a superior guest experience at the Glacier View Lodge. The Housekeeper position is an active role that will keep you constantly in motion and driven towards the goal of preparing and maintaining the presentation and cleanliness of our guest rooms. Highly dependent on teamwork, the housekeeper role also requires a combination of time management, attention to detail, organization, communication and an appreciation for beautifully presented spaces to ensure each of the 32 rooms in the Glacier View Lodge will blow our guests away. Combined with stunning views of the Athabasca Glacier, the ability to clean and prepare rooms to a high standard gives us the opportunity to provide an incredible stay and experience for our guests. This position will work closes with other departments as, facilities cleaning. This is a multi-faceted position and can include any, or all, of the following:

  • Arriving to work on time and in proper uniform
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of the hotel’s guest rooms and corridors
  • Making beds, changing linens and general tidying of the room
  • Dusting and vacuuming / Cleaning bathrooms
  • Folding and organizing the linen stock
  • Handling lost and found items
  • Receiving clean linens from linen truck daily and assists in unloading
  • Delivering used linens to linen truck daily and assists in unloading
  • Attending to any requests from guests

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Organization and time management skills are a must, but a passion for making a difference for each guest and employee is the most important aspect of this position!
  • Must get excited at the idea of living and working in a remote (yet very social) environment
  • Guest service-oriented mindset and a passion for delivering memorable experiences
  • Mature, energetic, dependable and self-motivated
  • Previous housekeeping experience, an asset
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and capable of manual duties (bend, stoop, squat and stretch), required
  • Able to perform assigned duties with a high level of attention to detail, speed, consistency, follow through and under minimal supervision
  • Strong team play, organization and communication skills
  • Enjoy working with a team in a busy, fast-paced environment
  • Must meet the Organization grooming and appearance standards
  • Current Alberta Pro Serve Certification (Required)

What will your work environment be like?

  • Typically, 5 days on/2 days off
  • 6 days on/1 day off during Peak Periods
  • No specific days off, can rotate over the weeks and depending on business level
  • Long Weekends may incur schedule changes
  • Expect 30 – 50+ hours per week depending on business levels

This fun, summer job starts April 22 and runs to October 11, 2023!

  • 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. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


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