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  • Columbia Icefield, Facilities Maintenance $16/hr

    Job Locations CA-AB-Jasper
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 8:43 PM)
    Job ID # (iCIMS)
    2018-12320
    # of Openings
    2
    Job Posting Categories
    Operations
  • Overview

    We wake every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and turquoise lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they’ll share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations. 

    We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences. 

    • Our Vision is to be the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel.
    • Our Mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences. 

    Responsibilities

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

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities: 

    • Excited by 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
    • Proven ability to complete minor building repairs to proper building standards/codes
    • Organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail
    • Employee and public relations skills and a friendly/cooperative nature
    • Enjoy working outdoors, even in challenging mountain weather conditions
    • Self 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
    • Prepared for all weather conditions (snow, rain, wind, hail)
    • Meet the grooming and appearance standards
    • To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check

    Thank you for your interest in working with us, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Work Environment

    • Contract dates; March 26th to October 27th, 2019
    • Typically 5 days on/2 days off
    • 6 days on/1 day off during peak periods
    • Days off may change with each schedule and depend on business level
    • Long weekends may incur schedule changes
    • Expect 35 – 44 hours per week depending on business levels
    • Uniform will be issued on arrival
    • Outdoor uniform is provided when working outdoors
    • Eligible for a retention and performance bonus

    EEO Information

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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