Fairmont Banff Springs Resort Activities Animator

(Part-Time)
Fairmont Banff Springs
 
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
Part-time
FAIRMONT
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
Job details

Job type
Part-time
 
Location
405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
Benefits
Pulled from the full job description
Dental care
Vision care
Full job description
Company Description

Join the team at Fairmont Banff Springs. Set in one of Western Canada’s most spectacular alpine destinations, Banff offers a unique community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It's the perfect work/life combination.


Job Description

Resort Activities Animator - Part Time

Fairmont Banff Springs is looking for an energetic individual to assist in the delivery of our Resort Activities program through both the Youth Activities & the Outdoor Recreation Centre. Resort Activities Animators should have a wide variety of talents but above all should have excellent customer service skills and a willingness to learn.

What is in it for you:

One complimentary meal per shift in our staff cafeteria (additional meals can be purchased for $4/meal)
Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision & Dental) including extended benefits like; Mental Health (up to $5,000/year), Orthodontics (up to $2,500/year), Fertility Drugs and Gender Affirmation (Lifetime maximum of $10,000) for full time permanent status employees
Defined Contribution Pension Plan with employer matching up to 5% of annual earnings for full time permanent status employees
Employee travel program with discounts on room rates as well as on food & beverage at Fairmont & Accor properties world-wide
Access to the Mountain Explorer Travel Program – exclusive room rates for colleagues, which includes 50% off all food & beverage when staying at Fairmont Resorts in Lake Louise, Jasper & Whistler (subject to availability)
Comprehensive wellness platform for employee mental health and wellbeing support
Discounts while using our resort’s Food & Beverage Outlets, Fitness Centre, Spa and Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Courses
Automatically added to our resort’s Colleague Lifestyle Program which includes access to staff activities and events
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor
What you will be doing:

Facilitate and present small and large scale activities independently or with other Resort Activities Animators, as needed in a youth, family and /or adult environment

Assist in the set-up for all facilitated activities and execute clean-up duties upon completion of program, including cleaning and sanitizing of spaces and objects, before, during, and after the facilities open / activity ends.

Interact with and supervise all children participating in youth activities programs, ages 3-12 years, by providing a safe environment so children of all ages will enjoy themselves

Contribute new activity ideas and assist in the future development of Resort Activities, as well as other programs

Assist with the daily operation of the Resort Activities Centre which includes booking rentals and selling products and amenities.

Carry out all other tasks as assigned by the Resort Activities Manager or Executive Team

Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

Current Standard First Aid with CPR “C” or greater is mandatory

Minimum two years recent experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced recreational / camp environment with children / family

Positive, outgoing and professional attitude with a passion for working with children

Previous experience facilitating / hosting many types of games, crafts, activities, interactive programming, etc and commanding the attention of children

Graduate or student of an Outdoor Recreation/ Ecotourism, Tourism, Early Childhood Education or College of Piping program an asset

Must be physically fit and able to run all activities in any weather including walking, hiking, playing sports (includes water sports)

Must be able to lift and carry 40+ lbs and be on your feet for 8 hours a day

Your team and working environment:

Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel

Close proximity to multiple ski resorts

Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections

Close proximity to multiple ski resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer


Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor? We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality.
Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/ Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

Popular in Canada's National Parks



Banff is a town located within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, known for its stunning mountain scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities. If you're considering working in Banff, here are a few things to keep in mind:

Banff Tourism Employment Industry

Banff heavily relies on tourism, and many job opportunities are linked to the hospitality and service sectors. Hotels, restaurants, shops, and outdoor activity providers often hire seasonal staff, especially during peak tourist seasons.

Banff's Seasonal Employment

Many positions in Banff are seasonal, with higher demand during the summer and winter months when tourists visit for outdoor activities, skiing, and sightseeing.

Employmment Accommodations

The town is relatively small, and housing can be competitive. It's a good idea to secure accommodation before arriving, especially during peak seasons.

Canadian Work Permits

If you're not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you may need a work permit to legally work in Banff. Ensure you have the necessary documentation before seeking employment.

Banff's Outdoor Lifestyle

Banff is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. If you enjoy activities such as hiking, skiing, or mountain biking, you'll find plenty of opportunities to indulge in your favorite pastimes.

Jobs in the Community of Banff

The town has a close-knit community, and living in Banff offers a unique experience. If you enjoy a small-town atmosphere and connecting with like-minded individuals, it can be a rewarding place to live and work.

Transportation

Banff is well-connected by road, and public transportation options are available. However, having a vehicle might be convenient, especially if you plan to explore the surrounding areas.

Before making any decisions, research specific Banff job opportunities, seasonal Tourism trends, and accommodation options. The lifestyle and activities that Banff offers are terrific, but considering all employment and lifestyle changes will ensure it aligns with your job preferences and interests.