True North Hostelling True Association Hostel Staff

True North Hostelling Association
Banff, AB
$17.50 an hour
True North Hostelling Association
Banff, AB
$17.50 an hour
Banff, AB

Full job description
The Rockies don't always deserve ALL the attention. In the David Thompson corridor, HI Nordegg is a favourite four-season spot for climbers, hikers and outdoor adventure seekers who want a quieter outdoor paradise, about halfway between Edmonton and Calgary and an hour from Banff National Park.

Reporting to the Hostel Manager the hostel staff lives on-site and responsible for delivering the complete hostel experience in accordance with Hostelling International policies, procedures and mission.

HI Nordegg operates 7 days each week. The schedule is one week one followed by one week off.

What's in it for you:
There is on-site accommodation available as a taxable benefit. You will also have use of the company truck
Full position for the summer
Available immediately upon selection of a qualified candidate, exact start date to be determined.
Full Training provided.
$17.50 per hour
On-site housing is provided
Free annual HI-Membership
FREE STAYS across HI Canada's extensive network- with more than 40 HI locations across Canada, the world is your oyster!

What you will do:
HI Nordegg is a small hostel – you will spend your time in direct service delivery.
Provide support in multiple areas including Front Desk and Housekeeping
Check guests in and out, offer them your expert advice and, like any good host, make sure their stay is enjoyable.
Ensure that the overall cleanliness and maintenance of the Hostel are kept up to standards.
Ensure a safe and secure environment for overnight guests.
Help a not-for-profit organization that embraces sustainable tourism and make travel accessible to all.

What we look for
An understanding of all aspects of customer service
Experience with Housekeeping and Maintenance is an asset to ensure the upkeep of this small hostel.
Ability to remain composed during high-pressure situations.
Strong organizational and communication skills
Previous Hostelling experience and/or experience in tourism, service, or hospitality industry
Comfortable working alone
Access to personal vehicle for transportation to and from the hostel

Background Checks

As part of our standard hiring procedure, successful candidates will be subject to comprehensive background checks. These checks may include employment verification, reference checks, educational qualifications verification, and criminal record checks where applicable.

About HI
We love travelling. To us, travel isn’t just about going places, it’s also about meeting people, discovering cultures, discovering new food and most of all, discovering yourself.

We believe that through Hostelling, we can make the world a better place. Our mission is to build a community of conscious travellers who share a greater understanding of people, places and cultures.

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, Alberta's 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 Alberta'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.

Banff National Park's 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, Alberta'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, Alberta

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 in and Around Banff, Alberta

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.