FEATURED JOB OPENING: Wilderness Lodge Systems & Management Team - Yellowknife, NT

FEATURED JOB OPENING: Wilderness Lodge Systems & Management Team - Yellowknife, NT

Posted: 12/7/2017 - 8:48 pm

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Do you love working and living in an off grid community, surrounded by an amazing intenrnational team? Do you love taking care of guests from around the world that come to experience life in Canada's Arctic? Do you simply love the north? We're looking to expand our management team! 

Blachford Lake Lodge is an upscale Northern fly-in wilderness resort, located 100km east of Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories. In the heart of the Canadian wilderness, the lodge is comprised of 5 lodge rooms and 5 guest cabins. While at the lodge, guests can enjoy a variety of seasonal activities as well as the best Northern Lights viewing in the world. Winter guest activities include, but are not limited to cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, hiking, skating, ice fishing, hockey, handicrafts, wildlife tracks, aurora viewing and other winter activities. In the summer guest activities include, but are not limited to fishing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, shore lunches, fall aurora viewing, and hiking.

 

Job 1: Lodge Manager

As the General Lodge Manager, it is your job to make sure that every guest has an incredible and memorable stay at Blachford Lake Lodge. You are responsible for meeting the needs of every guest and group that arrives at the lodge, from meet and greet on the lake, to fond farewells at the same site when they leave. You are responsible for overseeing and organizing, as well as assisting and directing of all of the lodge operations, including but not limited to Food & Beverage, Housekeeping, Site Grooming, Office Administration, Capital Projects, Guest Activities and Staff Management.

Preferable Qualifications:

  • Wilderness first aid or higher
  • Food Safe Certificate
  • Liquor Serving Certificate
  • Driver’s License (Class 5)
  • Chainsaw Operators License
  • PAL/Firearms License
  • Post-Secondary Tourism Management, or Resort/Hotel Management considered an asset
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Previous experience working at a remote wilderness lodge considered an asset
  • Previous experience working/living in circum-polar location considered an asset
  • Previous guiding experience considered an asset
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

Job 2: Systems Manager

As the Systems/Operations Manager, it is your job to make sure that every guest has a safe and enjoyable stay at Blachford Lake Lodge. You are responsible for ensuring that all lodge systems are run efficiently, swiftly, and out of sight of guests, whenever possible. You are responsible for overseeing and organizing the use of all lodge machinery and tools, and are responsible for large capital projects, as well as daily maintenance projects. You are also responsible for providing guiding programming for guests be it fishing trips, off grid hiking and camping, snowmobile tours, or more. You thrive on attention to detail and are safety oriented as well as interacting with all groups and guests that arrive at Blachford Lake Lodge. You understand the importance of connecting with guests during their stay, and keeping all systems well maintained to the best of your ability.

Preferable Qualifications:

  • Wilderness first aid or higher
  • Driver’s License (Class 5)
  • Chainsaw Operators License
  • PAL/Firearms License
  • Fall Protection Hazards Certificate
  • Ice Safety and Rescue Certificate
  • WHIMIS and MSDS Hazardous Waste Certificates
  • Post-Secondary/trade training in a specific trade (mechanics, carpentry, plumbing, etc.) considered an asset
  • Previous experience working at a remote wilderness lodge considered an asset
  • Previous experience working/living in a circum-polar location considered an asset
  • Previous guiding experience considered an asset
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs +
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
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