Island Lake Lodge has been called one of the most unique and authentic places to stay in Canada by National Geographic Traveler Magazine.  With over 28 years of operations, Island Lake has gained a reputation for providing life changing experiences for both guests and staff alike.  From a unique culinary program, to cat-skiing, biking, hiking, full spa and dedicated staff, Island Lake is a gem of the Canadian Rockies.


If you thought Fernie’s winter was awesome wait till you see what summer has to offer!
We are hiring for our Summer Season (June-October)
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Dishwasher/ Prep cook:  Learn the basics and gain valuable kitchen experience working with one of the top culinary teams in the Region! Kitchen experience preferred but not required.

Massage Therapist’s and Esthetics: Our beautiful day spa needs qualified massage therapists. B.C registered preferred but not essential. Also Esthetician’s with a passion for skin care! Meet unique people, work with a great team and be competitively compensated. Welcome to your awesome new life!

Housekeepers:  At Island Lake Lodge our Housekeeping staff rules the roost. You will be adored and endure many accolades from the other staff as they  pat you on the back for scrubbing, sweeping and folding your way into a brighter, cleaner world!

Benefits & Perks

· Competitive wages and Opportunity for continued long-term employment following the summer season
· We drive you to work! Staff shuttle between town and the Lodge is available for most shifts
· Complimentary (sometimes gourmet) staff meals
· Staff discounts on food, drinks and merchandise
· Product deals and discounts from our amazing suppliers
· You get to work in one of the most unique and authentic lodges in Canada!
  Did we mention the view? It’s pretty awesome as well!

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Job Description:

  •  Ensuring service excellence in overall guest experience
  •  Hiring and Training Spa team members
  •  Overseeing all aspects of day-to-day operations in the spa
  •  Managing Spa schedules and staffing levels
  •  Ordering and Inventory control for treatment supplies and retail sales
  •  Ensuring adherence to company and government mandated policies
  •  Promoting a safe, clean,  and positive work environment


  • Hold certification in training as a Massage Therapist or Esthetician
  • Prefer a hands-on work environment
  • Be a quick and independent thinker
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to self-manage time and tasks efficiently
  • Have an exceptional dedication to customer satisfaction
  • Display excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Have previous Supervisory or Managerial experience
  • Possess a passion for details and professionalism
  • Have experience dealing with budgets, as well as revenue and sales targets

Benefits & Perks

· Competitive wages
· Subsidized benefits package
· Flexible schedule
· Working in one of the most unique and authentic lodges in Canada in well respected Spa establishment
· Industry discounts and product deals.
· Complimentary (sometimes gourmet) staff meals
  Did we mention the view? It’s pretty awesome as well!



Island Lake Lodge, just outside Fernie, BC is the ultimate back country cat skiing and snowboarding experience.  In summer, the lodge offers hotel accommodation, hiking, dining, spa, mountain biking, fly fishing and a spectacular setting for weddings.

Island Lake Lodge is seeking a responsible, self-motivated individual, or couple, to fill the role of Night Security / Caretaker at our Back country Lodge 2-3days per week..

The primary role of the Night Security / Caretaker is to respond to and address safety and emergency situations.  The position will be the overnight first aid attendant and will respond to any facilities issues such as domestic water, heat and power.  During the day, the position, when on sight, will be an on call first aid attendant.

Accommodations will be provided and staff dinner and breakfast will be provided during each shift.

This position is available from June 1, 2017 through October 9, 2017.  Continued employment after October 9, 2017 is possible and will be discussed during the interview process.

Job Requirements:

  • OFA Level 3 First Aid certificate or equivalent – mandatory.
  • Proof that you are able to work in Canada – mandatory.
  • Previous experience working in a Caretaker role – desirable.
  • Proven understanding and / or experience working with mechanical systems such as boilers and cooling systems is desirable – desirable.
  • Class 4 Unrestricted driving license – desirable.

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All applicants must have a valid Canadian work Visa.

Watch a video about some of our Characters around the lodge! – The Characters of Island Lake


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