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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Prep Cook/ Dishwasher

As a prep cook and dishwasher at Island Lake you will learn  57 synonyms for the word ‘slice’. And will be able to drizzle balsamic from fifty yards out without dribbling. You will gain kitchen experience while enjoying amazing views and working in one on the most unique and authentic lodges in Canada. No matter how you slice it, the secret to becoming a great chef is teamwork that starts with being part one of the best culinary teams in the Region.

Job description:

  • As a Dishwasher/ Prep Cook at Island Lake Lodge, you will get to wash dishes and chop food in a spectacular setting.
  • Responsible for compliance to food safety and culinary plan as well as company policies
  • Responsible for providing our guests with the best experience possible
  • Responsible for performing all sanitation and cleaning duties required
  • Participate in any staff training, seminar and meeting as set by Executive Chef
  • Employment for our Summer season (now – October) with the  opportunity for continued employment in our winter season.
  • Must think fast and live life up-tempo, your dial must go all the  way to 11
  • Having 2 hands an asset


Host/ Hostess 

Our Front of House team gets the special privilege of smiling big and living it up with our Guests!  Guests are like family to us; without all the fights over the remote. We welcome them to our Lodge and like to tell our staff: Act like You Own the Place.

As a Host/Hostess for Island Lake Lodge you will be expected to cheerfully greet guests, and assist Servers in ensuring a good time is had by all.

  • Manage the reservation book throughout dinner service
  • Knowledgeable of menu descriptions and confidently present food to guests
  • Able to lift case weighing around 30 lbs repeatedly during a shift
  • Able to mix cocktails and have a basic knowledge of wines and spirits
  • Able to attend to and take care of guest requests
  • Be able to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast paced environment

Job Requirements:

  • Employment for our Summer season Starting July 4 until End of September.
  • Part time position Tues & Weds 1030am-430pm
  • Serving it Right certificate
  • Strong interpersonal skill and customer service experience


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!

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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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