Great Divide Lodge Housekeeper - Summer 24

July 4 2024
Industries Arts, Entertaiment, Culture and Leisure
Categories Hospitality, Catering, Tourism,
Field, BC • Full time

Come work with us in Lake Louise. Live, Work, Play surrounded by awe-inspiring views!
The Lake Louise Ski Resort is a world-class ski area nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. We are a year-round operation, operating as a ski resort in the winter months and as a wildlife interpretive centre and sightseeing gondola in the summer months.

Whether you want to work indoors or outdoors, no day will ever be the same. As an employee you can expect a great working environment, employee benefits, competitive wages and the experience of a lifetime.

At present some of our Winter Employee Perks include:

  • LLSR lift pass
  • Reciprocal discounts with other Ski Resorts
  • Free group lessons and discounted private lessons through snow school
  • Free LLSR recreational opportunities including guided snowshoe tours and tubing
  • Free employee transportation from Lake Louise, Banff and Canmore
  • Food and Beverage discounts at designated cafeterias and restaurants
  • Friend and Family discounted day passes
  • Retail, Rental and Repair discounts
  • Staff rates at Skoki Backcountry Lodge
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and hot chocolate at designated cafeterias when you provide your own reusable mug
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Long Service Award programs
  • Opportunity for educational growth and development
  • Optional subsidized staff housing for full-time employees
  • Awesome Staff events, activities, and team building events throughout the season
  • RRSP matching contribution depending on length of service
  • Extended health care plan depending on length of service
  • Year-round employees may be eligible for spousal and family passes
  • Employee discounts at Lake Louise Ski Area Daycare, eligibility criteria apply

Job Description:

The successful candidate must be able to handle all housekeeping duties with diligence and ensure that all rooms are kept stocked, clean and tidy at all times. This position will be responsible for cleaning guest rooms, common areas and public washrooms located throughout the lodge. There is an opportunity to continue employment for the following season if successful.

Job Location:

The position is based at the Great Divide Lodge, which is a guest hotel, located at the summit of the famous Kicking Horse Pass in Yoho National Park. The 50 room hotel and hostel style accommodation overlooks the Canadian Rockies and Wapta Lake. More information regarding the Lodge can be found on our website -

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all bedrooms, common areas and public washrooms are serviced and cleaned daily by performing general housekeeping duties including; dusting, vacuuming, changing linens and emptying garbage and recycling etc.
  • Liaise with Duty Manager or Housekeeping Supervisor, and notify them of areas in need of attention pertaining to repairs and maintenance.
  • Ensure cleaning supplies are well stocked, and storage areas are kept clean and tidy.
  • Ensures additional cleaning programs are undertaken as directed and to the performance standards required.
  • Packs and replenishes trolleys to the required standard at the end of each shift, therefore minimizing lost time at the start of each shift.
  • Advises Supervisor/Manager of any stock shortages, therefore minimizing delays in servicing rooms.
  • Takes personal responsibility to ensure maximum guest satisfaction at all times.
  • Places all soiled linen in appropriate storeroom as soon as removed from guest room.
  • Secures guest rooms, ensuring all doors and windows are closed when room clean is complete.
  • Ensures all maintenance and safety hazards are promptly reported to the Supervisor/Manager to minimize hazard risk and ensure a high level of guest satisfaction at all times.
  • Ensures grooming, hygiene and safety procedures are maintained according to Policy and procedures.
  • Maintains an up to date knowledge of all chemicals and cleaning products, and the correct handling procedures.
  • Strips and remakes beds with Fresh Linen in every room
  • Wipes all window sills, doors, and walls when needed, as well as light switches
  • Vacuums every room. spot cleaning stains
  • Dusts all furniture and fixtures - including headboard, lamps, and desk mirror.
  • Reports any maintenance issues including burned out light bulbs
  • Wipes mirrors and all vanity fixtures down in bathroom
  • Check under bed, drawers, and closet for left behind articles and or trash.
  • Cleans and Sanitizes toilet - and around toilet/behind toilet - sanitizes showers and or tubs - removes all mildew and soap scum
  • Removes all hair from bathroom floor as well as cleans bathroom floor with cleaning agent
  • Vacuums hallways as directed

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude coupled with friendly polite service
  • High degree of resourcefulness, flexibility, and adaptability
  • Previous housekeeping experience an asset
  • Must be detail oriented
  • High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion
  • Follow all LLSR policies and procedures
  • A three month probationary period applies
  • A police background check, from your home country or province, will be required upon commencement of employment

Work Schedule:


5 days on/2 days off

Dress Code:

Housekeepers will be provided with the Lake Louise polo shirts and will need to provide their own black pants or long shorts.

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