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Errington's Wilderness Island Resort (Fly & Fish)

Cabin Cleaners/Servers

North of Wawa on Wabatongushi Lake
Food & Hospitality, Environmental Services and Cleaning, Customer Service
POSTED: 11 months ago
Errington's Wilderness Island Resort (Fly & Fish)
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Closing Date:
April 18, 2023
Job Description:
Errington's Wilderness Islands Resort situated North of Wawa on Wabatongushi Lake in Northern Ontario is looking for Cabin Cleaners/Servers for the 2023 tourist season. We are a fishing and nature, family-run resort located in the Chapleau Game Preserve offering great fishing, birding and wildlife viewing to groups and families. 80% of guests are repeat clientele and we are highly rated on travel ratings for our quality of vacation and outstanding customer service. Successful staff have described their time at the resort as being one of their more memorable and enjoyable work settings due to staff and guest interactions and the natural beauty of the resort environment.

Mid May 2023 to Late September 2023
Wage: $16.25/hr ($3200-$3400/month).
On-site accommodations; details provided during the selection process, including separate rooms, meals, use of boats, canoes, kayaks, internet.
Gratuities average $2200.00+ for the season and are dependent on customer service and the number of guests in camp

Job Description
Duties include but are not limited to
- Providing excellent customer service to new and returning customers
- Cleaning of accommodations; cleaning and preparation of lodge and dining area for guest meals; laundry
- Table Waiting
- Outdoor maintenance duties such as gardening, raking and trail clearing
- Computer skills and knowledge of local flora and fauna an asset for the education of guests, maintenance of interpretive trails and writing Blogs/Social Media on events at the resort
- Some office duties such as recording of sales/purchase of goods, etc.

Resort Description
This family run fly-in fishing and wilderness resort is located 330km/206 miles north of Sault Ste Marie on beautiful Wabatongushi Lake in the Chapleau Game Preserve which offers individuals a unique opportunity to observe wildlife in their natural habitat in a peaceful setting. This secluded resort has many wildlife species only found in Ontario's Boreal forests. Guests enjoy great Walleye/Pickerel, Northern Pike and Perch fishing, wildlife viewing and bird watching. Ideal location for outdoor adventures or just relaxing The unique resort setting has provided staff with yearly employment and students with many opportunities to carry out co-op programs while working at the resort, such as the creation of a web log describing events at the resort, establishing interpretive trails describing the local nature and geography of the area, designing bird lists and conducting nature tours. 80% of the resort's guests are repeat clientele, some dating back 30-40 years and most of the staff have been employed by the resort from 2-22 years.
To research the resort further and to see reviews of the resort please visit our Facebook page -Errington's Wilderness Island Resort or website www.wildernessisland.com.

Required Skills:
- Experience in cleaning and table waiting an asset
- Good physical fitness for walking, bending, lifting up to 40lbs,
- Interested and enthusiastic about nature and outdoors and ability to live in a remote setting
- Must be able to work efficiently within a team setting
- Good communications and positive interpersonal skills with co-workers and guests
- Must have a keen interest in this type of employment and setting. Our staff act as ambassadors for the resort to ensure a memorable and exceptional vacation for our guests which in turn promotes return visits and a positive environment to work.
- Ability and willingness to drive an 18' Cedar Strip Boat (training provided)
- Must be legally able to work in Canada
Certificates and Licences
- Pleasure Craft Operating Card (Boater's Licence) -Most transportation to guest accommodations and worksites are by boat
- Smart Serve, Worker Health and Safety Awareness (provided online), WHMIS
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How to Apply:
Please provide resume including your references with a cover letter expressing your interest in this type of employment and what you can bring to this job to [email protected]

Students returning to school in September will also be considered for this position.
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