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Esnagami Wilderness Lodge and Outpost Camps

Wait Staff/Housekeeping

Food & Hospitality, Customer Service
POSTED: 2 months ago
Esnagami Wilderness Lodge and Outpost Camps
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Closing Date:
April 20, 2023
Job Description:
2023 SUMMER JOB at Northern Ontario Fishing Lodge. Waitstaff/Housekeeper Position

Approximate Start Date: May 10th to 14th , 2023 Approximate End Date: Sept 4th 2023

Summer work at a fishing lodge in Northern Ontario( near Thunder Bay) Esnagami Lodge www.esnagami.com

Esnagami Wilderness Lodge is a remote, fly-in fishing lodge in Northern Ontario. It is located 3.5 hours north east of Thunder Bay. The float plane is located in Nakina, Ontario. The position starts in early May and goes to September with 2 weeks off in July.

We have two full time Waitresses/Housekeepers on staff (a third waitress assists in the kitchen at dinner). The two Servers rotate their duties in the dining room everyday. As one person is the main server, the other person assists the Breakfast Cook with small jobs. That person would then get started on dish duty. Once breakfast is over and everything has been cleaned up, all three set up the dinning room for dinner, lounge is swept and sandwiches prepped for lunch.

The housekeeping portion of the job is done next. This job involves doing a general tidying in the cabins once a day,
The waitstaff/housekeeper position provides 3 - 4 hours off in the afternoon. Work starts up again around 5:30pm to prepare the dining room
for dinner which is served at 6:00.

There is usually one designated server to take out the meals and to take lunch orders for the next day. The other two assist the cook in portioning out food to go on the plates, and doing the dishes and general clean up of the kitchen. The 3 servers work together to pack shore lunches for the next day and set the dining room up for breakfast the following day. Work is usually completed before or around 8:00 pm. (depending on the number of guests in camp)

Wage breakdown:
Gross Earnings: $ 1,069.12/week, $ 4,276.48/month, $ 14,967.68 per 14 week season
CPP $ 63.61
EI $ 17.43
Room/Board $ 105.00
Total deductions: $ 186.04 / week

Net Earnings: $ 883.08/week, $ 3,532.32/month, $12,363.12 per 14 week season

** TIPS approx. $ 2750.00 to $ 3000.00 per season....Total take Home pay Approx. $ 15,000 for 14 weeks

Two-week vacation July 8th- 22nd

Benefits: Use of lodge boats/motors/canoe when available, at no extra charge.

Required Skills:
This is a great position for someone who is a hard worker, self-motivated, enjoys the outdoors, and works well with others.

Key Competencies:
- flexibility, ability to multitask, emotional maturity, good communication skills good judgment skills
- planning and organizing skills, high energy level
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How to Apply:
Please apply to: [email protected] with resume and cover letter.
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