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Work (well, let's be honest it's Play) at Fernie Alpine Resort

Our mission is to provide our guests with the best vacation and recreation experience possible.

Check out the videos below to see what it's like working at Fernie Alpine Resort!

Ski, Board and Meet Fabulous People!

Are you hoping to spend your winter in a beautiful mountain paradise? Working with Fernie Alpine Resort may be the perfect adventure for you. We are currently hiring for winter seasonal roles, searching for candidates who are passionate about guest experience and the outdoors. Come for the winter...stay for the summer! Expect to see more information about Summer 2020 jobs in late winter.

Video Application

Early Hire Opportunity and/or for those who cannot attend the job fair (Please see job fair info below):

Our commitment is to create great memories for our guests and staff alike. We look for staff who can deliver excellence in guest service all day, every day, throughout our operating season. As it is a challenge for us to assess these qualities on paper, we are requesting applicants create a video application. Please submit a 2-3 minute video, uploaded onto YouTube (or Vimeo etc.). When you apply for a position, send the link to your video along with your resume and cover letter. Thank you and best of luck!

*Please note that video applications are not mandatory, but will help you stand out among the thousands of resumes we receive annually! Look at our FAQ's below for information on what we are looking for!

IMPORTANT: Due to the high volume of applicants we receive for winter we ask that each individual only apply on one job in the online application system. Duplicate applications may be overseen. However, if there are multiple positions of interest, please state in your cover letter:

1) Top 3 jobs you wish to apply for
2) Your anticipated arrival date
3) Why Fernie Alpine Resort

2019.20 Winter Hiring Fair

Check out the 2019.20 Winter Job Fair happening October 18, 2019!

Check Out Our Staff Testimonials!


What are you looking for in the hiring process?

We are looking for staff who have an energetic and positive personality, are passionate about the mountain lifestyle and enjoy working as part of a team. You must also demonstrate that you are safety-minded and can provide our guests with the best vacation and recreation experience possible. Certain jobs also have other qualification that will be required.

What will I need in order to be hired?

You need to be legally entitled to work in Canada (have a SIN card) and have arranged for your own work permit. Depending on the position, you may require a police check and extra certifications, such as Food Safe, Serving it Right, First Aid, Driver’s License. We will also conduct pre-employment reference checks.

Do you hire international applicants?

Yes! As long as you have a valid work permit. You will be required to provide copy or photo of your valid Canadian work permit and your passport photo page. You can speak to the Canadian Consulate in your country about obtaining a work permit.

Do you offer staff housing?

We do not offer staff accommodation, however the Town of Fernie has many options. We recommend trying to secure lodging early. Try:

Fernie Housing Facebook Groups
Renting in Fernie
Elk Valley Garage Sale Facebook Group
Moving to Fernie Facebook Group

Do you have other information about moving to and living in Fernie?

Do you offer a staff shuttle?

Yes we do! In the winter, you can take the staff shuttle which operates between the town of Fernie and the resort. Click below to see the 2019.20 Staff Shuttle schedule.

It is also easy to find rides home with fellow co-workers!

What perks will I get as an employee of Fernie Alpine Resort?

As part of our team, you will be eligible for the following perks:

· Awesome Staff Parties
· Free Ski & Snowboard Lessons and Program Discounts
· Discounts on Accommodation at RCR Resorts
· Discounted Lift Tickets for Family & Friends
· Retail Discounts
· Rental & Repair Shop Discounts
· Food & Beverage Discounts
· Helly Hansen Online Discount Program
· Reciprocal Resort Privileges for Full Time Staff

What documentation will I need to provide?

Once you receive a job offer you are required to provide the following documentation prior to starting work:

• Criminal Record Check original dated within the last 3 months (30 days for positions in Patrol, Childcare and Kids Winter Sports School). Those individuals with work permit/visas within this time period do not have to complete a Canadian CRC (it is included in your home country visa application).
• Social Insurance Number, or proof of application
• Copy of work visa if applicable
• Certification documents if required for position,
• Payroll start up package requires bank direct deposit, proof of healthcare or travel insurance coverage, and credit card for uniform issue/security.