BHTM Students: Student Work Experience Program (SWEP) Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

  • Location: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
  • Deadline: December 1, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Combine valuable work experience with an energetic, fun lifestyle in Canada’s most breathtaking resorts! If you are talented, motivated and enrolled in a hospitality, tourism, hotel and restaurant, culinary, golf or turf management program, SWEP is your opportunity to relate your classroom study to the day-to-day operations of our incredible resorts.  We are now recruiting for Summer 2020!

Apply online before December 31st, 2019.  Early submissions are strongly encouraged. Successful applicants will be matched to available positions based on previous relevant work experience, area of studies and the hotel’s operational requirements.

We are now recruiting for the following Summer 2020 SWEP positions:

Front Office

  • Guest Service Agent
  • Royal Service Agent
  • Concierge

Successful applicants will be matched to available positions based on previous relevant work experience, area of studies and the hotel’s operational requirements.

What is in it for you:

  • Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site
  • Employee Travel Program
  • Comprehensive Wellness Platform (LifeWorks)
  • Discounts on food & beverage/fitness centre/spa/golf/ski
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and over 5,000 properties with Accor

Qualifications:

  • Must be returning to school or have a requirement to complete a co-op prior to graduation
  • Currently enrolled in a hospitality, tourism or hotel and restaurant management program
  • Previous front office/reservations experience preferred
  • Previous Property Manager (Opera) experience an asset

Living and Working in Jasper: 

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is surrounded by the snow capped mountains and enchanting lakes of Jasper National Park; a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site. The Lodge is a 446 room award winning luxury resort located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, approximately 365 km west of Edmonton. The town of Jasper has approximately 5500 permanent residents and is a 10 minute car ride from Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. The hotel operation encompasses the operation of rooms, 9 food and beverage outlets, golf course, riding stables, and recreation facilities including boating, cycling, tennis, skating, skiing, etc. Colleagues can enjoy reduced rates on golf, tennis, boating, bike rentals, horseback riding, ski hill passes, and more!  In Jasper, you will be joining a community that is full of energy and excitement. From the elk grazing outside of your door to the long summer nights – you will love the true essence of Jasper and all that it has to offer. For more information on what it is like to live and work in Jasper as well as detailed information about our staff accommodations visit www.explorejasper.com/jpl.htm.

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

APPLY TODAY: To apply for a SWEP placement, click here and proceed with creating your candidate profile followed by uploading your resume, cover letter and two recent work-related references letters.   Please apply only to ONE location and ONE job category, outlining in your application your department and position preference. If selected, you will be contacted directly to arrange phone/Skype interviews with one of our SWEP recruiters. Please be aware, that you may not receive correspondence until the application deadline of January 31st, 2020.

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability and Excellence; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!