Working Holiday Canada- Winter 2014/2015 Employer 2 Ski Resort



Working Holiday Canada- Winter 2014/2015 Employer 2 Ski Resort, [email protected], tel. 501 422 260
Working Holiday Canada- Winter 2014/2015
Employer 2
Ski Resort in Lake Louise
With 4200 skiable acres, Lake Louise is one of the largest ski areas in North America. The unique layout allows families and
groups of varying abilities to ski together; there are beginner, intermediate and expert runs down from every chair.
Beginners and intermediate skiers have access to an abundance of gentle slopes and long cruising runs. Experts can explore
endless chutes, glades, gullies and remote bowls in some of the Rockies' most challenging terrain. Lake Louise Ski Area is
located 30 min west the city of Banff near the famous Lake Louise and approximately 2.5 hr away from Calgary (fifth largest
city in Canada). Although the town of Lake Louise is small, it does get very busy during the winter seasons because of its
famous snow condition and amazing ski slopes.
Town Description – Lake Louise, Alberta
Lake Louise - Canada's "Diamond in the Wilderness," and the "Hiking Capital of Canada". This area offers a tremendous
diversity of recreational and sightseeing opportunities. Lake Louise is home to one of North America's finest downhill ski
areas, and has numerous hiking and walking trails. The region abounds with spectacular scenery, from glaciers to waterfalls.
You will find the best powder skiing on the Continent, unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities, our famous Canadian
Rockies scenery; and perhaps you'll find yourself again. The Village of Lake Louise is on the Trans-Canada Highway fiftyseven kilometers (thirty-five miles) west of Banff. This quiet and small village offers a range of travel amenities, fabulous
dining opportunities and accommodations. Nearby Banff is one of the most precious, protected places in the world. A visit
here offers the chance to experience the spectacular Rocky Mountains and glacier-fed lakes up close, wildlife at its wildest
and small town charm that only this unique city can offer. It is a popular tourist resort that attracts thousands of tourists
year round.
Permanent Population:
Services available:
Night life:
Activity Options in Winter:
2.5 hours by bus from Calgary to Lake Louise
1041 but with many tourists coming in everyday, 7584 in Banff
There is a shopping mall, a grocery store, a bakery, deli, restaurants, gift boutiques, liquor
store and a sporting goods / equipment rental shop.
Although Lake Louise does not have much nightlife as compared to nearby Banff which is
well known for its fun night life with live music, pool, darts, pubs, dance clubs, eateries and
film screenings.
Dogsledding, Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding, Heli-Skiing & Boarding, Snowmobiling,
Gondolas, Hot Springs, Sleigh Rides, Ice Fishing, Hockey Games, Ice Walking Tours, Caving,
Indoor Activities & Attractions, Activity & Vacation Reservations, Backcountry Lodges,
Tubing, Snowshoeing, Cross-Country Skiing
Jobs Available
Types of jobs:
House/laundry, Dishwasher, Rental technician, Lift Operator, Prep Cook, F&B Cashier, F&B
start from CAD $9.75 per hour depending on the position, [email protected], tel. 501 422 260
Work Start and End Dates:
Staggered start dates from end of October to mid-December and finishing beginning of
Staff housing in town, free shuttle to and from work, 2 person shared rooms, bathroom, kitchen, couches, $8.40/night, $200
Perks/Benefits (benefits in 2013, may change in 2014)
• 25% discount on mid-range rentals
• 10% discount on high performance rentals
• 25% off ski/board repairs on weekdays only
• Free ski school group lessons based on availability
• 40% discount in designated cafeterias
• 20% discount in lounges and restaurants
• Complimentary coffee/tea/hot chocolate/fountain pop when you bring your own cup (otherwise it's still only 25¢)
• 20% discount on retail soft goods
• 15% discount on retail hard goods
• 20% off food at the Great Divide Lodge
• Staff rate of $99 per person at Skoki Lodge (20% off), per night, based on availability.
• Accommodation discounts start at 10% off when booked through the Central Reservations for hotels in the area.
This depends on time of season and availability.
• Ride Breaks
• Reciprocal skiing privileges at other ski hills
• RRSP matching contribution depending on length of service
• Extended health care benefit plan depending on length of service
• 50% discount off private lessons
• Up to 20% discount in lounges and restaurants
• Subsidized staff accommodation
• Spousal/Family passes for year round employees
• 50% discount at LLSA daycare
Interview Dates
August via Skype
Application Deadline
1 August