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Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is world-class catski operation and luxury backcountry lodge set in the heart of the monashee mountains.

We aim to offer our guests unqiue and refined experiences both in the winter and throughout the summer.

We are always on the lookout for talented and creative individuals who love the great outdoors to join our team but for us, it’s more than just a job. Joining our team means mean gaining a family and getting to work with a dynamic crew who love creating amazing experiences for every guest.

If you are an energetic, hard-working and positive individual – we want to meet you!


What our staff say...

Work hard, play hard

"Keefer Lake Lodge has proven to be one of the most unique, fulfilling, and unforgettable experiences of my life! I’ve found there to be unlimited possibilities, endless adventure, and an infinite amount of care, support, and comradery among the team"

Kenzi, Lodge Manager

Working with friends!

"I love that I get to work with fun, talented and inspiring people every day" 

Emma, Administration Manager

Getting sendy

"I have been given opportunities to grow and develop within an industry that I am extremtly passionate about, which I really value."

George Buck, Practicum Guide

Dinosaur at work

"The team I work with is so friendly, inclusive and motivates you to do better. With a company that is constantly growing and thriving, you're heard and supported, even when you want to wear a dinosaur costume. "

Amelia, Guest Relations Assistant

Team shred day

Getting Crafty


Staff Benefits...

Competitivie hourly rate, plus gratuities

Predictable work schedule that enables work/life balance

Staff accommodation and meals provided during work shift rotations*

Great work culture

Beautiful workplace

Staff discount

Staff Appreciation events and activities, including opportunities to go Cat Skiing.**


CURRENT JOB VACANCIES


JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Head Chef

Job Type: Full-time | Competitive, based on previous experience

Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is looking for a talented a head chef!

Located in the beautiful Monashee mountains in the heart of interior BC, Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is a year-round luxury backcountry destination & Catski operaiton.

Company Intro: Established in 2014, Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is a remote backcountry, cat skiing lodge that is rapidly evolving into a year-round luxury lakeside resort and operation. Located in a stunning natural environment near Cherryville, BC we strive to offer a unique and refined, exclusive experience to our guests. Do not miss this opportunity to join the Keefer family and be a part of growing something truly exceptional.

Job Summary 
We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced culinary expert who thrives in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

  • Position Overview: As a seasoned professional with leadership experience in dining establishments, your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of crucial aspects, including:
  • Innovative Menu Creation: Craft exceptional and innovative menus that resonate with our clientele, showcasing a commitment to flavor, innovation, and budget considerations.
  • Kitchen Management: Oversee all facets of kitchen management, including budget and inventory management, SOP creation, and routine prep oversight and development.
  • Team Building and Training: Foster a collaborative and high-performing kitchen team through effective leadership, training, and team-building initiatives.
  • Regulatory and Licensing Oversight: Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and licensing standards, demonstrating a meticulous approach to food safety planning.
  • Customer Focus: Exceed customer expectations through a customer-focused approach, creating memorable dining experiences.

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Minimum 2+ years experience in a leadership role in high-end/fine dining establishments
  • Foodsafe Leve 1 minimum requirement
  • Excellent menu development and planning skills
  • Passion for sourcing local produce and creating menus that reflect our commitment to quality and sustainability.
  • High attention to detail, excellent organization, and forward planning skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and management skills, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • A collaborative team player with proactive problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills, ensuring effective coordination with lodge management and co-workers.
  • A love for the outdoors and snow sports is considered a valuable asset.

If this position sounds like it fits your skillset and experience we would love to hear from you!

Please send us a detailed resume complete with references and a cover letter that describes you, your experience, and your passion for food.

Apply by forwarding your resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Seasonal Winter Staff for Catski Season 2023/24

Job Type: Seasonal| Salary: Competitive

Keefer Lake Lodge is crewing up for winter for a range of positons!

Positions available include:

  • Housekeeper/Lodge Hand
  • Server/Lodge Hand
  • Cocktail Bartender/Mixologist
  • Prep Cooks
  • Line Cooks
  • Massage Therapists
  • Yard Crew / Outdoor Maintenance crew

Company intro: Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is a remote but rapidly evolving lakeside resort operation that is striving to offer a unique and refined experience to our guests. Located in the beautiful Monashee mountains near Cherryville, BC, our guests enjoy world-class cat skiing in the winter and a range of exclusive weekend retreats, events and experiences throughout summer. 

If you love the wilderness, adventure and snowsports, this is an exciting opportunity to join talented and dynamic team of like minded people.

Job Summary: 

Keefer is looking for talented & experienced hospitality professionals to join their team for this winter! If you love the snow, working with like minded people, and being part of creating truly exceptional experiences. We want to hear from you!

Salary & Shifts

  • Competitive hourly rate, plus gratuities
  • 7 days on, 7 day off shift rotation
  • Staff accommodation and food provided during working shifts

Benefits/Perks:

  • Gratuities program
  • Staff discounts
  • Staff appreciation/recognition events
  • Opportunities to go Catskiing (offered at the discretion of management)

Desirable Skills & Attributes

  • We are looking for team players with a "can do" attitude
  • Candidates should have ability to work independently and effectively prioritize daily tasks and responsibilities
  • Great attention to detail
  • Exemplary guest service skills, always looking to understand guest needs and go above and beyond
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to and from the lodge
  • Physical ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing and moving necessary to perform job duties
  • Legally able to work in Canada
  • A love of the wilderness and snow sports an asset!

Location:

Due to the remote, wilderness location of our lodge, staff must live on-site during their working shift rotations, and have a reliable vehicle to travel to and from the lodge.

For candidates living in Kelowna, a shuttle bus service is available for travelling to and from the lodge on set days.

Apply by forwarding your resume and covering letter detailing the position you wish to apply for and why to: 


Keefer Shop Foreman

Job Type: Full-time | Salary from: $30-$40/ hour

Gostlin Keefer Lake lodge is looking for a Shop Foreman to join the team, to manage the repair and maintenance of all onsite equipment and machinery.

Company Intro: Established in 2014, Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is a remote backcountry cat skiing lodge that is rapidly evolving into a year-round luxury lakeside resort and operation. Located in a stunning natural environment near Cherryville, BC we strive to offer a unique and refined exclusive experience to our guests. Do not miss this opportunity to join the Keefer family and be a part of growing something truly exceptional.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create inventory spreadsheet.
  • Inventory all tools and ensure proper working order.
  • Create vehicle pre-trip check list.
  • Create vehicle service spreadsheet.
  • Create vehicle training program.
  • Organize cat shop for efficient use.
  • Service generators and equipment.
  • Create maintenance log for equipment.
  • Train operators on equipment
  • Create SOP’s for routine equipment maintenance.
  • Order supplies and parts to complete repairs and maintenance.
  • Overseeing work to anticipate, detect, and address factors that impede operations.
  • Enforcing safety regulations and protocols.
  • Conducting performance reviews with operators.
  • Meeting with management to deliver feedback and develop work optimization strategies.
  • Implementing strategies to optimize workflow and operational efficiency.
  • Ensuring that all equipment and machinery are properly operated and maintained.
  • Ensure shop is clean and tools put away at end of shift.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of red seal heavy-duty mechanics or millwright
  • Capable of receiving and following instructions and communicating with co-workers
  • Able to read and adhere to labels, safety warnings, and guidelines
  • Attentive to detail and always alert to ensure safety

Salary and Shifts:

  • Starting Wage: $30-$40/hour based on experience
  • Flexible on/off rotation

Location:

Due to the remote, but breath-taking wilderness location of our lodge, on-site staff accommodation is provided during working shift rotations.

Apply by forwarding your resume to: 

Event Coordinator / Guest Relations Assistant

Job Type: Full-time | Salary from: $22.50 per hour

Gostlin Keefer Lake Lodge is seeking an Event Coordinator / Guest Relations assistant to join the team. You would be responsible for developing, managing and assisting in year-round guest related events hosted at GKLL. This role requires a detail-oriented person who is willing and able to manage an event from start to finish and communicate with the facilitators, GKLL staff and guests.

Benefits/Perks:

  • Free on-site shared staff accommodations during shift rotations
  • Complimentary meals while on shift
  • Gratuities program
  • Staff discounts
  • Staff appreciation/recognition events
  • Participate in resort activities such as biking, hiking, paddling, disk golf and axe throwing
  • Build connections with a fun and diverse team

Skills:

  • Interested in planning and executing weddings, wellness retreats, adventure tourism events, festivals, corporate retreats and more
  • Assumes the role of the main point of contact between event facilitators and all GKLL departments on certain events, both in terms of pre-planning and on-site event co-ordination.
  • Works directly with clients on proposals, contracts, planning, set‐up, décor, cost & billing details and other requirements pertinent to their program
  • Promote GKLL as a premier destination for clients and vendors
  • Create and maintain a database of potential clients
  • Participate in weekly operations and events meetings with internal departments
  • Willingness to jump in and help with any aspect of operations when needed
  • Strong leadership ability with effective communication skills to relay concise direction Event Coordinator / Guest Relations Assistant (Full-time)
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines while maintaining physical stamina, a positive mental attitude and the ability to communicate effectively with guests, management, employees and outside contact
  • Work with marketing team to develop and coordinate marketing goals, strategies and content
  • Assist in website updates when needed
  • Create marketing content i.e. assist in social posts, copy writing, digital ads etc…
  • Willingness to jump in and help with any aspect of operations when needed

Qualifications:

  • Event Management, Marketing Management, Communications or Hospitality certificate/diploma
  • 3-5 years’ experience in Event Management an asset.
  • Hospitality and/or adventure tourism experience an asset
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365, Word, and Excel
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to and from the lodge. Accommodations will be provided on shift should you choose to stay.
  • Physical ability to perform tasks that may require prolonged standing and moving necessary to perform job duties
  • Open to working a diverse schedule to accommodate the event schedule
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English
  • Legally able to work in Canada

Salary & Shifts:

  • $22.50-$26/hour plus gratuities, accommodations and meals whilst on shift
  • Variety of mornings, days, evenings, weekends and holidays

Apply by forwarding your resume to: 



Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

We are a proud equal opportunity employer and dedicates itself to Respect, Integrity and Teamwork. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free candidate experience and work environment. If you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.