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British Columbia

Step into the vast wilderness of the rugged British Columbia, an area built up of towering mountains, endless coastlines and hectares of wildlife. Canada’s westernmost province is home to some of the best national parks and is unbeatable when it comes to outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking and kayaking. The vibrant cities of Whistler, Vancouver and Victoria are all located in this province, where you can swap the great outdoors for a slice of the urban life. 

Take a look below at some of the fantastic employers we have located in British Columbia. 

Four Seasons Resort Whistler

It’s all about location, location, location. 

Host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, the bustling ski-town of Whistler entertained the world on a grand competitive scale. They're about 5* service and hiring the best in the world to provide 5* service.  If you’ve got extensive customer-facing experience and are willing to be flexible with your roles don’t miss out on your chance to work for one of the biggest names in hospitality in the world.

Closest Airport: Vancouver 

Positions Available: Ski Concierge, Spa Reception, Servers, Cooks, Stewards, Room Attendants, Front Desk, Banquet Servers & more!

Summer Job contracts: June-September (with the opportunity to continue for the Winter season!)

Winter Job contracts:  November/ December- April

Panorama Mountain Resort

Want to wake up to beautiful Panorama every morning? One of our most popular ski resorts for winter, Panorama is a ski in/ski out resort in the middle of the Canadian Rockies and an international hub for winter activities. During the summer it's still activities galore with plenty of work opportunities available! Joining the Panorama team means you live and work where others pay to stay.

Closest Airport: Calgary

Positions available: Activities & Events attendants, Lift Attendants, Room Attendants, Bartender, Pool Attendant, Front Desk Agents, Snow Removal, Servers, Guest Services & many more!

Summer job contracts June- September. Interviews from February 2017.

Winter job contracts: November/ December- April

Big White Resort

Canada's largest ski in/ski out village – Big White is the picturesque Canadian ski season destination. With over 118 runs, world-class amenities and just a short drive to the city of Kelowna, Big White certainly provides big fun for those who work there and with discounted ski rentals, lessons and adventure activities. The biggest questions now is ‘Why not!?’

Big White sound like a place you can see yourself calling home? Check out the job listings below.

Winter job contracts with Big White run From November/ December- April

Positions available:  Hotel and Condo Housekeeping

Ontario. Around 40% of Canada’s population live here for a reason, and we’d hazard a guess that it had something to do with the 250,000 lakes, beaut snowy mountains cascading through the coastline and towering skyscrapers reaching toward the starry sky. If you’re looking for a perfect combination between cosmopolitan and natural wonders, boy you’ve found it. Next step: find your job. 

Read our travel stories from past BUNACers who have lived the dream in Ontario, and check out our jobs in Blue Mountain below. Before long, you'll be on that plane (and as they say, the rest is history.)

Blue Mountain Resort

Stepping into Blue Mountain Ski Resort for the first time is like entering another world. Imagine waking up every day to the sun shining down on to stunning white snow slopes as far as the eye can see. Swap your morning coffee for a far better adrenaline rush and take to the skies on your skiis or snowboard; snap epic selfies wearing your ski goggles whilst you live the high-life with your new best mates. Blue Mountain is a world-famous resort for a reason. That reason is obvious as soon as you go there - everyday is an adventure.  
Closest Airport: Toronto 
Positions available: Food & Beverage Attendant, Cafe Attendant, Front Desk, Prep Cook, Line Cook, Public Space Associate, Ski Lodge Cleaner
Summer Contracts: June-September (with the opportunity to work the winter season too!)

Winter Contracts: November/ December- April

Located in western Canada, bordered by the famous Rocky Mountains and prairies, the province of Alberta is without a doubt one of the most naturally beautiful places on the planet. Its home to the picturesque Lake Louise and two of the world's oldest national parks, Banff and Jasper. The coniferous forests, glacial mountain ranges and abundant wildlife that makes this area are revered by campers, hikers and nature lovers. 

From exploring the lively Edmonton and Calgary cities, bursting with culture and nightlife, to finding dinosaur fossils in the mystical Canadian Badlands, living in Alberta will give you an experience like no other.

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

The Banff Centre is a one-of-a-kind arts institution located on the side of Tunnel Mountain, overlooking the beautiful Bow Valley and the picturesque Town of Banff. We've been inspiring creativity and fostering innovation in Banff for eighty years.

Closest airport: Calgary

Positions available : Food & Beverage attendants, Housekeeping and Kitchen roles

Summer job contracts : May - November 

Banff Park Lodge

Conveniently located in the Town of Banff, just steps away from the glacier-fed Bow River, Banff Park Lodge is a full-service resort hotel and conference centre. Here visitors can experience the best of both worlds: the peace and solitude of a quiet location, yet quick access to a livelier scene in downtown Banff.

Closest Airport: Calgary

Positions Available : Housekeeping

Summer job contracts :  May -October