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Position: Housekeeper at Ecoresort
Organization: Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort & Retreat Centre
Location: Cabot Shores, eastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

We are an eco-friendly resort and use non-toxic cleaning products and detergents. We are looking for housekeepers able of attending to our facilities with integrity and attention to detail while being efficient. Our goal is to create a clean and pleasant environment for our guests to stay in.

Located on the Atlantic side of the Cabot Trail, Cabot Shores is a second home to guests from all over the world. We offer a range of traditional and unique accommodations, outdoor adventures, wellness services, cultural activities and serve nutritious meals in our Bistro. We are an eco-friendly resort and use non-toxic cleaning products and detergents. Join our team of hardworking, fun-loving staff and spend the summer in a beautiful setting, enjoying activities onsite such as meditation, Qi Gong, kayaking, hiking, swimming, music jams, and more.

Duties include:

  • Perform a variety of cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping and dusting
  • Cleaning and maintaining to standard common spaces such as the main lodge, dining area and great room, common room, washrooms, etc.
  • Cleaning to standard a variety of lodge rooms, chalets, yurts, treetop geodesic domes, event space, etc.
  • Cleaning outdoor bathroom/shower houses, outhouses, composting toilets
  • Assisting the Lead Housekeeper in daily duties
  • Notify superiors on any damages, deficits and disturbances
  • Check stocking levels of all consumables and replace when appropriate


  • Experience as a cleaner or housekeeper
  • Working quickly without compromising quality
  • Enjoy working outside (in all weather), long walking distance and can handle heat, on your feet all day
  • Ability to work with little supervision, following directions closely, and maintain a high level of performance
  • Prioritization and time management skills, being organized
  • Enjoy being in a rural area of Cape Breton

General information:

  • Position is part time in June, full time in July & August, and part time in September & October with possibility for winter work depending on occupancy
  • Hourly wage (depends on experience) plus shared tips
  • Some staff housing available (inquire)

To apply, send resume, 2 recent references, and cover letter to Barbara:
subject: Housekeeper

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 7 2020    ID: 55514