Great Bear Lodge is seeking a highly motivated candidate to work as the Relief Housekeeper/Chef at our ecotourism lodge on the central coast of British Columbia, in the traditional lands of the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nation. We host people from around the world to see the grizzly bears of the Great Bear Rainforest. The lodge accommodates a maximum of 16 guests, thus providing a very personal experience.
As the Relief Housekeeper/Chef, you will work as the Lodge Chef when the fulltime chef has their days off, and the Lodge Housekeeper when the fulltime housekeeper has their days off. While housekeeping, you will have responsibility for the cleanliness of the lodge, and the comfort of the guests while at the lodge. While cooking, you will be cooking for up to 16 guests and 5-10 staff. The quality of food at Great Bear Lodge is characterized as ‘wilderness gourmet’ and is an essential part of the experience. In addition to being passionate about preparing great food and keeping the lodge immaculately clean, you will also need excellent time management skills.
Training will be provided for our menu items. This position offers a unique opportunity to work in ecotourism while living in an amazing wilderness setting.
Your housekeeping duties would include:
Your chef duties would include:
We are a small team and occasionally you may be called upon to assist with other tasks that are outside of your job description.
Minimum Position requirements:
Highly Desirable additional qualifications:
Additionally Successful Candidates will:
Great Bear Lodge (http://www.greatbeartours.com) has been providing quality wildlife viewing experiences with a strong emphasis on natural history interpretation and minimum ecological impact since 1999. We are fortunate to live and work in a beautiful ecosystem and our goal is to share this special place with guests from all over the world in a sustainable manner. The wildlife call this place home, we are merely guests in their valley.
Please email a cover letter and resume with 3 references. At least 2 of them should be work related and all must have both e-mail addresses and contact phone numbers. Email materials to the attention of Marg Leehane at:
All emails will be acknowledged and selected applicants will be contacted by email and phone for interviews by phone or in person.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 13 2020 ID: 55603