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Positions for Students and People under 30

Positions: Guest Services and more for Students/People Under 30
Company: Cabot Shores Wilderness Resort & Retreat Centre
Location: Cabot Shores, eastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

At Cabot Shores, we offer different full time student positions during the summer such as front desk, event coordination, marketing, apprentice chef, maintenance & building, etc. If you are under one of the following program, we are interested in talking to you.

  • Incentive Skill Program (for residents of Nova Scotia and full time students)
  • COOP Program (for residents of Nova Scotia and full time students)
  • People Under 30 Jobs Program

Front Desk / Guest Services (Please also see our posting for Housekeepers and Maintenance Crew members)

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. 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:

  • Welcome guests and provide excellent customer service
  • Perform check-in and check-out procedures
  • Promote our accommodations via online travel agent such as AirBnb, TripAdvisor, Expedia, etc.
  • Manage online and phone reservations including taking payments
  • Provide information about availability, lodging, rates, bistro, amenities & packages
  • Address complaints and go the extra mile to make sure all guests are satisfied
  • Liaise with our housekeeping staff to ensure all accommodations are set up


  • Excellent communication skills and outgoing personality
  • Participate in a fun and dynamic team environment
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, prioritize tasks and take initiative
  • Pay attention to detail and fully complete tasks
  • Be coachable and willing to learn
  • Experience with computers and basic Microsoft software
  • Social Media knowledge and graphic design experience an asset
  • Enjoy being in a rural area of Cape Breton
  • Knowledge of local Cape Breton Island cultural events and outdoor activities an asset

General information:

  • Hourly wage
  • Work Term of 8 to 13 weeks, 30-40 hours/week, starting no earlier than May 1st, 2019 and ending August 31st, 2019
  • Flexible schedule with split shift
  • Some staff housing available (inquire)

To apply, send resume, 2 recent references, and cover letter to Barbara:
subject: Summer student/under 30

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 7 2020    ID: 55518