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Position: Property and Maintenance Crew
Employer: Voyageur Quest
Location: Algonquin Park (Access pt #1, Algonquin Park, East of South River, Ontario with on-site accommodations)

Algonquin Park Wilderness Adventure Company and Outfitter
Dates: May, June, July, August (option to extend into fall and winter season)

Voyageur Quest is a wilderness tour company that specializes in Algonquin Park. Our facilities – the Algonquin Log Cabin, the Algonquin Cottages and Outpost, Islands, and Voyageur Outfitter are all located at Algonquin Park’s northwest corner at Access Pt #1. Our head office, reservations and logistics are centred in our Toronto office.

Our Covid Response follows Public Health guidelines and directions. Though some of the large group arms of our business have been impacted by the covid pandemic, we feel extremely fortunate in anticipating another busy season on the private guided and rental fronts. Our commitment in shaping our 2021 season will continue to be to provide private and small groups a safe place to connect with each other, fresh air, and adventure – all at the edge of Algonquin’s wilderness.

Our hearts and thoughts go out to the people who have been affected by this unprecedented event and we appreciate the healthcare workers, local communities, and governments around the world who are on the front line working to contain this coronavirus – offering us all hope.

As Property and Maintenance Crew you will require the ability to provide:

  • ongoing maintenance, repairs and new project builds for:

    • Building Exteriors: docks, decks, storage sheds, wood sheds, roofs, steps, outdoor furniture...
    • Building Interiors - ability to mount curtain rods, blinds, hooks, paint, possible drywall repairs, fix sliding doors and screens, hang doors, doorknobs, lay flooring
    • Landscaping: chainsaw work, etc.
    • Propane Appliances: some experience with propane appliances fridges, heaters etc and have the ability to call suppliers to set up appointment or order parts etc
    • Ability to drive trailers an asset - shuttles, pick up materials and dump runs.
    • Systems: understanding and working with property systems and ensuring their optimal performance including but not limited to: water, heating, and solar systems, managing tools, generators, and so on.
    • Canoes: experience with boat repair an asset
    • ability to work on small-medium sized projects and repairs
    • Seasonal: shut down and open up procedures
    • ability to brief suppliers who may be called in to tackle larger projects
    • to have the “eyes of ownership” in observing the properties and buildings, notice issues that require attention, bring forth and execute solutions.

Applicants should have the following:

  • Previous and demonstrated work experience in areas that require the above skills experience
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to independently follow daily task lists effectively
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to lift and load canoes
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • G driver license
  • A love for the outdoors

Additional assets include:

  • Ability to repair boat repair ie canoe and gear
  • Ability to drive a trailer

Contract Available

Season: May 1st to the end of August (ability to extend to fall and winter season)
Both part-time and full-time options available.

Compensation: approx $17-23 per hour commensurate with experience

Other: If not local - available shared lakeside seasonal accommodation and cooking facilities in camp-like accommodation with other wilderness guides.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should fax or e-mail a résumé with cover letter to Eva at :

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 29 2021    ID: 59263