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ALGONQUIN PARK JOBS

Position: Housekeeping Coordinators
Employer: Voyageur Quest and Voyageur Outfitting
Location: based out of Algonquin Park Access Pt #1, east of South River, Ontario

Type: Part-time and Full time (20-35 hours per week) time of year dependent
Accommodation: Lakeside Cabin (shared, optional)

Voyageur Quest is a wilderness tour company that specializes in Algonquin Park. Our facilities — the Algonquin Log Cabin, the Algonquin Cottage Outpost, Algonquin Islands and Voyageur Outfitter are all located at Algonquin Park’s northwest corner. Our head office, reservations and logistics are centred in our Toronto office. For more information - please visit http://www.voyageurquest.com

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 having had a very busy spring and summer and anticipate another busy fall season on the private guided Log Cabin, canoe trip and cottage adventure front. Our commitment in shaping our 2021 season will continue 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.

The Algonquin Housekeeping Coordinator supports the needs of the Algonquin Log Cabin, the Algonquin Cottages, the Canoe Outpost Cabins, and the Algonquin VO Outfitter. The Housekeeping Coordinator is responsible to clean and prepare our off-the-grid spaces for our customers' pre/post-check-in and for seasonal deep cleans.

  • Preparing fresh, clean, & covid safe guest spaces.
  • Cleaning to standard a variety of space types: log cabin, mainland and island cottages, cabin and bunkhouse, outfitter etc
  • Can Include cleaning outdoor decks, gazebo, shower house/sauna, outhouses, composting toilets
  • Cleaning outdoor bathroom/shower houses, outhouses, composting toilets
  • Tracking and reporting damages, and/or improvements
  • Ensuring our linens are promptly sent and received to and from the laundry service.
  • Keeping our cleaning supplies and linens in stock and organized in our housekeeping areas.
  • Updating and utilizing VQ housekeeping checklists
  • Ability to track staff scheduling app and to follow google calendar anticipating new bookings.
  • Should candidates be qualified and interested - the scope of this role can be augmented with food preparation and meal service, customer check-ins, town runs, and general support activities can be added.

Requirements:

  • Excellent cleaning abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized
  • Experience as a cleaner or housekeeper
  • Dependable and on time
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently without compromising quality
  • Enjoy working indoors and out.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance
  • Enjoy being at the edge of Algonquin Park a special appreciation for Algonquin Park and our wilderness "off the grid" environment.
  • If you enjoy active, outdoor work, we'd like to hear from you!
  • Please send a resume and cover letter outlining your interest and availability

Qualifications:

  • Requires completion of High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of considerable position-related experience is required.
  • Proven track record with housekeeping
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, good problem solving skills, and the ability to work within a small team.
  • Must have an email and phone to communicate with the office.
  • Drivers license and car to get to and from work.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening)

Contract from:

Seasonal or year round opportunities available

Compensation: $18-$25/hour depending on experience

Accommodation: If not local - Lakeside shared or private cabin accommodation while working (optional) On your days off you are welcome to stay or commute.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should e-mail a résumé with cover letter to Eva at: info@voyageurquest.com

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 28 2021    ID: 61454