Fernie Alpine Resort, British Columbia, Canada - Member of Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc.
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Employment

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN WORKING WITH US AT FERNIE ALPINE RESORT!

Click here for the Fernie Employment Brochure for winter season employment.

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Our mission at Fernie Alpine Resort is:
“To provide our guests with the best vacation and
recreational experience possible.”


Whether you are looking for full-time or seasonal employment, Fernie Alpine Resort may have what you're looking for.  A wide variety of challenging job opportunities are available, both winter & summer.

Friendly customer service is the key to our success and your success with us.  Our goal is to provide guests with the best vacation experience possible.  If you feel that you can enjoy working in a demanding atmosphere and that you can thrive in this situation, we want to hear from you!

Fernie is about snow and terrain - a true “skiers’ mountain” with a wealth of steep and deep glades and chutes, as well as an abundance of gentle, wide-open cruising runs.  Average annual snowfall exceeds 29 feet, making Fernie the snow capital of Western Canadian skiing and one of North America’s top resorts.

Set in a beautiful mountain paradise, Fernie Alpine Resort offers an extensive summer program for all visitors.  Whether it is lift serviced mountain biking, scenic hiking, fly fishing, horseback riding, kayaking and river rafting, tennis, interpretive guided walks and kids camps, that you are interested in, Fernie Alpine Resort has something for everyone in the summer!

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Resumes with covering letters will be accepted by email at employment@skifernie.com , fax 250-423-6644 or in person at our Resort Centre (located next to the Mountain Pantry), open Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm.

Documents required:

  • Resume, complete with references and cover letter indicating department(s) of interest
  • 2 pieces of photo identification
  • Work visa (if applicable)
  • Social Insurance Number (SIN) or proof of application
  • Criminal Record Check original dated within the last 3 months (30 days for positions in Childcare and Kids Winter Sports School)

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STAFF BENEFITS / PERKS

"Come Work and Play With Us"

All full-time seasonal staff receive:

  • Free Fernie Alpine Resort Staff Ski Pass
  • Flexible Work Shifts
  • Food & Beverage discounts
  • Sports Alpine Retail Shop discounts
  • Rental Shop discounts
  • Repair Shop discounts
  • Free Winter Sports School group lessons (some restrictions apply)
  • Subsidized staff activities
  • Free Staff Parties and Prizes
  • Friends & Family Lift Prices
  • Fernie Slopeside Lodge and Trickle Creek Lodge room rate program
  • RCR Central Reservations discounts
  • Marlin Travel discounts.
  • FREE Reciprocal skiing / boarding privileges at all RCR resorts and Sunshine Village.
  • GUARANTEED FUN!

FULL TIME SUMMER STAFF
Eligible for complimentary green fees and discounted cart rentals at RCR golf resorts. Access to summer sightseeing and mountain bike operations at RCR resorts.

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Conditions of Employment

Direct Deposit Information
All employees at Fernie Alpine Resort are required to have a bank account for direct deposit of pay. For local bank information, please see the section titled “Living in Fernie”.

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The RCR Look

Employee appearance is a direct reflection of our RCR company image.  Extreme representations of fashion or controversial fashion accessories are not permissible.  When employees are on duty, they are expected to present themselves in a clean, conservative, well-groomed manner.  All staff are required to wear uniforms & name tags.  Supervisors will outline the uniform specifications for each department.

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LIVING IN FERNIE

We highly recommend that you come to Fernie with sufficient funds to cover your pre-season living expenses. 

 

Accommodation

Staff housing is not available at the resort, however the city of Fernie is only 5 km away where long-term accommodation can be found.  The Fernie Chamber of Commerce may be able to help you at 250-423-6868 or by email at info@ferniechamber.com external link or try the Free Press, the local newspaper, at 250-423-4666 ferniead@shawcable.com external link or their on-line newspaper at www.thefreepress.ca external link

 

LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO LIVE?

TRY CONTACTING:

Notice Board across from the Post Office on 3rd Ave

OurFernie.com
www.ourfernie.com external link
(250) 423-2323

Fernie Central Reservations
www.ferniecentralreservations.com external link
(250) 423-2052

Fernie.com
www.fernie.com external link
(250) 423-5535

Fernie Chamber of Commerce
www.ferniechamber.com external link
(250) 423-6868

Free Press Newspaper
www.thefreepress.ca external link
(250) 423-4666

The City of Fernie
www.fernie.ca external link
(250) 423-6817

CITY OF SPARWOOD
20 minute drive north on Hwy 3

City of Sparwood
www.sparwood.bc.ca external link
(250) 425-6271

Sparwood Chamber of Commerce
www.sparwoodchamber.com external link
(250) 425-2423

Notice Boards at Post Office or Greenwood Mall

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Transportation

Transportation to and from Fernie Alpine Resort is available from Kootenay Taxi.  They can be reached be email at taximanager@kootenaytaxi.com external link  website at www.kootenaytaxi.com external link  or by calling 250-423-4408. 

Staff Shuttle Service
Click here for the Free Fernie Staff Shuttle Service Schedule.external link 

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Banking

CIBC
501 – 2nd Avenue (downtown Fernie)
250-423-4426

East Kootenay Community Credit Union
1601 – 9th Avenue (@ Highway 3)
250-423-9222

Scotiabank
502 – 3rd Avenue (downtown Fernie)
250-423-8440

TD Canada Trust
391 – 2nd Avenue (downtown Fernie)
250-423-2100

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For more information on Fernie:

The City of Fernie - www.fernie.ca external link
Fernie Chamber of Commerce – www.ferniechamber.com external link
Fernie.com – www.fernie.com external link

 

VIEW ALL CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES
WITH RESORTS OF THE CANADIAN ROCKIES
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