Student Work Experience Program (SWEP) - Front of House Opportunities, October 2019 to May 2020
Combine valuable work experience with an energetic, fun lifestyle in Canada's most breathtaking resorts! If you are talented, motivated and enrolled in a hospitality, tourism, hotel and restaurant management program, SWEP is your opportunity to relate your classroom study to the day-to-day operations of our incredible resorts.
Living and Working in Whistler
Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler resort defines mountain luxury in the heart of Whistler, British Columbia - Host Mountain Resort of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Located in the spectacular Coastal Mountain Range, Whistler is Canada's premier, year-round outdoor adventure destination - just two hours north of downtown Vancouver. Offering ski-in, ski-out convenience and on-site championship golf course, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is Whistler's largest conference resort hotel with 529 guestrooms and suites, exceptional dining in five unique outlets and full resort amenities including a slopeside Health Club. Since opening its doors in 1989, this landmark destination has welcomed guests and colleagues to an unforgettable mountain adventure experience - start yours today!
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler provides colleagues with a fantastic lifestyle, a duty meal for each shift worked, uniforms and cleaning thereof, lockers as well as optional Colleague Housing.
We are now recruiting for the following Winter 2019 SWEP positions:
- Junior Servers
- Banquet Servers
- Deli Attendant / Barista
- Front Desk Agent
- Royal Service Agent
- Fairmont Gold Attendant
- Reservations Agent
- Doorman / Bellman
- Currently enrolled in a hospitality or tourism related program
- Previous hospitality experience preferred
- Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
- Strong problem solving abilities
- Highly responsible & reliable
- Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
- Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
APPLY TODAY: To apply for a SWEP placement, click below on "Apply Online" and proceed with creating your candidate profile followed by uploading your resume, cover letter and two recent work-related references letters. Please apply only to ONE location and ONE job category, outlining in your application your department and position preference. If selected, you will be contacted directly to arrange phone/Skype interviews with one of our SWEP recruiters. Please be aware, that you may not receive correspondence until the application deadline of January 31st, 2019.
ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS
At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!
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