Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What kinds of jobs are available with Banff Lodging Company?
Most of our Job Opportunities are for hospitality roles in our Hotels, Restaurants, and Spas. Some of the jobs we hire for often include Front Desk Agents, Housekeeping Room Attendants, Cooks, Servers, and Massage Therapists. There are also opportunities to work at our Cinema and Sports Store.
Our Head Office and Contracting (construction) teams are also based in Banff; Job Opportunities for these departments such as Reservation Agents, IT Professionals, Carpenters, and Labourers are listed on our website when they become available.
When should I apply for a job?
Summer is our busiest season and most jobs begin in April, May, and June. If you live elsewhere, you should Apply Online for jobs a few weeks before you plan to arrive in Banff or Canmore, or once you are in the area and are ready to begin work.
In addition to summer jobs, Banff Lodging Company offers many year round and winter seasonal Job Opportunities in various departments. The latest Job Opportunities are always posted on our website, so please check regularly for updates.
How do I apply for a job?
You can read about our Current Job Opportunities and Apply Online for job(s) that interest you and that are a good fit for your skills and experience. Alternatively, you can come and meet our recruitment team in person at any of the Job Fairs we attend throughout the year.
How do I know if my application was received?
After you Apply Online, you will be redirected to a webpage notifying you that your application has been successfully received by our recruitment team.
What will happen after I submit my application?
Your application will be reviewed by our recruitment team and if we believe you’d be a good fit for Banff Lodging Company, you will be invited to learn more about the job and to discuss your suitability at a phone or in-person interview. We appreciate the interest of everyone who applies to work with Banff Lodging Company; however, due to the high number of applications we receive, we will only contact you if we are able to move forward to the next stage with you.
Does Banff Lodging Company offer practicum or internship opportunities for students?
Yes, absolutely. Many of our Seasonal Job Opportunities require a three to six-month commitment, and students make up a vital part of our seasonal team during the busy summer months. We’re delighted to welcome back many student employees to full-time jobs after they complete their studies too.
I’m not a Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada; can I work for Banff Lodging Company?
You must be legally entitled to work in Canada with a valid, open work permit, Permanent Residency, or Canadian Citizenship to be eligible to work with Banff Lodging Company. Banff Lodging Company is unable to sponsor foreign workers who do not have a valid work permit.
Will there be opportunities to grow my career with Banff Lodging Company?
We believe that the hospitality industry and the communities of Banff and Canmore provide great career opportunities for everyone, whether you are here for a season or a lifetime. At Banff Lodging Company, we are committed to developing and promoting current employees into supervisory and management roles and the variety of jobs and work locations in our company means there are plenty of diverse career growth opportunities available.
Will Banff Lodging Company provide me with a uniform?
We take pride in providing outstanding service to our guests and this includes presenting ourselves and acting professionally. If your job requires you to wear a specific uniform, this will be provided to you on your first day of work. You will be responsible for keeping the uniform clean and in good repair, and wearing it with a smile!
What’s it like living in Banff and Canmore?
We know that life is good here; whether you love the great outdoors, music and the arts, or you’re after a mountain-community lifestyle, Banff and Canmore have lots to offer. Learn more about living in Banff National Park.