Family Fun

They say relaxation is good for the mind but relaxing in our natural hot pools is good for the mind, body and soul. Soak in the hot pools and reap the benefits of the mineral-rich water. If you’re new to swimming, want to improve upon your skills, or are interested in having your kids learn, we have an Aquatic Program designed to help you as well!

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Long gone are the days where snowshoes were clunky and shaped like tennis rackets. Today’s snowshoes are light and easy to use. Step into the great outdoors and explore the beautiful natural areas surrounding Fairmont Hot Springs.

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Find hidden “treasures” (geocaches) around Resort property or within the Columbia Valley. This sport offers great fun for everyone and ranges in difficulty from easy to extreme. No experience is necessary as we will provide you with all the tools (GPS, instructions, and coordinates). Discover Geocaching today!

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Enjoy our fantastic landscape by cruising through it on the water. Sign up for a canoeing or kayaking adventure and get up close and personal with BC nature.

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Active Outdoors

The very best après ski ever is found at Fairmont Hot springs Resort. Nothing matches an exhilarating day on the slopes in the ruggedly beautiful Rockies, followed by a revitalizing and soothing soak in our famous mineral hot pools.

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Hop on a trail ride and discover Fairmont Hot Springs Resort’s beautiful backyard. Enjoy forested trails and scenic views of the valley, mountain streams, and towering mountain peaks. Horseback riding at Fairmont Hot Springs is a perfect family activity.

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Join a guided bike tour or rent one yourself and head out onto our extensive trail system. Either way this is a great way to explore the Columbia Valley while having a great workout!

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From the daunting tree-lined fairways of our championship Mountainside Golf Course, to the interplay of the Riverside Golf Course with the legendary Columbia River, to the family-friendly challenges of our par-3 Creekside Golf Course, Fairmont Hot Springs offers distinctive golf experiences for players of any ability.

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Health & Wellness

Slip into the soothing hot water and feel your worries wash away as you gaze through the steam toward stunning views of Fairmont Ridge — the most prominent peaks in the Stanford Range of the Rocky Mountains. Renowned for their therapeutic qualities, Fairmont Hot Springs Resort's pools are among the cleanest in North America. 

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Enjoy a full-service day spa experience like no other. Natural botanicals. Warm, experienced staff. And the soothing, restorative natural hot springs. Our professional staff can help you select spa services best suited to your tastes and your needs for a completely uplifting, truly memorable spa getaway experience.

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Whatever your age level or ability, we have something here for you to enjoy during all four seasons of the year. Whether you want to golf all day long, learn new tricks on the ski hill, find out more about local plant and wildlife, or soak up the sun around our hot pools, we can arrange it!

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Rugged landscapes, hanging glaciers, waterfalls, and panoramic mountain summits begging for exploration. The valley trail system that winds through Fairmont Hot springs is another great way to venture out and explore the Rocky mountain wilderness that embraces the community.

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Room Attendant

Reference number: 00185
Post Date: 16 July 2014
Application Close Date: 16 July 2014
Division: Housekeeping
Position Status: Seasonal
Brief Description:

Room Attendants for Fairmont Hot Springs Resort carry out all the duties for cleaning and servicing the guest rooms to the standards of the resort and make sure all assignments are completed in a timely manner. We are currently hiring for our Spring and Summer season.

Responsibilities:
  • Clean all assigned guest rooms to the standard set by the resort.
  • Provide a daily service to specified guest rooms to the standard set by the resort.
  • Report any maintenance concerns and damages in guest rooms and public areas to the Supervisor or Manager.
  • Collect all soiled linens in the guest rooms and bring them to the sorting area in the Laundry. From time to time, responsible for the sorting of soiled linens in the Laundry Area.
  • Promptly and courteously respond to guest questions or concerns on the floor and in guest rooms.
  • Stock the Housekeeping Cart in the morning and at the end of shift.
  • Clean, organize and stock the Linen Room on a daily basis.
  • Trained to follow all annual deep clean procedures in guest rooms.
  • Return all items found in guest rooms to the Office for cataloguing. Each item is identified by date, room number and description.
  • Report any unusual incident, complaint and damages to the Manager or Supervisor.
  • Follow all departmental procedures and policies as outlined in the departmental manual.
Qualifications:
  • Ability to follow specific direction.
  • Ability to do repetitive tasks with few breaks.
  • Require to complete WHIMS training.
  • Previous experience in cleaning an asset, but not required.
Working Conditions

The nature of the position will require working outside the normal work week. This will include working weekends and statutory holidays. Daily requirements may require working overtime. Weekly schedules and regular days off may require changes due to room occupancy levels. Since there are guest rooms located in two areas outside the primary lodge, working outside is required primarily during the spring, summer and autumn and occasionally in the winter.

Physical Requirements

The position is a physically demanding job where the employee is required to be on their feet for extended periods of time, lift, push and pull heavy objects on a regular basis, stretch and bend, and do repetitive tasks with few breaks.

Direct Reports

Manager – Housekeeping

How to Apply:

Please email us your resume and cover letter if you are interested in this available position.

email: dsheedy@FHSR.com

p: 250.345.6004

f:  250.345.6616

 

Sous Chef

Reference number: 00184
Post Date: 30 September 2014
Application Close Date: 31 October 2014
Division: Food & Beverage
Position Status: Full-time
Brief Description:

Works under the direct supervision of the Executive Chef. It is expected that the Junior Sous Chef goes about in his duties in a businesslike and professional manner, extracting the utmost efficiency from the employees and maximizing products yield. He/she should be able to assume any given position in the kitchen, provide administrative assistance, and assist the Executive Chef in any manner required.

Responsibilities:
  • Makes himself aware of the mode of preparation and proper presentation of all items.
  • Works closely with the service personnel on problems relating to service.
  • Checks schedule to make sure that staff are on duty as scheduled.
  • Is acutely aware of importance of control of food in labour costs.
  • Advances his/her knowledge and abilities and shares it with his coworkers.
  • Promotes teamwork between kitchen and dining room staff.
  • Always knows, is nearly as possible, but items are within the confines of the kitchen and advises the chef regarding utilization of same.
  • Is intimately aware of the progress of all preparations.
  • Advises the chef on the progress of individual employees.
  • Participates in preparations and dish-ups as required.
  • Observes that enforces objectives, policies and procedures set by Executive Chef and Management.
  • LEARNS AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE about cost control, PURCHASING, storage, issuing and ALL FACETS of paperwork associated with proper kitchen management, always keeping in mind that he/she is training to become an Executive Chef. Junior Sous Chefs should be capable of running the kitchen during an Executive Chef's absence.
  • Is enthusiastic about all projects and provides proper training to junior employees.
  • Comply with standard procedures in assisting in supervising each station. 
  • Review requisitions, obtain supplies, and distribute in the absence of the receiver/controller.
  • During meal hours check portion sizes, methods of preparation and proper garnish.
  • Insured the foods are properly rotated and stored. Daily checking for wastage is of major importance.
  • Instruct dish washers/stewards and proper handling and cleaning of dishes and utensils.
  • Report immediately any irregularities and defects of equipment or problems regarding employees to the chef.
  • Ensure that all kitchen employees wear proper uniforms and are well groomed at all times.
  • In cooperation with the Executive Chef, a Junior Sous Chef should strive to introduce new menu items, new methods of preparation, and new ideas regarding kitchen management and efficiency.
  • Administrative competency requires moderate to well-developed computer skills. Menu design, cost control, and interdepartmental communications are all very important aspects of kitchen management.
Qualifications:
  • At least five years experience in quality cooking.
  • 18 years of age as dealing with alcohol.
  • Experience within the Food and Beverage industry.
  • Enjoys working with people.
  • Enjoys working both independently and within a team environment.
  • Banquet experience an asset.
Working Conditions

Must be able to work shift work including evenings, weekends and stat holidays.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to work long hours on their feet. Must be able to aid in convention set up, therefore must be able to haul tables and chairs (at approximately 50 lbs at one time).

Direct Reports

Executive Chef

How to Apply:

Please email us your resume and cover letter if you are interested in this available position.

email: dsheedy@FHSR.com

p: 250.345.6004

f:  250.345.6616

 

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