Employment Opportunities

Have you always wanted to work in BC’s beautiful backcountry or a related industry?
You could be in luck! Check out the listing of current positions available at the BLBCA’s 32-member lodges or throughout our valuable partner network. Please read each appropriate listing and apply via the contact provided.

Whitecap Alpine is hiring

Caretaker Position

We are looking to hire a hard-working, enthusiastic mountain lover to join our team as a vital member of the lodge caretaker for the upcoming summer and winter seasons. 

If you have a strong mechanical aptitude, caring nature, attention to detail, and desire to work with helicopters in a dynamic and fun environment, please give us a shout and join our amazing staff and guests. The ideal candidate will be able to work both winter (December-April) and summer (July-October).
Please email hayden@whitecapalpine.ca with your resume and cover letter.

Purcell Mtn Lodge has Volunteer ops

Photo: Robb Thompson
Volunteer at Purcell Mountain Lodge

Embark on an exciting adventure with Purcell Mountain Lodge! We’re seeking passionate volunteer caretakers for the shoulder season from September to January, and some spots from February to May. This opportunity is perfect for adventurous retired couples or groups of friends craving a remote, off-the-grid setting. If you have experience with micro hydro systems or other mechanical expertise, we want to hear from you! Our shifts range from one to two weeks, allowing for a dynamic experience.

Contact Jackie today by phone at 888-767-8989 or email jackie@purcellmountainlodge.com to showcase your qualifications and join our fantastic PML family.

Purcell Mtn Lodge has job ops

Join the Purcell Mountain Lodge family!

With a 35-year legacy in Golden, BC, we are now accepting applications for the Summer 2024 and Winter 2024/25 seasons. We invite interested applicants to apply or resubmit resumes for the following positions:

Summer & Fall Operations June to September:
ACMG Hiking Guide, ACMG Apprentice Hiking Guide, Host/Caretaker, Adventure Chef

Winter & Spring Operations December to April
ACMG Ski Guide, ACMG Apprentice Ski Guide, Host/ Caretaker, Adventure Chef

Casual Year Round Roles Include:
Shoulder Season Caretakers, General Labour,  Plumber & Gasfitter and Electrician are also available. 

Submit your resume with confidence to Jackie Mah at jackie@purcellmountainlodge.com. Feel free to contact Jackie directly at 1 888 767 8989 anytime to speak in person or by email. Expect timely responses to all applications.

Nuk Tessli Backcountry Lodge would like to hire a summer chef

The unique wilderness experience offered at Nuk Tessli is more than just mountains, lakes and amazing scenery.

Nuk Tessli offers well-crafted meals to our guests and staff, made from high-quality and fresh ingredients.

​As a lodge chef at Nuk Tessli Lodge, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the overall guest experience through culinary excellence.
Your responsibilities include: Creating Culinary Delights: Preparing and cooking delicious, high-quality meals (lunch and dinner) for our guests and staff, meal planning, inventory control, baking bread, making granola etc.
Duration: mid-June – end of September. Work in shifts (different options available).

​For more information, please email us at: office@nuktessli.com.
Please attach a CV and any references you have.

Selkirk Lodge is hiring

Amazing Selkirk Lodge
Selkirk Backcountry Lodge is seeking to fill the following positions.

Backcountry Lodge Maintenance person
A maintenance person for our over 3000 square foot, 18-20 person, helicopter-accessed backcountry ski touring lodge. the successful candidate will need all-around building maintenance skills, good multi-tasking ability, a service-oriented approach, and an interest in backcountry ski touring.

Backcountry lodge chef
Selkirk Lodge is seeking a backcountry chef for our 18-20 person, helicopter-accessed backcountry ski touring lodge. The successful candidate will need excellent cooking skills for groups of up to 20, good multi-tasking ability, a service-oriented approach, and an interest in backcountry ski touring. We are looking for someone who can create fresh, delicious, hearty meals and plan a creative menu.

Both positions are seasonal, from Dec 10th through Apr 30th; however, for the right candidate, there could be opportunities for further work in the summer months. The lodge operates from Saturday to Saturday for most of the season, with a few four-day trips in early January. Shifts may be 7-14 days in length, with a week (or more) off in between.

Contact Kate at info@selkirklodge.ca for more info

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