The Lodge is a rewarding and fun place to work for those that love adventure and nature.
Our season runs from March until November and we do most of our hiring in January and February. Annually we hire employees throughout operations: food and beverage, housekeeping, maintenance and outdoor programs. Scroll down to find out more about the positions available.
Most staff live on site and pay between $15 and $20 per day for living expenses. Our food is wonderful – from scratch, using many local ingredients; our staff accommodation simple and rustic.
Working at Strathcona Park Lodge
Working at SPL is best suited to those who enjoy living where they work, eating healthy food, have a keen interest in outdoor recreation and adventure activities, a desire to explore and take advantage of the multitude of opportunities that are possible here and who also value a nature based philosophy and stewardship of the environment. This is a drug free and non-smoking property. If this sounds like a place you would thrive in, please consider joining our dynamic and fun team – the work environment is incredible, the community is welcoming – the Lodge is a special place that has created many a lifelong connection.
Why work at Strathcona
Strathcona Park Lodge is the real thing – an off the grid, environmentally sustainable community of wilderness enthusiasts who love to share adventures with other staff and guests from around the planet. We offer a healthy and respectful work environment. We work to exemplify our core values of Stewardship, doing More with Less, Challenge by Choice, Living on the Edge, Happy Warrior and Generosity of Spirit.
On its own in the wilderness, Lodge staff create their own community of people who play and work together. Many lifelong friendships, and more than a few marriages have resulted from working at Strathcona.
This is a multi-sport Mecca in a beautiful location. Within a 40 minute drive are excellent whitewater paddling opportunities, sport climbing, hiking trails, canoe circuits, sea kayaking destinations and mountain biking areas. The Lodge itself has excellent swimming in the summer, hiking and running trails year round and food and accommodation in a little known mountain paradise.
Strathcona has a solid reputation throughout the tourism and guiding industry in British Columbia and Canada. Fancy a sea kayak guide career? Almost every company in B.C. has hired a Strathcona Park Lodge instructor at some point. Our alumni can be found in influential positions across the outdoor industry.
How to Apply
For all positions except the Outdoor Education Instructor please submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For the Outdoor Instructor positions please submit your cover letter and resume to email@example.com.