Hostel Manager

Location: Out East Adventure Centre

Rocky Harbour

Experience: 1+ years in hospitality industry

Season: June 1st to  September 30th

(negotiable for students)

From starting up in 2019, our hostel has been growing and getting better every year. We now have 3 dorms and 5 private rooms for a total capacity of 24 guests. On top of that, the office serves as the main reception for our daily hiking tours and we even have a small trail shop on site as well. As a full service hostel, we are constantly trying to up our game by offering activities, services and experiences to our guests to enhance their stay in the national park. Some of these activities are planned events, such as bonfires, movie nights and planned trail walks, not to mention offering guided tours to locations throughout the area.  

Responsibilities include manning reception, selling outdoor gear, handling reservations and check-ins, supervising and organizing volunteers, ensuring the rooms and common spaces are cleaned daily and planning activities on a weekly basis. 

Qualifications:

Previous hospitality experience

Excellent interpersonal skills, able to entertain clients from all walks of life.

English fluency is mandatory, French fluency is an asset.

 

Required Certification:

First Aid or above

Driver's license valid for Canada

Computer proficiency

POS proficiency

Compensation:

$15-20 per hour

Full time and Part time positions available

Accommodation can be negotiated

Perks include free tours and discounts on outdoor gear.

Hiking Guide

Lead and Assistant positions available.

\Location: Gros Morne National Park

Experience: 2+ years guiding experience preferred

Season: Late June to Early September, depending on bookings

Good with people? Looking for adventure? This job is for you.

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals with strong leadership skills to lead hiking tours into the backcountry of Gros Morne National Park. Our main offering is the Western Brook Pond Day hike, but may include hikes in other locations.

The daily routine involves driving from our shop in Rocky Harbour, walking into the boat dock, taking a high speed shuttle boat and then hiking up to the viewpoint and back down. Tours usually take 10-12 hours and are very strenuous. Guides need to be in great physical shape and capable up hiking up and down the mountain with all required safety gear, all the while ensuring group safety and providing an entertaining and educational experience to our clients.

Non-smokers preferred.

 

Qualifications:

Previous back-country experience

Strong Navigation skills

Well versed in flora and fauna of the boreal forest ecosystem.

Excellent interpersonal skills, able to entertain clients from all walks of life.

English fluency is mandatory, French fluency is an asset.

 

Required Certification:

Wilderness First Aid or above

Driver's license valid for Canada

Compensation:

$150 - $250 per day

Accommodation can be negotiated

Perks include discounts on gear, hostel stays, and meals.