Columbia Icefield Photo Associate

Jasper, Alberta Job Posting
Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit

Jasper, AB
$16 an hour - Full-time, Fixed term contract, Seasonal

What will be your daily pursuit?:
Helping our guests make memories, whether by suggesting the perfect souvenir choice or giving advice on how to best explore the park!
What perks can you expect?:
For the 2022 summer season at the Columbia Icefield, team members will enjoy;
Almost free housing and meals, as it’s a taxable benefit
$500 referral bonus for each peer referred
An end of season bonus once you complete your contract
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
A safe work environment with structured COVID procedures and vaccination policies
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks
What will you do in this job?:
As Photo Agent you will expected to carry out all aspects of the photo department sales process including but not limited to:
Engaging customers and encouraging them to participate in the program
Taking photographs of the customers on the Athabasca Glacier
Transfer the photo data to photo shop
Enhance photos if needed and assist guests in purchase of same
Printing and constructing the souvenir photo and sleeve
Selling souvenir photographs, frames and any other merchandise in the retail store
Apply upselling and cross selling techniques to maximize the potential of staff incentives
Operate the point of sale system with accuracy and efficiency, the responsible handling of cash, credit cards, and cash out forms
Data entry
Uphold our high standards of service, merchandising, and display
Keep the photo shop, sales area, floor and storage areas clean and organized
Communicate with co-workers and management, forward observations and comments in a timely fashion
Collect feedback forms from customers, answering the phone, facilitating efficient inventory management and movement
Uphold the high standard of environmental stewardship expected for all employees
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Must be excited at the idea of living and working in a remote (yet very social) environment
Self-motivated, outgoing and possess a willingness to learn
Computer knowledge
Basic Photography skills
Previous guest service and cash handling experience an asset
Guest service-oriented mindset and a passion for delivering memorable experiences
Speaks second language, an asset
Mature, energetic, dependable and self-motivated
Enjoy working with a diverse team in a busy, fast-paced environment
Must meet the Organization grooming and appearance standards
To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check
Must enjoy working outdoors, even in challenging mountain weather conditions
Comfortable working on your feet for extended periods in an outdoor environment. Be prepared for all types of weather (Snow, Rain, Wind, Hail) at all times. The weather changes quickly at the Columbia Icefield.
What will your work environment be like?:
This fun, summer job runs from April 21 or June 9 to September 6 or October 10, 2022.
Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks.
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.