Columbia Icefield Retail 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?:
Oversee the sales of souvenirs, clothing, and jewelry.
Assist as needed in the Photo Department.
Uphold our high standards of service, merchandising, and display
Operate the point of sale system with accuracy and efficiency, the responsible handling of cash, credit cards, and cash out forms
Keep the sales floor and storage areas clean and organized
Communicate with co-workers and management, forward observations and comments in a timely fashion
Apply upselling and cross selling techniques to maximize the potential of staff incentives
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
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
What will your work environment be like?:
This fun, summer job runs from April 21 or June 9 to October 12 or September 6, 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.
EEO Information: Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.