Fairmont Banff Springs Holiday Decorations Grounds Attendant

405 Spray Avenue, Banff, AB
Fixed term contract
Job details

Job type
Fixed term contract
Company Description

Join the team at Fairmont Banff Springs. Set in one of Western Canada’s most spectacular alpine destinations, Banff offers a unique community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It's the perfect work/life combination.

Job Description

Holdiay Decorations Attendant - Grounds Attendant

Working in the Hotel Grounds department, the Holiday Decorator ensures our Christmas décor is displayed and maintained throughout the hotel ensuring our property exceeds our guests’ expectations. This position requires a lot of physical labour that involves carrying heavy boxes of decorations in/out of storage in an attic located up four flights of stairs and standing on your feet all day long. Everyone working holiday decorations must be very comfortable working at the top of very tall ladders. Holiday Decoration colleagues are also required to assist snow removal by shoveling especially during winter storms. In this position there is a structured schedule where you will have specific days off at certain times.

This position begins end of October and finishes mid-January.

What is in it for you:

Subsidized staff accommodation provided on-site for full time status employees
One complimentary meal per shift in our staff cafeteria (additional meals can be purchased for $4/meal)
Comprehensive benefits package (Medical, Vision & Dental) including extended benefits like; Mental Health (up to $5,000/year), Orthodontics (up to $2,500- lifetime), Fertility Drugs and Gender Affirmation (Lifetime maximum of $10,000) for full time permanent status employees
Defined Contribution Pension Plan with employer matching up to 5% of annual earnings for full time permanent status employees
Employee travel program with discounts on room rates as well as on food & beverage at Fairmont & Accor properties world-wide
Access to the Mountain Explorer Travel Program – exclusive room rates for colleagues, which includes 50% off all food & beverage when staying at Fairmont Resorts in Lake Louise, Jasper & Whistler (subject to availability)
Comprehensive wellness platform (LifeWorks) for employee mental health and wellbeing support
Discounts while using our resort’s Food & Beverage Outlets, Fitness Centre, Spa and Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Courses
Automatically added to our resort’s Colleague Lifestyle Program which includes access to staff activities and events
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within Fairmont Banff Springs and over 5,000 properties with Accor
What you will be doing:

Collect and transport decorations from storage (carrying heavy boxes up & down four flights of stairs) to final locations throughout the hotel
Hanging lights/decorations within the hotel and in outdoor areas with the focus on aesthetics (using 18’ tall ladders)
Setting up fake and live trees up to 20 feet in height
Ensuring guest room trees are decorated and delivered on time
Assisting with snow removal as required
Other duties as assigned


Your experience and skills include:

Previous experience with Christmas Décor in a hospitality/retail setting is an asset
Valid Class 4 driver's license and a 5-year driver's abstract dated within 30 days
Constant standing and walking throughout shift and must be able to lift, carry, push and pull up to 70+ lbs.
Must be able to work in a variety of temperatures and conditions (snow, heat, rain).
Your team and working environment:

Fast-paced, upscale, luxury hotel
Close proximity to multiple ski resorts in winter and world-renowned hiking trails in summer
Hospitality employees worldwide making this a great place to develop lifelong connections

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor? We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality.
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