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Job + housing = your help
Ok so my story is simple. Came out to Vancouver from Toronto to to find some work and ski. Needless to say the skiing is amazing and its time I found a resort job. I have been to Whistler and as amazing as it is, I would like a smaller resort town. So, I am asking anyone that has information, contacts or anything to help out a fellow skier. Don't really care where as long as the skiing is good and I can do it often. My primary concern is housing so any help there would be great. As well those that are currently doing what I am trying to do, tips would be great. I know its late, and should have done this months ago but hindsight is 20/20. So, I was thinking Kicking Horse due to its terrain and small town feel but ive never been. Then again i havent been to any of the resorts out west So who is hiring, what jobs, housing, how to find a good job (ie not a liftie), which resorts to look at which ones to steer clear of is really what I'm after.
well, you're picking a very random time to find a resort job. as you are probably aware, ski hills do almost all their hiring during the fall, and for those positions that do pop up throughout the year, they have backup workers who did not receive a job at the start of the year, but the hill still has their resume and whatnot.
but at the same time, from my experience throughout the winter most hills like to do a little cleansing of staff. you know, fire people and hire new ones, just like McDonalds and Tim Hortons. So it can't hurt to apply and hope for the best.
As for staff housing. I know for sure that Sunshine Village, Apex, and Whistler have staff housing. But if you're going to a small town then you don't really need to rely on staff housing (as long as you have some money to pay for rent upfront), because in most towns, rent is relativly cheap compared to the city (and bigger hills like Whistler and Banff).
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Thanks. As much as I want a smaller resort, I think that whistler may just be easier to find a place and get a job.
Whistler's gay....go to the Horse.
Bring a woman though...or some lube.
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hahahaha, that's a very idealistic statement to make.
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