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Work Where You Play at Fernie Alpine Resort

Join our team for an adventure like no other!
Check out our current job openings and experience it for yourself.

Hike, Bike and Make New Friends!

Wondering where you want to be this Summer? Look no further than Fernie Alpine Resort for some of the best lift-accessed mountain biking, hiking and sightseeing in Canada.

With plenty of activities to keep you entertained, we can assure you, you will never get bored. Our trails and epic mountain views will keep you energized all day long!

We are on the search for candidates who are passionate about guest experience and the great outdoors.


Looking for a winter adventure?
Ski, Snowboard and Make New Friends!

Are you hoping to spend your winter in a beautiful mountain paradise?

Working with Fernie Alpine Resort may be the perfect adventure for you.

Epic snow. Big lines. Vast mountains. A historic town complete with stories & legends. Interesting characters. Passionate people. This is Fernie. Where legendary skiing and snowboarding fuse with real stories from locals, pioneers, ski bums and freeskiers in one of the most classic Rocky Mountain ski towns in North America.


Let Us Tell You More! Flip through our booklet.

Check Out Our Staff Testimonials!

Our Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles are a system of beliefs that contributes to RCR’s culture. They help guide our actions and support our mission as we endeavor to be the world’s leading mountain resort operator.

Our continued success is dependent on the balance of our five Guiding Principles:

Guest Experience

They show a commitment to exceeding the expectations of every guest to our resort, ensuring they receive a warm welcome, and that they are provided with a fun, safe environment and experience. They celebrate going the extra mile, and having fun doing it. I show a commitment to what we create for others as a resort operator and am passionate about what I do.

Employee Experience

They believe that their enthusiasm and positive attitude makes this a great place to visit or to work. They believe in taking responsibility for meeting their commitments, and inspire those around them to do the same. They celebrate accountability, safety, respect, trust, and look not for the problems, but for the solutions. They show a commitment to teamwork and fully engaging their efforts in our shared goals. They understand the terms of employment and will work to follow them.

Financial Responsibility

They understand that results matter. They are at the core of everything we do. They understand that the company has to be financially viable and that they have to ensure that their actions assist in achieving this. Taking responsibility means you and your team making the best impact you can for the financial wellbeing of the RCR group and each of the resorts.

Growth & Ingenuity

They show a commitment to the long term growth and development of themselves, their teammates, and the company. They believe that every day is a new opportunity to raise the bar on what they’ve accomplished by finding new and better ways to do things.

Community Relationships

They understand that it is RCR’s objective to give back to the communities in which we work, live and play, and they will do their part to ensure that they achieve these goals.

Our Commitment to You & Your Safety


At Resorts of the Canadian Rockies, we value teamwork, safety, and a welcoming, comfortable work environment. Through working safely every day, we all strive to deliver one of the best skiing and riding experiences on the planet, not only for our guests but also for us to enjoy. The most important thing to remember while you are here is that your safety is our number 1 priority!


Here, safety comes first. Safety takes precedence over speed or shortcuts in the workplace. RCR's goal is a healthy, injury-free workplace for all our employees and guests. Only through working together can we achieve this goal.

We are committed to an Occupational Health & Safety Program that protects all our employees and guests. Respect of, and active participation in resort protocols by all employees and visitors every day is necessary for the safety excellence that is expected.


As part of our team, you will be eligible for the following perks:

  • SEASON PASS ID - lift pass is provided to all resort employees, part-time status provides all the perks at F.A.R., and full-time status provides this plus access to all perks at our sister resorts as well
  • Awesome Staff Thank You Parties with Prizes
  • Ski & Snowboard Lessons and Program Discounts
  • Discounts on Accommodation at RCR Resorts
  • Discounted Lift Tickets for Family & Friends
  • Retail Discounts - 15-25% off
  • Rental & Repair Shop Discounts
  • Food & Beverage Discounts - 20-40% off at all 8 restaurants/venues
  • Helly Hansen Online Pro Deal Discount Program
  • Reciprocal Resort Privileges for Full Time Staff
  • Employee Recognition Programs - Employee of the Month - Guiding Principle Awards, Staff Newsletter - Prize Draws, and more!


Please inquire if you would need transport to be able to work with us this summer season at [email protected].


Yes, we do! In the winter, you can take the staff shuttle, which operates between the town of Fernie and the resort.

It is also easy to find rides home with co-workers!

Resort Staff Accommodation is available on a limited basis! Please inquire with HR at [email protected] for details.

The town of Fernie has many options. We recommend trying to secure lodging early.
You can try the following sites:

Facebook Page - Fernie BC Renters

Facebook Page - Fernie Properties for Rent

Fernie.com Forum - Homes for Rent

Fernie.com Forum - Rooms for Rent

Range Property Management

Renting in Fernie

We are looking for staff who have an energetic and positive personality, are passionate about the mountain lifestyle and enjoy working as part of a team.

You must also demonstrate that you are safety-minded and can provide our guests with the best vacation and recreation experience possible.

Certain jobs also have other qualifications that will be required.

You need to be legally entitled to work in Canada (have a SIN card) and have arranged for your own work permit. Depending on the position, you may require a police check and extra certifications, such as Food Safe, Serving it Right, First Aid, and Driver’s License. We will also conduct pre-employment reference checks.

We request all international applicants to apply immediately to secure an early job offer and enable time for visa processing.

Yes! As long as you have a valid work permit. You will be required to provide a copy or photo of your valid Canadian work permit and your passport photo page. You can speak to the Canadian Consulate in your country about obtaining a work permit.

We request all international applicants to apply immediately to secure an early job offer and enable time for visa processing.

Once you receive a job offer, you are required to provide the following documentation prior to starting work:

• Criminal Record Check original dated within the last 3 months (30 days for Patrol, Childcare and Kids Winter Sports School). Those individuals with a work permit/visa within this time period do not have to complete a Canadian CRC (it is included in your home country visa application).
• Social Insurance Number or proof of application
• Copy of work visa if applicable
• Certification documents, if required for the position,
• Payroll start-up package requires bank direct deposit, proof of healthcare or travel insurance coverage, and credit card for uniform issue/security.

Fernie Ambassador Program is a partner-led initiative to help you learn all things Fernie and Customer Service!

This is a four-hour session covering the following topics:
• Fernie history and legends
• Local arts, culture and sports
• Tools to access everything
• Fernie Basic customer service for a tourist town

Click here for more details - https://ferniechamber.com/fernie-ambassador-program/

Monday - Friday  8:00am-5:00pm
Call us on:  250-423-4655 select option 3
Email us with your general employment question at: [email protected]

RCR is inclusive. Harassment and discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated.