A Great Place Needs Great People

A Unique Career at Island Lake Lodge

Who Works Here?

  • Every company has its characters. Here at Island Lake we have had a long list of characters that have not only help build the place into what it is today, but who are an integral part of our history. Corrie “The Captain” Wright is our longest serving employee and has been an inspiration to a long list of guests and employees.

    Corrie "The Captain" Wright

    Catskiing Guide/ Summer Glader

  • The Island Lake office is located in downtown Fernie. Inside you will find our hard working reservations team, whom work year round making winter and summer reservations. This is no small task, as winter and summer are both incredibly busy. Their cheerful & professional demeanor is often commented on by guests and other staff.

    Renne Hooper and Penelope Holt.


  • Nigel is on our Maintenance team and helps keep our Lodges and grounds in top shape. His jovial laugh and easy personality is everything you could want in a co-worker!

    Nigel Montague

    Maintenance Crew

  • Working 15 years at Island Lake has made MH a pro at climbing our mountain terrain! As a snow cat driver during our Winter season and as our Trails & Hiking supervisor in our Summer season.

    Marie Helene (MH) Jodoin

    Snow Cat Driver/ Trails Supervisor

Why Work Here?

  • Complimentary staff meals and shuttle

    We keep you fueled with great food and we'll even drive you to work! Our staff shuttle goes from downtown to/from the Lodge for most shifts.

  • Consistent schedules

  • Good Vibes

    Awesome culture and workplace atmosphere

  • Compensation

    Competitive wages with generous gratuities

  • Explore our Terrain!

    Play where you work! Hike with a friend or join one of our many Staff Hikes offered during the summer season.

  • Perks

    Staff Discounts and Pro Deals from our corporate partners Salomon, Yeti, Arc'teryx, Hestra and Smith

  • Benefits

    Wellness plan for seasonal employees & Extended Health Benefits plan for all permanent employees

  • Leadership

    Learn, develop skills and advance with our excellent group of skilled leaders

  • Join us for Winter

    Opportunity for continued employment in our Winter season, our snow cat skiing is legendary!

Who We Are

  • Our Vision

    To create unmatched experiences that inspire and create memories that last a lifetime.

  • Our Values

    Our Values are rooted in a passion for excellence, wellness, health and safety and an unwavering commitment to quality and accountability.

  • Our Mission

    Our mission is to make Island Lake Lodge a truly unique backcountry mountain destination by delivering outstanding quality, continuous innovation and exceptional guest experiences.

Our Corporate Partners

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