Fairmont Student Work Experience Program (SWEP) - All Positions in Canada

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Student Work Experience Program (SWEP) - All Positions

Combine valuable work experience with an energetic, fun lifestyle in Canada’s most breathtaking resorts! If you are talented, motivated and enrolled in a hospitality, tourism, hotel and restaurant, culinary, golf or turf management program, SWEP is your opportunity to relate your classroom study to the day-to-day operations of our incredible resorts. We are now recruiting summer 2017!

Apply online before January 31st, 2017. Early submissions are strongly encouraged.

We are now recruiting for the following are possible positions:

Front of House

  • Guest Services Attendant

  • Front Desk Agent

  • Royal Service Agent
  • Fairmont Gold Attendant
  • Reservations Agent
  • Tour Services Agent
  • Server
  • Food Porter
  • Host
  • Bartender
  • In Room Dining Attendant
  • On-Course Server, Golf Course

Heart of House

  • Housekeeping Room Attendant
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Stewarding Attendant (Dishwasher)
  • Greenskeeper, Golf Course Turf Care
  • Hotel Grounds Attendant


  • Prep Cook
  • Second Cook
  • First Cook
  • Pastries


  • Golf Cart & Range Attendant
  • Golf Reservations Agent
  • Golf Guest Services Attendant
  • Golf Retail Associate
  • Golf Course Ambassador
Employee Status


  • Currently enrolled in a hospitality or tourism related program
  • Must be in first year and returning to year 2 to continue education
  • Previous hospitality and/or food & beverage experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Living and Working Banff: For over 125 years, The Fairmont Banff Springs has built a distinct and iconic reputation. With 764 guest rooms, world-class golf and spa experiences, 78,000 square feet of expansive conference facilities, and one of the largest food & beverage operations in North America, our Castle in the Rockies is the place to ignite a brilliant career.

The Rocky Mountain lifestyle doesn’t disappoint. Just a 1-hour drive from Calgary, Banff uniquely blends a community of hospitality enthusiasts, outdoor adventure seekers, artists, entertainers, and families alike. It’s all at your doorstep; this year-round, mountain culture offers true work–life balance in one of Canada’s most spectacular destinations. Our vibrant community is cultural, dynamic, and welcomes your arrival. Staff accommodation is provided. For more information on living in Banff visit: http://www.banff.ca/.

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

APPLY TODAY:Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit www.fairmontcareers.com to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Canada-Banff-The Fairmont Banff Springs

Employee Status: Limited Term

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Closing Date: 31.Jan.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: BSH02990