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Island Lake Lodge is one of the most iconic cat skiing operations and summer luxury resort properties in North America and has been called one of the most unique and authentic places to stay in Canada by National Geographic Traveler Magazine. Our terrain is legendary with 7000 private acres of stunning and pristine alpine terrain, bowls, mature old growth forests, mountain streams and lakes. Island Lake Lodge prides itself on its luxury resort offering, an incredible culinary program, beautifully appointed lodges and friendly dedicated staff that meet and exceed our guests every need and create memories that last a lifetime.

At Island Lake Lodge, it’s the culture within our company and our team that makes everyday engaging, adventurous and fun. We work in a stunning and beautiful location and get to do amazing things during our workday. It’s a fast paced and vibrant work environment where you are surrounded by passionate people doing incredible things.

We are looking for a Light Duty or Heavy-Duty Mechanic with experience working on Heavy Duty machines. This is a full-time position starting in September until early Summer with the opportunity to become year-round. Must enjoy working outside in the snow with spectacular mountain views.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance of: Snow Cats, Snowmobiles, Power Systems (hydro electric and generator) plus various shop and lodge equipment.
  • Responsible for limiting down time of Snow Cats and sleds.
  • Responsible for update details on existing equipment as necessary to ensure all information is current. Cats, vehicles, tires, sleds.
  • Responsible for Record Keeping of repairs and seasonal services.
  • Responsible for communicating with road builders and drivers to remediate concerns they have with cats and provide repairs as required.
  • Review log sheets, to ensure communication and proper records of performed work.
  • Responsible for supplies: ensure adequate spare parts in stock for snow cats, and sleds.
  • Shares knowledge and helps with building maintenance and utilities as required.
  • Cooperate with other departments, to assist with their needs as identified by Maintenance Manager. Such as snow removal, grocery orders, movement of freight. Delivery and pick up from terrain as may be required by guides.
  • Participate in company projects. Informed and consulted.
  • Participate in staff training, ERP training, and any other training set forth by Island Lake Resort Group.
  • Will complete summer service of snow cats and snowmobiles prior to winter season.
  • Work as part of the whole Island Lake team, communicating and cooperating with all departments across the company.
  • Responsible for storage of cats (cleaned) and snowmobiles at the end of season.

Preference will be giving to applicants that possess the following:

  • Good work ethic and attention to detail
  • Journeyman Mechanic
  • First aid Certificate
  • Class 4 drivers license

Why Work at Island Lake?

  • A friendly and positive team environment
  • Competitive industry rate with generous gratuities
  • Complimentary staff meals
  • Staff discounts on food, drinks, and merchandise
  • Opportunities for Professional Development
  • Product deals and discounts from our amazing partners
  • Complimentary staff shuttle from downtown to/from the Lodge for most shifts
  • A comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Benefits (after 3 months)


602a 2nd Avenue Box 1229, Fernie, V0B1M0

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