Career Opportunities

WHO WE ARE

Sonora has a reputation for excellence, deeply rooted in the unique character of our pristine property and in the charm of our world class team. Our company culture is one of service, stewardship and family values.

Each one of our staff members contribute to the guest experience at Sonora Resort; Our Housekeeping and Grounds Maintenance teams set the stage for our guests’ accommodations, while our Kitchen and Dining room teams provide an incredible fine dining experience showcasing seasonally-inspired local ingredients. From our Guest services team who ensure all of our guests’ needs are met during their stay, to our Guides and Dock Hands who help showcase the natural wonders around the resort, we are all passionate about providing our guests with unique experiences and cherished memories.

Our staff share a deep appreciation for the unspoiled wilderness of British Columbia; our opulent location is an undeniable draw for those seeking an exciting career with a side of adventure. We are completely submerged in the great outdoors - nestled in the Discovery Islands, we are surrounded by wildlife, with easy access to hiking trails, Florence Lake, and opportunities to get on the water to explore the Inside Passage.

Sonora Resort is committed to creating an engaging and supportive work environment, with a focus on developing and promoting talent from within. We offer competitive compensation packages, exciting staff incentives and the opportunity to develop under the prestigious Relais & Châteaux banner.

 

RESORT LIFE

Sonora Resort operates seasonally from May through October, during which time our staff work and live on site at Sonora Resort. Shift work is required during resort operational season; comprised of 10 working days and 4 non-working days, subject to change during peak season.  We require a minimum commitment of one season to be eligible for a position.

Here are some of the benefits and privileges you’ll have access to while on shift at Sonora Resort:

  • Accommodation: Complimentary single bedroom lodging in Sonora Staff Accommodations.
  • Meals: Complimentary meals, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages from our Staff Kitchen.
  • Transportation: Water taxi transportation from Campbell River to and from the resort for scheduled work shifts.
  • Staff Amenities: Staff fitness facility, staff lounge area and hot tub access, complimentary wifi, cable TV and internet calling in each staff room.
  • Spa: 25% discount on spa services and retail products.
  • Gift Shop: 25% discount on gift shop items.
  • Employee Discount Privilege: Special room rate for immediate family members.
  • Full-time Employees: Competitive benefit packages.

 

CURRENT OPENINGS

Sonora Resort will reopen for the 2020 season on May 1, 2020.

 

MANAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are currently building a dynamic senior management team for our 2020 season. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to delivering an exceptional service experience for our guests.

Spa Manager

The Spa Manager will have a passion for excellence in guest service and a strong background in luxury spa management. They will provide direction and leadership in the daily operation of the Island Currents Spa and Wellness Centre. The Spa Manager is responsible for ensuring all productivity and expense controls are followed as well as ensuring that all revenue opportunities, in keeping with the positioning of Sonora Resort, will be capitalized upon. The Spa Manager has a keen ability to build strong relationships, lead a team of spa professionals and deliver an amazing guest experience that distinguishes the Island Current Spa and Wellness Center as one of the finest resort spas in the world.

View Opportunity and Apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1671687320/

Events Manager 

The Events Manager will have a strong, career-oriented background in Conference Service and Catering. They will provide direction and leadership to executing the entire event cycle for all events ranging from small family groups to large corporate groups and conferences. The incumbent is responsible for guest administration including pre & post communications, implementation and coordination of group itineraries, creating and executing Banquet Event Orders, and delivering outstanding convention services to our discerning guests.

View Opportunity and Apply: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1671687979/

Assistant Maintenance Manager 

The Assistant Maintenance Manager will have strong leadership skills and a technical background in maintaining mechanical infrastructure. They will provide direction and leadership in effective and efficient day-to-day operation of the resort’s infrastructure. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining the resort’s mechanical infrastructure while performing key management duties.

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SEASONAL STAFF OPPPORTUNITIES

We will be accepting applications for Seasonal Staff for the 2020 operational season in February, 2020.  We will be looking to fill positions in our Housekeeping, Kitchen, Dining Room, Marine Operations, Guest Services, Island Currents Spa and Maintenance departments. 

Please send resumes and cover letters at that time to careers [at] sonoraresort.com and be sure to indicate in the subject line which department(s) you are most interested applying to.