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Resident Caretaker (couple) (Merritt)


compensation: Compensation is commensurate with experience. Includes accommodation.
employment type: contract

We are seeking a year-round, resident Caretaker Couple for beautiful Paradise Lake Resort located in the Thompson/Okanagan, halfway between Peachland and Merritt. We are an established four season cooperative with 28 individually owned log cabins and a lodge situated on an alpine lake.

The position is ideal for a mature, retired or semi-retired couple with a sense of community and positive attitude who wish to contribute to a welcoming experience for owners and guests alike. You are honest, dependable, physically fit (non-smoker) with a high standard of neatness and organization. You must enjoy working outdoors in all weather including extreme conditions. The Caretakers will live on-site and work in consultation with the Board of Directors and owners, overseeing and directly participating in the daily operations of the property.

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the ability to operate a small resort with confidence and a positive attitude. You must be organized, have excellent communication and time management skills. We require proficiency in Word, Excel, Gmail and Google Drive.

Duties include lodge maintenance (interior and exterior), snow plowing, landscaping and security of the property. Operation of small equipment, general maintenance, handyman skills and mechanical aptitude are required. Due to our remote location our Caretakers need to be able to troubleshoot, make timely decisions and exercise good judgement using the resources at hand.

Compensation will be commensurate with skills and experience and includes living accommodation in the lodge. Caretakers are welcome to bring pets.

References, credit checks, criminal checks and civil litigation checks will be conducted.
Paradise Lake Cooperative follows the Provincial guidelines for health and safety due to Covid-19. Initial interviews may be held via phone or video conference.

Please provide resumes for both partners.
The deadline for receipt of applications is August 1, 2020. Only those who are short-listed will be contacted.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7151249683



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